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Fulfilling the Project Sponsor’s Role

Through our International Project Leadership Academy (IPLA) division, Calleam is proud to offer our class dedicated to the needs of Project Sponsors. Course Outline Format : 1 day in class session The role of the Project Sponsor is among the toughest roles in today’s business world. It’s the pivotal role that sets direction, makes key strategic decisions and […]

Lessons from Reality – Mastering the Art of Leadership

Want to develop your leadership skills? Want to get the most from yourself and your team? Want to deliver value and project results? Join us for our new leadership development program! Through our International Project Leadership Academy (IPLA) division, Calleam is proud to offer Vancouver’s only leadership program dedicated to those working in Project Leadership type roles. […]

Achieving Project Success

Want to develop your leadership skills? Want to learn about Project Management? Want to build value for your stakeholders or simply want to develop your professional skills? Join us for our highly recommended online Project Management foundation course! Through our International Project Leadership Academy (IPLA) division, Calleam is proud to offer our online Project Management foundation course […]

Project Management – The Basics Explained and Applied

In a nutshell: A crash course for anyone wanting to get a broad appreciation of how to plan and manage a project. Format: In-class hands-on workshop Projects are an integral part of today’s commercial, governmental and NGO organizations. Used as tools for creating new products and services, as a framework for running events and as vehicles for […]

Project Based Learning

The gap between the knowledge gained through the traditional classroom learning and the skills needed to function effectively in the modern workplace has been known about for many years. While the body of classroom learning focuses on preparing for standardized tests or doing simulated case studies, the dynamic and complex workplace requires applied skills that […]

Leading Projects – Our new online class

Calleam Consulting Ltd is proud to launch our new online “Leading Projects” class.  Building upon the successful online classes developed for our academic partners in Canada, Calleam has now developed a completely new course that is specifically designed for today’s busy working professionals. Focused on project leadership skills the course explores what it takes to […]

Project Management on the ascent

Project Management is a field that has experienced rapid growth in recent years.  Although the origins of Project Management lie in the field of construction, the value of Project Management is now being recognized by organizations throughout the economy. Recent data attained from a major Canada wide job posting website demonstrates that growth and shows […]

“Voila”

Implementing a process improvement initiative within an organization is an activity fraught with difficulty. On paper it sounds easy. Define the new process, document it, publish it, do some training and voila. In practice, most organizations struggle with the “voila” stage. Of course the problem comes down to culture change. Culture change is the dark […]

The Bean Counter’s Blind Spot

I can’t help thinking that the financial measures and metrics some organizations use to run their businesses are causing them serious harm. By focusing on narrow measurements some organizations have lost sight of the broader context from which organizational performance is shaped. A disconnect between the measurements used and the full reality of the situation […]

Rationalization

We human beings can be clever souls and there’s no end to the number of ways we find to avoid addressing problems. In last week’s post I talked about “externalization” and how people use “externalisation” as a mechanism to avoid blame. While avoiding blame is important to some people I think part of the reason […]