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The Benefits Landscape


 
We headed to Direct Line the insurance firm in Leeds UK for an evening of Benefits Management. It was a stonker of a night and you can head over for the full  session here or take a look at how the scene was set.
Here’s a taster of what’s to come, the scene-setting for the night where PMO Flashmobbers were not only listening to a great session but also getting involved in a really practical session that you can use with anyone in the organisation.
So what are benefits? Here’s Claire kicking off with the benefits landscape:
And here’s my little take on it – if you’re interested I’m using an app on the iPad called Vittle Pro, quite nifty:

 
We also had a brilliant ice-breaker that went down well too.
It was called Vitamin C – because ultimately the success of projects and change comes down to these four.
We were asked to pair up and to share an insight where one of these four C’s had figured in your work in the last month.
For example; competence might mean learning a new skill; confidence might be coming along to PMO Flashmob for the first time….
It works really well and you could consider it during your PMO meeting – or even as an ice-breaker in a retrospective type session.
 

>> Watch the full session here.

A Bit More About Claire

No one was more surprised than Claire when her background in experimental economics actually turned out to be useful.
Claire’s enthusiastic delivery and deep knowledge of her subject makes her an ideal presenter and seminar leader specialising in benefits realisation and change.
An accomplished public speaker, Claire has presented at conferences, seminars and workshops and she is a guest lecturer at Leeds University. She contributed to the Managing Benefits™ textbook, leads on Benefits and Value Thought Leadership for the Association for Project Management and is co-author of government benefits realisation training courses, expertise she has now taken global through her new company, Transformists Ltd.
A benefits evangelist, she travels the world, helping organisations beat the trend for only 30% of projects to succeed, infecting them with her passion for benefits-led change.
Connect with Claire via Twitter at: @ClaireDellar or via Linked

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