Improving Capability with Project Management Certifications: Telstra’s Story

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Improving Capability with Project Management Certification: Telstra Story

Telstra, Australia’s leading tech and telecom company, recognizes that delivering projects in a consistently successful manner creates a better-connected world where individuals can experience greater opportunities. To achieve the goal of world-class performance in project management, Telstra turned to PMI certifications, standards and frameworks, and developed career paths for project talent as recommended in our Pulse of the Profession®reports. These initiatives, supported by their leadership, have helped Telstra to create a rising tide that lifts all boats.

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Project Management Job Growth and Talent Gap 2017–2027

Demand over the next 10 years for project managers is growing faster than demand for workers in other occupations. Organizations, however, face risks from this talent gap.

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Project Management Job Growth and Talent Gap 2017-2027

The latest PMI-commissioned talent gap analysis by Anderson Economic Group (AEG) points to outstanding opportunities in jobs and career growth for project managers within the 11 countries studied. Through 2027, the project management-oriented labor force in seven project-oriented sectors is expected to grow by 33 percent, or nearly 22 million new jobs.

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Leaders must learn to embrace change.

Leadership and Change originally posted 

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Change is nothing new and a simple fact of life. Some people actively thrive on new challenges and constant change, while others prefer the comfort of the status quo and strongly resist any change.
(Mullins 2010: 753).

 

Change has been given the highest priority globally and across all types of organizations. Studies showed evidences that significant proportion of planned change.

Efforts failed (Center for Creative Leadership, 2017). Continue reading

Most effective Leadership & Management Styles & approaches

managers & leadersThere is always discussion between Management and Leadership, in fact, they two does have similar traits but distinct responsibilities and functions. According to Kotter 2000, management and leadership are two distinctive and complementary in business environment, there is no which one is better than other one because they all have they own functions and characteristics to be necessary in successful business cases. Leadership and management both are very essential and not replaceable. Continue reading