Soft Skills for Startups and Project Managers
Soft Skills for Startups and Project Managers was held on December 7 at Ankara Limak Hotel. This event was organized by PMI Turkey and its EU project Outspeed Startup.
The event started with the opening speech of Eren Akdur (President of PMI Turkey 2020). Then, Dr. Gökce Phillips, project technical leader in Outspeed Startup, talked about the Outspeed Startup project. She mentioned about what the project has done so far and the future plans of the project.
After Gökçe Phillips’ speech, Mertcan Gül made a presentation about Soft Skills in Innovation and Entrepreneurship and he shared his opinions and experiences about it.
At the second part of the event, Dr. Bülent Gümüş, key Expert in Outspeed Startup, held Design Thinking Workshop. Design Thinking, which is regarded as an important methodology in project management and it consists of define, ideate, prototype and test. The participants tried to carry out these stages practically in two sessions.
The event was helpful in terms of increasing the awareness of the project management and participants were very pleased to practice the Design Thinking