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Ricardo (4s): Hello, everyone. Welcome to the five minutes BM podcast today. I like to address one question and one request from Louis Sylvestri and he sent any mayor to me saying Ricardo I would love to understand which kind of names in terms of scope. Can we give to a Course to the discipline app, to the class two, that one time class of 50 minutes off one hour. And then I said, this is very interesting. And the first thing I wanted to tell you is that when you break it, the scope, or when you make a top to bottom or at the composition process, it's not mathematics, there is not a right and wrong. So what, what do you do that?
Ricardo (45s): Because if you have is smaller pieces of work, you can manage the species. Well, wow. So this is why we know break a big problem into smaller pieces. So let me try to share with you, how do I see that? So let, to post a Course let's suppose an MBA and project management, or for example, my course at graduation in chemical engineering. And so you'll have one year, two years, three years, five years of studies. So this is what I would call a program. Y a program because of a program is a set of projects that are interconnected because they relate that to each other.
Ricardo (1m 25s): While you are producing a benefit, which kind of benefit a benefit of trust for myself into a chemical engineer or transform someone in an MBA graduate in project management, for example. So the program is when projects are together, because it, that makes sense, it produced a better set of benefits by being together. So calculus has no point by only being in calculus calculus, for example, in mathematics has only irrational. If it's connected to something that will be applied, for example, to a chemical engineering students or to mechanical engineering students.
Ricardo (2m 6s): So this is the concept of a program. And so then this program, electro post, my course, my course was divided up in 10 semesters. Okay. 10 semesters, five years. So each semester with about five disciplines. So they, I would say that my course, my program was that divided into 50 different Projects okay. This 50 Projects or I'm being generic, doing five Projects every six months. So the discipline is for me a project. All the people may say, no, I want to call the product is get this semester of So in the higher level. It's okay.
Ricardo (2m 46s): It's okay. It depends on what the level of control you aim to do. For example, for me, why I see the project as a discipline, because this semester does not necessarily connect things, right? The Projects connects or a different content. So it's very, very important. Yeah, we understand that, but I will be sad if you say that you're a semester is the project, but I will use the discipline as a project, but they're not, and there's this blip it's divided by that. Is it a syllabus with a different time? And then you go up to the end in what is the end is the class' a single class is what I would call work package.
Ricardo (3m 28s): This is the word package does a smallest amount sounds of work that you do in the project. I'm saying terms of delivery. And then Louise asked me, but Ricardo, this class, it's not the route. Do you? And then I said, oops, this is a very important, maybe it has some aspects of routine for the professor because maybe the professor would say that, okay, I do the discipline four 20 or so. I use the same kind of examples in the same kind of approach. Every ear, this is acceptable, but I know that today is becoming very hard to do that because the changes are so dramatic, that it's very hard that you can repeat yourself for 20 years and be still relevant.
Ricardo (4m 15s): Okay, well, this size I will accept. Okay. There is some aspects of routine, but there's a transformed the project in a routine. No, because the project is to translate that, to provide knowledge to this day, we do it. And for the student's, this is something new. So this uniqueness for the students is the key peeler of each class or being a single work package. And of course, yeah, I have never heard about someone that said, Oh, I love it. Chemical engineering so much that I did the Course three times. So usually people don't repeat right. If they repeat this because they didn't learn enough.
Ricardo (4m 58s): So the project was not successful. And then he, or she had to do the project again. Right. But, and the uniqueness is zoned the student and the knowledge, the uniqueness is not okay. And the lecturer of the professor, but it's in the field to this concept I'm discussing using the app is very simple. It's simple. He's one of the pillars have a great product management. If you don't. No, what is the work to be done in the, how you can split the work you are already in trouble. And this is what makes a project management successful, its to know how you can break big problems into smaller pieces that you can manage control and execute properly.
Ricardo (5m 44s): So I hope you understood that and see you next week with a lot of five minutes, be on podcasts.