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  • Your open gate to International Accreditation Mehdi Mahfoud
  • IPPM (1) Principles & Concepts PM principles & Definitions, PLC, Project types, PM elements, PM thinking IPPM (2) Managing projects Initiation, Planning, Implementation, Close out, follow up, PM Methodologies, Risk management, Quality Management, Stakeholders Management. IPPM (3) PM Attitude & Personality PM Leadership, Emotional intelligence, Strategic thinking, communication skills, Team building techniques
  • Husband & Wife (Don’t worry love is there!) Risk never sleeps,,, watch your back! “Anything that can go wrong, will go wrong” Murphy’s Law
  • Time Cost Information system Maintainability Reliability Validity Information - quality use Quality Benefits - Stakeholders Benefits - Organisational Improved efficiency Improved effectiveness Increased profits Strategic goals Organisational learning Satisfied users Social & Environmental Impact Personal development Contractors profits Capital suppliers Content project team Economic impact on surrounding community Source: R. Atkinson 1999, in Cammack, MSc, 2007 1999, Cammack,
  • Constraints Financial, legal, ethical, environmental, Logic, activation, time, quality, indirect effects Input: Want / need Project Mechanisms: People, Knowledge & expertise Capital, tools & techniques technology Cammack.I. 2007,Maylor 2003 p.26 Output: Satisfied need
  • Definition Internal to Organisation People Objectives Scope Leadership Management Influence Pressures PROJECT DRIVERS Organisation Sponsorship Benefit Schedule Urgency Planning Control Quality Vision Commitment Support Resistance Systems Strategy Roles Resources Attitudes External to Organisation Turner 1999 p.70 in Cammack, MSc, 2007 Context Political Socio-Economic Environment
  • Project definition: Risk assessment: What to do? What are the targets? How can things go wrong? Business case: Staffing and organization Why do it? With whom to do it?
  • Define the project • What is the objective? • What are prerequisites? • What is the impact on business processes? • What are IT implications? • What are key phases? Check strategic alignment Specify project targets • What is the company • What are measurable and strategy in related areas? • Has the contribution of the project to reaching strategic targets been defined? verifiable business targets of the project? • When will they be achieved?
  • Question Check list • Business problems/opportunities addressed What is the overall objective of the project? by the initiative are identified? • Business objectives are identified? • Other alternatives are considered in terms of costs, benefits, and risks? • Dependencies on the other ongoing projects What are the nuts and bolts for project success? are identified? • Information/data requirements to support the project are available? • The project can be realized with existing processes/IT applications? • The project can be realized with existing resources/skills? • All processes related to the project have What are project implications on business processes? been considered? • Change of the business processes has been defined with sufficient detail? • New business processes are realistic and consistent?
  • Question Check list • Have all IT applications related to the project What are project implications for IT infrastructure? Is the project aligned with overall strategy? What are key phases of the project? been considered? • Has the IT development been planned in sufficient detail for all applications in question? • Have all the interfaces been considered? • Has strategy in the related areas been considered? • Has the project’s contribution to reaching strategic targets been defined? • Is there an analysis phase (if required*)? • Does the project have a clear end product?
  • To be discussed in small groups first, then in class plenum: Remember the last project you have been involved in at your organization: 1. Go through the checklist and discuss how this project has been defined and which areas have been missing: - What was the overall objective of the project? - What were prerequisites for the project success? - What were expected project implications on business processes? - What were project implications for IT infrastructure? - Was the project aligned with overall strategy? - What were key phases of the project? 2. if not, What was the reasons that created an unclear definition of your project? 3. How could these reasons of unclear project definition be addressed for future projects?