Program Number: C020-17052016
New Skills for the PM: Improvisational Activity within the Project Domain
Activity Sponsor: PMINJ Chapter (C020)
PDUs: - 1.5
Leadership - 0.0
Strategic - 1.5
Technical - 0.0
Dr. Steve Leybourne, PhD. Professor of Innovation and Project Management, Boston University
Dr. Steve Leybourne is a member of the faculty at Boston University, where he teaches and researches into innovation in project-based change, improvisational working practices, and improvisational behaviour within the project domain. He is considered to be an international authority on organizational improvisation.
Steve is an editor of the Organizational Project Management journal (formerly the Journal of Project, Program, and Portfolio Management) and is an editorial board member of the Project Management Journal, and the Journal of Administrative Science & Technology. He has published widely on the subject of improvisational work within the project domain, and has presented his research at six PMI Research Conferences, and ten Academy of Management conferences. He was presented with ‘best paper’ awards by the Academy of Management in 2006, and by the International Management Development Association in 2009.
Steve was a ‘keynote’ speaker at the 5th Brazil National PM Congress in October 2010, at the PMI Japan Academic Congress in 2010, and at other PM events.
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