Online, The Power Of Design Strategy

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Online, The Power Of Design Strategy

April 12, 2022 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Online, The Power Of Design Strategy @ ONLINE

Join this (virtual) Roundtable hosted by Lyn Hawkins, National Director of Business Women Australia, as Marion Burchell, (MD of Azolla Holdings) shares her experiences, and facilitates a powerful conversation into how design thinking has emerged as the most powerful mechanism for strategic planning and management.

We invite women in strategic, development and management roles to join this conversation and share their examples of stakeholder-driven enhancements to planning and change, influencing the development of efficiencies, products and service delivery. You don’t need to be a current member of BWA to participate in this powerful session.

Design thinking has the ability to influence how leaders, managers and teams make day-to-day strategic planning choices. Hear Marion’s insights into the integration of design thinking into the practice of management, or “Design-Led Strategy”. Be inspired by how this focus provides the direction for sustainable innovation and customer-focused improvements that are vital in today’s complex, fast evolving world.

Join this BWA online roundtable discussion as we share share experiences across across industries, sectors and professions. Tap into the best practices and innovative ways that are being adopted to implement design-led thinking in Australian organisations.

This is an interactive webinar. ‘C’ level executives, heads of departments, business owners, strategic advisers and managers will get value from this opportunity to tap into the expertise of Marion Burchell and this roundtable of experienced, talented women.

This event begins at:
WA: 12:00 pm
NT: 1:30 pm
QLD: 2:00 pm
SA: 2:30 pm
VIC, ACT, NSW, TAS: 3:00 pm

Register today to secure your seat at this engaging online event and receive the zoom link.

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Marion is the MD of Azolla Holdings, an agile strategy and consulting practice she established in 2020 following an impressive career as Acting Government Chief Information Officer and Executive Director for the Western Australian Government. and a Strategic Director with Monitor Deloitte (consulting). Marion is sought by her clients to provide practical solutions to business problems, drawing on her experience in strategy, innovation and leadership. She works with CEOs and senior executive teams delivering pragmatic solutions to current challenges.

Marion’s career spans both public and commercial sectors. She is adept at working in fast-paced, high-work volume environments that require multiple stakeholders to collaborate to achieve outcomes. Her focus on agile, evidence-based strategy and advice is a reflection of her multi-disciplinary training, translating to clear decisions that will have traction with customers. Marion is a leader in design thinking, a non-linear, iterative process used to better understand users, challenge assumptions, redefine problems and create innovative solutions.

Lyn is the National Director of Business Women Australia and a management consultant with a focus on business growth, marketing and cultural transformation. She has held senior roles with KPMG, HHG Legal Group, HLB Mann Judd and Telstra, in addition to General Management roles with technology-based businesses. As a Principal of a successful consulting practice Lyn works predominantly with professional services firms (legal, accounting and technology) and executive teams developing and implementing business development strategies.

About Business Women Australia:
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