Project Management


When working with project management together with our customers, we often start by discussing and defining “what a project actually is”. The definitions are many, but most often they involve complexity, ROI and strategic importance. A highly complex project is among other things characterised by involving resources from across the organisation which again makes high demands on structure and overview, also at the strategic level. The characteristics of successful projects are among other things that work is not done in silos, they have a clearly defined scope, they are managed by skilled project managers who understand how to communicate relevant information to relevant stakeholders, etc.

Project management is thus about defining the structure that creates a foundation to support the above characteristics and about training the project managers in using the right tools. In other words, project management is a trade that must be trained using your own context as the starting point. Our approach is systematic and methodical, and our project management tools are applicable to all organisations and projects irrespective of their size.

Project management as a trade uses many management elements and is about setting a common course, creating overview of the process and ensuring that everyone knows when and how they are supposed to contribute. The scope of project management grows as the project organisation becomes the prevailing form of organisation. This poses a number of challenges to overcome. Therefore, you should see project management as a vital tool to achieving the organisation’s strategic objectives through effective and optimised resource application and increased profitability.

Project management is a trade that must be trained using your own context as the starting point 

Effective project management requires an overall project model. Project management is not just about developing the project managers’ skills, it also affects the entire organisation and creates structure and overview. If you lack structure and overview, your project management is not effective. Control your projects and teach your key employees the trade using simple means, and you will get profitable projects. Other benefits are thriving employees and a well-oiled organisation that delivers the right quality on time - and at the right price.

For more information please contact Senior Consultant Jesper Staack Krab  

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Developing specialists

Do you focus on personal and professional development of your key employees?
The skilled specialist focuses on knowledge acquisition and new developments within his/her field of expertise, and this is vital for the organisation to succeed with key business processes. It may, however, be necessary to fine-tune the specialist’s efforts to ensure that you are all headed in the same value-creating direction or to focus on personal development to benefit the business.

Create awareness of the individual’s contribution to the overall strategy

A development course for specialists will help create insight into and understanding of the individual employee’s contribution to the overall business. The participants must know the expectations of their individual role as a specialist and must be able to link the specialist role with tools of self-awareness and insight into others to constructively cooperate with the rest of the organisation.  A specialist course could for example include:
  • Effective communication
  • Prioritisation and planning
  • Personal insight
  • Feedback and cooperation
For more information please contact Senior Consultant Jesper Staack Krab

 

 

 

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