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Riccardo Fanciulli posted a discussion

Typologies of PM profiles ?

Hello,I work as a (technical) project manager in an IT company producing enterprise software for governments.Part of my job is, one side, interfacing with the client and planning together with them (our projects require much interaction and knowledge transfer with the client) and on the other hand I follow the work of up to 5 teams (interfacing mostly with the team leaders, but also with the developers).I have to make daily decisions of prioritization and also of IT solutions. Helping me I have one or two business analysts, but ultimately I am the one making the decisions and, at least internally, steering the project. I do delegate (it's important), but I want to be able to decide what I delegate and to whom (I guess I don't mind being responsible, but, if I am, I want to be in control)Now the question:while I do like working in the way I described, having most of the responsibility, when I read sometimes the descriptions of other PM positions, they don't seem quite to fit with what I do. I'm looking around for another job and I would like to know if there any special keywords or industries where I could more easily find positions like the one I hold now.I'm sorry if it sounds like a naive question, but, like i said, looking at the PM positions advertised out there, I cannot quite see similar jobs to the one I currently have and I think I'm looking int the wrong place.I hope someone can shed some light and help me out.Thank you in advance!See More
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Emma Wang posted an event

Public Private Partnership (PPP): Financing, Projects & Contracts at Johannesburg

August 21, 2017 at 8am to August 24, 2017 at 5pm
Public Private Partnership (PPP): Financing, Projects & Contracts 21 – 24 August 2017, Johannesburg Overview Africa needs new infrastructure. Roads, airports, schools, hospitals and housing: the list is enormous and growing. Yet severely limited budgets and deficits continue to prevent government at all levels from delivering the kinds of structural change that has always been needed. Merely grasping the concepts of PPP does not do justice to our great responsibility of having an ownership in Africa’s future. We already know what we need to do, now is the time to really discover HOW. This master class aims to do just that. Beginning with an in-depth understanding of how PPPs work, from financial, commercial, project & legal aspects, we seek to push our participants to innovate with real life case studies, group discussions and technical evaluation. Exclusive Field Visit Experience how theoretical concepts works in practice with educational field visit to one of Africa's largest PPP projects, the Gautrain Project, on 24 August. A distinguished guest speaker from Gautrain Management Agency, South Africa, will share their real life challenges and solutions for PPP projects too! Course Highlights Financial & Commercial aspect of PPPe.g. funding, how to attract investors, project finance, ROIProject aspect of PPPe.g. project planning, cost control, risk, implementationLegal aspect of PPPe.g. contract, regulation, dispute resolutionSector-by-sector analysis of PPP models and structures Benefits of Attending Source funding for local and international projectsEvaluate the successes and failures of African private financeImplement, structure and strategise PPP/PFI projectsReview PPP financing options and financial models to optimise ROILearn best practice for the delivery of PPP contractsAnalyse financial and legal aspects of PPP contractsPlace African PPP projects in global context and evaluate the future structure, challenges and prospects for African infrastructureApply the principles of African and global private finance experience to other marketsWho Should Attend Government officialsLawyersBankers and financiersInvestment managersProject managersFederal and state legal counselsProject finance/Structured financeContractorsPPP unitsPlus anyone responsible for Public Private Partnership (PPP) From both the public and private sectors, including but not limited to: InfrastructureTransportEnergyHealthcareWater & Waste ManagementMiningConstructionIT & TelecomHousingFinancePublic WorksCommerce and Industry To register/enquire, please contact:Vincs KongInfocus International GroupTel: +65 6325 0351 | Email: vincs[at]infocusinternational[dot]comWeb: More
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Colin Peters posted a discussion

4 Ways Your PMO Can Build Capability

With a PMO dedicated to improving project management capability, you can see incremental improvements on a continuous basis and, building capability doesn’t happen overnight More
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Agile Space posted an event

Leading SAFe 4.0 with SA certification by Scaled Agile at Symphony Solutions

June 16, 2017 at 8am to June 17, 2017 at 10pm
Why should I attend?to deep understanding of Agile-Lean fundamentals and get familiar with Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)to learn building an Agile Portfolio and the way of leading and executing Agile Release Trainsto learn how to drive and guide Agile transformation at enterprise scale and how to support Agile teams, programs, and program portfolio managementat the end of the class, all participants will be able to pass the test which will designate them as certified SAFe 4.0 Agilist (SA) by Scaled AgileWhat should I know?language - Englishattending the training doesn't make you a SAFe 4.0 Agilist (SA) by Scaled Agile by itself. You will get a certificate only after passing the test and accepting the license agreementplaces are limited. Registration is open till May 13Who might be interested?Executives, managers, consultants, change agents, who are involved in Agile transformation processes in scaled enterprises.SIGN UP hereMORE INFO hereAbout trainersKseniya Kobryn (UA) - founder of Agile Space platform, an Agile coach at Symphony Solutions, Certified Scrum Professional and SAFe 4.0 Program ConsultantPatrick Pronk (UK) - SAFe 4.0 Program Consultant who is actively involved in shifting the paradigm from traditional waterfall thinking to the Lean and Agile mindsetSee More


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