Pau Lian Staal-Ong, Netherlands

Pau Lian Staal-Ong, Netherlands
Senior Consultant and Trainer,
AT Osborne B.V.,
Director of NETLIPSE

Leadership Excellence in theory and practice
Sunday, Nov 29: 2:10 pm – 2:40 pm CET

In 2018 IPMA published the Project Excellence Baseline for achieving excellence in projects and programmes. Part of this Baseline is the Project Excellence Model, which is an improved version of the model that IPMA had been using as reference tool for the Project Excellence Awards since 2002. Excellent leadership is described in the area that focuses on People & Purpose.

What differentiates a good leader from an excellent one? In this presentation I will discuss important aspects of leadership excellence according to the model and provide some examples that I have come across in winning large and mega-sized projects around the world. If you’re interested in learning from exceptional project teams, then join me in this session.

Pau Lian Staal-Ong is Senior Consultant and Trainer at AT Osborne, a large consulting organisation in the Netherlands. She regularly conducts audits and evaluations in project and client organisations.

Pau Lian has over 20 years of experience helping organisations in the areas of organisational (re-)design and knowledge management. She is director of NETLIPSE, the European network for infrastructure client organisations.

As IPMA volunteer, she coordinates the IPMA Global Awards and is (Team Lead) Assessor for the annual IPMA Global Project Excellence Awards. Pau Lian has (co-)authored various articles and books on infrastructure project management and is one of the co-authors of the IPMA Project Excellence Baseline.


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