- 10 February 2021
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Thames Valley branch
Project management storytelling with PechaKucha
What is PechaKucha? Japanese for “chit chat”. This session seeks to take attendees on a journey from swimming the channel, to diving into agile and digitally transforming a business.
Join three locals to the Thames Valley for this quick fire delve into stories of project management. We hope this session inspires, enables learning and fun in equal measure.
Topics being discussed:
- How to project manage an English Channel swim: Kathy Stevenson
- Digital Transformation – Lockdown: My Part in its Downfall: Paul Bradley
- Plan? There is no plan… First steps into agile: Greg Krawczyk
Kathy Stevenson MSC, MAPM, MCIWM
Associate Director - Project Manager, Wood Environment and Infrastructure International
Kathy believes that PM principles can be applied to most parts of life, and her 2019 Channel Relay Swim was one of them!
Kathy began her PM journey working on waste strategy and infrastructure procurement projects. Realising her skills for understanding and managing holistic project topics and risks, Kathy progressed into pure PM. She continues to support multi-disciplinary teams delivering design, engineering and construction projects for the MOD and Local Authority clients.
Paul Bradley CEng MAPM MRAeS
Head of Programmes, Digital Business Systems
Paul will reflect on how the challenges of this year changed the emphasis and approach of the digital transformation that he is leading.
Paul has worked in the Defence and Aerospace sector for over 30 years in a number of senior management roles and has particular experience working on high profile and complex international partnerships and programmes. Paul is currently the Head of Programmes for the Global Business Systems component of the Digital Transformation Programme for QinetiQ.
Greg Krawczyk ChPP CPM MAPM
Senior Consultant, i3Works Ltd
Greg brings his perspective from delivering change in different sectors and from embracing differing levels of agility. Join Greg on his story which starts with a journey to learn the dark arts of Agile delivery and the experiences and challenges which lead to the destination and agile mindset.
He is a Chartered Project Professional with a background that started with construction and infrastructure, moved to IT, went back to construction before boomeranging back to IT again. Greg’s career had developed with a focus on projects which required a lot of up-front planning.
This event is suitable for professionals with any level of experience.
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