Project Management Masterclass

MDIS


Course introduction

Companies are increasingly turning to Project Management to help them ride the many challenges confronting them. They see the benefits of relying on Project Management to help them navigate their way forward, in particular when they need to get groups in their organisations to work collaboratively. The overall goal of this programme is to provide participants with a comprehensive methodology and techniques to define, plan and execute projects successfully. The emphasis throughout this Project Management Masterclass is on the application of practical tools and techniques used to enhance the effectiveness of Project Planning and Implementations in organisations.



Course Benefits


Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Use the relevant background information to put together a project charter
  • Develop a comprehensive Project Plan and use it to coordinate project support
  • Use the project tools such as the Project Charter, Network Diagram, Gantt Chart, Risk Management and Issue Resolution Worksheet, to monitor project implementation and deal with changes and issues requiring resolution
  • Recognise and influence factors that will bring about project success
  • Do a proper project closeout to enable a transition to the next phase



Target Audience


Participants who are required to lead projects or support the major parts of a project as a core team member in their respective organisations and units would find this program helpful to their project roles and responsibilities.



Course Outline


Programme Overview

  • Introductions
  • Objectives
  • Agenda For Two-Days
Project Management Framework
  • Small Group Activity: Opening Case Study
  • Project Definitions and what is Project Management
Small Group Activity:
  • Why Projects Fail?
  • Benefits to Organisation and Own Self for a Systematic Process in Managing Projects
  • Defining Project
  • Small Group Activity: Real Project Applications
Effective Meeting Management

Continue Defining Project

Planning Project
  • Developing Work-Breakdown Structure
  • Scheduling Tasks
  • Individual Activity: Work on Scheduling Tools
Small Group Activity: Real Project Applications
  • Planning Project
Closure and Summary
  • Review of Activities for Day One
  • Summary: What Works and Further Expectations
Introduction of Day Two Activities
  • Agenda for Day Two
  • Reflections and Project Management
Continue Small Group Activity: Real Project Applications and Debrief

Planning Project
  • Assess Risks
  • Continue Small Group Activity: Risk Management of Real Projects
Resource Management

Implementing Project
  • Launch Plan
  • Monitor Plan
  • Project After-Action Debrief
Programme Closure and Summary
  • Action Planning
  • Programme Evaluation
Methodologies

This programme will be delivered via conceptual briefing using written and visual aids. Participants will be provided the opportunity to work with cases and actual job projects to apply the project management tools and techniques.

Time will be allocated to practise the use of the tools and techniques on actual job situations. The workshop leader will facilitate group discussions and feedback on the application of project processes and techniques on the cases, actual job situations and related exercises ensuring participants should be able to complete a project plan at the end of the programme.

Fees
  • S$963.00* (including GST)
* Members enjoy a 15% discount before GST
* Group Discount (3 or more participants) - 10%


SDF Grant
  • Pre-approved SDF Funding of S$28.00 for All Companies
  • SDF Course Code: CRS-N-0026933
SkillsFuture Credit
  • Pre-approved SkillsFuture funding of S$500.00
Structure Duration : Two days  
Time : 9am - 5pm
Commencement Date :
17 - 18 Apr 2017
06 - 07 Jul 2017
02 - 03 Oct 2017



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Trainer Profile


Jack

Jack leads, facilitates and consults client organizations in workshops, boot-camps and organization development assignments such as assessment centre, team development (include diagnostic work and 1:1 coaching), executive coaching and strategy cascades/implementations. He is an adjunct staff member with the Center for Creative Leadership. He has certifications or professional competence in numerous Human Resource and Organization Development related activities such as job analysis, work profiling, teamwork, coaching, cycle time reduction through cross-functional process mapping, career planning, MBTI® Step I and II, CPI 260, Conflict Dynamic Profiling, Voices 360- degree feedback, 360 by Design, Benchmarks, Workplace Big 5 Profiling, competency-based interviewing, performance management, HR audit, and HR planning process.

Jack began his career in the early 1980s and has accumulated experience in the manufacturing, chemical, banking, financial, fast-moving consumer goods, and construction industries. He has managerial experience in human resources development within a number of business sectors including performance management, competency development, leadership development, career planning, staff redeployment, change management, and job design.

During his career, Jack has held various positions with multi-national firms such as Reuters, Kepner Tregoe, Dow Corning, and Mars Inc, an FMCG multinational company where he led organization-wide developmental efforts across the Asia-Pacific. He had served as a member of a global team at Dow Corning that pursued high-level strategy discussions around the institutionalization of a Performance Management Architecture. He was also a member of a regional Change Transition Management Team in Dow Corning, where his HR expertise was leveraged to support the implementation of SAP, BPR, and change initiatives.

Jack holds a degree in management and a M.B.A. in Strategic and International Management. He is proficient in both English and Mandarin.



 

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