PMI Lebanon Chapter | Digital transformation, innovation, systems thinking: implication for project management

The PMI Lebanon Chapter is glad to announce that Mr. Jacques Bakaev is the speaker of this month and will be talking about "Digital transformation, innovation, systems thinking: implication for project management", This Monthly Talk will be In-person on Thursday Mar 16, 2023 at 6:00 PM, at The Key ApartHotel | Palais de Justice District, Corniche du Fleuve, Beirut, Lebanon | Achrafieh

Schedule (Lebanon Time):
- 6:00pm Registration and Networking - (Free for PMI Lebanon Chapter members and $10 for non-members)
- 6:30pm the Talk - One Hour

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Learning Objectives:
Technology disruption, digital transformation and systems thinking are having significant impact on project management, project managers need to be prepared to manage increasingly complex projects, work at an accelerated pace, adopt agile methodologies, make data driven decisions, collaborate effectively and apply systems thinking to their work.  By doing so they can help their organization to stay competitive and navigate the challenges of the digital age and the digital business ecosystem.

Talking Points & Agenda: 

  • Disruption and the Digital Business Ecosystem
  • Digital Transformation Framework
  • Digital transformation in Lebanon
  • Systems Thinking, Systems Dynamics   
  • Disruptive Innovation
  • Implication for Project Management

About the Speaker: Mr. Jacques Bakaev

Digital Transformation and Innovation management consultant Engaged in Digital Transformation, ICT and Management consultancy, focusing on IT governance and Cybersecurity in the Enterprise environment, SMEs, NGOs and Digital Business Ecosystem (DBE).

Retired brigadier-general of the Internal Security Forces (ISF) of Lebanon, served mostly as an IT specialist in the ISF IT department.

Worked on building an anti-cybercrime unit in the ISF and participated in drafting the Lebanese E-transaction draft law and implementing many IT systems at the ISF. Lebanese Military academy graduate, holding a BS in computer science and an MBA. Certified in IT Governance (COBIT 5), Lead information security management systems Implementer (ISO/IEC 27001), project management (PMP).

Board member of the Internet Society – Lebanon chapter (ISOC Lebanon), chapter secretary PMP certification: May 2013 PMI Lebanon chapter member: Feb 2016

Email: [email protected]

Event Details

Date & Time

16 March 2023

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM (Eastern Europe Standard Time+02:00)


Members: Free

Non-Members: $10


1 PDU- 1hr 30min (30min Networking & Reg, 1hr the Talk).