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Project Management Made Simple
Are You the Official or Unofficial Project Manager? How to Plan, Collaborate and Deliver to Meet On-Demand Project Challenges in Singapore
- Fredrick Haren
In today’s environment, one can hardly find himself or herself in a situation where you only do your job as you are hired to do. In most instances, you are required from time to time to take on project responsibilities. This is good, because it allows you the opportunity to learn, grow, handle people, deadlines, slim budgets and tasks in such a way that will help your career growth and thus the organization. This also means continuous improvement for the organization that you work for/with.
In this practical and interactive course, the person entrusted with managing projects will learn the process described above. Since success or failure depends largely on how we handle ourselves and others, and only then the technical skills and planning tools, the focus of this training will consist of areas relating to these two spectra on project management and project achievements.
In this course, attendees will be able to:
Develop and become aware of the importance of project management;
Save time and cost;
Manage stakeholders and risks well;
Identify and manage resources;
Use the tools in managing projects.
Sample Course Outline
- Overall Introduction: What is Project Management?
- Areas of management/focus:
◦ Complexity◦ Others
- Preliminary: what do you want to achieve?
- Various Analytical Tools to avoid project surprises & ensure smooth implementation
◦ Introduction to Project Risk Management (Tool 1)
◦ How to identify Risks (with workshop)
◦ The 4 Steps to Project Risk Management
◦ Workshop: Cases for Risk Management
- Project Management Methodologies
◦ Preliminaries: Gantt Chart (Tool 2), Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) Tool 3
◦ Critical Path Method (CPM) Tool 4
◦ Case and application
- Communication: windows of opportunities and pitfalls
- Get Your Act Together: Review of mechanisms for project management
Date: 9 May 2018 (Wed)
Time: 9am - 5pm
100 Orchard Road
#04-100, Concorde Hotel,
Inclusive of hotel buffet lunch, light refreshments and course materials
To register, you can either register online or download a hardcopy registration form
Ms Chye Fen
6720-3333 | phone
6720-2222 | fax
Active learning activities are included to allow participants to engage actively in the learning process. Besides that, leading the participants through these activities will enable better understanding on the concepts. The active learning activities may include:
Commentary on other companies / industries;
Who Must Attend?
This course will benefit officers, managers, engineers, team-based project personnel, and all those who wish to improve their skills in project management.
“Straight to the point and comprehensive in his training. There are lots of discussions and room for clarifications with Andrew and with fellow participants to understand topics and learn how to apply the knowledge in the workplace.”
“Andrew always uses a lot of real life examples to put across the key concepts.”
“The trainer Andrew has many life experiences to share related to the training and kept his teaching very interesting and memorable.”
Personal and Organisational Effectiveness Master Trainer: Andrew Cheah
Andrew Cheah has been a trainer and management consultant since 1991, specialising in the areas of performance management, productivity improvement, behavioural change and leadership. Andrew has trained clients from diverse industries such as in banking, insurance, hospitality, sales and distribution, manufacturing, food, property development, government/public services, and higher education. Being tri-lingual (English, Mandarin, and Malay Languages), Andrew has extensive regional exposure in Singapore, United Arab Emirates, Malaysia, China, Thailand, Indonesia and Vietnam. In addition to training, Andrew has guided and provided consulting services to clients, leading to one of them winning the prestigious Malaysian National Productivity Award presented by the previous Malaysian Prime Minister, Tun Dr. Mahathir.
Andrew has also been invited to speak in events such as International Conference on Best Practices, which was graced by senior officials from the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI), sharing the stage with Professor Michael Gregory of the University of Cambridge, Mr Dieter Heyl (2007 Vice President of Mercedes Benz Malaysia), and Dr Marcus Chao, President of Lean China Enterprise Inc.
Andrew has an MBA degree qualification with the University of Portsmouth, UK. At the professional level, Andrew has a certificate in Blue Ocean Leadership Masterclass, as well as Leading Dimensions Profiling Trainer Certification (LDP certified). In addition to being a qualified ISO9000 assessor, his experience in international consultancy has also earned him a membership with the Association of Productivity Specialist in New York.