Introduction to Project Management

21-22 Dec, 2020, Webinar Classroom Training

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MR. ANDREW CHEAH has been a trainer and management consultant since 1991, specializing in the areas of Strategic Thinking, Leadership Transformation, Key Performance Indicators (KPI) AND Key Results Area (KRA), Lean, QC Tools, VSM, 8D Problem Solving, Performance Management, Productivity Improvement, Behavioural Change, and Critical & Creative Thinking.

 

Andrew has trained clients from such diverse industries (see list below) as banking, insurance, hospitality, sales and distribution, manufacturing, food, property development, government/public services, and higher education. Being tri-lingual (English, Mandarin, and Malay Languages), and has extensive regional exposure in Singapore, United Arab Emirates, Malaysia, Hong Kong, China, Thailand, Indonesia and Vietnam.

 

In addition to training, Andrew has guided and provided consulting services to clients, leading to one of them winning the prestigious Malaysian National Productivity Award (1999) presented by the 2-time Malaysian Prime Minister, Tun Dr. Mahathir. The award is for productivity enhancement through many areas such as continuous improvement, cost and waste reduction.

 

In addition to writing articles for the premier English newspaper in Singapore (the Straits Times), Andrew has been invited to speak at events such as International Conference on Best Practices, which was graced by senior officials from the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI), sharing the stage with Professor Michael Gregory of the University of Cambridge, Mr Dieter Heyl (2007 Vice President of Mercedes Benz Malaysia), and Dr Marcus Chao, President of Lean China Enterprise Inc.

 

Andrew has an MBA degree qualification with the University Of Portsmouth, UK. At the professional level, Andrew has a certificate in Blue Ocean Leadership Masterclass, as well as Leading Dimensions Profiling Trainer Certification (LDP certified). In addition to being a qualified ISO9000 assessor, his experience in international consultancy has also earned him a membership with the Association of Productivity Specialist (New York).

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Webinar Classroom Training

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FOCUSING ON
  • Overall Introduction: What Is Project Management?
  • Areas Of Management/Focus:
  • Preliminary: What Do You Want To Achieve?
  • Various Analytical Tools To Avoid Project Surprises & Ensure Smooth Implementation
  • Project Management Methodologies
  • Communication: Window Of Opportunity And Pitfalls
  • Get Your Act Together : Review Mechanism
OBJECTIVES

In today’s environment, one can hardly find him/herself in a situation where you only do your job as you are hired to do.

 

In most instances, you are required from time to time take up project responsibilities. This is good, because it allows you the opportunity to learn, grow, and handle people, deadline, budget and tasks in such a way that may help your career growth and thus the organization. In also means continuous improvement for the organization that you work for/with.

 

In this course, the person entrusted with managing projects will learn the process described above. Since success/failure depends largely on how we handle ourselves and others, and only then the technical skills and planning tools, the focus of this course will consist of areas relating to these two spectra on project achievement.

AFTER ATTENDING THIS COURSE YOU WILL RETURN TO YOUR JOB…
  1. Developing and Becoming Aware Of the Importance of Project Management.
  2. Saving Time and Cost effectively.
  3. Managing Stakeholders and Risks Well.
  4. Improving Morale.
  5. Identifying and Managing Resources effectively.
  6. Communicating Better.
  7. Using the Tools in Managing Better Projects.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
This course will benefit Beginners, Managers, Engineers, Officers, Team-Based Project Personnel, and all those who wish to improve their skills in project management.
METHODOLOGY: METAPHORIC AND LEARNING-BY-DOING APPROACH

The course will be delivering through a combination of Metaphoric and Learning-By-Doing approach, whereas the participants will be going through various simulation scenario which interact with the subject itself. At each stage, the participants will need to exercise the techniques that been taught and practice them to self-develop their level of skills.

 

Active learning activities are included to allow participants to engage actively in the learning process. Besides that, leading the participants through these activities will enable better understanding on the concepts. The active learning activities may include:

  • Hands-on exercises
  • Group discussions
  • Case studies
  • Interactive storytelling
  • Commentary on other companies / industries
  • Video presentation
DAY 1
9:00

OVERALL INTRODUCTION: WHAT IS PROJECT MANAGEMENT?

 

AREAS OF MANAGEMENT/FOCUS:

  • Time
  • Money
  • People
  • Complexity
  • Others
10.45

PRELIMINARY: WHAT DO YOU WANT TO ACHIEVE?

 

VARIOUS ANALYTICAL TOOLS TO AVOID PROJECT SURPRISES & ENSURE SMOOTH IMPLEMENTATION

  • Introduction to Project Risk Management (Tool 1)
  • How to identify Risks (with workshop)
  • The 4 Steps to Project Risk Management
  • Workshop: Cases for Risk Management
12.30

End of Day 1

DAY 2
9:00

PROJECT MANAGEMENT METHODOLOGIES

  • Preliminaries: Gantt Chart (Tool 2), Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) Tool 3
  • Critical Path Method (CPM) Tool 4
  • Case and application
10.45

COMMUNICATION: WINDOW OF OPPORTUNITY AND PITFALLS

 

GET YOUR ACT TOGETHER: REVIEW MECHANISM & CLOSING

12.30 End of Course