Head Back to Campus for #ASEPatDuke in September

Are you confident in your ability to deliver business value in our ever-changing, complex corporate world? Leaders today have to navigate between addressing strategic questions while also trying to lead highly effective teams in unstable and often distributed environments. You’ve heard us talk about these and other evolving challenges of getting work done today, and […]

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 […]

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 […]

Webinar Recap – Becoming an Adaptive Leader: Overcoming Project Breakdowns

At a time when the business world is more volatile and complex than ever before, project-based work has become the norm, rather than the exception. During our most recent #StratExLive webinar, Strategy Execution’s Vice President of Product Management, Jonathan Gilbert was joined by Ed Barrows, Managing Director at Duke Corporate Education, to discuss how these […]

Elevate Your PMO to Build Effective Teams Across the Organization

Does your organization have a project management office (PMO)? A PMO can play a critical role in the success of an organization through overseeing processes, facilitating consistency and communication across the organization, and developing skills of project-based workers. Organizations can take advantage of PMO resources to build strong teams to lead project-based work. Establishing teams […]

Thinking Strategically About Project-Based Work

Training team members to see the big picture in a project can help organizations achieve short-term goals while also enabling them to work more effectively toward strategic goals. Building a team of people who can advance an organization’s mission is fundamental to success, and strategic project management training can help project-based workers see beyond task […]