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Accelerating Innovation: Launching or Partnering with a University-affiliated Proof of Concept Gap Funding Program
Proof of Concept (POC) gap funding programs evaluate commercial potential, demonstrate the value, and generally de-risk (or perception of risk) the project to commercial partners or investors. You can use the information in this webinar to share internally to begin dialogue and create momentum around external partnership and funding models for future innovation
This webinar will focus on suppliers that provide mission critical inputs to the project over a long period of time. You will learn the fundamentals of large supplier management and how large suppliers differ from other suppliers. Next, you will learn about the key risks and opportunities available during procurement negotiations. The final section of the webinar will cover the art of supplier relationship management.
Projects typically address a problem or opportunity facing the organization. Professionals leading marketing or sales projects must have a solid expertise in leading teams in the process of defining and prioritizing customer wants and needs. Being able to do so successfully ensures that the project will have clarity and trace-ability of its requirements.
The financial services sector is process-driven and uses technology to be more efficient. The good news is that project management can raise the bar by helping those processes be more effective, as well. Process improvement techniques, like Lean Six Sigma, can be used within a project to challenge stakeholders to think outside the box. This presentation provides the PM with a playbook on how to leverage successful and popular process methodologies.
In their quest to successfully execute their strategy, organizations across the globe have indulged in establishing units under various names from Office of Strategy Management (OSM), Project Management Office (PMO), and Organizational Change Management Unit (OCM). Many of these units have failed to achieve their intended objectives. This failure was due to the fact that short fallings within implementation of each of these standalone units hindered the realization of the main objective of executing the strategy.
Banking can be an overwhelming mystery of rules, acronyms and confusion! This talk is perfect for anyone who has just started working in a large Bank or other Financial Institution and needs help finding their way around...Experienced Financial Services Project Manager Jon McGowan, PMP will share with you his Visual Guide to navigating through these giant companies to help you become more successful in your new Project Manager role.
Banking has a unique culture based on centuries of experience with the risks of handling money. Being successful as a project manager in these institutions means understanding their perspective on risk management and adapting your style to meet their needs. Speaking their language will help uncover your clients hidden concerns, improving your ability to break through their risk averse culture and deliver innovative projects.
Root cause analysis (RCA) is a logical process for discovering the underlying causes for variances. It can be applied for both single events and to identify patterns behind multiple issues over time. This webinar will present how to organize a RCA, such as who to involve, the process to follow, and how to document findings. Key tools for the analysis as well as the critical role of the project manager in establishing a learning environment will also be discussed.