VP & CIO of Henry Schein, North America
Chair of the LISTNET CIO Council
Grace Monahan is Vice President and Chief Information Officer for North America for Henry Schein, Inc., the largest provider of healthcare products and services to office-based practitioners in the combined North American and European markets. Grace is responsible for Henry Schein’s North American Business Systems Development team, ecommerce technology and IS infrastructure services, as well as creative services. Grace has extensive experience directing large integration projects; she has been with Henry Schein for 10 years.
Prior to joining Henry Schein in 1998, Grace was Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer for CMP Media, Inc., a business-to-business publishing company based on Long Island where she was responsible for all IS activity and held prior positions directing operations, human resources, facilities, customer service, market research and direct marketing.
Grace is a Board Member of LISTNET (Long Island Software and Technology Network) and Chairs their CIO Council. She is also a member of the Association of Information Technology Professionals. Grace earned a BA in Marketing from Long Island University, C.W. Post College.
Managing Large Cross Functional Projects
In this session we will discuss:
• Project initiation and prioritization
• Establishing project charter
• Project team structure and roles
• Executive sponsorship
• Establishing accountability
• Managing scope
• Project plan and stages
• Phased approach or big bang
• Testing and sign off
• Budget creation and tracking
• Effective team management
• Meeting facilitation
• Communication plan
• Report cards
• Post-project review