Flashcards in 1 - Major Programme and Projects: Impact of Supply Chain Relationship Deck (14):
What is the difference between a project and a programme?
Project - is a specific and individual piece of work, it can vary in size and complexity, focus on a finite task
Programme - structured approach to managing the planning and delivery of a number of projects, each project contribute to the programme
What tool can you use to identify and prioritise internal and external stakeholders?
Mendelow’s Power/interest matrix - min effort, keep informed, keep satisfied, key players
What is the project management triangle?
Cost, quality, time (and safety) - can be used to define the success of the project, tensions between them, clarify stakeholders requirements
According to Pinto and Slevin, what create a project success?
1 - clear mission and objectives,
2 - planning
3 - stakeholder engagement
4 - resourcing
5 - communication
6 - troubleshooting & risk management
Who outlined routes to project failure?
Greer - 10 items
1 - no prioritisation
2 - too many meetings, committees
3 - interrupted
4 - new deliverables
5 - no authority (empowered)
6 - lack of documents
What are the 7 elements of programmes and projects?
Meredith and Mantel
Interdependence, importance, performance, finite date, uniqueness, resources, conflict
How do you break down activities within a project/programme?
Work Breakdown Structure
Hierarchical approach, different levels (1 - scope, 2 - high level deliverables, 3 - individual tasks)
What type of project can occur within the supply chain department?
SC improvements - cost efficiencies, supplier rationalisation, SC tiering
What is Privity to the contract?
The purchaser & main contractor do not create legal rights/obligations between purchaser and subcontractor. Subcontractors can be nominated. Recourse through main contractor
What is the purpose of a buying alliance/purchasing consortium?
Gain greater leverage, better value for money - pooling resources, collaborating on spend
How can you take a buying alliance/ purchasing consortium a step further?
Joint venture - often arises in contracts that are too large for one org (e.g. HPC).
Share setup costs/co funding if mutual benefit
Name 2 types of SC relationships in projects and programmes?
Project partnering - main contractor & purchasing org working together on a single project
Strategic Partnering - main contractor & purchaser working together on a series of projects, promote CI
what is the purpose of a work breakdown structure and what are the typical levels?
it is a hierarchical and incremental decomposition of the project into phases, deliverables and work packages. start with end objective and subdivide into manageable components