Project leadership (spatium)
Training goals : how to develop leadeship skills
This simulation has been created by Prendo Simulations Limited, a UK limited company.
It brings to life the universal challenges of project management : it is based around a project to design and build a new football stadium. The old stadium can be seen outside the window, before the demolition work has started.
Who is this for : Project managers and directors, program managers, general managers, project team members
• Entreprises : Areva, BAE Systems, BT, Deloitte, GSK GlaskoSmithkline, Nestlé, Oracle, SAP, Shell, Unilever...
• Education : HEC, IESE Business School, IMD, Insead, London Business School...
Training context :
• With a teacher's supervision
• Participants organised in teams of 3 or 4 in order to share experiences.
Training goals : Learning how to manage a complex project from initiation through operation.
Duration : Whitin 1 or 2 days workshop
Structure of the simulation : Dialogues between participants and virtual characters
Scenario : Project management based on building a new football stadium until the commercial launch
• Photo-realistic environment in 2D static (no move)
• More than 5000 possibilities of written dialogues
Spatium Project Leadership simulation allows participants, organised in competing teams, to manage a complex project from initiation through to operation. It gives teams a chance to experience how their decisions in all the key project management disciplines combine to determine the final outcomes.
This simulation was developed after conducting a thorough survey of the most common causes of project failure and it requires teams to make judgements in several key areas including: clarifying and keeping focus on objectives (e.g. commercial outcomes), scope definition and changes, contract and procurement strategy, resourcing, scheduling, risk and stakeholder management. Crucially, the simulation brings to life the importance of integrating these disciplines.
This simulation was developed in collaboration with the Major Projects Association, with expert input from across the MPA’s network of contacts, in particular Dr Martin Barnes FREng CBE.
This simulation is typically used within 1 and 2 day workshops, for between 9 and 40 participants.
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