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Title: The Project Management Skills Shortage


1
The Project Management Skills Shortage
  • Dr Paula Higgins PhD, PMP

2
Outline
  • PMA
  • Drivers of Demand
  • A Project Management Story
  • What Skills Shortage
  • Which Certification Survey
  • Standardisation
  • 7 Sectors to Watch A global Perspective
  • Training for the Future, Not the Past

3
Dr Paula Higgins
  • Qualifications and Professional Status
  • Chairperson Project Management Association
  • Member of Project Management Institute
  • Programme Director QAP International Mediation
    Institute
  • PMI PMP Project Management Professional
  • Doctor of Chemistry PhD
  • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt
  • GM Chemical Engineering Multi-national
  • Led wide range of projects

4
Project Management Association
Framework
  • Key objective
  • Promote Project Management as a universal
    skillset which improves competitiveness and
    employability
  • Approach
  • Not aligned to any particular accreditation body
  • Advance best practise training and information
  • Network of organisations and professionals

5
Drivers of Demand
  • Waste, Cost, Delay Reduction
  • Transparency
  • Due Diligence, Accountability
  • Certification Proof of Competence
  • Process and People Skills
  • Increased Conflict Disputes

6
WHY
  • Certified Project Management Professionals
    sought to add efficiency, transparency, due
    diligence and accountability

7
Anderson Economic Group 2008 Report
  • Global Projectised Industry
  • Increase by US4.5 trillion by 2016
  • Up to 194 billion at risk
  • 33 million project-based employees by 2016
  • Project Management skills shortages
  • Professional, Scientific Technical

8
What do Customers Want?
9
Business Excellence Silos to Matrix
  • Old World
  • Functional Structure
  • Silos
  • Get on with day job
  • projects nuisance
  • New World
  • Strategic Plans
  • Operational Plans
  • CI Projects
  • Matrix Structures
  • Cross-functional
  • Team performance

10
What does Industry Want?
  • Deliver what the customer wants
  • Competiveness and Value
  • Competent, Trained, Certified People
  • In scope, on time, on budget, no waste
  • Transparency, Accountability

11
A Project Management Story !!
  • How the customer explained it

12
A Project Management Story !!
  • How the projectmanagerunderstood it

13
A Project Management Story !!
  • How the design team designed it

14
A Project Management Story !!
  • How the
  • operations team made it

15
A Project Management Story !!
  • How the project was
  • documented

16
A Project Management Story !!
  • How it was
  • supported

17
A Project Management Story !!
  • What marketing
  • advertised

18
A Project Management Story !!
  • When it was
  • delivered

19
A Project Management Story !!
  • What the
  • customer really
  • needed

20
A Project Management Story !!
  • The disaster
  • recovery plan!!!!!!!

21
What Project Management Skills Shortage?
Scope

People
Communication Quality
INTEGRATION Risk
Purchasing Change

22
What Other Skills Shortage?
  • Interpersonal and Behavioural
  • Leadership
  • Communication Assertiveness
  • Dealing with conflict
  • Delivering results through others
  • Problem Solving

23
Career Progression One Graduates Journey
  • 3rd Level Qualification
  • Involved in Projects
  • Managing and Leading Projects
  • Management Leadership Role

24
What does Industry Want?
  • Certified Project Managers
  • Business Optimisation Skills
  • Strong People Management Skills
  • Strong Conflict Management Skills

25
Which Certification?
  • Globally Accredited Qualification
  • PMI certifications
  • Prince 2 Certifications
  • IPMA Certifications

26
PMA Quantitative Survey 2011
Search Volumes 2011 Numbers
PMI , PMP, CAPM 88,240 90.19
Prince 2 7,080 7.24
IPMA 2,520 2.58
Total 97,840  
27
PMA Qualitative SurveyProject Types
Re-organization and streamlining projects 6
Productivity improvement projects 6
Change initiatives 8
Food Drink 1
Civil Engineering 3
Mechanical engineering 2
Pharmachem, biotechnology, medical technology 2
Renewable Energy Green Technologies 3
ICT (Information, communication, technology) 9
Financial Services 1
Self-employed 1
Start-up 1
Other Please specify  
   
Re-organization and streamlining projects 6
Productivity improvement projects 6
Change initiatives 8
Food Drink 1
Civil Engineering 3
Mechanical engineering 2
Pharmachem, biotechnology, medical technology 2
Renewable Energy Green Technologies 3
ICT (Information, communication, technology) 9
Financial Services 1
Self-employed 1
Start-up 1
Other Please specify  
   
Re-organization and streamlining projects 26
Productivity improvement projects 26
Change initiatives 28
Food Drink 21
Civil Engineering 23
Mechanical engineering 22
Pharmachem, biotechnology, medical technology 22
Renewable Energy Green Technologies 13
ICT (Information, communication, technology) 19
Financial Services 11
Self-employed 10
Start-up 5
Other Please specify  4
   
