"The much-quoted intangible dimension"
We are always hearing people involved in projects moan about culture, and wish the one they have to deal with were different. What is a 'culture', and what is it comprised of? How is a culture formed? How do we observe a culture, and how can we change it? What needs are hidden by the way people behave?
- Workshop facilitators or moderators
- Junior and senior project/programme/portfolio managers involved in all types of projects
- Project, programme and portfolio offices
- Change managers
- Process managers
- Innovation managers
- Business analysts
Combining this method
Being able to understand, analyse and design culture accordingly puts a company at a great advantage. The benefits of this module can be exploited in any context.
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This training course makes use of examples taken from everyday operations, and builds on theories relating to culture, management, facilitation, communication and coaching. The course covers:
- Sources of culture
- Comparison of external cultures using precise guidelines
- Looking at your own project culture
- Consolidating knowledge with use of the ABC cards
- Classification according to the Iceberg model
- Analysing the effect of guidelines
- Establishing individual and corporate values
- Symptoms of groups and counteractive measures
- The principles of effective integration
- Latest research findings
- Communication as a key
- The requirements of relationships
- Potential investment options
Edgar Schein's and Geert Hofstede's books are valuable sources of information.