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