What You Need to Know About Implementation of the Program Management Improvement Accountability Act (PMIAA)

The right training coupled with experience will help sustain the long-term federal project improvements identified in the PMIAA In late 2016, the federal government signed the Program Management Improvement Accountability Act (PMIAA) into law. At that time, we reviewed the legislation and discussed implications for the future. The Office of Management and Budget recently issued […]

What can top federal government leaders do to improve performance today?

Why have federal government leaders always been overly challenged by workplace performance issues? There are many reasons, yet few solutions. Without the proper mechanisms and leadership in place to manage poor performance, agencies have and will continue to struggle to improve individual and organizational performance. However, sometimes the cure can be worse than the cold. […]

Spring Into Action on the Duke University Campus

In our complex business world, the pressure increases daily to get things done faster and better than the day before. To stay ahead, organizations need a new playbook: leaders who know how to respond to challenges and seize opportunities, faster and better. Strategy Execution’s Adaptive Strategic Execution Program (ASEP), established in partnership with Duke Corporate Education, […]

Don’t Take Our Word For It: A Testimonial from a Learning and Development Professional

Making Sense of Complexity On Campus at Duke The following testimonial was written by Jared Hagen and originally posted on LinkedIn: Last December, I attended an inspiring course titled “Making Sense of Complexity.” A complex situation is defined as an environment that is unpredictable with unknowable outcomes and issues. Our environment is changing. More and more […]

The Long-Term Vision of Project Management

Much of a project manager’s role deals with short-term thinking, such as day-to-day tasks. But that is in the process of changing, and managers are likely to start spending more time with teams, developing leadership, and focusing on planning for longer term goals. However, day-to-day tasks still have to be managed, and leaders can’t be […]

Join Our Session at This Year’s PMO Symposium®

Are you attending the upcoming PMO Symposium® 2017 in Houston? Join Tim Wasserman, Strategy Execution’s Chief Learning Officer, and Ed Barrows, Managing Director, Duke Corporate Education, as they discuss the growing and changing demands placed on PMO leaders in today’s complex business world. This #PMOSym session, The Adaptive PMO: Enablers of Effective Project Management Today, will allow leaders to […]

Why You Need Project Management During an M&A

As more companies flock toward mergers and acquisitions, many are learning what strategies can make or break the deal. After the buzz and excitement of an M&A announcement fades, the reality of the business plan sets in. Companies might think they need to clear the initial hurdles of reorganization before they can think about project […]

Elevate Your Project Leadership on the Duke University Campus

Organizations must seek a new approach to strategy execution in response to the uncertainties of today’s business environment. Our Adaptive Strategic Execution Program (ASEP), developed in partnership with Duke Corporate Education, is designed to help leaders prevail over the challenges of executing strategic projects. This December, during our first #ASEPatDuke event, two courses will be […]