New Tools and Skills for Project Managers<br />Adnan Siddiqui, P.E.<br />Principal<br />ConcepSys Solutions LLC<br />
Get To Know Each Other<br />Audience Poll<br />Academia - Is capital project management training part of your curriculum?<...
Agenda<br />New Tools<br />Multidiscipline Interface Management Matrix<br />Project Pre-Mortem<br />Failure Mode and Effec...
Multidiscipline Interface Management<br />New interface management tool presented in Harvard Business Review article:<br /...
Multidiscipline Interface Management<br />
Multidiscipline Interface Management<br />
Project Pre-Mortem<br />Conducted at start of project<br />Group session with key team members from ALL levels<br />Should...
FMEA Overview<br />Six Sigma tool to develop a risk management plan for project execution<br />Categorize negative project...
FMEA Sample – Part 1<br />
FMEA Sample – Part 2<br />
FMEA Sample – Part 3<br />
FMEA Sample – Complete<br />
Working with Generation Y<br />Who is Generation Y?<br />Graduating college in 2000 or later?<br />Experienced an explosio...
Working with Generation Y<br />Attracting<br />Company career sites on social networks e.g. Facebook<br />Company profiles...
Working with Generation Y<br />Retaining<br />Managing expectations<br />Company culture<br />Career path<br />Organizatio...
Emotional and Social Intelligence<br />Technical excellence is not the only criteria for great project managers<br />Do yo...
Emotional and Social Intelligence<br />Empathy <br />Do you understand what motivates other people, even those from differ...
Emotional and Social Intelligence<br />Organizational Awareness <br />Do you appreciate the culture and values of the grou...
Emotional and Social Intelligence<br />Developing Others <br />Do you coach and mentor others with compassion and personal...
Emotional and Social Intelligence<br />Teamwork <br />Do you solicit input from everyone on the team?  <br />Do you suppor...
Continue The Dialog<br />Contact me via:<br />aasiddiqui@ConcepSysSolutions.com<br />Subscribe to my project management bl...
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New Tools for Project Management - AIChE Spring 09

  1. 1. New Tools and Skills for Project Managers<br />Adnan Siddiqui, P.E.<br />Principal<br />ConcepSys Solutions LLC<br />
  2. 2. Get To Know Each Other<br />Audience Poll<br />Academia - Is capital project management training part of your curriculum?<br />Separate course<br />Integrated with another course<br />Industry - What type of projects are you leading?<br />Retrofits and revamps<br />Greenfield<br />Size of project team<br />About Me<br />
  3. 3. Agenda<br />New Tools<br />Multidiscipline Interface Management Matrix<br />Project Pre-Mortem<br />Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (FMEA)<br />New Skills<br />Working with Generation Y<br />Social and Emotional Intelligence<br />
  4. 4. Multidiscipline Interface Management<br />New interface management tool presented in Harvard Business Review article:<br />“Are Your Engineers Talking to Each Other ..”<br />November 2007<br />Authors researched failure on complex projects such as Airbus Super Jumbo<br />Applicable to complex mega capital projects.<br />
  5. 5. Multidiscipline Interface Management<br />
  6. 6. Multidiscipline Interface Management<br />
  7. 7. Project Pre-Mortem<br />Conducted at start of project<br />Group session with key team members from ALL levels<br />Should be independently facilitated<br />Attendees are asked to complete the statement<br />“The project failed because ….”<br />Results should be analyzed using an FMEA<br />
  8. 8. FMEA Overview<br />Six Sigma tool to develop a risk management plan for project execution<br />Categorize negative project outcomes (impacts) on:<br />Severity of impact<br />Ability to detect<br />Likelihood of occurrence<br />Enables formal risk planning and monitoring<br />
  9. 9. FMEA Sample – Part 1<br />
  10. 10. FMEA Sample – Part 2<br />
  11. 11. FMEA Sample – Part 3<br />
  12. 12. FMEA Sample – Complete<br />
  13. 13. Working with Generation Y<br />Who is Generation Y?<br />Graduating college in 2000 or later?<br />Experienced an explosion in Technology, Media, Telecommunications (TMT)<br />Generation Y myths<br />Not hard working<br />Unreliable<br />Not willing to put the time in<br />Short attention span<br />
  14. 14. Working with Generation Y<br />Attracting<br />Company career sites on social networks e.g. Facebook<br />Company profiles on Vault.com<br />Training<br />Mentorship (traditional and reverse)<br />Rotation programs<br />Electronic courses<br />Team based training<br />
  15. 15. Working with Generation Y<br />Retaining<br />Managing expectations<br />Company culture<br />Career path<br />Organizational hierarchy norms<br />Coaching not babysitting<br />
  16. 16. Emotional and Social Intelligence<br />Technical excellence is not the only criteria for great project managers<br />Do you to have to manage ..<br />Global teams?<br />Less face-to-face meetings?<br />Diversity?<br />If so, are you the socially intelligent project manager who succeeds in these situations?<br />
  17. 17. Emotional and Social Intelligence<br />Empathy <br />Do you understand what motivates other people, even those from different backgrounds? <br />Are you sensitive to others’ needs? <br />Attunement <br />Do you listen attentively and think about how others feel? <br />Are you attuned to others’ moods?<br />
  18. 18. Emotional and Social Intelligence<br />Organizational Awareness <br />Do you appreciate the culture and values of the group or organization? <br />Do you understand social networks and know their unspoken norms? <br />Influence <br />Do you persuade others by engaging them in discussion and appealing to their self-interests? <br />Do you get support from key people?<br />
  19. 19. Emotional and Social Intelligence<br />Developing Others <br />Do you coach and mentor others with compassion and personally invest time and energy in mentoring? <br />Do you provide feedback that people find helpful for their professional development? <br />Inspiration <br />Do you articulate a compelling vision, build group pride, and foster a positive emotional tone? <br />Do you lead by bringing out the best in people?<br />
  20. 20. Emotional and Social Intelligence<br />Teamwork <br />Do you solicit input from everyone on the team? <br />Do you support all team members and encourage cooperation? <br />
  21. 21. Continue The Dialog<br />Contact me via:<br />aasiddiqui@ConcepSysSolutions.com<br />Subscribe to my project management blog at<br />http://tinyurl.com/pmblog<br />Connect to me on LinkedIn at:<br /><ul><li>http://www.linkedin.com/in/adnanasiddiqui</li>

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