Harmony in Diversity, Orchestrating Project Success through Cultural & Religious Inclusivity

Power Skills

Session Abstract

In today's globalized world, project managers must navigate an incredibly diverse workforce, where individuals bring their unique cultural and religious backgrounds. This diversity presents both challenges and opportunities in managing projects effectively. This session explores the critical role of cultural and religious inclusivity in project management, and how embracing diversity can lead to project success.

Key Points Covered:

1. Understanding the impact of cultural and religious diversity on project dynamics

2. Strategies for fostering inclusivity and mitigating cultural and religious conflicts in project teams

3. Leveraging diversity to enhance innovation and creativity in project management

4. Case studies showcasing successful project outcomes through cultural and religious inclusivity

5. Practical tools and techniques for integrating diversity considerations into project planning and execution

Questions Addressed:

- How does cultural and religious diversity impact project communication and collaboration?

- What are the best practices for promoting an inclusive environment within a diverse project team?

- How can project managers leverage cultural and religious diversity to drive project success?

Statistics:

According to a recent study, diverse and inclusive teams outperform their peers by 80% in team-based assessments, indicating the formidable impact of diversity on project performance. Furthermore, with more organizations operating in global environments, the need for cultural intelligence and inclusivity in project management has never been more crucial.

Through this session, attendees will gain insights into the transformative power of cultural and religious inclusivity in project management and learn actionable strategies to harness the full potential of diverse project teams. Join us as we explore the harmony in diversity and its pivotal role in orchestrating project success.

Learning Outcomes

  • How does cultural and religious diversity impact project communication and collaboration?
  • What are the best practices for promoting an inclusive environment within a diverse project team?
  • How can project managers leverage cultural and religious diversity to drive project success?

About Our Speaker

Saima Naqvi
https://www.linkedin.com/in/saima-naqvi/

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With over 17 years of extensive experience in finance and project management, Saima Naqvi stands as a highly accomplished Project management educator and financial expert known for her expertise in teaching, and coaching. Saima has made a significant impact as an Investment Consultant in Ottawa and as the Lead Professor of Project Management at St. Lawrence College. She has been associated with numerous world-class projects during her career, Burj Khalifa & Justine Trudeau's political campaign projects, to name a few. Saima is a CIFP, PMP & ITIL certified professional with 2 undergraduate & an MBA degree in her belt. She also mentors students through the PMI Ottawa Chapter & takes great pride in coaching, teamwork and cultivating project planning skills among her students. She is valued immensely for her leadership skills & her ability to simplify complex project management concepts for easy understanding. She currently leads & directs students during their final capstone projects at the St. Lawrence project management post graduate program.

 

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Information

Type of category: Webinar - Lunch & Learn

Type of activity: Power Skills, Ways of Working, Business Acumen

Date: 16 July 2024

Hour: 12:00 to 13:00

Language: English

# of PDUs: 1

Fees

Student$5.00

Member$5.00

Non-member$10.00

Location