How to Successfully Grow the Resource Management Function

13th of March


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Join us for an enlightening journey into the world of Resource Management Offices (RMOs), where we unravel the secrets of successful growth and evolution with our distinguished guest, Laura Dean Smith, a renowned Resource Management Director at Clarivate.

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Webinar description

Our webinar will unpack the concept of the RMO, highlighting its importance and the positive impact it can have on organizational efficiency. Together, we will journey through the stages of an RMO development, from its inception to a mature entity, learning how to navigate each phase effectively for maximum benefit. Laura Dean Smith, leading a team of nine resource managers, brings her vast experience to the table, offering invaluable insights and actionable advice from her very own RMO journey.

What you'll learn:

  • Discover Laura’s approach and practical advice for defining and realizing the potential of a Resource Management Office (RMO)
  • Learn the steps to structure, nurture, and lead an RMO from its foundational stages to a mature, impactful entity
  • Uncover strategies to enhance team dynamics and improve the management of resources effectively

Learn more about our speakers:

Laura Dean Smith

Laura Dean Smith has over a decade of experience working in resource management, project management, and operations and is passionate about the strategic value resource management can bring to an organization. Currently a Director of Operations leading the centralized Resource Management Office (RMO) for Clarivate’s consulting business, she is focused on bringing best-in-class resourcing for both internal and external resources. She is always looking for innovative ways to demonstrate the positive impact of resource management on both business outcomes and colleague engagement. Laura holds her RMCP and has spearheaded the implementation of RM support for her organization. She approaches every challenge and every request with a can-do attitude searching for the way to accomplish the goal at hand. Her motto is: The answer is Yes, the question is how do we do it?

Nora Fleischhut

Nora Fleischhut is an experienced transformation consultant, passionate speaker, and future of work enthusiast. After working in consulting at one of the Big Four for seven years, she’s now partnering with Runn on a mission to unleash the potential of organizations and people by creating more adaptable, human, and joyful ways of working and enabling a change of perspective. With her optimistic, collaborative, and innovative mindset, she creatively draws on methods and expertise from the fields of neurobiology, behavioral sciences, agile ways of working, and psychology. How her friends would describe her to a stranger: Unfalteringly positive.

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13th of March