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P31715 The Core Competencies of Project Management
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The Core Competencies of Project Management

4 – 5 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

  • Identification of project risks, opportunities, lifecycle and project methodology
  • Understand key components in a project
  • Understand stakeholders’ power and influence
  • Dealing with change orders
  • Developing Purchasing Decision-making and Specifications
  • Managing project logistics
  • Understand key components to managing project inventories

Case Studies and Group Exercise On

  • Examining and understanding project risks and opportunities
  • Building the Project business case
  • Examine key components of a project
  • Stakeholder mapping
  • Utilising the Resource Breakdown Structure (RBS)
  • Cost/Time/Resources (CTR) and Project Planning

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

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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

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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

 

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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: THE PROJECT METHODOLOGY

  • Exploring the project methodology – what is it and why is it used by organisations?
  • The advantages and disadvantages of utilizing a project methodology
  • Class exercise
  • Identifying project risks and opportunities
  • Examining and understanding project risk
  • The project lifecycle
  • The project manager – a specialized set of skills
  • Scenario 1: Dealing with the Human Element
  • Scenario 2: Cross Functional Dealings

TOPIC 2: KEY COMPONENTS OF A PROJECT:

  • The Project Business Case
  • Scenario 3: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly
  • Class Exercise
  • The Project Sponsor
  • Scenario 4: The power dimension
  • The Project Scope – critically important
  • Scenario 5: Too wide; too narrow; too little; too late
  • An overview of Project Interfaces
  • Managing a Project Budget
  • Class Exercise

TOPIC 3: PROJECT SCHEDULING

  • Overview
  • The Concept of Precedence
  • The Precedence Table
  • A brief overview of Network Diagrams
  • The Critical Path Method
  • The Gantt Chart
  • Class Exercise
  • The Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
  • The Work Package
  • Class Exercise

TOPIC 4: PURCHASING DECISION MAKING

  • Some key questions pertaining to the purchasing decision
  • Understanding the quality dimension
  • Understanding the substitution effect
  • Exploring switching costs
  • Class exercise

TOPIC 5: DEVELOPING PURCHASING SPECIFICATIONS:

  • Overview
  • Typical information included in a purchasing specification
  • The key criteria that a specification should contain
  • Some types of common specifications
  • Class exercise

TOPIC 6: RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

  • Classifying Resources
  • Utilising the Resource Breakdown Structure (RBS)
  • Cost/Time/Resources (CTR) and Project Planning
  • The Critical Problem of Constraints
  • ‘Trade-off’ Decision making
  • Project ‘Crashing’ explained
  • Project ‘Fast Tracking’ explained
  • Class Exercise
  • Managing Remote Teams
  • Scenario 6: Time zones and tempers

TOPIC 7: MANAGING PROJECT LOGISTICS

  • Identifying critical lead times – a key step to take during project initiation
  • Examining the various advantages and disadvantages of different transport mediums
  • Creating a logistical management plan – multi-modal transportation examined
  • Logistics in remote or ‘frontier’ environments – key factors of analysis
  • Infrastructure considerations
  • Dealing with oversize loads; heavy equipment and difficult terrain

TOPIC 8: MANAGING PROJECT INVENTORIES

  • The key components to managing project inventories
  • Classifications of project inventory
  • The ‘Total Cost of Ownership’
  • Operational inventory planning and control
  • Key storage issues
  • Special storage requirements
  • Class exercise
  • Security issues

TOPIC 9: STAKEHOLDER MAPPING AND ANALYSIS

  • The problem with Stakeholder agendas
  • Stakeholder power and influence – a shifting dynamic over a project’s lifecycle?
  • Stakeholder Identification and assessment – ‘stakeholder mapping’
  • Class exercise – stakeholder mapping
  • Scenario 7: Dealing with Stakeholder Agendas
  • Establishing/re-establishing constructive engagement with stakeholder groupings
  • Dealing with local content and Corporate Social Responsibilities (CSR)

TOPIC 10: DEALING WITH CHANGE ORDERS

  • Change orders and the Project Scope
  • Understanding the reasoning behind a change order – is it applicable or appropriate?
  • The 3 common reasons for change orders – client specification changes; poor ‘scoping (errors and omissions);’ changes in the environment
  • Establishing the audit trail
  • Scenario 8: ‘The dangers of doing someone a favour’
  • The importance of Price Escalation clauses
  • Change orders and contractual breach – a significant issue?
  • Scenario 9: ‘How the hours have flown by’
  • Change orders and Liquidated Damage Clauses (LDC’s) – a direct relationship?
  • Change orders and Force Majeure

when & where

04 - 05 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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