Tag Archives: Management

Designing Business Qualifications for 21st Century Learners

Business and Skills At present there is an under-utilisation of skills, talent and expertise in New Zealand’s organisations. Just ask anyone who works in a large organisation, and they will tell you then getting people productive and performing is a … Continue reading

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Acheiving project success with programme management

Programme Management is the coordination, negotiation, mediation and monitoring of a large number of projects to ensure successful outcomes for all participants.  Internationally there are some large programme which require high level programme management. Roger Chou in his recent post … Continue reading

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4 questions to ask yourself before scrapping a plan (and learning a lesson)

I’ve been thinking about when to pull the plug on projects that are not working.  We hope there are not too many of these.  If you have planned and designed well, using our six dimensional model then these ”scrapped plans” … Continue reading

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Leading academic projects – A self-study unit

Image via Wikipedia By the end of this session you will be able to: Understand the concepts and principles of academic project management. Lead an academic project Be confident in your capabilities and processes. Lead your team, and reflect on … Continue reading

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Leadership training – to educate or to change behaviour?

Posted by Mike Levy in Leadership on Thu, 05/19/2011 – 11:00 http://www.trainingzone.co.uk/topic/leadership-educate-or-change-behaviour/159069 Are trainers teachers in business suits? Do those who pay for leadership training want more educated leaders or people who do the job more effectively? These are questions … Continue reading

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What should you do when the project is going wrong?

“Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm.” Sir Winston Churchill, British politician (1874 – 1965) Do you have that feeling of going from one failure to another? Do you feel that … Continue reading

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So you want to be a better coach, manager and teacher?

The answer may well lie with Google.  Suprised?  Well, Google have undertaken an extensive programme to discover what knowledge, skills and attributes their managers need to support employees performance.  The project was code named Project Oxygen, I suppose to breath … Continue reading

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