Your Project is Failing…

Your Project is Failing…

Peter Monkhouse

Projects are failing at an alarming rate. Some studies show that 2/3’s of projects fail in an organization.
Is this the project manager the fault of the project manager? No! Join me in this ProjectBites talk as I argue that many projects are doom to failure from the start due to the project creating the wrong product at the wrong time.
For organizations to implement their strategy, they need to create products that deliver value to customers. When customers receive value from products, then organizations will receive benefits and achieve their strategy. This presentation introduces the strategy implementation circle that shows how products are critical to organizational success. If you have success products, then you will have successful projects.

Peter Monkhouse, Toronto, ON - peter.j.monkhouse@gmail.com

Peter Monkhouse is an experienced speaker, educator, and consultant with over 40 years of experience leading teams and organizations to deliver value through projects. Peter Monkhouse has been a keynote speaker at over 20 events around the world and delivered courses for 20 years at Ryerson, the University of Toronto and the University of Calgary to over 6,000 students. Peter Monkhouse recently co-authored the bestselling book Gen P: New Generation of Product Owners who Care about Customers and given successful presentations and workshops based on the book content to ProjectManagement.com, PMI Toronto, Product Toronto, Procter and Gamble. Peter Monkhouse co-founded NewGenP with Joanna Tivig and has done consulting work for many organizations including CIBC, the Insurance Institute of Canada, Ontario Government, City of Toronto, and MetroLinx. Peter Monkhouse is an active volunteer with PMI for over 20 years and presently on the PMI Education Foundation Board of Directors and served as Chair in 2018. Peter served on the PMI Board of Directors for 6 years and was the Chair of the 2012 PMI Board. Peter Monkhouse has a BSc (Engineering) from Queen’s University, MBA from the University of Toronto, and PMP from PMI.

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1 Hour Version Description: Organizations and products are failing at an alarmingly high rate in today’s economy. It is more important than ever that organizations can implement their strategy as effectively as possible. Studies done by PMI show that organizations that are effective at implementing strategy use projects. But this is not the full story. For an organization to achieve its strategic objectives, they need great products. This webinar will introduce the strategy implementation circle showing the role of project and products in support an organization in implementing strategy. The webinar will highlight the need for organizations to use an iterative approach to product development and project execution. The relationship between products and projects and product owners and project managers will be explored in an iterative environment that focuses on delivering products that add value to customers.
Workshop Version Description: In today’s world, the speed of change is accelerating. Organizations need to ensure that their products are continuously being reviewed and updated to ensure that they meet customer expectations and respond to competitive pressures. To address this, organizations are creating Product Owner’s roles, introducing agile approaches for product development, and determining which features to add and the priority to their products. This workshop will provide practical techniques for interactive product development and the application of agile principles. In the course, you will develop a product using an iterative development approach. While developing the product, you will learn agile techniques that help Product Owners improve quality and deliver products on-time, key agile concepts, the role of product owners in interactions with other roles, and discuss five key characteristics of product owners. Upon completion of this course, you will have a better understanding of the activities the Product Owners perform on a day to day basis so that you can be successful in your job.

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