Project Management Masterclass


Course introduction

They see the benefits of relying on project management to help them navigate the 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 to enhance the effectiveness of project planning and implementations in organisations.

Target Audience

Staff, 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 programme helpful to their project roles and responsibilities.

Course Outline


Upon completion of this seminar, 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

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. Participants should be able to complete a project plan at the end of the programme.

Day 1

Programme Overview
  • Introductions
  • Objectives
  • Agenda for 2 days
Project Management framework
  • Small Group Activity: Opening Case Study
  • Project Definitions & 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 & Summary
  • Review of Activities for Day 1
  • Summary: What works and Further Expectations
Day 2

Introduction of Day 2 Activities
  • Agenda for Day 2
  • Reflections & Project Management
Continue Small Group Activity: Real Project Applications & 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 & Summary
  • Action Planning
  • Programme Evaluation

Trainer Profile

Jack Chua

All of our Associate Trainers offer our high level of service therefore are subject to regular peer assessments and interview prior to joining our Institute. They must all be qualified and have relevant experience to an agreed level and are subjected to continual audit and evaluation. Strict internal assessment is implemented as an integral part of our quality control mechanism.