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Project Management Masterclass

Structure Duration Two days
Time 9am - 5pm
Commencement Date 17 - 18 Apr 2017
06 - 07 Jul 2017
02 - 03 Oct 2017

COURSE FEE (NON-MEMBER): S$963.00* (including 7% GST)
COURSE FEE (MEMBER): S$818.55* (including 7% GST)
* Members enjoy a 15% discount before GST
* Group Discount (3 or more participants) - 10%

FUNDING AVAILABLE:
COMPANY SPONSORED PARTICIPANT

1) SDF GRANT REIMBURSEMENT (Non-WSQ)
    SDF Grant Amount: S$28.00 
    SDF Course Code: CRS-N-0026933
2) PIC Grant
    Click HERE for more info on PIC Grant.

INDIVIDUAL PARTICIPANT
SkillsFuture Credit 
(Individual Singaporean aged 25 and above)
Pre-approved SkillsFuture funding of S$500.00
Click HERE for more info on SkillsFuture.

Overview

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. 

Key Takeaways

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

Who Should Attend

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.

What Will Be Covered

  • 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.

Trainer's Profile

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.

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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