The work of the leader, project manager, and engineers alike, each play a significant role in avoiding risks and enabling improvements in design, as well as addressing external stakeholder concerns and requirements.
Achieving success in multi-phase, extended duration projects requires distinct collaboration, coordination, and communication elements.
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"Interesting topic! Clever presentation of Opportunities and Challenges while introducing improvements. Lessons to Learn managing project scope and apply. Thank you!"
Over the past 20 years, Karen Chovan has worked in industry, saving her clients millions of dollars, while reducing risks to the environment, and increasing regulatory and community trust in their organizations.
Karen has incredible tenacity to overcome obstacles and find the right solutions to unique challenges. Trusted and recommended as a manager who can deliver results, Karen is a strategic leader with strengths in bringing data, information and siloed people together, to raise the awareness of risks and opportunities, and to quickly solve complex challenges and achieve transformational change.
Karen believes the greatest value can only be derived through common goals, healthy engagement, and collaboration to reduce wasteful practices. Open dialogue allows stakeholders to expose risks, gain a common understanding of multiple objectives, and discover improvement opportunities and solutions within the operations, projects, and developments for which they work.
Karen is the Principal of Enviro Integration Strategies, a Principal of the Shift2Lean, and a training partner with GPM Global (Green Project Management). She authors blogs and produces webinars on lean processes, sustainability, organizational change and the soft skills aspects of managing these.