Cross border project management

  • 1,947 views
Uploaded on

Having managed multiple global teams both in Asia, Europe, and the US I was asked to share some of my experiences on how to successfully deliver large scale projects across boarders.

Having managed multiple global teams both in Asia, Europe, and the US I was asked to share some of my experiences on how to successfully deliver large scale projects across boarders.

More in: Business
  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Be the first to comment
    Be the first to like this
No Downloads

Views

Total Views
1,947
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
1

Actions

Shares
Downloads
41
Comments
0
Likes
0

Embeds 0

No embeds

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
    No notes for slide

Transcript

  • 1. Managing Projects
    Across Borders
    Jeffrey Hurley
    December 2010
  • 2. Or…How do I reliably deliver in 4 different Regions while working with teams in 7 different Countries?
  • 3. Managing a global project requires more than managing time differences
  • 4. It is about managing four Obstacles to Great Global Project Management
  • 5. First: Communication
  • 6. How do you feel when information isn’t being shared?
  • 7. Reach
    Frequency
  • 8. Second: Scope & Procurement
  • 9. Scope:
    I want a Rocket Ship
    But…we are an investment bank
  • 10. Getting resources allocated in the appropriate locations to maximize cost and delivery
  • 11. Third: Direction
  • 12. Managing scope and expectations for each region
  • 13. What do team members do when the requirement doesn’t work in reality
  • 14. Fourth: Sponsorship
  • 15. Do you have Senior Level Business Sponsorship in each Region
  • 16. Project Managers use implied authority
  • 17. Are you Using Your Tools
    Instant Messenger
    Email
    Video on your phone
    SharePoint
    Phone Calls/Conference Calls
    Voicemail
    Then PowerPoint/Excel/Project/PPM
  • 18. If you are going to make a commitment
    Be prepared to deliver on that promise…
  • 19.
  • 20. Thank you for sharing your photos
    Obstacles: http://www.flickr.com/photos/anniecatblue/3913830513/
    Man working on laptops: http://www.flickr.com/photos/vitamindave/4286976814/sizes/o/
    American Business Man: http://www.flickr.com/photos/wonderlane/3008272601/sizes/o/
    Businessman: http://www.flickr.com/photos/rappaportcenter/3904543371/sizes/l/
    MBA Team: http://www.flickr.com/photos/markhillary/3072828574/sizes/o/
    Persian businesswoman: http://www.flickr.com/photos/hamed/417936161/sizes/o/
    No food in the labs: http://www.flickr.com/photos/danlindvall/4421247663/sizes/l/
    Telephone: http://www.flickr.com/photos/locutis/137619712/
    Rocket ship: http://www.flickr.com/photos/designandtechnologydepartment/3879185637/sizes/o/
    Gorilla Meditating: http://www.flickr.com/photos/karamell/5020495143/sizes/l/
    Signal fires: http://www.flickr.com/photos/snigl3t/918570299/sizes/o/
    Indian businessman: http://www.flickr.com/photos/legends2k/4134571327/sizes/o/
    Frustration: http://www.flickr.com/photos/14511253@N04/4411497087/sizes/o/
    Japanese business: http://www.flickr.com/photos/tomergabel/3348611751/sizes/o/
    Mushrooms: http://www.flickr.com/photos/djimison/211997624/
    Reach: http://www.flickr.com/photos/30235101@N06/3344044448/
    Shopping Carts: http://www.flickr.com/photos/89544908@N00/238070241/
    Crossroads: http://www.flickr.com/photos/marksmallwoodcommunications/4311667717/
    Clock: http://www.flickr.com/photos/indraw/4857101224/
    Naoto Kan: http://www.flickr.com/photos/foreignoffice/4795820403/
    David Cameron: http://www.flickr.com/photos/bisgovuk/4604069856/
    President Obama: http://www.flickr.com/photos/823photo/3327476462/
    Donald Tsang: http://www.flickr.com/photos/speakerpelosi/3576180796/