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Project 20/20 Explained

Brendan Jenman (1990B) explains "Project 20/20", an initiative to enable the implementation of the 2025 ODU Strategy and to organise the ODU to achieve its objectives.

Brendan Jenman (1990B) on Project 2020
Brendan Jenman (1990B) on Project 2020

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Brendan Jenman (1990B) sat down with Jeremy Ryall (2014F) to explain Project 20/20, an initiative to enable the implementation of the 2025 ODU Strategy and to organise the ODU in a way that gives it the best chance of achieving.

Q: Why call it "Project 20/20"? 
A: It's a play on the year of the project, 2020, and having the clarity of 20/20 vision when assessing the operations of the organisation.

Watch the video below to find out more. 

To read the full outcomes summary and supporting Documentation, CLICK HERE

Supporting Documentation found in the article includes:

  • Guiding Principle Proposals
  • ODU Brand Overview
  • A Communication Strategy
  • OD Database Review
  • ODU Operational Elements
  • ODU Operating Model Proposals
  • Office Work Management Processes
  • Website Overview
  • Business Network Brief
  • Clubs and Interest Groups overview
  • Matric Onboarding and Valedictory Process
  • Mentorship Program Digitisation Summary

The content in the documents above have either been implemented, agreed or being proposed. The status of each will be made available in the coming weeks.

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