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Unformatted text preview: Rob Silverstein 2010 All Rights Reserved The Art of Engineering The Art of Engineering Endeavors Endeavors Lecture 8 Lecture 8 February 1, 2010 Rob Silverstein Rob Silverstein 2010 All Rights Reserved Engineering Projects Engineering Projects Project Environment The social context within which complex engineering activities are undertaken Project Management The tools and procedures by which uncertainty and complexity are rendered tractable Cornerstones Teams Planning Budgeting Schedule Management Cost Management Network Risk Management Rob Silverstein 2010 All Rights Reserved The Engineers World The Engineers World Work for an organization that produces something Work for a manager One or more projects/programs Each project has a Plan, Schedule and Budget Multi-disciplined teams; rarely alone Multiple teams Project Plans: milestones and periodic project reviews Rob Silverstein 2010 All Rights Reserved Organization Organization The Organization - a representation of the management relationships into which the performers of the Project are placed even if on a part time basis Rob Silverstein 2010 All Rights Reserved Functional Functional Organization Organization Head of XYZ Finance Human Resources Marketing And Sales Operations Engineering Program Manager A Program Manager B Quality Rob Silverstein 2010 All Rights Reserved Matrix Organization Matrix Organization Head XYZ Finance Human Resources Marketing And Sales Operations Engineering Program Manager A Program Manager B Program A Engineer Program A Operations Program B Engineer Program B Operations Quality Rob Silverstein 2010 All Rights Reserved Project Organization Project Organization Head XYZ Program A Manager Program B Manager Program C Manager Finance Human Resources Marketing And Sales Quality Program A Engineering Program A Operations Program B Engineering Program B Operations Program C Engineering Program C Operations Rob Silverstein 2010 All Rights Reserved Why Have Different Organizational Why Have Different Organizational Structures? Structures? Tools and Skills need to be developed and maintained by management - Functionally People get nervous if their manager does not know what they are doing day to day And, they want someone responsible for their next assignment Management continuity is critical for career development Organizations need to adapt to changing situations Rob Silverstein 2010 All Rights Reserved...
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