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Product Management and the 8 Steps of Product Development

  Apr 15 2019

# Marketing and Sales

Product management refers to the strategic process of driving the development, market launch, and continual support and improvement of a company’s products. It can include a wide variety of strategic and tactical duties, including: Conducting Research: to gain expertise about the market, user personas, and competitors. Developing Strategy: goals and objectives, a broad overvie...;

Key Trends For Your Strategic Planning

  Apr 14 2019

# Planning and Strategy Management

So, you’re doing you are planning the strategy for the new year. Are you falling into too-familiar patterns and relying on yesterday’s news to inform your future actions? Ideally, you’re staying way on top of all the latest developments and advances in your field. If not, your strategy is going to lack key elements - and your organization is likely to suffer as a result. 2019 Trends You...;

Brand Management — The Key to Business Success

  Apr 8 2019

# Marketing and Sales

Branding is the art and cornerstone of marketing—but it’s also a complex topic. Branding is the aspect of marketing that uses symbols that help consumers identify and separate one producer or product from another. Branding is a top management priority and one of the most valuable intangible assets that firms have. For customers, brands can simplify choice, promise a particular quality l...;

Blended Learning

  Apr 7 2019

# Human Resources and Training

“Blended learning” is a term being thrown around a lot lately. What exactly is it? On the surface, it’s pretty self-explanatory; blended learning is any kind of instruction or education that combines different methods and means. Most commonly, when someone uses the term, they are talking about classes that combine in-person instruction with online class time. The internet is usually an integ...;

5 Best Practices in Business Development Success

  Apr 4 2019

# Marketing and Sales

What is business development? Business development is the activity of pursuing strategic opportunities for your business by cultivating partnerships and other commercial relationships, or identifying new markets for your products or services. Business development focuses on creating long-term sustained value for your organization, which translates into new markets, products, and pr...;

Different Types of Training and Activities

  Mar 31 2019

# Human Resources and Training

Use this guide to help you select the classes, activities, tools, and techniques you’ll use to train your staff. First, look at the different kinds of training methods used by employers and organizations. Classroom or instructor-based learning is the classic model of education. An instructor leads a group and teaches concepts using traditional classroom implements. This ...;

The Importance of Strategic Planning in Construction

  Mar 27 2019

# Planning and Strategy Management

My proposal to you is as follows: Commissioning specialists are the Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo of construction project teams The phrase “The beautiful game” has been attributed to one of football’s greatest ever players, the Brazilian striker Pele. He described football as Jogo bonito", meaning “The beautiful game” . Pele p...;

How to Select The Right Training Course

  Mar 24 2019

# Human Resources and Training

Recognizing the need for training is an important first step in ensuring an organization achieves and maintains success. But the real challenge lies in knowing which training courses to choose from in order to reap the most benefits and provide the best return on your training investment. Terms like “development planning” sometimes get lost in the sea of corporate jargon. However, a wel...;

Shutdowns and Turnarounds - A Painful Nuisance or A Strategic Opportunity?

  Mar 21 2019

# Planning and Strategy Management

In the past 2 months I have delivered training and consulting assignments in the Middle East, Caribbean, America, Asia and Europe and during this time I have met, trained, and worked with a number of turnaround professionals and there is one thing that almost all of them have in common: They, believe their next turnaround will be a failure! This failure will be very unpleasant. It ...;

How To Create A Personal Leadership Development Plan

  Mar 17 2019

# Leadership and Management

Good leaders are always working on improving themselves. As Henry Ford said: “Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.” Effective leaders are sharpening their skills, updating their strategies, constantly looking for ways to do better and do more. Here are some strategies the successful leaders use to keep propelling themselves abo...;