28
PMA Qualitative SurveyRate statements scale 1-10
1 Unimportant, 10 very important
1. PM tools are necessary to deliver results to an agreed specification, on time in budget. 9.2
2. A structured approach to managing any type of project improves performance, reduces risk, reduces costs and reduces delays 9.5
3. Globally recognized PM qualifications will advance the competitive position of my organization.   9.1
4. Strong PM skills are important for building a SMART economy   8.2
5. Strong PM skills are important for economic recovery   8.0
6. Strong PM education and skills will keep and attract jobs in Ireland   8.3
7. PM qualification is a pre-requisite for the type of work I/We wish to do   8.9
8. A PM qualification will assist me/us to cross skill, improve my employability and even enter new sectors 9.6
9 Training and a qualification in PM is solid proof of competence and will allow me/us to take advantage of employment opportunities 8.9
29
PMA - Project Management Profiles
  • Who am I?
  • Redundant qualified civil engineer
  • 15 years experience managing construction
    projects
  • I dont have a formal qualification in PM
  • What are my options
  • What the Recruitment Companies said
  • Project Management is a transferable skills
  • Get a recognised qualification
  • Preferably PMP
  • Transfer to other industries e.g. renewable
    energy, software

30
PMA - Project Management Profiles
  • Who am I ?
  • Qualified Chemical Engineer
  • Project Management Consultant Self employed
  • Work is drying up in Ireland
  • Looking at going to Australia or Middle East
  • 10 years experience, Masters Degree Project
    Management
  • What are my options
  • What I was told at Recruitment Fairs
  • You will do much better with a Global
    qualification
  • PMP is considered the Gold standard in Australia
    and Middle East

31
PMA - Project Management Profiles
  • Who am I?
  • Experienced Civil Engineer
  • Working in UAE for last 9 months for UK Company
  • 8 years experience managing and leading projects
  • I dont have a formal qualification in PM
  • My contract is due to finish in 4 months
  • What Contracting Organisation said
  • We are tendering for another large project in UAE
  • International companies must have PMP certified
    project managers
  • Go home on you break, take a course, apply pass
    exam

32
PMA - Project Management Profiles
  • Who are we ?
  • US Insurance Company based in Ireland
  • Global Software House 80 people
  • Plans to expand to 160 by mid 2013
  • Software engineers trained in Agile
  • What our US Parent Company said
  • Global initiative to harmonise qualifications
  • Certified to PMP or CAPM level
  • Progression in Company contingent on gaining
    certification

33
PMA - Project Management Profiles
  • Who are we
  • SME Employ 35 engineers and scientists
  • Design, manufacture fit high precision
    instruments
  • Pharmaceutical Medical Devices
  • Rapid growth, entering global market
  • What our clients are saying
  • UK Prince 2 is widely used, but PMP is
    overtaking it now
  • US PMP widely recognised. Considered the
    standard
  • Our QMS stipulates Global certification

34
7 Sectors to Watch
  • PM Networks Jan 2012 Report Michelle Bowles
    Jackson
  • IT Sector
  • Energy Sector
  • HealthCare Sector
  • Financial Services Sector
  • Construction Sector
  • Aerospace Sector
  • Government

35
IT Sector
  • Global IT purchases US2.15 trillion 2012
  • 5.5 Growth in 2012
  • Up US112 billion from 2011
  • System integration and IT consulting related
    services 405 billion
  • Outlook Some slowing but lucrative

36
IT Sector
  • All Sectors Investing in IT projects
  • Improve business processes
  • Cloud or Software as a Service (SaaS)
  • - 95 organizations maintain/increase
  • - 35 projects underway mid 2011 to migrate
  • from on-premise software to SaaS

37
Energy Sector
  • Worldwide consumption to grow by 53 to 2035
  • U.S. Energy Information Administrations
    International Energy Outlook 2011
  • Project Management still new
  • Giant oil fields facilities Libya, Kuwait,
    Syria, Norway
  • Gas discovery W Australia Jobs Project Managers

38
Renewable Energy
  • Globally
  • 1/3rd worlds electric generating capacity by
    2035
  • U.S. Energy Information Administration
    report
  • United States
  • Industry 24 market growth 2013

39
Renewable Energy Sector Emerging Energy
Research (EER) market study
  • Wind sector to dramatically expand next 10 yrs
  • Europe Dominates
  • NA Asian to install 25 of new wind farms
  • Europe leaders cost benchmarking technology
  • Widespread Skills Shortages
  • Project Managers to Heads of Major projects
  • Engineers, Technicians, Operations, HS

40
Healthcare Sector
  • US, Europe, Australia prospects are high
  • US - 200,000 new IT jobs by 2015
  • Australia - 10 growth/year to 2014
  • EU to digitise all health records by 2015
  • Healthcare organizations using Accredited
    Project Managers

41
Healthcare Sector
  • Credentialed project professionals in highest
    demand
  • a credentialed project manager will bring
    to the table a combination
  • of processes and systems, while a
    non-Project Management
  • Professional (PMP)-certified project
    manager may miss something
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills to
    work well with administrators, doctors and nurses

42
Financial Services Outlook Stabilised
  • Freefall ceased in 2011, U.S. Bureau of Labour
    Statistics
  • Increased Financial Regulations Mergers
  • Insurance and banking companies are contracting
    project and program managers for their expertise

43
Financial Sector
  • Credentialed project managers more likely to win
    jobs
  • Credentialed project managers can be depended
    upon to use systematic and defined processes,
  • Knowledge of project and program management will
    go a long way in creating robust systems.

