Major Projects Authority director general speaking at SIG showcase
Posted by APM on 5th Feb 2014
Major Projects Authoritys Dr Norma Wood has been confirmed as the keynote speaker for the joint APM specific interest group (SIG) event on Thursday 6th March.
Norma is interim director general of the governments projects watchdog who oversees an investment portfolio of 400 billion.
Prior to this role, Norma was transformation director of highly publicised Universal Credit programme.
Norma will be joining a line-up of senior and influential speakers at the APM Portfolio Management SIG and Benefits Management SIG event: Creating and sustaining an environment for success.
The conference looks to share the experiences of those organisations who are implementing both portfolio management and benefits management.
Delegates will hear from a mix of private and public sector organisations including David Airey, chief information officer of London Borough of Haringey and Karan Bawa, head of the award-winning programme management office at B&Q.
Also in the speaker line-up will be Rebecca Kearney, corporate programme manager in the Town Clerks Department at City of London Corporation, David Waller, managing director at Keldale Business Services Ltd, Peter Glynne, head of Change Management Unit at Westminster City Council; Helen Preston, Portfolio Benefits Leader at Heathrow Airport Limited and Chris Beach, partner of programme and project management at EC Harris.
The event will benefit a wide range of change professionals, change leaders and those involved in running large programmes or portfolios. Delegates will understand more about how to build, embed and apply portfolio management and benefits management disciplines.
Find out more and book your place at this event taking place at The Hatton in London.
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“There is only one cake,” I stated to the rather amused group in front of me. “And it’s only fair, if more than one person helped bake that cake, that they each get a slice of the cake.”
Many people think of an initiative in terms of “deliver the project” and then “realise the benefits”. I thought I would share an approach concerned with a business, or technical, “capability”, that focuses on use of the capability to realise the benefits.