In the next five years, the world will see more projects than ever. The reconstruction of the economy, healthcare, social care, and society at large, after the devastating global pandemic crisis, will be unprecedented in human history. According to McKinsey Governments’ have announced $10 trillion in reconstruction funds just in the first two months of the crisis, which is three times more than the response to the 2008–09 financial crisis.
We are witnessing the rise of projects as the main unit of work, as well as the essential model to deliver change and create value for individuals, organizations, and society at large. The move from a world driven by efficiency to a world driven by the change will have enormous consequences in terms of strategies, culture, organisational structure, competencies, compensations, etc.
Yet, today, about 70% of projects and strategies fail to deliver their objectives. We urgently need to step up and significantly increase the project and strategy implementation success rate. Considering that every year approximately 48 trillion US dollars are invested in projects, we fail to deliver trillions of benefits, value, and impact in organizations and society at large.
To achieve this incredible goal, project management and project managers will need to reinvent themselves into strategy implementation professionals, ... you will find out all the details during Antonio's keynote.
About Antonio Nieto-Rodriguez
Antonio Nieto-Rodriguez is a leading expert in project management and strategy implementation, recognized by Thinkers50 with the prestigious award “Ideas into Practice.” He is the creator of concepts like The Project Economy and the Project Manifesto.
He is the author of the "Harvard Business Review Project Management Handbook" (2021, HBR), "Lead Successful Projects" (2019, Penguin), "The Project Revolution" (2019, LID), and "The Focused Organization" (2012 Gower). He has been teaching project management for more than a decade to senior executives at Duke CE, Skolkovo, Solvay Business School, and Vlerick.
Antonio has held executive PMO positions at PricewaterhouseCoopers, BNP Paribas, and GlaxoSmithKline. Born in Madrid, Spain, and educated in Germany, Mexico, Italy, and the United States, Antonio is fluent in five languages. He is an Economists, has an MBA from London Business School. He is a member of Marshall Goldsmith 100 coaches.
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