E82 Strategic Implementations with Antonio Nieto Rodriquez
In this episode of Project Management Office Hours, Antonio Nieto Rodriquez joins Joe Pusz to chat about #strategyimplementation and reinventing #projectmanagement . Antonio is a leading expert in Project Management and Strategy Implementation, recognized by Thinkers50 with the prestigious award “Ideas into Practice.”
Antonio and Joe discuss this year’s trend: Strategic Implementation. “The most significant disruption of the 21st century is not technology, artificial intelligence or big data, but it is the way organizations and countries will be managed – through Projects.” -Antonio.
Take a step back to discuss the impact value and the benefits of project management evolution. We often don’t know the value and what we need to deliver at first. By understanding the evolution of the process, we can progress further with our projects. Antonio urges us to re-invent the wheel and open new doors. We change the world with projects. We as PM’s get to create and develop these fascinating outcomes, but we sometimes might get lost in the noise. It’s our job to change the mindset and deliver new ideas. “Start thinking about how you would reinvent the PMO and the tools we have to deliver something further?” -Antonio. By developing something stronger, we are implementing new ways of understanding the project management tools and knowledge we have now to advance our career.
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The Strategy Implementation Institute provides the training, certification, and resources to people looking to acquire the knowledge and skills to be implementation specialists.
Organizations are crafting strategies more frequently than at any other time in history.
This places a great demand on the ability to implement that strategy. Part of the challenge is that the current generation of leaders has been taught how to plan but not how to implement—at a time when implementation skills are highly required.
The high failure rate demonstrates this missing skills gap among leaders. It also drives the need for leaders to enhance their abilities and become recognized implementation specialists.
Whichever type of strategy you are implementing, the Institute provides you with the required skills through our online certification course.
Antonio Nieto-Rodriguez is a leading expert in project management and strategy implementation, recognized by Thinkers50 with the prestigious award “Ideas into Practice.”
He is the author of Leading Successful Projects, The Project Revolution and The Focused Organization, currently writing the HBR Project Management Handbook. He has been teaching project management for more than a decade to senior executives at Duke CE, Skolkovo, Solvay Business School, and Vlerick.
Antonio has held executive positions at PricewaterhouseCoopers, BNP Paribas, and GlaxoSmithKline.
Former Chairman of the Project Management Institute, he is the co-founder of the Strategy Implementation Institute and the global movement Brightline.
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