Jamie McKain

Jamie McKain, UK
Associate Consultant
Project4 Learning Lab

Collaboration in a Hybrid World
Saturday, October 29 at 10:55 am UTC / 12:55 pm CEST

We live in the Information Age where the world has never been more connected, but in a physical world we’re becoming increasingly distant. As our societies become more connected, the world of work has become more Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous and often more digital.

Historic PM approaches place value on certainty in the future environment. Recognising projects and programmes are unique by their very nature, a logical conclusion is to adapt how we think about them and modify our approach to account for uncertainty.

Building projects and programmes on collaboration, transparency and adaptability can deliver outstanding results by embracing uncertainty in the way that project and programme teams work. We can prosper in a VUCA world if we place greatest value on collaborating to achieve learning of the things that we don’t know.

Lets talk about how we use collaboration, both physical and digital, in the ways that we deliver projects and programmes.


Over the last 20 years, Jamie McKain has successfully delivered major transformation and change programmes across business and product lifecycles. He has developed highly effective transformational programme management skills combined with extensive leadership, coaching, collaboration and facilitation.

Jamie has led improvement programmes, applying agile and waterfall approaches, and behavioural change, to achieve and sustain world class results. These experiences have given Jamie a unique understanding of the E2E business process and how collaboration lies at the heart of teams that deliver successful projects and programmes.

Testimonials

“The whole event seems to have gone very well and I’m impressed with the arrangements and platform that were put in place. Thanks to you and your team for a job very well done!”

“During this time, I attended Global PM Days, I tried to watch all of the seminars online. I got very excited about IPMA because of the professionalism of the speakers.”

“Great job! Congratulations for organisation. I had great and inspiring two days!! Bravo from Croatia!”

“Keynotes, on how to handle project conflicts and manage people behaviours and attitudes in our organizations during an unexpected crisis at the online IPMA Young Crew conference GLOBAL PM DAYS 2020, were brilliant. Thank you and kudos to the entire event-organizing crew!”

“I would say the decision to participate in the conference was a weekend well-spent. I more than appreciate the global know-how and best practices shared on future organizations and talent management topics during the period full of challenges and behavioral changes in our companies. Thank you IPMA Young Crew for organizing such a wonderful and expert conference.”

“Thank you for organizing once again a great event at a very low price! I believe these are my fourth PM Days and it’s definitely worth getting up at 4.30 am. The presentations are interesting and entertaining and it is good to see a subject from different angles.”

“Speakers and panelists are great. This is my first time attending an international conference and this has exceeded my expectations. In fact, I’m still a student, and meeting people that are proficient and well-known in the field that I am interested in really makes my heart jump from excitement and happiness.”

“A unique experience. Congratulations on the organization of the event. It was very good. Greetings from IPMA PERU.”

“Wow. Everything went well. It was a great event and opportunity for everyone to know each other and network. Exposure is the price for exploit. Thank you for Global PM Days Team Organizers.”

“The conference was very interesting and I got lots of new information. Thank you for this opportunity. I am very much satisfied. Good luck.”

“Thank you for this great event! Congratulations to the organizing team!”

“The keynotes gave me an overall insight of how wonderful the project management career is.”

“I just love the part to learn from successful and inspiring people! It was great! I hope next time I can attend it properly, this time work didn’t give me enough time to do it as I wanted but as far as I could, it was great.”

“Very pertinent topics delivered with passion and practical insights.”

“Congratulations, it is truly amazing what a high-level event you are organizing each half year. I wish there would be much more participants to benefit from it, step up the marketing! ;)”

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