Capital Projects

Capital project leadership and day-to-day management is an emerging area of study and one of the most important topics we cover here at Velocity. In our Capital Projects Archive you’ll find articles aimed at helping leaders and managers get results, whether that means adopting new technology, revisiting the org chart, or shifting your operational paradigms.

Capital Project Management
Capital Project Management

Capital Project Management: The Concord Way

An introduction to our principle-driven approach to capital project management, linked to the most popular articles in our growing archive. We’ve prepared this article to celebrate the publication of our 100th Velocity article!

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New Year's Resolutions for Capital Project Leaders
Capital Project Leadership

4 New Year’s Resolutions For Ambitious Capital Project Leaders

It’s a new year in a new decade, and you’re heading back into the office with a fresh focus on hitting milestones and advancing key projects. What are you aiming to achieve this year? Goal-setting is hard, so we’ve come up with four winning resolutions for 2020. No matter where you’re at, any one of these resolutions will meaningfully move the needle in the year ahead.

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What Makes A Great Project Engineering Lead
Capital Project Management

What Makes A Great Project Engineering Lead

Unrivalled technical expertise, a collaborative mindset and respect for roles and responsibilities — and that’s just to start. Discover the qualities of a great capital project engineering lead and make your next hire the best one yet.

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5 Roadblocks To Transformational Change In Capital Projects
Capital Projects

5 Roadblocks To Transformational Change In Capital Projects

Our industry doesn’t understand change. We haven’t invested in understanding what it takes to make change happen, and we don’t even agree on what factors improve results and outcomes. In this article, Olfa Hamdi explores five key roadblocks to transformational change in capital projects, with the hope that, together, we can begin to dismantle them.

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cultivating capital project leaders
Capital Project Management

Cultivating Capital Project Leaders

Capital project management training has fallen through the cracks. The path to leadership remains woefully unclear, and that should worry us all. For if we’re not entirely clear on what it takes to become a capable capital project manager, is it really any wonder that most major capital projects are unpredictable, late and over budget?

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Chaos In Capital Projects
Capital Project Predictability

Chaos In Capital Projects Is Bad For Business

For centuries, it seems that our industry has operated on the unspoken assumption that “in chaos lies profit.” It worked for a long time, when commodity prices were high and transparency minimal. But chaos won’t work anymore.

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