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  • 1. www.DLR.de • Chart 1 > Standard presentation > Jan. 2012German Aerospace Center (DLR)
  • 2. www.DLR.de • Chart 2 > Standard presentation > Jan. 2012DLRGerman Aerospace Center Research Institution Space Agency Project Management Agency
  • 3. www.DLR.de • Chart 3 > Standard presentation > Jan. 2012Locations and employees7000 employees across Stade  Hamburg32 institutes and facilities at  Neustrelitz Bremen   Trauen 16 sites. Berlin  Braunschweig Offices in Brussels,Paris and Washington.  Goettingen Juelich   Cologne  Bonn Lampoldshausen  Stuttgart  Augsburg   Oberpfaffenhofen Weilheim 
  • 4. www.DLR.de • Chart 4 > Standard presentation > Jan. 2012 National and International NetworkingCustomers and partners: Governments and ministries, agencies and organisations, industry and commerce, science and research World Europe Germany
  • 5. www.DLR.de • Chart 5 > Standard presentation > Jan. 2012Research Areas- Aeronautics- Space Research and Technology- Transport- Energy- Space Administration- Project Management Agency
  • 6. www.DLR.de • Chart 6 > Standard presentation > Jan. 2012DLR Space Research and Technology –Communication/NavigationFocus:- Satellite communications: optical communications, transmission standards (DVB-S2/RCS), applications/services- Navigation: Galileo operation and operational support, applications (including indoor navigation)Highlights:- Galileo Control Center- LCT application on TerraSAR-X and NFIREFuture:- Development of GALILEO II technologies- Safety-of-life applications- Combination of communications, navigation and earth observation
  • 7. www.DLR.de • Chart 7 > Standard presentation > Jan. 2012Institute of Communications and NavigationApprox. 150 employees at two Stade  Hamburgsites:  Neustrelitz Bremen   Trauen Oberpfaffenhofen Neustrelitz Berlin  Braunschweig Main area of research:  Goettingen- Satellite Communications Juelich   Cologne- Optical Freespace  Bonn Communications- Aeronautical Communications- Satellite Navigation Lampoldshausen - Multisensor Navigation Stuttgart  Augsburg   Oberpfaffenhofen Weilheim 
  • 8. www.DLR.de • Chart 8 > NASA PM-Challenge > Dr. F. David > February 23, 2012Implementing a PMO and Developing PMExpertise at a DLR InstituteDr. F. DavidVice DirectorInstitute of Communications and Navigation
  • 9. www.DLR.de • Chart 9 > NASA PM-Challenge > Dr. F. David > February 23, 2012Initial SituationEnd of 2005- Recent change in Institute management- Distinct scientific profile, but low impact- Low earnings from thrid party based on lots of small projects, no big missions- Cross functional department just recently etablished- Mission: enabling the Institute to take over leading positions in selected, large international key projects- Evolutionary approach
  • 10. www.DLR.de • Chart 10 > NASA PM-Challenge > Dr. F. David > February 23, 2012Agenda The PMO as driving force for change Establishing Best Practices in the Institute Drawing on project managers´experienceRaising the level of aducation in project management PM as alternative career path Defining role and responsibilities of Project Managers Status and further development
  • 11. www.DLR.de • Chart 11 > NASA PM-Challenge > Dr. F. David > February 23, 2012The PMO as driving force for changeContinuous development in three domains PM process Support Staff
  • 12. www.DLR.de • Chart 12 > NASA PM-Challenge > Dr. F. David > February 23, 2012 Establishing best practices PMI Standards Sponsors MarketsExperience DLR Governance
  • 13. www.DLR.de • Chart 13 > NASA PM-Challenge > Dr. F. David > February 23, 2012Drawing on experience of our project managersThe PM working group as exchange network- Exchange of experience / lessons learned- Knowledge transfer and peer coaching- Generation, maintenance, and continuous development of documented best practices and tools
  • 14. www.DLR.de • Chart 14 > NASA PM-Challenge > Dr. F. David > February 23, 2012Raising the level of education in PMTraining concept and PM career pathMethodological competences Start of Career - Generic PM processes - DLR specific processes and interfacesContextual competences Orientation Phase 1 - Personnel management, finance, law, standards, …Behavioral competences Orientation Phase 2 - Leadership, motivation, communication, cre ativity, openness, performance orientation, … PM Career PMP
  • 15. www.DLR.de • Chart 15 > NASA PM-Challenge > Dr. F. David > February 23, 2012Role and responsibility of Project Managersas defined in the Institute- The Project Manager is the person responsible for managing the project and for accomplishing the project objectives within the constraints of the project- Project management is recognized as a valid role with accountability and authority for managing the project- The Project Manager is appointed by the Director of the Institute and concludes mutual agreements with line managers on the provision and usage of resources- The Project Manager directly reports to the Director of the Institute
  • 16. www.DLR.de • Chart 16 > NASA PM-Challenge > Dr. F. David > February 23, 2012 Status and further development- Increased impact through leadership in key projects- Siginificant growth in earnings from thrid party still based on lots of small and just some big projects- Significant increase in level of PM education- Five PMPs certified, two of them leading large cross-departmental projectsNext Step- Transition from PMO to P3O adressing - Project Management as well as - Portfolio Management and - Program Management
  • 17. www.DLR.de • Chart 17 > NASA PM-Challenge > Dr. F. David > February 23, 2012 Thank for your attention!