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Know the rules to break the rules.

Stephen Carver is rated as one of the top 3 lecturers at one of Europe’s top MBA Business Schools. He has a reputation of taking complex management concepts such as Project, Programme Change and Crisis Management and being able to distil them down, into highly informative and fast moving lectures – often using “storytelling” techniques. His attitude is “if you haven’t done it – you shouldn’t be teaching it!”


Unusually, for an academic, he has actually has spent most of his working life in real business and still runs his own, highly successful, project management company.

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Playlist

    08:00

    Anticipation – The future causes the present

    Professor Ted Fuller offers some key ideas from current work in anticipation and how to think about the future and our relationships with the futures.

    16:49

    What if

    Joe Kerins describes how the impact of a change on schedule, resources and costs can be modelled.

    18:04

    What happens when the risk manager goes on holiday?

    Martyn Paramore explores some real-life experiences of this phenomenon the lessons that can be learned.

    21:35

    Anticipation at Airbus

    Hilary Baker explains Airbus's five golden rules to develop anticipation in project teams.

    20:02

    After the hurricane

    Tim Brent speaks about the role of the reservists in supporting Caribbean islands after the 2017 hurricanes.

    09:51

    Ready for anything and future proofed

    Ranjit Sidhu explains how you can develop this growth mindset open to new ideas and learning, replacing fixed mindsets that get stuck in ‘can’t do it’ mode.

    49:43

    Unpacking the Polak game

    John Sweeny demonstrates how to play The Polak Game with the conference audience and how games can help strategy planning.

    31:05

    Project chaos or project control

    Nipun Dawes provides practical advice on decluttering your databases and re-assessing mandatory processes to create efficiencies in project controls.

    10:07

    Cost estimating and prediction of construction labour hours for major projects

    Shane Forth talks about the behaviour and technical aspects of cost estimating.

    14:09

    Portfolio management for the rest of us

    Mohannad Elmahdy Hassan uses an Italian Formula 1 team to introduce portfolio management.

    22:07

    Implementing EVM. Take 5

    Dr. Timothy Seldon describes DE&S project controls journey over the past two years.

    23:56

    Transforming prisons

    Lee McDonagh describes how the industry-changing design and construction projects for the Prison Estate is progressing.

    15:52

    Creating the environment to get non-project controllers to do project controls effectively

    Dan Scarfe and Steve Baker present their experiences of creating the right environment for project controls in the areas of planning, people and challenges.

    39:48

    Mastering uncertainty

    Stephen Bungay describes his current work which is focussed on the most effective ways of developing strategy in an environment of high uncertainty.

    15:19

    PVaR™ – Project Value at Risk: a new indicator and approach to connect risks to business outcomes

    Shai Davidov describes PVaR™ - an extension to the VaR (Value at Risk) indicator, widely used in finances.

    27:00

    Adding benefit to earned value

    Kik Piney, author of the book titled Earned Benefit Program Management presents the approach.

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    Know the rules to break the rules.

    Stephen Carver uses real-life examples of major incidents to explore when to break the rules.