Real-Time Project Visibility and Other Tips for PM Success

PM Essentials | Stakeholder Management

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How has project management software changed over the decades? 

With over 28 years’ experience under his belt, including leading technology improvements and organisational change for large corporates and working as a Senior Project Manager within the public sector (plus a stint as a professional soldier in the Australian Regular Army and regular volunteer firefighter) Mark Weeks certainly has a few project management takeaways to share.

During this insightful session, Mark will share his top 5 project management related learnings garnered from his extensive career that you may not have discovered on your own learning path. 

He’ll also discuss how shifts that have occurred over the years - like the introduction of the PC, moving from Windows 3.2 to leading edge SaaS based collaborative work management platforms and evolving management fads and methodologies - have contributed to his ‘learning and development’ mindset and how that has worked to his advantage.


Event takeways:

  • Adopt and exploit a simple who does what, by when, mantra.

  • Apply and promote the fundamentals of ownership, accountability and transparency across and beyond your project team.

  • Always make available relevant, real-time project information via just a few hyperlinks.

  • Acknowledge and leverage the wisdom of one of the world’s oldest surviving cultures.

  • Anchor your project to your organisation’s vision, mission and values.


Who is this event for? 

  • Project Manager Newbie. 

  • Project (Mid-career) Manager. 



Members $30 | Non Members $60
CPD Points: 3
 


This event is proudly sponsored by: 

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Presenter:

Mark Weeks Mark is a Senior Project Manager within Western Australia’s Mental Health Commission. He has a strong background in project and program management, technology improvements and organisational change. With decades of experience across a range of sectors, here within Australia and overseas, including defence, logistics and government. He first started using Smartsheet back in 2012 and in 2015 introduced Smartsheet to the Mental Health Commission.

Mark Weeks