Sustainability and the project manager
Posted by APM on 27th Sep 2010
Professor Charles Egbu and Doctor M Arif held a workshop-based event offering the opportunity to explore sustainability and the project manager. Key issues explored included:
What role should project managers play in addressing the sustainability requirements of projects?
What are the main challenges for project managers in this respect
What requisite knowledge, skills and competencies do project managers need in addressing the sustainability requirements of projects?
How best is knowledge, skills and competencies for addressing the sustainability requirements of projects acquired and/or developed?
The workshop, raised and discussed these issues with a view to proffering some solutions as a way of taking this forward for the benefit of individual project managers, professional bodies, training providers and owners of projects.
To access the presentation by Charles Egbu please download the document below:
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How most projects are at the same time both wildly successful and spectacularly disappointing, and everything in between, depending on the point of view of different stakeholders.
So what do people actually do on projects, and in particular do they collaborate with each other? If they do collaborate how has this come about?, and if collaboration is lacking, how then do we as project managers and leaders, encourage more collaboration?