Case study - Shell
APM Corporate Accreditation case study
Global energy and petrochemical major Shell operates in over 90 countries and territories and is a key provider of energy used by millions of people and businesses for heating and power.
Shell has more than a century of experience in oil and gas development and has completed some of the largest projects in the world. Today it employs around 93,000 people in the exploration, production, manufacturing and distribution of hydrocarbon products.
This number includes some 3,000 project management professionals and a further 5,000 technical staff involved in project delivery across the various businesses.
Projects often don’t meet their objectives and success should be measured by the impact of the project, which is the responsibility of the sponsor
Cooperation between academics and project managers can lead to a mutually beneficial result for both parties, write Dr Ian Stewart and Dr Kun Wang
The SIG tried its hand at applying Causal Loop Diagrams, a technique in systems thinking, to see if they could better understand this complex COVID -19 pandemic.
The webinar considered the impact of behavioural activity, as well as examining how technology and core project management disciplines enable and underpin successful changes in our ways of working.