May 22 - On-Demand Webinars: Over 50,000 people from around the world have gained insight from a series of webinars that is centered on Iain's '3P's to Success' business philosophy. That philosophy is detailed in his top-selling business book 'The Business of Portfolio Management - Boosting Organizational Value' which continues to sell well around in the world in all formats. The five webinars, are hosted on PMI's Projectmanagement.com platform.
The 60 minute value management webinar alone has had over 12,000 views. Value and its management are the topics of forthcoming a 2-day face-to-face seminar to be held in Las Vegas, USA later this year. You can explore that here.
Feb 22 - Global Megatrends: PMI has issued its latest research on emerging global megatrends. It identifies and details six areas of focus that all leaders should consider and discuss in terms of organisational impact. Despite being sponsored by PMI the content equally applies to board members, executive teams, and operational teams. Many organisational leaders are likley to identify areas that require change within their respective business plans, markets, sectors, as well as geographies. The report is much more than an operational signpost for the project management community. Read the report here.
Speaking: PMI's hugely respected and global Leadership Institute (LI) invited Iain to speak at its recent Alumni Annual conference. The virtual event was attended by leaders from across the globe. A packed agenda saw Iain in a 'lightening talk on leadership' session with the great Spencer Horn that set the tone for the the day that followed. The LI program is seen by many to have a mini-MBA focus that trains those with recognised potential to be strategic leaders of the future. More here.
Whitepaper Award: Iain is delighted to mention that his 5-part series on portfolio management and business effectiveness has been awarded by the PM World Journal (PMWJ). The highly-respected PMWJ publication has a large global audience and is considered by many to be the global voice of portfolio, program of work and project management. The award is for the series titled 'Boosting Organisational Value Through Smarter Portfolio Management' which was influenced by the top-selling 'The Business of Portfolio Management' book authored by Iain.
Library Donation: Iain has recently donated a copy of his second book to his hometown Wellington City Library. This will join his first book and both will be listed in the business/leadership collection at the recently opened Te Awe library venue in the CBD area of Wellington. This means that anyone in New Zealand can borrow either book and learn about modern business approaches at no cost.