Transition Manager Academy 

COORDINATOR OF THE PROGRAM  

Małgorzata Kusyk

project management expert, AgilePMO Founder/CEO,  certified Project Manager PMP® PRINCE2P®, mentor, business trainer, MBA lecturer and speaker worldwide.

Malgorzata has more than 15 years of experience of managing projects and leading multicultural high performance teams in Europe, America and Asia. She has also a few years of experience in implementing project management frameworks, optimizing processes and managing PMO, where she combines Agile with traditional approaches. She is the author of the innovative business solutions and training programmes, including the first Transition Manager Academy.

In her free time she writes an inspiring blog and works as a volunteer for Project Management Institute (PMI). She is known for her practical solutions based on her experience from global projects across multiply industries.

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ADVANTAGES OF THE PROGRAM  

The aim of this programme is to prepare current and prospective project and programme managers for the management and coordination of transition and transformation projects and programmes. The delegates will gain core skills and competencies for managing global projects with a focus on organisational/service transition.

Apart from general project management modules the programme covers other key skills and competences such as organisational transition, leadership, virtual and multicultural team management, facilitation, coaching and mentoring, creative problem solving and visual thinking. Based on Project Management Institute® Talent Triangle which represents the skillset that organisations have deemed as critical for project practitioners the Transition Management Academy meets the expectations of today’s complex business environment.

Today to succeed just having the technical domain skills is not enough. To truly succeed we need technical project management skills, leadership capabilities and strategic and business management proficiency.

TARGET AUDIENCE  

  • Current and prospective project and programme managers of transition and transformation projects and programmes.
  • This programme is also suitable for programme and project team members who wish to gain an understanding of the transition management roles they can assume and the contribution they can make towards transition/transformation success
  • Recommended for project managers and team members of Shared Services and Business Process Outsourcing (BPO)  sector or anyone involved in strategic projects and programmes

In order to benefit from the relevant exchange of knowledge between the participants of studies, the admission to studies is decided on the basis of the CV and in the order the applications for admission are received.

LECTURERS  

Małgorzata Kusyk

project management expert, AgilePMO Founder/CEO,  certified Project Manager PMP® PRINCE2P®, mentor, business trainer, MBA lecturer and speaker worldwide.

Malgorzata has more than 15 years of experience of managing projects and leading multicultural high performance teams in Europe, America and Asia. She has also a few years of experience in implementing project management frameworks, optimizing processes and managing PMO, where she combines Agile with traditional approaches. She is the author of the innovative business solutions and training programmes, including the first Transition Manager Academy. In her free time she writes an inspiring blog and works as a volunteer for Project Management Institute (PMI). She is known for her practical solutions based on her experience from global projects across multiply industries.

Mike Rawlins

accredited Executive and Life Coach, author and Programme Management Consultant specialising in coaching and leadership development for project sponsors, managers and team members.

As a business coach, Mike Rawlins aims to help individuals and organisations improve operational performance through the creation of a coaching culture in teams and the development of a capability for deep self and situational awareness in leaders and managers.  For project sponsors, managers and team members, Mike has produced a range of development material focusing on the practical application of leadership behaviours, tools and techniques as a means to delivering sustainable value through projects and programmes.  Mike aims to help executives, managers, programme sponsors and project managers work with their teams, or with key individuals, to develop high performing leadership skills.

Michał Rączka

MBA, PMI-ACP, PMP, PSPO, AgilePM, CISA, is a project management expert, experienced in new technologies & digital leadership fields. Currently, he is the IT Strategy and Project Management Vice Director at mBank S.A. He is also a project management lecturer at the Executive MBA programs.

He has conducted several organisational changes involving the optimisation of project management methods and agile transformations. Always keeps Team in the centre.

Value and results focused with lean and agile approach. Individual with proven achievements in project & business management, process improvement and team leadership. Experienced in managing geographically distributed, multi-disciplinary projects and customer teams. Experienced in project excellence awards assessments. Conference speaker. Strategic Advisor. Lecturer. Volunteer. Mentor.

Przemysław Kotecki

Global Program and Project Manager (PMP®, P2P®, PSM®), consultant, certified trainer and coach in project management and soft skills. Managing Director at Project Management Institute® Gdansk Branch.

For many years working with Growth & Development Consulting Group. Currently Managing Partner at Effective Consulting. Managing Director at Project Management Institute Gdańsk Branch. Active community free service worker. Practitioner. Joins and manages projects at all stages to maximize effects and optimize work. Recently realized number of projects and managed programs in fields such as renewable energy sources, IT, mergers, acquisitions and divestitures and other. Right now involved in global business transformation programs. At free time - sailing, mountains and fantasy.

Przemysław Przytuła

certified Project Manager, PRINCE2 ® Practitioner,  business trainer, Project Management Institute Poland Chapter board member.

Project Manager with 5 years of experience of successful delivering projects. Fan of hybrid methodologies customized for project needs. Best at ICT and modern education projects. He owes his success to people oriented approach, rich technical knowledge, agile thinking, and systematic creativity. Workes as PM freelancer, founder of Hive Project Management. Active member and volunteer of  Project Management Institute® Poland Chapter , co-founder of Novismo and Polish Association of TRIZ.

Natalia Klonowska

visual thinking trainer, graphic recorder, facilitator and sketch scribe specializing in visual thinking techniques and creativity development. 

Natalia designs and delivers training and workshops for every age group proving that everyone can draw. She shows how to improve everyday life with simple drawing and teaches how to use drawing in unleashing the creative potential, ideas presentation, effective work or learning. Her unique graphic records can be used to summarize a meeting, a conference or a discussion. She creates handwritten illustrations to simplify the processes, diagrams or procedures. Natalia uses visual thinking in practice by putting on paper everything what matters.

Agnieszka Kaczmarek-Kacprzak

Couch of soft skills, lecturer at Gdańsk University of Technology, educator of nuclear power generation at Polish Ministry of Economy, couch in Effective-Consulting

Her adventure with couching started in NGO’s organisations e.g. AISEC and still continues. She has gained knowledge in Trainee Academy (Pomeranian Agency of Regional Development) and Postgraduate Studies of Social Psychology at University of Social Sciences and Humanities. Since eight years she joins work with passion during workshops and seminaries with students at University. Currently, her main areas of interests cover topics: developing human competences, project management, all directly connected to engineering world but not only.  

TERMS OF COMPLETION 

A condition of graduation is to prepare and present the written assignment (final thesis), pass the final exam and pass the classes for the following subjects:

  • Team assignments: Project Management by PMBOK® Guide - processes, techniques and tools, Agile Project Management, Project Cost Management, Project Risk Management, Project Communication and Team Management, Facilitation Skills
  • Individual assignments: Visual Thinking


Contact:
Monika Dziwniel