||Howland Blackiston, IIL
Once you've decided that a PM Maturity
Assessment is right for your organization, you'll be faced with the somewhat
daunting realization that now you've got to actually plan, organize, and
implement the assessment. Where do you start? And how do you turn all that
assessment data into a meaningful action plan? In this exciting presentation,
Mr. Blackiston provided some helpful guidelines and checklists focusing
on the following:
Prior to joining IIL Mr. Blackiston was co-founder
and President (for 20 years) of Juran Institute, Inc. (pioneers in quality
management.) Howland has published numerous papers and has been the featured
speaker at hundreds of events and broadcasts all around the world.
He is the creator and executive producer of more than 150 multimedia-training
programs. Collectively these publications have been translated into
16 languages and have been utilized by thousands of organizations in over
Why conduct an assessment?
Ways to avoid cultural resistance
Picking a maturity model that's best for your
Developing an effective communications plan
Customizing a model to create the right fit
Maturity models: how do they compare?
Establishing responsibility for the assessment
Choosing an appropriate delivery method
Turning the results into an action plan
Deciding who should participate
Keeping top management informed
Developing a remedial training curriculum
Benchmarking your results to others
Doing it again…
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