This Week in Leadership
The Hybrid Meeting Challenge
Company meetings have become a random mix of in-person, on-video, and dialed-in attendees. Is there a way to avoid the chaos?
With over 40 years of training experience and intellectual property in project management through our acquisition of Strategy Execution (formerly known as ESI International), Korn Ferry understands the space and recognizes the return on investment expected in professional development.
Project and program management covers the spectrum from prescriptive approaches to a more adaptive, iterative approach, such as Agile, Scrum and Lean. In reality, it is about finding the right mix of approaches from the variety now available and choosing the right set in order to get work done in an efficient manner. Project management skills are the engine that moves strategy into reality.
Business analysis is a discipline for enabling change, understanding business needs, and recommending solutions to those needs that deliver business value.
Technical skills are important, but comprehensive business skills, which include a foundation of soft skills, critical thinking, and even coaching, are critical to the successful execution of projects.
Adaptive project leadership is a mindset framework at the forefront of the latest thinking in leadership and development which enables individuals and organizations to adapt and thrive in the face of complex situations. It is the framework that changes behavior and moves individuals from good to great while transforming the organization to be ready to thrive in these uncertain times.
Contract management is the administration of all of the activities around creating, detailing, awarding, and administering a contract. Beyond that, contract management is about successfully managing the relationship between two people or organizations that are exchanging a product or service.
Behind every government mission, a team of people is responsible for influencing success. From defining requirements to acquiring goods and services, each person plays a vital role in achieving that mission. People’s competencies and commitment to the mission determine how well all of these supporting activities come together. As a long-time partner with public sector organizations, we have extensive experience training people in core government activities.
We aim for the highest standards of academic excellence, backed by our academic partner, Duke Corporate Education. Duke Corporate Education has been ranked in the top three university programs for custom executive education by the Financial Times for 19 consecutive years.
We help organizations develop their talent by building skills and embedding methodologies for their people to help them implement and manage strategic initiatives, reduce costs, and execute projects to the highest standard. Enable your talent to better handle complexity, voluminous projects and contracts, and organizational changes with confidence. While project management was once considered a niche capability, it is now a valuable and sought-after skill set being implemented across a broad range of professions. Leading organizations have taken notice and are providing the resources and development opportunities to ensure their people are equipped to move strategy into reality.
Project-focused training can advance your career while helping you contribute to the strategic goals of your organization. Regardless of your title, department, or industry, chances are that your work gets done through a series of projects. Our learners are primarily project and program managers, program directors, IT professionals, heads of business units, and government project managers. Many employees, regardless of role, are engaged in project work yet don’t even realize it; these employees have also found value in many of our courses. Earning a certificate can help you gain expertise in a thriving discipline, be recognized for your accomplishments, and stand out from the competition.
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