CGI: Denis Stalker, ‘Important factors for developing your career’

Biography: Denis Stalker, Senior Project Manager, Logica (now part of the CGI group)

Denis started his career with Marconi Radar Systems developing radar tracking algorithms and researching techniques in computer generated imagery for flight and other simulators before moving into Project Management roles for the next 35 years.

Denis has worked across Defence, Finance, Retail, Energy, Utilities and Government sectors. His current role on behalf of CGI, is Projects Delivery Director for a major Government client with responsibility for supporting Business Change with effective and efficient delivery of IT solutions.

As ‘light relief’ from his primary role, Denis has also been working with Keele University since 2006 presenting elements of the ITMB course to students.

Denis holds a BSc (Hons) degree (1971) and PhD (1974) in Physics from the University of Nottingham.

Lecture: ‘Important Factors for Developing Your Career’

Denis will draw on his Project Management experience to highlight what he considers to be key factors that students should take into account in developing their careers, with particular focus on the relevance of:

• Impact of innovation and change
• Good communication
• Effective Team Working

He will also draw attention to the valuable content in many of the previous excellent Guru Lectures (recorded and available).