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Charles Logan, MBA, PMP, PMI-RMP, DCCA

Senior Project Manager / Lead Commissioning Engineer at Commissioning Agents, Inc. (CAI)

Charlotte, United States

Charlie is a retired nuclear Master Chief submariner who has excelled in engineering projects, human performance, and operational excellence management for decades. After the navy, he worked for a Nuclear Liability Insurance Company for five years performing liability inspections often focusing on human performance, nuclear safety culture, process improvement, risk management, and training.

Accomplished operations and engineering professional with 20+ years building and leading diverse high-performance teams in a technically sophisticated industry.

Proven leadership, organizational agility, and executive presence with the ability to collaborate and influence others across organizational boundaries.

A safety-focused operations leader qualified on high-risk complex engineering systems who leaves the office and engages, leads, and mentors the team from the work floor.

Key Competencies:
-Leadership and Management
-Training, Mentoring, Coaching
-Communication / Collaboration
-Critiques / Assessments
-Diversity and Inclusion Management
-Human Performance / Nuclear Safety Culture
-Project Management / Risk Management
-Process Improvement / Operational Excellence
-Change Management / Organizational Development
-Workforce Management / Team Leader

Retired Master Chief / "Bull Nuke" - US Navy Nuclear Power Program
Project Management Professional (PMP) - Project Management Institute (PMI)
Risk Management Professional (PMI-RMP) - Project Management Institute (PMI)
Graduate Certificate in Organization Development and Change Operational Excellence - Penn State
Diversity and Inclusion Manager (CMEO) – US Navy
Change Management Professional - Acuity Institute
Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt (LSSBB) - US Navy
Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Course - Defense Acquisition University
Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Course - US Navy
Data Center Certified Associate - Schneider Electric
Certified Fire Protection Specialist (CFPS) - National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)
Qualified QA/QC Manager/Supervisor/Inspector - US Navy
Electronic Technician Maintenance Supervisor/Technician - US Navy
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Charles Logan, MBA, PMP, PMI-RMP, DCCAPoints
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Author13
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Entrepreneur0
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Company Information

Company Type: Company
Business Unit: Mission Critical Facilities

Areas of Expertise

Change Management 30.26
Culture 30.41
HR 30.04
Leadership 30.31
Management 30.51
Risk Management 30.62
Sustainability 30.51
Lean Startup 30.49
Design Thinking 30.10
Customer Experience 30.06

Industry Experience

Engineering & Construction
Financial Services & Banking
High Tech & Electronics
Higher Education & Research
Insurance
Professional Services
Utilities

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Publications

13 Article/Blogs
Great leaders are good managers too!
LinkedIn / Charles S. Logan
April 04, 2020
Great Leaders know when to be more of a leader and less of a manager and vice versa. They must lead their team and manage the process without micro-managing (it’s an art). This ensures the project is completed per the customers’ requirements safely and within the bounds of the organization’s strategy and culture.

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Tags: Management, Leadership, Culture

Engage the Team
Charles S. Logan
February 09, 2020
The leader must be engaged with the team before the team will become engaged with the leader’s priorities.

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Tags: Management, Leadership, Culture

Engaging the Team
LinkedIn / Charles S. Logan
February 09, 2020
The leader must be engaged with the team before the team will become engaged with the leader’s priorities.

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Tags: Culture, Leadership, Management

Don't give up on your goal when you have to put it on hold.
linkedin
November 26, 2018
Sometimes you must put your goal (dreams if you will) on hold through no fault of your own. It could be a personal setback, need to help someone else, or even your boss giving you a more pressing project to work on. This can derail your own goals or just slow them down and that all depends on you.

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Tags: Sustainability, Leadership, Change Management

Return on Investment (ROI)
linkedin
March 06, 2018
As you know, the ROI calculation is often the “bottom line” (pun intended) for determining whether or not a project is approved. It is a usually a straightforward calculation that allows management to determine the fiscal impact of the project. If the ROI is positive, it might have a better chance at being approved. And, when the ROI is negative, then its chances of being approved are much smaller… but in some situations, it might still be approved. Let’s consider both outcomes and see why this is.

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Tags: Management, Leadership, Risk Management

Logan's MDC method for Change
LinkedIn Slideshare
February 16, 2018
Process for Problem Resolution and Change Management that can be tailored to fit your organization to improve Operational Excellence.

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Tags: Change Management, Risk Management, Sustainability

Strategy is nothing without the right Culture
linkedin
September 30, 2016
Strategy is nothing without the right Culture

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Tags: Design Thinking, Leadership, Culture

Hearing is automatic. Listening, not so much
linkedin
January 16, 2016
Don’t you hate it, when someone asks you a question and then doesn’t wait for the answer? They cut you off in mid-sentence.

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Tags: Customer Experience, Management, Leadership

That’s the way we’ve always done it.
LinkedIn
December 12, 2015
“It's not written down, but that’s the way we have done it for 30 years”. That was probably great 30 years ago, but what about today? Is there a better and newer way to do things?

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Tags: Change Management, Culture, Leadership

"We’re Improving"; did we make the goal or not?
linkedin
November 15, 2015
If you want to make significant progress at conquering your goals and achieve “Excellence in Performance” at your organization; you may need a paradigm shift in your way of thinking and reporting your organizational progress.

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Tags: Leadership, Change Management, Risk Management

Adult Facilitation Skills
LinkedIn Slideshare
February 07, 2015
Effective adult facilitation skills core learning modules:

1. Presentation Skills
2. Using Visual Aids
3. Preparation
4. Instructor Mechanics
5. Adult Learning Model
6. Three Learning styles
7. Team Dynamics in the Classroom
8. Managing Difficult Situations

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Tags: HR, Leadership, Management

Adding Training within Industry (TWI) to the CPI program
LinkedIn
December 27, 2014
Teach Training within Industry (TWI) in your Implementation and Control phase of the DMAIC to train the individuals affected by the new improved process.

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Tags: Change Management, Lean Startup, Risk Management

Organizational Self-Assessment
LinkedIN
December 04, 2014
Key leaders need to be educated and proficient in the use and application of the basic fundamentals of the organization’s self-assessment program.

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Tags: Sustainability, Management, Culture

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