Effective utilisation of a diverse workforce is a key element of positive workplace culture, where individuals flourish and organisations thrive. This emerging situation is creating a new paradigm for project managers who’s focus and skill set now must be attuned to learning to lead and motivate these diverse project teams. If successful, the project manager is more likely to solve complex problems and identify innovative solutions to deliver project outcomes.
“This softer side to project management can no longer be treated as a stepchild; it must be embraced and managed as vigorously as cost, scope and quality.”1
The ability to create a project team environment which allows diversity – and at its core, inclusion – to flourish creates high-performing teams, reducing time, effort and costs for projects, and directly contributing to successful outcomes for the organisation.
Our ICCPM Breakfast Panel event on the 28th of March, brings together project leaders from various sectors and experiences to discuss the value of diversity and inclusion in project teams, organisations and the role of the project manager to embed and create a positive workplace culture which delivers results.
We have a fantastically diverse panel which will bring different perspectives from different industries and topics to the discussion: