44 questions structure across 4 categories and 15 areas to quickly assess the performance of your Project Engineering management. They enable to identify strengths and improvement opportunities based on high level best practices but capturing perception across the organisation.
Areas of diagnosis carefully designed to shine a light on the lifecycle of project engineering, from customer bid to project delivery.
Both normative questions with specific criteria and questions about personal opinions to get a balance between objective evluation and subjective perception.
Questionnaire Framework for Project Engineering scoping
Summary of the questionnaire:
SWOT and engineering management
- SWOT: identification of strengths, weaknesses and challenges in project engineering
- Actions: identification of engineering improvement plans and results obtained
- Governance: understanding and assessing the effectiveness of the system of roles and responsibilities
- Steering system: decision-making and action, team meetings, objectives and indicators.
- Strategy: definition and understanding of engineering strategy
- Rationalisation: modularisation or standardisation of systems or subsystems
- Roadmaps: anticipation of market needs and alignment with anticipation of technologies or components
Main engineering processes
- Change management: change requests from customers and internal requests
- Project management: definition and use of project management methods
- Technical processes: documentation and effective use of technical processes adapted to each field of expertise
Customer and subcontractor interfaces
- Needs: analysis of customer needs, tendering process (definition, resources allocated, validation response)
- Subcontracting and suppliers: internalisation and outsourcing policy, quality and performance management, working with purchasing
- Specifications: management of customer specifications or for subcontracting and purchasing
- Priorities: identification of priorities for progress
- Action plan: obstacles and benefits, implementation of a progress plan
Specific analyses when used for evaluation
A balance between objective and subjective assessments
The evaluation includes a mix of normative questions with specific and verifiable criteria, and opinion research questions.
It is a balance between objective evaluations and participants' perceptions or comments that allows to: better contextualize qualitative comments through relative evaluations,measure the degree of consensus among the different participants,understand the reasons or collect different opinions or ideas on strengths, weaknesses, challenges, levers for progress...
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Recommended participants for an evaluation
For the evaluation we recommend the following participants:
- Engineering top management team
- A few project managers
- A few technical area managers
- A selection of a few people outside of engineering : sales and marketing, purchasing and / or supply chain manager, contract manager, finance director
- In case of several geographical sites, a selection of each engineering managers, enabling to compare the practices between the different sites.
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