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College project management

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  2. 2. <ul><li>Dealing with the shortage of Project Management Skills </li></ul>
  3. 4. Reason OF Failure
  4. 6. Key Project Management Issues
  5. 7. INFRASTRUCTURE <ul><li>Inherent complexity of infrastructure projects involves </li></ul><ul><li>multiplicity of stakeholders, compliance to regulations and clearances, implementations through public private partnerships (PPP). </li></ul><ul><li>Effective project management in this sector offers potential scope for national savings by enhancing capital expenditure efficiencies. </li></ul>
  6. 8. Energy <ul><li>The energy sector is challenged to bridge supply-demand gap in keeping with national requirements. </li></ul><ul><li>Delivery of energy at cost effective means and development of capacity for future growth, to meet the national requirements require adoption of benchmarks and project management best practices. </li></ul>
  7. 9. Automobile <ul><li>New Product Development (NPD), time to market, innovations, varied product families are considerations for project management in the Indian Automobile sector. </li></ul><ul><li>Both Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) as well as the component industry is highly competitive, demanding rigorous project management practices. </li></ul>
  8. 10. Defense <ul><li>The desire to achieve self-reliance and technology enhancements through long-duration research programmes offers specific challenges in defence project management. </li></ul><ul><li>Strategic procurement aligned to technological advances and managing multiple international as well as national vendors are key requirements for defence project management. </li></ul>
  9. 11. IT/ITES <ul><li>Two important drivers leading to the growth of Indian IT-ITES sector are capability enhancement in large program governance and process maturity. These define the path from labour arbitrage mode to strategic partnerships for most Indian IT-ITES organizations. </li></ul><ul><li>Managing projects in various geographies, time-zones, operating with stakeholders from multiple cultures and handling new technology offer distinct challenges </li></ul>
  10. 12. <ul><li>In India, Educated but Unemployable Youths; Graduates Finds Schools Don’t Foster Skills Needed for Fast-Changing Economy </li></ul>
  11. 13. <ul><li>Only 25 per cent of our engineering graduates, 15 per cent of our finance and accounting professionals and 10 per cent of professionals with any kind of degrees, in India, are suitable for working in multinational companies. </li></ul>
  12. 14. <ul><li>Only one in four engineering graduates in India is employable, based on their technical skills, English fluency, teamwork and presentation skills and of the 4 lakh odd engineering graduates, who graduate each year, only about 20% is good enough for India Inc </li></ul>
  13. 15. <ul><li>Which translates to increased opportunities for academia and JOBS for students of Project Management </li></ul>Increased growth of projects & need of project management Increased retirement / migration of PMs Too few academic programs A significant & growing GAP in the supply-demand for PMs
  14. 16. ANALYSIS Is there a real or perceived gap? What are the real skills needed by employers?
  15. 17. What Skills Are Needed?????? <ul><li>“ Even with colleges churning out larger numbers of graduates, many of them will not have the skills that employers most demand: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ability to communicate effectively </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Think critically </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Solve problems and execute solutions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Solid work ethic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Creativity with specific technical knowledge” </li></ul></ul>
  16. 18. Skills Gap Research 600 senior executives worldwide
  17. 19. How important is the Project Management Skill? Source: KPMG Study on drivers for success in Infra Projects Quality of Project Managers has the highest influence of all the factors!
  18. 20. The Demand Gap: Quantity Vs Quality Talent Gap <ul><li>QUANTITY </li></ul><ul><li>Non Availability </li></ul><ul><li>Recruitment </li></ul><ul><li>QUALITY </li></ul><ul><li>Right Fit </li></ul><ul><li>(Specific Core Competency) </li></ul>Demand for project managers in India would be growing by 45% in next two years (2,15,187 by 2012, from 148,098 as of 2009-10) There is a GAP not only in terms of QUANTITY, but also in terms of relevant knowledge and skill  QUALITY
  19. 22. Existing Education Infrastructure Academic degrees in PM are more becoming prevalent globally Q: Do you have an academic degree in project management?
  20. 23. So what do we have? <ul><li>Gaps in skills necessary for project success </li></ul><ul><li>Industry focused on project execution </li></ul><ul><li>The discipline of PM as the solution to the skills gap! </li></ul><ul><li>Academic opportunities to develop teaching programs focused on what industry wants and needs! </li></ul><ul><li>Academic opportunities for executive development both internal and external to organizations. </li></ul><ul><li>Student opportunities to enter one of the fastest growing professions </li></ul>
  21. 24. GOALS GAC Accredited Schools with Degree Programs but no accreditation Schools with only certificate programs but no degree programs Schools with full PM courses but no degree or certificate program Schools with only embedded PM in courses Schools with no PM, that should be teaching
  22. 25. What we need to do? <ul><li>Academia : </li></ul><ul><li>PM should be part of the core academic curriculum </li></ul><ul><li>Create advanced masters and certificate programs for advanced PM </li></ul><ul><li>Corporations : </li></ul><ul><li>Work closely with academia in structuring course content/programs </li></ul><ul><li>Provide access for academic research </li></ul><ul><li>Provide executives as adjunct lecturers (real world experience) </li></ul>
  23. 26. <ul><li>Be the liaison between academia and industry/government. </li></ul><ul><li>Facilitate/mentor course/program development. </li></ul><ul><li>Set quality standards for degrees </li></ul><ul><li>Provide resources and support for academia and students ( Curriculum Development) </li></ul><ul><li>Facilitate acquisition/training of PM faculty </li></ul>What PMI can do: