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March Dinner Meeting

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TitleMarch Dinner Meeting
TopicStrategy, Knowledge Management, Lean Management – How do they work together?
WhenMarch 28th, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

What role does Strategy play in our work as project Managers? What is Knowledge Management? What is Lean Management and what can Lean Management offer in our day-to-day work? How are those three concepts connected or are they connected?

Strategy provides direction to the organization, however it often isn’t cascaded down to every level of the organization where employees can see a direct line between their day-to-day work and achieving the organization’s goals and objectives.

What is stopping us from sharing appropriately across the entire organization? How can we improve the cascading of strategy, goals and objectives throughout an organization? Do we know what to share? Who to share with? What to ask? What tools, knowledge, process and understanding are required to do this effectively?

Where do we begin and what needs to be improved: people, process, tools? Once we’ve answered all these questions, what does that give us and will that provide us the magic solution to solve all our problems?

This talk will endeavour to answer those many questions and demonstrate how utilizing Knowledge Management concepts to identify and share knowledge, engage teams and promote collaboration across the organization is critical to successful organizations. We will discuss how a lean thinking approach will inspire a continuous improvement mindset and show how connecting those concepts will help provide clarity, understanding, and stability.

Venue: Petroleum Club, McMurray Room

Non-Member Cost50
Member Cost40
Student Cost35
Speaker NameLucie Hamel
Speaker Description

An Expert Facilitator and Specialist in collaboration, knowledge management, business strategy, change management, innovation, and communication, Lucie has held leadership and management positions in various industries, both domestically and internationally including: government, advertising, pulp & paper, software and Oil & Gas. Lucie developed her skills over 30 years working with leaders who aspired to continuously improve their organizations for the benefit of their employees, to improve organizational efficiency with a strong focus on improving team effectiveness and creating a culture of continuous improvement.

Lucie has a passion for bringing teams together providing guidance and facilitation to draw on the collective knowledge and experience of the team, to identify ways to continuously improve their business processes, exploit their captured learnings with the goal of creating future value to the organization. At a Strategic, Operational or Tactical level Lucie always challenges Stakeholders and Teams to consider, “what we do”, “why we do it”, and “how we do it”. Lucie uses her skills and passion for collaboration and continuous improvement to help teams to reach for and achieve improved results and best in class performance.


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