The historic First World Project Management Forum (WPMF) was concluded in New Delhi on December 10 with astounding success. 400 + participants across 120 institutions participated. Speakers from 14 countries – Australia, Japan, Norway, Finland, Hungary, Germany, UK, USA, Brazil, UAE etc. spoke on critical aspects of front end efforts at the time of project creation in vision realisation. Adesh Jain, Founder of WPMF in his inaugural address showed graph
Project Management is no longer a small part of General Management. It is now emerging as a distinct discipline. Ultimately it is delivery which counts. Delivery Management is the Master Key without any compromise in quality and ensuring faster and better value for money of products and services. Adesh Jain, Chairman, i2P2M ...
There is a direct relationship between RESPONSIBILITY and FREEDOM. There are ten possibilities or states linking the level of Responsibility fulﬁlled with that of the Freedom given. In the schematic X axis represents Freedom and Y axis denotes Responsibility. We can divide Freedom and Responsibility into three levels i.e. Low (L), Medium (M) and High (H) giving rise to nine combinations. A tenth possibility or combination (shown on the top ...
Let us look at execution of activities with reference to X,Y and Z dimensions. ACTIVITIES are performed with reference to TIME. We may call it Z and X dimensions as shown in the schematic. These activities are part of our business, project or social activities. Conventionally we keep performing similar activities over time with little thought in a robotic mode. But we are beyond robots and the differentiating factor is consciousness. I call this as AWAR
Projects are taken up to build the future and have many uncertainties. Risk is, therefore, at the center stage of managing projects. Risk management is 50% of project management. Diverse interests of stakeholders contribute significantly to project risks. Adesh Jain, Chairman, i2P2M
Every person in the world has a unique E4 – Education, Experience, Emotions and Expectations which impacts their interactions in society. Once we appreciate that each person has a different E4 we tend to become more humble and start appreciating other people. It minimizes our ego. We must perform what is the best in view of our E4. E4 is like a finger print which is unique for each individual. The challenge is to recognize this fact and then to syner...
Project Leaders take full responsibility and empower the team members to fulfill their own responsibilities. How much responsibility we take carves out our growth and ability to solve problems. In this respect, if we restrict our scope to few activities, it restrains our development. The more responsibilities we are willing to take and the more we confront new situations the more we can harness our full potential. ‘OR’ divides while ‘AND’ integrates.
In the schematic, the vertical line represents Time as on-date. We need to take a decision which will impact our future and we have three possibilities. • 11 The first possibility is when we have no information about the future hence our decision can only be based on past experience, guess work or intuition. • 12 The second possibility is when we have partial information about the future events. • 13 The third possibility is when we have all the i
The very first International Conference on Project Management held in India was organized by me in December 1992 in New Delhi and was held in association with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) on the theme 'New Dimensions in Project Management'. In the opening address at this conference, I presented the following definition of project management: "Project management is the art and science of converting vision into reality" This un
The world is increasingly becoming uncertain. The level of uncertainties is going up. It is our challenge to accelerate the rate of reduction of uncertainties - big task for project and program managers and leadership. Project Management in a way is Uncertainties Management. Adesh Jain