Just what is strategy

Exploring the strategy process, three ways of executing strategy, strategy validation and execution

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The Value Proposition

Most business cases do not capture the value proposition. This video shows how the Value Equation does this via clear and measurable desired business outcomes.

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The history of benefits non-delivery

Organizations commission projects to deliver the benefits and value, yet the processes either missing or deficient in most organizations.

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Business Cases

An introduction to business cases using the TOP Value Equation

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Where to start with project governance

Understand the governance roles and responsibilities of the project team. Become familiar with the use of business cases to ensure value delivery.

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What project managers need to know about their business cases

By using the TOP Value Equation, business cases set up the Project Manager for success.

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Better project management can rarely fix poorly conceived projects

Despite committed effort and improvements across many aspects of project delivery, business results are poor. This webinar will introduce the ‘TOP Value Equation'™ to improve project value.

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Value Equation Webinar Teknologisk Institut, Denmark Oct 2016

How to increase the returns from projects while reducing the costs by shifting the project focus, from cost, to value via the TOP Value Equation.

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Why projects fail

Project management alone will not prevent failure - we need project governance as well.

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The TOP approach to prioritization

Learn how you can use TOP prioritization to manage your project portfolio.

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Strategic Portfolio Management Office

This video shows how a Strategic Portfolio Management Office adds value to the business.

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Project Governance - knowing what, when, why, how

Business professionals have a critical role in project governance, yet few realise this.

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The four dimensions of project governance

Project governance dimensions - what to do, when to do it, why you are doing it, how to do it

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How Project Governance can destroy projects

All of the major project disasters of the past 30 years have been "governed" by otherwise competent executives who did not know what to do when their projects were failing.

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The art of project governance

Project governance is more than just turning up to meetings and making decisions - it is about getting value from the projects you direct and control.

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What is project governance

Learn how project governance is the link between strategy, the business, value, and results.

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Project Governance - how to lead, not follow

Learn these 10 TOP rules for project governance to become a project leader, rather than a project follower.

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TOP and consultants

Learn how to engage and extract maximum value from consultants.

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Six steps to increasing project success

Coordinated project manager and project governance steps are needed to ensure project success.

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Strategy execution can be simple

Learn the ten steps to successful strategy execution

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How to maximize your project benefits

Learn how to maxmize project benefits by using the Value Equation.

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Governing benefits delivery

Delivery of benefits into the business is the primary reason for projects.

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Effective project governance can be simple

Simply, project governance is a strategic role, and not a project management role.

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What is project success?

Project success needs the business to complete implementation and achieve the resulting business outcomes.

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The strategic CIO

CIO's need to execute strategy and deliver business results.

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How do you measure project success?

Learn how project success is measured by business outcomes.

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Delivering successful projects can be simple

The TOP Value Equation, Project Governance and Benefits Delivery tools ensure successful projects can be delivered simply.

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The nature and process of prioritization

Learn how to improve you prioritization process - the TOP way.

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How to use the TOP Value Equation

Introduction to the TOP Value Equation.

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How to optimize your strategy, project portfolio and evaluation process

Strategic Alignment is a process that needs to be built carefully so that subsequent projects produce maximum value.

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5 Ways the TOP Value Equation equips you to increase the business value of your projects

Increase the business value of your projects with the TOP Value Equation

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Benefits management can be simple

Learn the 10 steps required for a simple and highly effective benefits management process

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Where does the value go on projects?

TOP research shows where project value is lost, even as project costs increase.

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5 Ways the TOP Value Equation equips you to gain full control of your projects

Gain full control of your projects with the TOP Value Equation

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The impact of business outcomes on projects

Projects will change dramatically for the better once you adopt outcomes thinking

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The TOP 7 essential elements of successful projects

See how you can use the TOP 7 essential elements to start projects with the end defined in terms of desired business outcomes.

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13 Ways the TOP Value Equation eliminates waste on projects

See how the TOP Value Equation reduces and eliminates waste in projects.

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The power of the TOP Value Equation

The TOP Value Equation improves both project and portfolio results.

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About Totally Optimized Projects

Learn why Totally Optimized Projects has been so successful in project delivery

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Controlling projects and eliminating waste Part 3

Learn how to move from your current business state, via people/process/structure/technology changes, to a future business state.

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Controlling projects and eliminating waste Part 2

A complete and detailed identification of your current business state is the starting point for your business changes and subsequent business benefits.

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Controlling projects and eliminating waste Part 1

Learn the importance of the future business state, and the business changes needed to get there from the current business state.

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Jan Eke Testimonial

Jan Eke testimonial on TOP

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Ivor Reed Testimonial

Ivor Reed testimonial on TOP

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Jen Corke Testimonial

Jen Corke testimonial on TOP

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John Farrow Testimonial

John Farrow testimonial on TOP

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TOP Launch 2012

Historical record of TOP methods and thinking in 2012.

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Four critical project numbers

Which is your project: Over budget, No positive impact, Total waste, Success.

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