Case Studies

Project and process review and optimisation with focus on project portfolio, resource and technical change process

Projekt und Prozess Review

Task definition

  • Analyse the project situation (OEM project)
  • Identify and implement levers for project and process optimisation
  • Optimise project execution using a developed “best-in-class” concept

Industry / Function / Environment/ Expert

  • Tier I / Electric Vehicle System Division
  • Project and process review as well as optimisation & initiation of lessons learned process
  • Automotive
  •  Dipl.-Wirt.-Ing. Frederik A. König
  • Business process management in need of optimisation
    (including new introduction of project portfolio, technical change management and resource planning process)
  • Project management office (PMO) team spread across several locations in GER and FIN (motivation gap)
  • Resource requirements and availability “not matching”
  • Pilot project (OEM) not managed according to schedule and quality – “impending” customer audit & “cost trap”
  • Motivation to analyse and improve very high
  • Target processes visualised and implemented
    (use of the Business Process Model and Notation, BPMN 2.0)
  • End-to-end “streamlining” of the processes led to significantly
    increased process maturity in terms of greater stability and throughput time
  • Kick-off for collaboration between project management office
    (division) and quality management (Group)
  • Employee motivation sustainably increased
    (reduction in fluctuation rate and sick leave)
  • Quality of quotation and planning process increased
    (increased resource and capacity planning)
  • International supplier to the automotive industry (Tier I)
  • > 500 employees in Germany
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