MAS012 – Successful Project Management

Introduction
To be successful in every project, you must go beyond the technical tools and techniques of project control; understanding the insights of the “technical” aspects of managing projects is essential to bring your project to its successful completion, especially getting the team members behind the project and to see it through successfully.

Learning Objectives

On completing this learning, participants will
identify and determine the objectives and scope of the project to be managed;
put into practice the ideas acquired for developing effective project plans; and their implementation
improve their estimating capabilities and resources for enhanced productivity;
tailor the appropriate methods to suit the size and type of project;
develop techniques for controlling and tracking progress of projects;
coach and lead the project team and provide feedback and evaluation of performance;
provide periodic status reports to stakeholders; and
evaluate the project on completion.

For Whom
Project Managers, IT Managers, Engineers, Educational leaders, Project Leaders and Managers/Supervisors who are involved in the controlling and implementation of projects.

Training Date/Time: Friday 20 May 2016; 9AM – 5PM

Closing Date: 13 May 2016 

Venue: PrimeStaff Management Services Pte Ltd

Course Fee: $350 (plus GST), $320 (Subsequent participants from the same company)

You may claim up to 400% tax rebate or 60% cash back of the course fee under the PIC Scheme. For more information, please visit http://www.iras.gov.sg/irashome/PIcredit.aspx
 
Facilitator: Mr Johnny Lee (Profile listed below)

Course Contents

• Project Management Operating Scenario
The session opens with a visualisation of a real-world operating environment. Typical situations and issues and expectations of owners and users of projects will be examined.     – The real world situations
    – Expectations of various parties
    – The critical need to manage all projects
    – Tracking the progress of a project

• The Basics Of Project Management
This session introduces the concepts of project management and how it is distinct from the other forms of management. It highlights the importance of project management to owners, users and suppliers of the project. The prerequisites for success, the characteristics of projects and the elements of project management will also be discussed in detail.
    – Overview of the concepts and functions of project management
    – Characteristics of a project
    – Essential elements of a project
    – Phases in a project
    – Project planning
    – Tactics and strategies

• The People Aspects Of Project Management
The human aspects of project management cover the effects of people on projects, and who or what manages projects.  The session also explores ways for the Project Manager to successfully manage the key factor in project management through an examination of communication channels and productivity factors.
    – The biggest problem
    – Areas of conflict and resolution
    – Productivity considerations
    – The project leader and his team – getting together a team, keeping the team together, enabling and empowering team members, getting results.

The Process Of Project Management
This session deals with activities leading to the establishment of a project. It explores the target setting process as well as the quantitative and non-quantitative techniques of estimation. Discussions will include financial considerations such as assessing the viability of projects and cost control.

The project team organization approach will be incorporated, covering assigning people to tasks, matching their expertise with the task, as well as the size of the project team. Control checks like deviations, changes to the project and preventive measures are needed to ensure success of projects. There must be a review of project management performance to identify factors that cause problems or that lead to success.
    – The sequence of activities
    – Developing the project plan
    – Estimating the types of costs
    – Budget control
    – Project team organizations
    – Deviations and corrections
    – Project failure
    – Project evaluation and review

• The Tools Of Project Management
This session explains the systems and procedures for project management, and covers project work and project control. Tools and techniques include networks, resource scheduling and project monitoring through measurement of progress, reviewing feedback information and reporting.
    – The conventional method
    – The use of networks and matrix
    – Computer assisted techniques

Method of Instruction
Short lectures, group discussions, case studies and “live” project management activities.

Duration
7 contact hours

PROFILE OF FACILITATOR
Johnny Lee is the Founder and Principal Consultant of Mindlife Consulting International LLP.

“Mind Your Life, Live Your Passion” is the maxim that drives Johnny Lee on his continuing quest to empower people so that they can enjoy effective personal leadership, improve their emotional intelligence and manage their work and their life better.

Johnny has more than 25 years of business management experience. He has successfully led and managed various organizations in the light and heavy manufacturing, SMEs’ and MNCs’ in Singapore and China.

He started his career as an Industrial Engineer. Subsequently, he moved up progressively through various levels of managerial positions with Manufacturing, Engineering, Quality Management, Materials Management, Warehouse Management, and Human Resource in his portfolio.

Now he is fully committed in Corporate Training, Behavioral and Career Consulting, and Life Coaching. He has more than 16 years of corporate training experience. He regularly conducts training for SMEs, MNCs, Singapore Armed Forces, Singapore Police Force, Statutory Boards, SMF, Training Institutions, Schools and general public.

He is well-versed in Managerial and Leadership Skills, Communication Skills, Thinking Skills, Team Development, Emotional Intelligence (EQ), Time Management, Problem Solving, Decision Making, Work-Life Effectiveness, Productivity Improvement and Stress Management.

He frequently gives talks to schools and the general public and has appeared on MediaCorp’s Radio’s 93.8FM Live as a studio guest.

Drawing upon his extensive knowledge, skills and experience in leading edge tools and strategies from Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP), Time-lining, Neuro Semantics, Emotional Intelligence (EQ), Behavioral Analysis, Hypnosis, Human Needs Psychology and Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT), he have successfully trained, coached and empowered thousands of people, individually and at corporate level, helping them to overcome obstacles that have held them back, influencing them to transform their lives and to achieve their fullest potentials.

Education:
 Sc.(Economics) Honors (Management Studies), University Of London (UK)
 Advanced Certificate in Training and Assessment (Full ACTA), Institute of Adult Learning
 Diploma in Production Engineering, Singapore Polytechnic
 Specialist Diploma in Electronic Business Management, Temasek Polytechnic
 Certified Diploma in Accounting and Finance, Association of Certified Accountants, UK.

Accreditations:
 Certified Master Practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP), American Board of NLP, USA.
 Certified Emotional Intelligence (EQ) Trainer, Six Seconds EQ Network (USA)
 Certified Behavioral & Career Consultant, Institute of Motivational Living (USA)
 Certified Administer of DISC Personality Profiling
 Certified Hypnotist Instructor, National Guild of Hypnotists, Inc. USA
 Certified Consulting Hypnotherapist, National Guild of Hypnotists, Inc. USA
 Certified Practitioner of Neuro-Semantics, International Society of Neuro-Semantics (USA)
 Certified Practitioner of Timelines Therapy, International Society of Neuro-Semantics (USA)
 Certified Work-Life Consultant accredited by Ministry of Manpower, Singapore

Professional Affiliations:
 Member of Singapore Institute of Management
 Member in Good Standing, National Guild of Hypnotists, Inc. USA
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