Project and Portfolio Management Community of Practice (PPM CoP) - March session

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 9:00 am - 10:30 am EDT

Community of Practice: Organizational Change Management

Presenters: Tara Hillis, Wendy Hague, and Samantha Murray

Change is happening all over the University. If you are a part of a change initiative and/or project, you'll want to join us for an interactive session on planning for organizational change. You'll have a chance to learn about the importance of change management in achieving project outcomes as well as the tools and techniques for managing change. There will also be an opportunity to apply the tools and techniques to a situation. We will let you know about some resources you can use to manage change and we will answer your questions about change.

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Speaker bios:

Tara Hillis is a project manager within the Project Management Office in IST. She has many years of experience implementing changes of all kinds of shapes and sizes. She has come to appreciate the importance of planning for change and is excited to share her thoughts about change.

Wendy Hague has been working at the University for over five years in the PMO within IST. Wendy has her Project Management Professional designation (PMP) and has worked on many projects at the University and elsewhere that have involved the implementation of significant change.

Samantha Murray is a Change Management Advisor, within the Office of the Associate Provost, Human Resources.  She is Change Management certified (ADKAR model). In her role, Samantha partners with university leaders in implementing change management strategies and plans to support organizational change. In addition, she works on a number of University-wide strategies and initiatives such as the Universities goal of achieving the Excellence Canada, Going-for-Gold Excellence, Innovation and Wellness (EIW) Standard. Samantha is excited about change how we can continue to support our campus community through the adoption of Change Management strategies.