Progressing your career in STEM areas
Posted by APM on 5th Jan 2016
The APM Women in Project Management SIG is collaborating with the University of Wolverhampton to provide an interactive workshop looking at career development. With a focus on the STEM areas (science, technology, engineering and maths), the session will help delegates identify where they are, where they want to be and how to get there.
This session will cover:
- Assessing your current context.
- Understanding why hard work and meeting performance targets are not enough for career progression. Identify why and how to use others to help your career progression.
- Explore tools and techniques to help you be smarter in the management of your career.
- Develop a considered approach to career progression.
To book your place please visit the APM events listing here.
Teri Okoro, a practicing architect and experienced construction project manager is Chair of the APM Women in Project Management SIG. She also sits on the Diversity Panel of the Construction Industry Council. She is particularly interested in and has written and presented widely on gender and enhancing diverse talent and leadership in the profession, most recently at the IPMA 2015 World Congress in Panama. She is founder and Director of TOCA.
Subashini Suresh, is a Reader in the University of Wolverhampton. She has experience in research, teaching and practice in the area of Construction Project Management in UK, USA and India. She has received Rewarding Excellence Award for Innovation in Teaching and also for Blended Learning Tutor. She has led projects and has published over 100 articles which include journal papers, conference papers, articles, book chapters, reports and books. She is a scientific committee member for many prestigious conferences and review papers for high impact factor Journals. She has chaired sessions in the international conferences and also presented her work to industry and academia in the international arena.
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Agile refuses to analyse requirements beforehand – and thus declines to provide an initial certainty. This will probably always scare any stakeholder trying to understand whether or not they can show results to the board with the budget that they are granted.
You have a choice. You can either muddle on, stand firm and fix it – or look elsewhere.