Managing People in Projects - An effective strategy
Project Management is much more than balancing the triple constraint. It deals with handling people and managing them towards the deliverables. People related challenges are at times more complex than technology or business challenges. Even with the same set of processes, some projects are able to exceed expectations and some fail. It is because, at the end of the day, those processes are executed by people.
This presentation provides an effective approach for PMs to manage people based on the three vectors - Skill/Talent, Opportunity & Passion/Interest. PM could follow a different approach for each team member depending on where they stand with respect to these three vectors. Characteristics of four possible scenarios and the action plan a PM could take for each of the scenarios will be presented. By applying appropriate management techniques this way, the PM can get the team energized and set it for success.
At the end of the session, participants will be able to:
1. Understand the importance of the three vectors (Skill/Talent, Opportunity & Passion/Interest) in managing people in projects.
2. Understand four possible scenarios for the team members with this model
3. Apply the model to managing their teams for a successful outcome
4. Build energized teams
Srinivasan Radhakrishnan (Srini) is a thought leader & author with 25+ years of global IT and academic experience. He holds M.S. in Engineering and multiple professional certifications (PgMP®, PMI-ACP®, PMP®, CSCP®, CSM®, LSSYB, SAP® BW®, AWS-CCP & SAA). Srini has worked with Intel for 16 years and is currently a faculty with Arizona State University.
Srini has worked in India, USA & Singapore and has managed programs & information technology teams across India, USA, Costa Rica, Israel, Ireland & Malaysia. Has performed in a variety of roles - Program Manager, Project Manager, Business Operations Manager, Change Management Process Owner, Service Owner and People Manager.
Srini is also a judge for global IT/Business/Science & Engineering awards (Stevie, Globee, CODiE, Brandon Hall, ISEF). He has published books, articles, blogs and chaired/presented in seminars & workshops. Books by Srini include “B+ Be Positive” and “30 Day CIO - No More Layoffs”.
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