Reaching New Heights in Resource Planning
Alan’s dynamic presentation focuses on developing leaders and strengthening teams by reinforcing the
professional development and management skills that are essential for success. It highlights the processes that are involved in resource planning and allocation by using the challenge of Everest and the associated resource challenges as a metaphor and example. Alan’s keynote reinforces the importance of numerous leadership qualities such as strategic planning, effective communication, risk management, teamwork and development of trust within professional relationships as well as the mentality and passion involved in conquering one’s own Everest, whatever that may be.
Agile Practices in Planning and Resource Management
Throughout this interactive session, participants will explore various elements of agility and related agile
methodologies from a unique perspective that encourages innovative thinking and application of agile techniques. It is based on a hybrid approach to agile planning and resource management which combines agile practices with traditional waterfall methodologies. The material builds on the framework presented during Alan’s keynote and is a more in-depth analysis of the fundamentals of agile considerations and following an iterative and adaptive approach.
Alan Mallory is an international speaker, author and professional development coach who is passionate about leadership and human performance. A graduate from Queen’s University, he has worked internationally with large organizations as a professional engineer and project manager. Living and working abroad has given Alan the opportunity to deepen his understanding of individual and team challenges, better appreciate cultural diversity and successfully adapt to different organizational structures. Through his work and life experiences, he has discovered that his true passion is helping people reach new heights by cultivating effective ways of thinking and taking action. Building experience through a lifestyle of adventure and challenge, in the spring of 2008 Alan embarked on the journey of a lifetime: to attempt to reach the summit of Mount Everest. Along with three members of his immediate family, Alan climbed through some of the most challenging yet exciting conditions imaginable and set a world record when all four of them set foot on the summit. The expedition involved two years of planning and two months of climbing through immense challenges but they were able to overcome these obstacles through strategic planning, healthy team dynamics, self-awareness and perseverance. Alan delivers a number of exciting presentations and training programs designed to help individuals, team members and organizations reach new heights in the way we think and the actions we take in order to achieve breakthrough performance.