Advanced Project Management Tools & Techniques Seminar-Workshop 2017

Date: December 6 - 7, 2017
Location: Makati Sports Club, Makati City, PH

Overview of the Program

The program is designed to help participants augment their existing understanding of project management by learning a number of simple yet powerful tools and techniques that can be used in managing projects.

The program will discuss the concepts and principles behind each technique, and will allow the participants to apply their understanding of the tools through a series of workshops.

Key Seminar Topics

1. Distinguish the difference between Projects, Programs and Portfolios.

2. Understand the 10 critical facets of the project that the project manager needs to actively manage.

3. Learn to leverage on 10 simple yet powerful tools and techniques to manage the critical facets of your project.

3.1 Project Brief: Explain your project clearly and concisely using a Project Brief.

3.2 Work Breakdown Structure: Determine precisely what project deliverables your team should work on using a simple WBS.

3.3 Critical Path Method: Identify which project activities you need to closely manage by identifying the critical path of your project

3.4 Earned Value Analysis: Evaluate how economically the project is expending project effort using Earned Value Analysis.

3.5 Root Cause Analysis: Hypothesize about potential root causes of project issues using basic root cause analysis techniques.

3.6 DOPE Test: Decipher the personalities of your project team members so you can better manage their performance.

3.7 Project Communications Plan: Share project information to critical stakeholders by crafting a simple yet effective Communications Plan.

3.8 Process Decision Program Chart: Develop contingency plans to manage project risks thru the use of the PDPC.

3.9 Contract Review: Review contracts intelligently by knowing the core facets of the project contract that must be critically evaluated.

3.10 Salience Model: Know how to better manage stakeholder needs and expectations using the Salience Model.

Who Should Attend

Middle to senior-level Managers, Project Managers, Corporate Planners, Marketing Managers, Brand Managers, Category Managers, Business Development Managers, Product Managers, Account Managers, Branch Managers, Sales Managers, and those who are involved in business planning and project management tasks.

Registration Fee

PHP 15,999 plus VAT Fees are inclusive of meals and seminar kit for 2 days.

Discount Scheme

10% Early Bird Rate (Register and Pay on or before October 30, 2017)
20% Discount for Academe/Students/Government/NGOs
Package of 5 + 1 (send 5 delegates and get additional 1 for free)

The Resource Speaker and Expert

Christian Orias

Director for Strategic IT Management Practice and Consultant,
Cogniseed Consulting Inc.

Christian Orias is a Management Consultant specializing in IT Service Management, Information Security Management, Quality Management, Project Management and Process Improvement. He is the Managing Director of Cogniseed Consulting, Inc. and an independent member of the Audit Committee of the Philippine Electricity Market Corporation.

Being a Consultant and Trainer, he has assisted numerous companies with their ISO Certification initiatives and helped hundreds of professionals obtain their ITIL, Project Management Professional (PMP) and Lean Six Sigma certifications. He honed his expertise while working for top-tier Fortune 500 companies, such as, Intel, Hewlett-Packard, Oracle and United Health Group.

He has 11 professional certifications – Certified ITIL Expert, Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Six Sigma Black Belt (CSSBB), Certified Manager of Quality & Organizational Excellence (CMQ-OE), and a Certified Project Management Professional (PMP).

He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering and a Master’s Degree in Management Engineering from the University of Santo Tomas. He co-authored two (2) U.S. Patents and four (4) Defensive Intellectual Property Publications in the fields of Semiconductor Electronic Packaging Technology and Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Technology.

Reviews – What they say about the program …

1. Well managed, very brief and concise.
– BGen. William P. Turalde, ACDI-MPC.

2. Worth Attending. – Glenda Lita Ersando, ACDI-MPC.

3. Highly recommended to attend and will recommend to others.
– Alfredo C. Paras, Jr., Dairy Zest Corporation

4. It was effective and I have learned a lot.
– Ferdinand Allan V. Villanueva, AsiaPhilippines.

5. Thank you, Fiera de Manila, Inc. for this 2-days seminar and for having a good seminar speaker and host.
– Jeffrey Recines, Kaizen E&M Corporation.

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