44
CONSTRUCTIONOutlook Booming in some markets
suffering in others
  • Demand for Credentialed Project Managers to lead
    teams
  • Opportunities planning and risk manager for
    major projects at UGL Infrastructure Ltd.,
    Australia
  • China No 1 By 2015, half of the worlds new
    builds
  • India Set to race ahead of the US Europe
  • Canada By 2020, 5th largest construction market
    in the world
  • Australia Jobs to increase by 300,000 to 1.3
    million by 2020
  • United States JD Harrison PMP, PgMP CH2M
  • 22 States increased jobs, 28 states
    decreased jobs
  • UK 22 increase in construction job vacancies in
    2011

45
Aerospace Airbus MD IT HR Consultancy ATG
Solutions
  • There is a huge demand for project managers in
    aerospace and defense
  • These project teams are working on technology
    that will be coming down the pipeline in 10 to 20
    years time.

46
AEROSPACE.
  • The aerospace industry is experiencing a
    greater need for experienced and effective
    project managers who can manage cost, schedule
    and quality issues while limiting scope creepall
    while putting out the myriad of fires that come
    up during every project,
  • D White PMP, Boeing USA Senior Project Manager
    Cost Reduction Aircraft Programs

47
GOVERNMENT
  • Resources to IT Infrastructure projects
  • Project professionals sought to add efficiency
  • transparency, due diligence and
    accountability
  • The U.S. Office of Personnel Management
  • Full-time Programme Managers mandatory for
    funding
  • New powerhouse nations India China
  • Road, Airports, Power and IT projects

48
PMI
  • PMBOK Project Management Body of Knowledge
  • 5 Process Groups
  • 9 Knowledge Areas
  • 35 Hours Project Management Training
  • Apply directly to PMI to sit their exam

49
PMI Project Management Qualifications?
  • PMP Project Management Professional
  • CAPM Certified Associate Project Management
    PgMP Programme Management Professional
  • PMI-ACP PMI Agile Certified Practitioner

50
PMI Eligibility Criteria
  • PMP
  • Degree 4500 hrs. PM experience 35 hrs. PM
    training OR
  • High School Diploma 7500 hrs. PM experience
    35 hrs. PM training
  • CAPM
  • 23 hrs. PM training or 1500 hrs. PM experience

51
ISO Background Project Management
Standardisation
  • No overarching global project management standard
  • What Needs to be Done
  • Does not prescribe a methodology
  • Different definitions and interpretations

52
About Forthcoming ISO 21500
  • Project committee PC 236
  • Established to develop ISO 21500
  • Builds on existing standards
  • Applicable to all sectors and sizes
  • Newcomers and experienced PM
  • 35 countries participating

53
Draft ISO 21500
  • Jan 2012 Paris Ballot
  • 28/30 93 in favour
  • New standard expected later 2012

54
Benefits of ISO 21500
  • Advancement of the Project Management profession
  • Improved project delivery
  • Efficient tendering processes
  • Consistent terminology
  • Multi-nationals coordinate systems
  • Mobility of project management personnel
  • Framework to map certification programs globally
  • Framework for PM generic principles processes

55
Managing People Performance
56
Lean Six Sigma Projects
  • Framework to improve process efficiency
  • Lean Tools remove bad fat
  • DMAIC Six Sigma problem solving
  • Green Belt Projects Savings 25K
  • Black Belt Projects Savings 100K

57
Managing People Interpersonal Skills
  • Communication and Assertiveness
  • Conflict Management
  • People Management
  • Team Leading Skills
  • Newly Appointed Managers
  • Middle Managers
  • Fetac Accredited Courses

58
Managing Conflict Mediation
  • Conflict on Increase
  • Legal Route Costly, Lengthy, Painful
  • Surge demand for Mediated Resolution

59
Why Mediation?
  • Saves time, money and pain
  • Ireland 200,000 claim
  • Courts 46,000 2 years
  • Mediation 7,000 2 months
  • New emerging developments
  • Oblige parties to explore ADR before jumping
    straight to the legal route

60
Master Certified Mediator
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Where can I get this training?
  • www.pma.ie
  • Paula_at_pma.ie
  • www.pdlcourses.ie

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  • Project Management Association PMA
  • Drivers of Demand
  • A Project Management Story
  • What Skills Shortage
  • Which Certification Survey
  • Standardisation
  • 7 Sectors to Watch A global Perspective
  • Training for the Future, Not the Past

63
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