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.
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What every executive needs to know to lead a capital project successfully, from start to finish.
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.
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.
If you’re at the helm, your ability to understand and apply these two key capital project principles could be the difference between success and failure.
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?