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Gilbert silvius sustainability in project management

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Gilbert silvius sustainability in project management

  1. 1. Sustainability in Project Management:A Responsibility of Project Managers? <br />A.J.Gilbert Silvius<br />November 2010<br />
  2. 2. Who’s talking?<br />47 years of age, 2 kids<br />Education:<br />Royal Military Academy<br />MSc Economics (Erasmus University)<br />MBA (Catholic University Leuven)<br />PhD (Utrecht University)<br />Experience:<br />Royal Dutch Army (1981 – 1993)<br />Getronics (1993 – 2004)<br />Utrecht University of Applied Sciences (2002 – today)<br />Van Aetsveld (2004 - today)<br />Interests:<br />Business IT Alignment<br />Project Management<br />Entrepreneurship in developing areas<br />Gilbert Silvius<br />Professor of Business, ICT and Innovation<br />Program DirectorMaster of Project Management<br />Principal consultant Van Aetsveld<br />gilbert.silvius@hu.nl<br />www.gilbertsilvius.nl<br />
  3. 3. WhystudyProject Management?<br />“It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change.” <br />The paceof changeis increasing<br />
  4. 4. Projects as an instrument of realizingorganizationalchange<br />
  5. 5. Projects as an instrument of realizingorganizationalchange<br />
  6. 6. Sustainability?<br />
  7. 7. Sustainability?<br />Projects<br />
  8. 8.
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  10. 10. Shell today<br />
  11. 11. Shell today<br />Contributing to sustainable development is integral to the way we do business<br />
  12. 12. KLM<br />
  13. 13. Unilever<br />
  14. 14. Sustainability?<br />Projects<br />
  15. 15. Society level<br />Corporate level<br />Project level<br />Individual level<br />
  16. 16. Sustainable development<br />World Commission on Environment and Development (the Brundtland Commission): "forms of progress that meet the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their needs."<br />
  17. 17. Key concepts<br />Sustainability is about balancing or harmonizing social, environmental and economical interests<br />
  18. 18. People, Planet, Profit<br />
  19. 19. Key concepts<br />Sustainability is about balancing or harmonizing social, environmental and economical interests<br />Sustainabilitytakesinto account both the short term and the long term<br />
  20. 20. Naturalfriends?<br />Regularorganization<br />Permanent<br />Short term + long term oriented<br />Goal oriented<br />Goal is chosen<br />Project<br />Temporary<br />Short term oriented<br />Deliverable oriented<br />Deliverable is given<br />
  21. 21. Key concepts<br />Sustainability is about balancing or harmonizing social, environmental and economical interests<br />Sustainabilitytakesinto account both the short term and the long term<br />Sustainability is aboutconsumingincome, notcapital<br />
  22. 22. The key is<br />
  23. 23. World Commission on Environment and Development (the Brundtland Commission): <br />Sustainable development needs change, needs innovation<br />Innovation needs projects<br />
  24. 24. Sustainability<br />Innovation<br />Projects<br />
  25. 25. Okay…..<br />But what does it mean for projects?<br />What does it mean for project managers?<br />Criteria?<br />Scope?<br />Responsibilities?<br />Implications?<br />
  26. 26. Sustainability criteria<br />
  27. 27. Sustainability crieria<br />
  28. 28. Sustainability criteria??<br />
  29. 29. But what is the scope?<br />
  30. 30.
  31. 31. Sustainability inthe Project Life Cycle<br />
  32. 32. But…..<br />Is it the project manager’sresponsibility?<br />
  33. 33. But is it the PM’s responsibility?<br />
  34. 34. But…..<br />Is it the project manager’s responsibility?<br />Or should the project manager take responsibility?<br />
  35. 35. Implications<br />The ‘Sustainable’ Project Manager<br />
  36. 36. Project Management<br />
  37. 37. SustainableProject Management<br />
  38. 38. Implications<br />The ‘Sustainable’ Project Manager<br />Sustainability in Project Management competencies<br />
  39. 39. Future<br />Past<br />Present<br />
  40. 40. Implications<br />The ‘Sustainable’ Project Manager<br />Sustainability in Project Management competencies<br />Sustainability in Project Management processes and methodologies<br />Sustainability in Project Management reporting<br />
  41. 41. Conclusion<br />Sustainability!!<br />Projects<br />
  42. 42. Sustainable Project Management<br />The management of project-organized change in policies, assets or organizations, with consideration of the economical, social and environmental impact of the project, its result and its effect, for now and future generations<br />

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