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Dosa staff mtg_e_chazin_24sept2010


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Dosa staff mtg_e_chazin_24sept2010

  1. 1. Getting things done<br />creating a process to make all projects a success.<br />
  2. 2. The“Continuous<br />Learning” Model<br />
  3. 3. <br />Plan<br /><br />Apply<br /><br />Implement<br /><br />Assess<br />
  4. 4. Plan a Successful Project From the very START…<br />
  5. 5. Assess Impacts to DOSA/Brooklyn College<br />Ask: “IF we accomplish this, how will this benefit DOSA (and the college)<br />
  6. 6. Will the Project Achieve DOSA’s Goals<br />GOAL 1:Student Affairs will build community by promoting opportunities for campus communication, including discussion of ethics and civility, and highlighting events that lead to the development of campus pride and esprit de corps.<br />GOAL 2: Student Affairs will contribute to the development of a student-centered campus culture by focusing on civic engagement, service, leadership development skills, and global awareness.<br />GOAL 3: Student Affairs will increase its visibility on and off campus through collaborations; augmenting staff development opportunities and by celebrating staff accomplishments, and student personal and academic success.<br />GOAL 4: Student Affairs will review, enhance and assess support services to students focusing on student satisfaction and retention.<br />
  7. 7. Brainstorm to Identify Challenges<br />
  8. 8. Sketch to Trigger the Creative Process<br />
  9. 9. Conduct Information Gathering<br />
  10. 10. Engage Others for Background<br />
  11. 11. Gather Research…As Needed<br />
  12. 12. Interview Affected Parties<br />
  13. 13. Determine Anticipated Outcomes<br />Ask: “IF we do THIS, then THAT will happen<br />
  14. 14. Summarize PROs and CONs<br />
  15. 15. Present Findings to Manager/DEC<br /><ul><li> Reach a “GO:NO GO”Decision
  16. 16. If it’s a GO…</li></li></ul><li>Implementation Means… Making it a SUCCESS!<br />
  17. 17. Develop a Project Plan<br />
  18. 18. Conduct Kick Off Meeting<br />Create excitement<br />Review project plan<br />Obtain “buy in” on the assigned tasks<br />Establish schedule and venue for recurring status meetings<br />Consider forming “break out” teams<br />
  19. 19. Test And Monitor Throughout<br />Status of required actions relative to plan<br />Adjust complete by dates<br />Address contingencies<br />Communicate…communicate…communicate<br />
  20. 20. Be Flexible: Embrace Change<br />Flexibility & adaptability are KEY to success<br />Plan for contingencies<br />The law of unintended consequences<br />Entropy rules!<br />
  21. 21. Upon Completion, Assess For LESSONS LEARNED<br />
  22. 22. What Was / Wasn’t Successful?<br />What worked / what didn’t<br />Were the right people assigned to the right roles<br />Did you “manage” or “lead”?<br />
  23. 23. Did You Have the Right Resources<br />Revisit your planning process<br />How effective were you at communicating requirements to your Manager/DEC Team/Milga<br />
  24. 24. Why Weren’t Unforeseen Barriers Anticipated<br />Revisit your planning process<br />
  25. 25. Were Complete By Dates Realistic<br />Revisit your planning process<br />How effectively did you handle contingencies and unforeseen challenges?<br />
  26. 26. Was the Team Composition Right<br />Revisit your planning process<br />Were the right people assigned to the right tasks<br />How (well) did people perform on teams?<br />