Nowadays, organizations must perpetually evolve in order to survive the complex and turbulent world in which we live. The best manage to navigate the constant search for competition in an unpredictable global market. This presentation will examine these challenges and propose solutions to manage them.


Michel Thiry is Founder and Managing Partner of Valense Ltd. He has an extensive worldwide experience and has worked in many cultural environments. He specialises in strategic applications of project, program and value at organizational level and has supported the development and implementation of a number of strategic programs for major corporations in numerous fields.

He is a regular Keynote Speaker for major International events, both at the Academic and Practice levels. In 2013, the PMI® published the new edition of his book “A Framework for Value Management Practice”. In 2015, Gower published the Second Edition of his best-seller “Program Management”. He has also written a number of academic and practitioner papers as well as book chapters in prominent PM books including known standards, including the PMI’s Managing Change in Organizations: A Practice Guide.

In 2006 he was awarded the PMI Fellow In 2008 he was awarded the Life Value Achievement Award by the Canadian Society of Value Analysis and in 2014 he was awarded the PMI Eric Jenett Project Management Excellence Award for outstanding contributions to the practice of the profession for his work on program management.