Advisor to United Smart Cities

Objectives of consulting and advising a United Smart Cities (USC) project are project management consulting and performing the financial administration of the project.

Objects of consideration of the management consulting are the project management process, the applied methods, the project organization etc. Objects of consideration of the financial administration are the project costs, the cash flows and the periodic project reports for the United Smart Cities.

The project management consulting of USC projects includes the following services:

  • Analyses of the project or program by a documentation analysis, interviews, observations of meetings, etc.
  • Consulting of the project/program in the start process
  • Consulting of the project in the project controlling process
  • If required – consulting of the project in resolving a project discontinuity
  • Consulting of the project in the project close-down process

The financial administration of USC projects includes the following services:

  • Planning of project costs, development of a project cost plan
  • Development of financial guidelines for the project partners
  • Support of the continuous financial monitoring and financial controlling
  • Cash flow monitoring
  • Support of cash flow management
  • Continous support in accounting issues
  • Development of periodic project reports for the USC Consortium

Project management consulting and the financial administration of the USC project are performed by a consulting team in cooperation with representatives of the project or program organisation.

The consulting of USC projects is performed on the basis of the management approach PAAC Project.

Business Analysis Consulting

A comprehensive business analysis paves the way for successful changes of organizations. We analyze your current challenges and opportunities jointly for various different topics (e.g. organizational development, product development, further development of stakeholder relationships etc.) – not only for IT solutions! We specify the precise requirements to solve the problem or seize the opportunity, derive alternative solutions and support the implementation by a professional requirements management.

Objectives of business analysis consulting are the development of strategies, structures and cultures for professional business analysis.

Business analysis consulting includes the following Services:

  • Development of a business analysis guide line
  • Description of process & methods for business analysis
  • Development of templates for business analysis
  • Definition of roles in the business analysis processes
  • Description of types of requirements, methods for requirements specification and requirements management
  • Consulting of business analysis teams

Business analysis consulting is performed by a consulting team in cooperation with representatives of the respective organization.

Business analysis consulting is performed on the basis of the management approach PAAC CHANGE.

  • Project Management Assistance
  • Program Management Assistance
  • PM Office Services

The objective of the project management assistance is to support the project manager and the project team in performing the operational project management and project administration tasks. A high project management quality and a contribution to the realization of the project goals shall be achieved.

The project management assistance includes the following services:

  • Support of the project start process:
  • Project planning,
  • Preparation, performance and follow-up of project start meetings and workshops,
  • Development of a project manual
  • Support of the project coordination and project controlling process:
  • Update of the project plans,
  • Preparation, performance and follow-up of the project controlling meetings and workshops,
  • Update of the project manual
  • Support of the project close down process:
  • Preparation, performance and follow-up of the project close down meetings and workshops,
  • Development of the project close down report
  • Support of the project administration:
  • Project filing, personnel administration, contract administration

The services of the project management assistance are fulfilled by a PAAC consultant either in a full-time or part-time assignment.
Project management assistance services are performed on the basis of the management approach PAAC PROJECT.

The objective of the program management assistance is to support the program manager and the program team in performing the operational program management and program administration tasks. A high program management quality and a contribution to the realization of the program goals shall be achieved

The program management assistance includes the following services:

  • Support of the program start process:
  • Program planning,
  • Preparation, performance and follow-up of program start meetings and workshops,
  • Development of a program manual
  • Support of the program coordination and program controlling process:
  • Update of the program plans,
  • Preparation, performance and follow-up of the program controlling meetings and workshops,
  • Update of the program manual
  • Support of the program close down process:
  • Preparation, performance and follow-up of the program close down meetings and workshops,
  • Development of the program close down report
  • Support of the program administration:
  • Program filing, personnel administration, contract administration

The services of the program management assistance are fulfilled by a PAAC consultant either in a full-time or part-time assignment.
Program management assistance services are performed on the basis of the management approach PAAC PROJECT.

The objective of the PM Office services is to outsource (selected) PM Office tasks and have them performed by PAAC consultants. By this a contribution to the assurance of the quality of project management, program management, project portfolio management, personnel management and the organizational design of the project-oriented company shall be achieved.

The PM Office services may include the following:

  • (Support of the) performance of project and program management services:
  • Consulting and auditing of projects (and programs);
  • Coaching of project owners, project managers, project teams;
  • Project management and project communication assistance
  • (Support of the) performance of project portfolio management services:
  • Design and maintenance of project portfolio databases;
  • Design and development of project portfolio reports;
  • Analysis of investment and project assignment;
  • Planning, preparation, performance and follow-up of project portfolio group meetings;
  • Facilitation and support of the networking between projects
  • (Support of the) performance of personnel management services:
  • Definition of the requirements for the project personnel;
  • Design of career paths for the project personnel;
  • Planning and organization of the development of the project personnel;
  • Evaluation of the project personnel
  • (Support of the) performance of organizational design services:
  • Development and update of the description of the processes “project and program management” as well as “project portfolio management”;
  • Development and update of templates and software for project and program management as well as for the project portfolio management

PM office services are performed on the basis of the management approach PAAC PROJECT.