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P31716 Building High Performance Project Teams
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Building High Performance Project Teams

6 – 7 March 2019 | Mandarin Orchard Hotel, Singapore

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Super Early Bird Rate: SGD 2,595 (SGD 400 off normal rates)
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Key Learning Outcomes

  • Optimising project communication and structure
  • Effective delegation and rational decision making in projects
  • Understanding the relationship between project size, interfaces, complexity
  • Maximising project performance through monitoring and control – KPIs and CSFs
  • Understanding ownership, accountability and reporting structures
  • Managing project communications and structure
  • Subcontractor management – screening and selection processes
  • Harnessing team members’ strengths to maximise performance
  • Effective management of geographically diverse team

Case Studies and Group Exercises

  • Tuckmans 5 Stages
  • Examining the ‘Iron Triangle’ in project control
  • Ashby’s law of Requisite Variety
  • The ‘Team Aspiration Management Model’
  • Managing project interfaces
  • KPI’s and CSF’s (Critical Success Factors)

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for professionals involved in heavy industry and complex projects wanting to make successful project cost estimations and keep budgets under control. This includes:

  • Project Engineers, Owners/Managers
  • Project Controller, Planners, Scheduler, Consultant and Specialists
  • Programme Executive, Controller, Managers
  • Cost Controller, Engineers and Managers
  • Construction Managers, Administrators
  • Procurement & Contract Managers, Administrators
  • EPC Contractors, Subcontractors and equipment/ material suppliers
  • Quantity Surveyors
  • Technical Directors

Testimonials

“Speaker is knowledgeable and interesting. Information is very useful. Good set of participants.”
~ Vallianz Shipbuilding & Engineering Pte Ltd

“Interesting contents & cases which are relevant to my area. Good group size for participation”
~ PTTEP

pricing

Packages Price
2 Day TrainingSGD $2995SGD $2595Early BirdEarly Bird

Super Early Bird Rate: SGD 2,595 (SGD 400 off normal rates)
Register and Pay on or before 14 December 2018

In-House Training
Save up to 40% off normal rates! (8 or more attendees)

Register 2 Delegates & the 3rd attends FREE!
Group rate is based on normal rate of 2-day main conference package only.
For Group Registrations, email register@ibcasia.com.sg or call +65 6508 2401

 

  • Special Group Discount pricing is applicable to groups of 2 or more delegates from the same organisation registering for the same event, at the same time.
  • Fee stated is the discounted price PER DELEGATE. Only one discount applies – either the early bird rate OR the Special Group Discount.
  • All fees stated include luncheons, refreshments and complete set of documentation. It does not include the cost of accommodation and travel.
  • A 7% Goods & Services Tax (GST) is applicable to all Singapore based companies for Singapore venue.
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Registered Education Provider of PMI®

As a Registered Education Provider of the Project Management Institute (PMI)®, we offer credible project management certification which helps project managers significantly increase their professional standing in the global workplace.

Earn 14 PDUs (Professional Development Units) over 2 training days that advance the foundation your project management skills and the performance of your project teams.

The R.E.P. logo may only be used by current R.E.P.s in good standing and must be used with the registration mark and attribution statement.

trainer

Christopher Lennon MBA, LLB, DipICArb, FCIArb, AIPN An Introduction to Shipping

Christopher Lennon MBA, LLB, DipICArb, FCIArb, AIPN

Director, Stone Falcon Corporate & Legal Consulting Ltd

Agenda

TOPIC 1: KEY ISSUES OF PROJECT CONTROL:

  • Operating within a constrained environment
  • Examining the ‘Iron Triangle’
  • The problem of Scope Creep
  • The importance of project document management
  • Ownership; accountability and reporting structures
  • Monitoring and control – KPI’s and CSF’s (Critical Success Factors)
  • Understanding the relationship between project size; number of interfaces; complexity and control

TOPIC 2: DECISION MAKING:

  • Rational vs. irrational decision making – causes and influences
  • The importance of effective delegation
  • The importance of ‘trade off’ decision making
  • Assessing co-operative and competitive behaviours and processes across interfaces
  • Creating ‘Increasing returns’ for the project through feedback mechanisms
  • Ashby’s law of Requisite Variety
  • Capturing information and generating new ideas – maximising project performance
  • Class exercise
  • Adaptability, the crucial ability to evolve
  • What makes a good client relationship?

