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IT Project/Program Management SIG: The Criticality of Managing Change

The ACS is sponsoring a Special Interest Group (SIG) for practitioners interested in the successful delivery of ICT Project and Program Management. These sessions are interactive and provide an avenue for practitioners to meet and share information, that extends the methodologies. The SIG will be led by highly experienced practitioners to facilitate learning and the sharing experiences. 

Registration End Date: Mon, 18 Sep, 02:00 PM

  • where

  • ACS Pearcey Room
    Level 2, 120 Clarendon Street
    Southbank VIC 3006
  • when

  • Event Start: Mon, 18 Sep, 05:30 PM
    Event Finish: Mon, 18 Sep, 08:00 PM
  • event price

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<p><b>Professional Year Students please note: This event will not contribute to your Professional Year student requirements.<br><br>Uncovering and negating the hurdles in ICT project and program management to delivery successfully!</b><br><br>Encountering challenges and hurdles in the delivery of ICT projects and programs is predictable! However, what might these be and what do we need to do when we meet them? <br><br><b>The sixth session for 2017 will cover:</b><br><b>The Criticality of Managing Change</b>                    <br>In today&#39;s environment of continuous and disruptive change, the ability to anticipate, understand and manage organisational change is critical - and almost always the differentiator that supports successful implementation of a new system or process. From identifying and working proactively with key stakeholders to understanding and managing people impacts (and what drives personal behaviour and responses in times of change) it&#39;s a key component of every project plan. Building a robust organisational change plan is critical to ultimate adoption of and proficiency in the change you&#39;re making.<br><br>Join guest speaker Wendy Grimston, Head of Country for Australia at the Change Management Institute to discuss the role of organisational change management in projects and programs, and to share your thoughts too.<br><br><b>The following sessions for the remainder of the year will be:</b></p> <ul><li><b>16 October 2017</b></li><li>Procuring the right vendor and product</li><li><b>20 November 2017</b></li><li>Measuring Adoption Program Project Success</li></ul> <p>As a member these sessions will cost $20 per session.  If you are not a member, the sessions will cost $50 per session.<br><br>So if you are working in ICT program or project management and are passionate about delivering successfully, register today!<br><br>Online registration is required.<br>Light refreshments will be provided.</p>


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  5. All dietary requirements are considered and catered to in the best possible way for our members, however we cannot guarantee a 100% allergen free environment.
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Wendy Grimston

Wendy Grimston

Wendy has been in the role of Australia Country Lead for the Change Management Institute (CMI) since January 2016, and part of the CMI Australian Chapters since May 2014 when she joined the Victorian Chapter Committee. Wendy was Chapter Lead in Victoria in 2015. Wendy is proud to be working with all Australian Chapters and the CMI Board to continue to develop the change profession in Australia and to provide professional development and networking opportunities to our members.

In her “day job” Wendy is an Organisational Change Lead at Telstra, currently working in the Telstra Health group on an integration program across systems, process and people change.

Working in the change space for many years now, Wendy has hands-on experience leading and driving change in large organisations, and delivering measurable outcomes. A passionate believer in the power of people to transform organisations, Wendy has applied practical interventions and activities to build awareness and engagement, and to support teams and people through the various stages of change and change resistance.
Wendy backs up her change qualifications, accreditations and experience with strong analysis and applied problem solving skills to assist with key business decisions, and process improvement experience.

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Level 2, 120 Clarendon Street,Southbank,VIC,Australia

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