The contract as the project manager's best friend
Sarah Schutte pulls together the day's themes and explains as a lawyer how the contract should be the project manager's best friend.
Sarah is a solicitor-advocate, a legal and commercial consultant, and training provider. She has is a specialist in construction and engineering, infrastructure and commercial contracts with >15 years' dedicated practice, including >10 years in industry. Sarah has expertise in dispute resolution/avoidance, claims management, drafting and negotiating bespoke and standard form contracts and associated documents, and in supporting corporate transactions.
Agile portfolio management - why bother?
Alex Clark describes how to bring agile principles to portfolio management.
Projects as a social construct
David Hancock of the Infrastructure and Projects Authority describes some current Government projects and comments on the role of projects.
Delivery project value and benefits
Alexandra Chapman talks on delivering business value from projects and Kik Piney speaks on introducing the earned benefit method
Benefits management in Highways England
Jason Hones talks about the problems of implementing benefits in an organisation.
Behavioural and cultural change using outcome based contracting at Sellafield
Katherine Bew explains how the remediation of Sellafield can be accelerated at best value for the tax payer
The value of project management: PMI's 2018 Pulse of the Profession
Randall Black gives the case for project management and describes the statistics from PMI's survey.
You can't be serious
Sandi Rhys Jones talks about wellbeing and how to achieve it through music and laughter.