The Kata of Change - How to Flow with the Unknown

When: 26th Sep 2017, 18:30 - 26th Sep 2017, 20:00
Where: The Park Inn Hotel, 2 St Mary's Street, Bedford, MK42 0AR
Town/City: Bedford
Organiser: BCS Bedford Branch
Price: Free of Charge for both BCS members and non-members
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6.30pm - Registration, refreshments and networking
6.45pm - The Kata of Change - How to Flow with the Unknown
7.45pm - Opportunity to network and talk to the speaker

The one thing that is constant is change. Surviving change can sometimes be difficult. However, not changing is fatal. Projects exist because of change and we are the change agents to get those projects done. This presentation will leverage martial arts concepts to help participants survive through change. The key points are:

  1. How to accept change will occur
  2. How to acknowledge change
  3. How to understand change
  4. How to embrace change to move the organization forward to transformations

Paula Bell is the CEO of Paula A Bell Consulting, LLC. She is a Business Analyst, Leadership and Career Development coach, consultant, speaker and author with 20 years of experience in corporate America in project roles to include business analyst, requirements manager, business initiatives manager, business process quality manager, technical writer, project manager, developer, test lead and implementation lead. Paula has experience in a variety of industries to include media, courts, manufacturing and financial. Paula has lead multiple highly-visible multi-million dollar technology and business projects to create solutions to transform businesses as either a consultant, senior business analyst or manager. Currently she is a Business Initiatives Manager leading a revenue team to build capabilities to bring new and innovative products to market.

Only tea and coffee will be provided at this event.