Jacqui Hogan FCMI
Jacqui helps small and medium sized IT companies increase their productivity and grow through improved management and business skills. She is the MD and Head Mentor at Cocreative Ltd. where she has been mentoring SME business managers/owners to achieve their business goals since 2003. This includes:
Managing Change – Goal setting, Business Strategy, Innovation, Risk Analysis, Stakeholder Management, Project Planning, Project Management, Communication, Overcoming resistance, Implementation.
On going Business Performance – Business Strategy, Business Planning, Customer Surveys, Technology Strategy e.g. Cloud, BYOD, Outsourcing etc.
Manager Performance – Leadership, Team Building, Creative Problem Solving, Presentation Skills, Mentoring programmes, Performance Management, Budgeting.
Prior to setting up Cocreative, she worked in senior Information Technology management and leadership roles for a variety of organisations including IT Outsourcing, Software Solutions, Engineering, Not for Profit, and Pharmaceuticals.
Jacqui is an experienced change management consultant with practical skills in mentoring and supporting small and large organisations to successfully deliver strategic growth. She has considerable experience at senior level in developing and advising on business strategy for both new and existing businesses. She is particularly skilled in situations with a high degree of uncertainty or change; mentoring and motivating those involved, and communicating effectively with all stakeholders. She is an expert in Innovation and generating new ideas.
Jacqui has wide experience in senior management, and with mentoring middle and junior managers. This includes both direct management responsibility, and managing difficult and challenging client teams as an outsourced manager. She has expertise in strategic planning and formal project planning to deliver business solutions involving new ideas. Her experience is particularly strong in helping develop effective management within Innovative IT companies.
Jacqui uses a wide range of creative thinking techniques and has facilitated many seminars and workshops for groups ranging from 6 to 200 people and is familiar with working with a diverse range of different people and situations. She is a Distinguished Toastmaster (the highest level of communication and leadership) with Toastmasters International, and has made over 100 speeches and presentations.
Jacqui has a BSC (hons), postgraduate diploma in Computer Science and an MBA. She is an approved Business Adviser with ibd (initiatives in business development) and an IMP3rove Guide. She is an executive committee member of BCS ELITE (Effective Leadership in IT), a member of WiM and Chair of her local CMI branch.
Type: Subject Matter Experts