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International Standards - Development & Relevance

Wed 24th May, 7:00 for 7:30pm

Bournemouth University, Talbot Campus (Poole), Barnes Lecture Theatre (Map)


Do you want to join in defining of ISO standards? See how they affect your working life in Project work? This fascinating talk shows you the inner workings of these prestigious activities.

Miles Shepherd steered the first major international standard on project management through its development cycle and uses his experience to outline the role and importance of Standards. He will describe the major issues and politics of International Standards.

Miles is Chair of the British Standards Institute's Project, Portfolio and Program Committee and will describe UK's critical role in project related Standards.

About the speaker - Miles Shepherd

Miles Shepherd

In a 35 year career in project management, Miles has led a variety of projects in UK, Eastern Europe and Russia, initially implementing IT systems and managing organisational change, particularly in military sporting events. His later work centred on the develop of project management processes used to decommission nuclear reactors in Slovakia, UK, Ukraine and USA. Miles works with Government agencies, universities, the media and professional societies (Association for Project Management, International Project Management Association and PMI) to improve understanding of project management. As Chairman of ISO's Project Committee 236, he led the development of ISO 21500. He established ISO's Technical Committee 258 which is responsible for all project, portfolio and program management standards. Current Standards tasks includes the redevelopment of ISO 10006 Guidelines to Quality in Project Management and a series of supporting standards on project controls. He chairs the British Standards Institute's Project Management Committee.

Like all our events this event is free.

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