We’ll share how you can sharpen your PM axe more effectively.

Speaker

Nick Duffill, Principal at Harport Consulting and MindManager Consultant

Agenda

18:15 - AGM
18:30 - Event starts
20:00 - Event ends

Synopsis

As a project manager (PM), you likely live by the wisdom in the expression, “Give me six hours to chop down a tree, and I’ll spend the first four sharpening the axe.”

But most of today’s PM tools force the user to jump right into defining tasks, skipping over essential things like resources, stakeholders, and other elements required for a successful project outcome.

In this session, we’ll share how you can sharpen your PM axe more effectively by:

  • Establishing a process that allows for valuable thinking and discussion before defining tasks and actions.
  • Using advanced “mind mapping” software as a tool to support a seamless path from ideation all the way to a robust project plan.
  • Exploring practical approaches for managing and visualising all your project-related information.

About the speakers

Nick Duffill

Nick DuffillNick Duffill is the principal at Harport Consulting, a business consultancy based in Scotland. With over 40 years of experience in a range of business areas, including weaving, robotics, factory automation, IT and compliance, Nick specializes in project management and information management.

Since the late 1990s, Nick has focused on the application of mind mapping software as a business and project management tool and has developed dozens of products and solutions for clients. He was technical editor for Wiley’s “MindManager® for Dummies” book and regularly presents webinars on Corel’s MindManager product.

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This event is brought to you by: BCS Project Management specialist group (PROMS-G)

Hybrid event: Sharpening your project management axe
Date and time
Wednesday 19 October, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Location
BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT
25 Copthall Avenue
Ground Floor
London
EC2R 7BP
Price
Free