On next july 20th we’ll have on our club a special guest.
Our special guest Tim Podesta will introduce the subject of Benchmarking and illustrate with professional and personal examples.
He will describe how considered use of data can drive continuous improvement, support target setting and foster sharing and learning across an organisation and with outside peers; and will explain how benchmarking can be applied to improving Project Performance and illustrate with examples of cost, schedule and performance benchmarking in addition to benchmarking for project best practice.
Project Management topics that will be covered are:
- Continuous Improvement
- Target Setting
- Knowledge Management
- Best Practices
PDU: Attendance at the event counts as 1 PDU (0.5 Technical + 0.5 Strategic) towards your PMP certification.
Requesters should be logged in Zoom with the same email used to registration process and also used on PMI website.
About the speaker:
Tim is a subject matter expert in project management; with particular interest in business/investment analysis, front end planning, benchmarking and assurance. He has deep experience of the oil, gas and petrochemicals industry. Tim has a track record of delivering cross cultural programmes in change management and process improvement. He celebrated 35 years with BP in 2016 and completed his time with the firm. In his last role with BP Tim led the back office for a major global corporate programme in the matter of safe and reliable operations which made significant improvements to operating performance across the group.
Tim is an active member of PMI and the UK Chapter; he has presented at PMI Synergy and other Local Events. He is a member of PMI Toastmasters which meets twice a month in London. Tim is an experienced facilitator of live events and can work in English and French. He has strengths in facilitation and building rapport in multi-cultural environments using accomplished language skills. He is also a qualified Professional Toastmaster and Associate of the NAT (National Association of Toastmasters)