TOPIC 3: OPTIMISING PROJECT COMMUNICATION AND STRUCTURE:

  • The 3 key elements of a project communication strategy
  • Developing the project communication plan
  • Information management
  • Understanding information flows relevant to the project (i.e. what to whom)
  • Balancing the communication process
  • Positive reinforcement
  • Different forms of project structure – hierarchical; functional and matrix structures
  • Advantages and disadvantages of different project structures

TOPIC 4: PROJECT ORGANISATIONAL SKILLS:

  • Delegation and the ‘work package’ approach
  • Cross functional dealings
  • Creating and maintaining relationships
  • The vital importance of the Project Sponsor
  • Dealing with conflict
  • Motivation
  • Harnessing team members’ strengths to maximise performance

TOPIC 5: SUPPLIER SELECTION:

  • Overview
  • Selecting new suppliers
  • Consequences of non-performance by a supplier
  • ‘Qualifying’ new suppliers
  • A suggested process for ‘screening’ potential suppliers
  • Due diligence on potential suppliers
  • The RFP (Request for Proposal)
  • The RFQ (Request for Quote)
  • The key parameters of supplier selection
  • Some disadvantages of the supplier selection process
  • Summation of key aspects of supplier selection

TOPIC 6: MANAGING PROJECT SUB-CONTRACTORS

  • Managing the sub-contractors scope of work
  • The problem of standardisation
  • Contractor and sub-contractor conformance
  • Assessing sub-contractors abilities to deliver – the ‘approved vendor’ approach
  • The issue of sub-contractors suppliers
  • Main issues that cause disputes with sub-contractors

TOPIC 7: CREATING THE HIGH-PERFORMANCE TEAM:

  • Tuckmans 5 Stages Model
  • Getting the ‘buy-in’ from the team – the single most important factor
  • Class exercise
  • The difference between a team and a group
  • The manifestation of ‘group think’ – a deadly danger
  • Team dynamics – selection of personnel to maximise results – Belbin profiling
  • Key issues in managing a geographically dispersed (remote) team
  • Important psychological factors that lead to high performance – motivation and empowerment
  • The problem of self-interest
  • Attitude – do we need both conformists and rebels to make the ultimate team?
  • How focused is your team? Corrective actions and strategies to deal with ‘drift’
  • The ‘Team Aspiration Management Model’
  • Class exercise

TOPIC 8: MANAGING GEOGRAPHICALLY DISPERSED TEAMS

  • The relationship dilemma
  • Monitoring and control – enhanced difficulty?
  • Centralised vs. decentralised control – what is best?
  • Class exercise: ‘Time zones and Tempers’
  • Advantages and disadvantages of the ‘remote team’ compared to the ‘traditional team’
  • Socialization and participation – making the GDT work

TOPIC 9: PROJECT LEADERSHIP:

  • Understanding the ‘project challenge’
  • Key attributes for successful leadership – empathy; credibility; innovative; capable of harnessing change
  • 6 vital aspects of project leadership
  • Understanding the nature and role of ‘power’ in both an organisational and project context
  • Effective strategies for control

TOPIC 10: PROJECT INTERFACE MANAGEMENT:

  • Defining the interface
  • 4 critical elements of project interface management
  • Why interface management directly contributes to successful project delivery
  • Class exercise: managing project interfaces

when & where

06 - 07 Mar 2019

Mandarin Orchard Singapore, by Meritus
333 Orchard Road, Singapore 238867
Tel: +65 6831 6062 | Fax: +65 6737 3130
Mobile No.: +65 8298 9442
Contact Person: Tan Ai Li
Email: aili.tan@meritushotels.com
Website: www.meritushotels.com

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