Project Fatigue in Complex Projects with Carl Bernie

Overview

This episode of The Project Management Paradise Podcast is the part of a unique limited series called “Unlocking Project Success with Professor John McGrath”. In this episode, we’re joined by Carl Bernie, an Operations Director with DPS Group with extensive KAM, project management and commercial experience on global semi-conductor mega construction projects. This week we discussed ‘Project Fatigue in Complex Projects‘.

Carl shares his experience in dealing with project fatigue in complex projects. He discusses his journey into the world of project management, which began in the 1990s, and today entails managing multi-year projects with budgets of billions of euro.  

Carl explores how large, complex projects differ from more traditional projects, including initiation, execution, delivery and project close-out.  

Highlights

  • Introduction to Carl Bernie and Mega Projects.
  • Implementing Agile and Iterative Approaches in Project Execution.
  • Fostering Diversity within Project Teams for Dynamic Synergy.
  • Identifying Key Traits for Effective Project Management.
  • Unveiling the Essence, Experience, and Pitfalls of Project Fatigue.
  • Impact of Global Events (e.g., supply chain disruptions, Brexit, COVID, remote work) on Project Management Capabilities.

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