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Project management for doctors

  1. 1. Project Management for Doctors Vaikunthan Rajaratnam MBBS,FRCS,Dip Hand Surgery,MBA,PGCertMedEd,FHEA Consultant Hand Surgeon
  2. 2. Areas of application • Research • Audit • Article writing • Book writing • Service development • Private practice establishment
  3. 3. Project Management • the discipline of planning, organizing, securing and managing resources to bring about the successful completion of specific project goals and objectives • A project is a temporary endeavor, having a defined beginning and end (usually constrained by date, but can be by funding or deliverables),
  4. 4. Value of Project Management • Initiating - you formulate your “contract” • Planning - gain a better understanding of what needs to be done • Closing – achieve your target “In preparing for battle, I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable” – Eisenhower
  5. 5. Initiation • Strategy - WHAT – you are going to do • Tactics HOW – you are going to do it, including parameters • Objective/Goal - WHY – Measurable benefit.
  6. 6. Project Objective • Focus effort and resources • Pre execution discussions • Gets consensus from stakeholders and team on task, responsibilities and targets
  7. 7. Planning Plan and schedule for – Critical task identification and allocation – Schedule – Progress charting – Communication
  8. 8. Gantt Chart • bar chart that illustrates a project schedule. • the start and finish dates of the terminal elements and summary elements of a project. • Terminal and summary elements comprise the work breakdown structure - WBS
  9. 9. Tracking Progress • Gives you visibility of progress • Binary outcome (done- Y or N) • Scope Management - does the change help towards objective
  10. 10. Work Breakdown Structure WBS • STEP 1: Formulation your research question • STEP 2: Getting background information and literature search • STEP 3: Refine your search terms • STEP 4: Consider your resource databases and perform literature review • STEP 5: Design Methodology • STEP 6: Design experiment • STEP 7: Collect and sort data • STEP 8: Analyse your data • STEP 9: Organize and write • STEP 10: Compose your bibliography
  11. 11. 100 cases in Hand Surgery extract from handsurgeryman Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) Start Date End Date Progress Assigned Concept Development 01/05/2011 15/05/2011 Done Raj Content Structure 12/05/2011 20/05/2011 In progress Chris develop the content tree based on Greens Operative Hand Surgery Collate all cases from website 15/05/2011 21/05/2011 not done Malek and Louise log and download all cases form website and collate and index to content tree Assign cases to authors 22/05/2011 23/05/2011 not done Raj assign by seniority ands skill set Develop content for each case 24/05/2011 15/06/2011 not done All assigned authors will develop draft content for each case with literature review Review and finalise 16/06/2011 23/06/2011 In progress Raj Publisher engagement 12/05/2011 30/06/2011 In progress Raj Bookpoint Limited, 130 Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon, OX14 4SB.
  12. 12. Balance Quadrant Scope Quality Time Cost
  13. 13. Closing Acknowledging everything has been delivered Deliver Move on