Special report from RACONTEUR published in The Times on 28th May 2015 In an increasingly digital world, business events have become key opportunities for high-value, face-to-face interactions and a cornerstone in corporate communications strategy. But to ensure maximum return on investment, business events must better connect with people in genuine dialogue, while embracing new technologies. […]
Congratulations to our customers at Kingston Council, for achieving a 100% pass rate for their Change Management Foundation & Practitioner qualifications. And well done to Alan Summerfield , our trainer, for helping them achieve a full house!
The ethos, culture and behaviour of a company’s chairman directly influences the message regarding ‘the way we do it round here’. So it is important that the management within the company is aligned to the culture set by the chairman, and that it sends clear messages to all project teams through its actions and leadership. […]
Aspire Europe currently has a number of exciting job opportunities available, these are: Junior Consultant (Graduate Internship) Graduate Marketing Internship Consultant/Trainer If you believe you have the skills and qualifications necessary to come and join the team at Aspire Europe, please send your CV with a brief covering email to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com (depending on the job) or […]
FACT: PM is as much about people management as it is project management. Communicating and managing stakeholders effectively in change delivery is absolutely paramount to project success. Stakeholders have the power to de-rail projects and ultimately determine whether the project is deemed a success or failure by the larger audiences. At Aspire Europe we have […]
One of our partners Donnie MacNicol, recently contributed to the Lazy PM Best of British pod casts, here is what he had to say about it: I recently had the pleasure attending the PMI Congress in London. As part of this, the laziest person in the project management world, Peter Taylor, somehow found the time to […]
In this blog post we have included an excellent report by McKinsey & Company into why leadership-development programmes fail. Aspire Europe have supported a range of SRO (and still do) and other development programmes in the past and can vouch for these findings, which match our experiences. It highlights the four common mistakes companies make: Overlooking context […]
This article outlines the key concepts of programme management, the principal roles and themes that make programmes distinctive from portfolios and projects. Click here to read.
For 20 years, Harvard Business School leadership and change guru Dr John P. Kotter’s eight steps for business transformation have helped leaders revitalise their organisations. Alec Marsh shows how it’s done here
Global megatrends are escalating the war for top talent and reshaping business as we know it. To stay ahead, organizations are innovating at warp speed. The problem is, in most organizations business innovation dramatically outpaces talent innovation. And when your business strategy and talent strategy are out of sync, you can’t drive top business performance. […]