100 episodes

This podcast delivers real project management insights from experts around the world.

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    • 4.6 • 19 Ratings

This podcast delivers real project management insights from experts around the world.

    Episode 148: “5 Tips To Accelerate Digital Transformation” with Jeff Hopkins

    Episode 148: “5 Tips To Accelerate Digital Transformation” with Jeff Hopkins

    Jeff Hopkins is Honeywell's global program management office leader and is responsible for their end-to-end project solutions processes. He also serves as the program management office leader for Honeywell Integrated.
    Prior to joining Honeywell, Jeff held R&D roles at Procter & Gamble Company across multiple regions and business segments. He is the industry leader in enterprise-wide digitally enabled work process transformation.
    In this episode, Jeff Hopkins is going to discuss: “5 Tips To Accelerate Digital Transformation”.
    Show Notes Connect with Jeff on LinkedIn here
    *Bonuses* Learn the keys to effective “digital transformation” by accessing a complimentary guidebook at corasystems.com/transformationguide 
    Join Jeff Hopkins at Project Controls Expo’s case studies zone in London, UK, on November 16th. Learn more about the event at projectcontrolexpo.com/uk

    • 29 min
    Episode 147: “Keys to Effective Project Prioritization in Biopharma” with Joe Stalder

    Episode 147: “Keys to Effective Project Prioritization in Biopharma” with Joe Stalder

    Joe Stalder has over 10 years of experience managing drug development projects in a variety of company sizes and cultures, including Pfizer, Roche, and AstraZeneca.
    Joe is a regular speaker at biopharma project and portfolio management conferences and he’s the author of an upcoming book on managing drug development projects.
    In this episode, Joe Stalder is going to discuss: “Keys to Effective Project Prioritization in Biopharma”.
    Learn the keys to effective “project prioritization in biopharma” by accessing a complimentary guidebook by Joe Stalder at https://corasystems.com/prioritizationguide
    Tune in to a bonus webinar by Joe Stalder on “project prioritization in biopharma” by visiting https://corasystems.com/effectivewebinar

    • 26 min
    Episode 146: “Why Cost Indices Are Important for Project Management” with Dr Alexia Nalewaik

    Episode 146: “Why Cost Indices Are Important for Project Management” with Dr Alexia Nalewaik

    Dr. Alexia Nalewaik has over 25 years of experience in audit, estimating, and cost/risk management. She is a Fellow of the RICS, AACE International, the Guild of Project Controls, and ICEC.
    Alexia is a member of the Governing Council for the RICS, representing the US Market Seat. She is also a Past President of AACE International, and Past Chair of the International Cost Engineering Council. She has published two books, on performance audit and reporting.
    In this episode, Dr Alexia Nalewaik is going to discuss: “Why Cost Indices Are Important for Project Management”.
    *Bonus*
    This year’s Project Controls Expo USA takes place in Washington D.C. at the Nationals Park, between October 4-6th. Cora will be at Stand 37 and they have 10 tickets to give away. Enter now
     

    • 21 min
    Episode 145: “How To Improve Forecasting By 98%” with Kris Sprague

    Episode 145: “How To Improve Forecasting By 98%” with Kris Sprague

    This is Project Management Paradise episode 145.
    Kris Sprague is the Head of Program and Project Planning at Regeneron Pharmaceuticals. He is an executive-level professional with extensive experience building and leading project management organizations and PMOs that assist business leaders in achieving their strategy.
    In 2021, he was recognized by the PMO Global Alliance (PMOGA) as one of the Top 4 PMO Leaders in the Americas and one of the world’s top sixteen. Kris has over a dozen professional certifications from organizations such as the Project Management Institute (PMI), the PMOGA, and Prosci.
    In this episode, Kris is going to discuss: “How to Improve Forecasting by 98% in Life Sciences”.
    Show Notes Connect with Kris on LinkedIn here
    *Bonus* Learn how to accelerate your product development by accessing a complimentary guidebook at corasystems.com/pharmaspeed

    • 33 min
    Episode 144: “Is Your Manager Causing You To Leave?” with Michael Calkins

    Episode 144: “Is Your Manager Causing You To Leave?” with Michael Calkins

    This is Project Management Paradise episode 144.
    Michael Calkins is Senior VP of Professional Services at Cora Systems. Michael has over 30 years of consulting experience in the public and private sectors. He has previously worked with global brands such as NetSuite, Teracore, IBM, and Dell.
    In this episode, Michael is going to discuss: “Is Your Manager Causing You To Leave?”
    Show Notes Connect with Michael on LinkedIn here
    Bonus Access a complimentary guidebook, Empowering Strategy Realization Using OKRs, at corasystems.com/okrguide

    • 23 min
    Episode 143: “How to Lead a Strategy Realization Office in Life Sciences” with Sachin Raje

    Episode 143: “How to Lead a Strategy Realization Office in Life Sciences” with Sachin Raje

    Sachin Raje is Director, Strategy Realization Office, MRL Global Medical and Scientific Affairs at Merck. He is an expert in mentoring on Project Management, complex program management, setting up PMOs, and establishing and managing Strategy Realization Offices.
    He has deep sector-wide experience, with a solid record of delivering value to a number of companies in the Life Sciences, Financial Services, Insurance, Retail, and Manufacturing industries.
    In this episode, Sachin Raje discusses: “How to Lead a Strategy Realization Office in Life Sciences”.
    Show Notes Connect with Sachin on LinkedIn here
    *Bonus* Project Management Paradise is brought to you by Cora Systems. Learn why Cora has been named in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Strategic Portfolio Management by accessing a complimentary copy at corasystems.com/magicpmpp

    • 32 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
19 Ratings

19 Ratings

Arlie K ,

A newfound favorite!

If you’re currently a project manager (or want to be one in the future) then this podcast should be part of your content diet. It's an incredible resource! Highly recommend tuning in and leveling up your management skillset.

Professor Purrazzo ,

Realistic Expectations

It was great to hear the example that Mr Dorantes shared regarding the 25% productivity rate for an established and successful strategic plan. Really puts things into perspective about realistic expectations and how critical it is to focus on the most important and relevant projects within the plan.

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