International Academy of  Project Management<br />
The Project Management Environment<br />
The Project Management ‘industry’ is rapidly growing….<br />
As is the demand for Project Managers….<br />
Core Skills for a Project Manager ?<br />Most companies would classify these items as the core skills for Project Managers...
The core skills are ……<br />When you have a multi-million dollar project on the line, how exactly do management skills get...
Points of View……<br />"Technical skills are fine but project managers need a different set of skills to be successful – th...
Background to IAPM<br />
IAPM Maxim….<br />‘Putting the Management back into <br />Project Management’<br />
What is IAPM ?<br /><ul><li>Thousands of Members, Associates and Affiliates in multiple Countries
Chapters in many major cities around the world
Partners globally
Clients across Asia and Middle-East
Board of Governors, Board of Management and Advisory Board from around the world</li></li></ul><li>Where does IAPM sit ? <...
What IAPM Certifications are / are not ….<br />ARE NOT a basic Project Management Training course for “trainee” project ma...
Where is IAPM recognised ?<br />
Where are IAPM partners based ?<br />
Where do the IAPM delegates come from ?<br />
Where are the main IAPM Offices ?<br />
IAPM offers Executive Training Programs Globally ….<br />Public Programs<br />Executive Programs offered in over 20 countr...
IAPM offers In-house customised training….<br />Custom In-House Training<br />IAPM provides bespoke training for leading b...
Some details on IAPM Membership….<br />IAPM is one of the fastest growing professional associations in the world:<br /><ul...
In 2012 IAPM projects new Middle-East members, African members, CIS members,  Eastern European and South American members ...
Members from the following industry examples :-
 Government
 Oil and Gas
 Pharmaceuticals
 Embassy
 Shipping
 Military
 FMCG
 Airlines
 Banks
 Ship Building
 Mining
 Insurance
 Research
 IT
 Consulting
 Hospitality
 Telecoms
 High Tech
 Construction
 Medical
 Investment
 Power Generation
 Universities
 ....</li></ul>The list is almost endless........<br />
Code of Ethics<br /><ul><li>Every member of the association is protected by and must adhere to a professional Code of Ethi...
Any violation of the Code of Ethics can result in disciplinary action including revocation of membership, designation and ...
Certification Path Overview…<br />Basic/No PM <br />Experience<br />At Entry to <br />Certification<br />3+ yrs PM <br />E...
Who should attend IAPM certification programs…<br />Well that depends on the level of the program, but typically ……<br /><...
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  1. 1. International Academy of Project Management<br />
  2. 2. The Project Management Environment<br />
  3. 3. The Project Management ‘industry’ is rapidly growing….<br />
  4. 4. As is the demand for Project Managers….<br />
  5. 5. Core Skills for a Project Manager ?<br />Most companies would classify these items as the core skills for Project Managers<br />But what are the key skills that will make the difference to your organization’s bottom line……and make great Project Managers<br />
  6. 6. The core skills are ……<br />When you have a multi-million dollar project on the line, how exactly do management skills get classified as a soft skill?<br />For PM’s today, thecore skill is leadership and management, not just technical competency and methodology…<br />
  7. 7. Points of View……<br />"Technical skills are fine but project managers need a different set of skills to be successful – they need to be able to lead, manage and motivate…”<br />“Why should we spend all this money training and certifying our Managers, when they may end up leaving us and joining a competitor” .......<br /> Well, imagine if you do not train them, and they do not leave you !! <br />
  8. 8. Background to IAPM<br />
  9. 9. IAPM Maxim….<br />‘Putting the Management back into <br />Project Management’<br />
  10. 10. What is IAPM ?<br /><ul><li>Thousands of Members, Associates and Affiliates in multiple Countries
  11. 11. Chapters in many major cities around the world
  12. 12. Partners globally
  13. 13. Clients across Asia and Middle-East
  14. 14. Board of Governors, Board of Management and Advisory Board from around the world</li></li></ul><li>Where does IAPM sit ? <br />
  15. 15. What IAPM Certifications are / are not ….<br />ARE NOT a basic Project Management Training course for “trainee” project managers<br />EXPECTS a minimum level of expertise and competence from the delegates of at least 3 years experience in project management before entry is permitted to certification<br />ARE NOT seeking to address the ‘basics’ or ‘fundamentals’ of Project Management<br />ARE a Certification for experienced Project Managers, delivered through a highly interactive program, where fundamental knowledge is assumed.<br />Interactive participation is the foundation of the CIPM Certification program<br />ARE toolset independent<br />
  16. 16. Where is IAPM recognised ?<br />
  17. 17. Where are IAPM partners based ?<br />
  18. 18. Where do the IAPM delegates come from ?<br />
  19. 19. Where are the main IAPM Offices ?<br />
  20. 20. IAPM offers Executive Training Programs Globally ….<br />Public Programs<br />Executive Programs offered in over 20 countries<br />15+ Specialist Designation award programs<br />Typical Programs are approximately 30-40 hours in duration<br />Average class sizes around 15+<br />On average 5 programs per month are running somewhere in the globe<br />IAPM works through carefully selected, strategic marketing partners in each country<br />
  21. 21. IAPM offers In-house customised training….<br />Custom In-House Training<br />IAPM provides bespoke training for leading brands and companies<br />A few countries where in-house training has been conducted:<br />Hong Kong, Taiwan, China<br />Brunei, Malaysia, Singapore<br />UAE, Kuwait, KSA, Bahrain<br />Lesotho<br />South Africa<br />Indonesia<br />…….<br />
  22. 22. Some details on IAPM Membership….<br />IAPM is one of the fastest growing professional associations in the world:<br /><ul><li>Members in multiple countries and growing by approximately by 10-15% a year
  23. 23. In 2012 IAPM projects new Middle-East members, African members, CIS members, Eastern European and South American members and continued significant growth in Asia
  24. 24. Members from the following industry examples :-
  25. 25. Government
  26. 26. Oil and Gas
  27. 27. Pharmaceuticals
  28. 28. Embassy
  29. 29. Shipping
  30. 30. Military
  31. 31. FMCG
  32. 32. Airlines
  33. 33. Banks
  34. 34. Ship Building
  35. 35. Mining
  36. 36. Insurance
  37. 37. Research
  38. 38. IT
  39. 39. Consulting
  40. 40. Hospitality
  41. 41. Telecoms
  42. 42. High Tech
  43. 43. Construction
  44. 44. Medical
  45. 45. Investment
  46. 46. Power Generation
  47. 47. Universities
  48. 48. ....</li></ul>The list is almost endless........<br />
  49. 49. Code of Ethics<br /><ul><li>Every member of the association is protected by and must adhere to a professional Code of Ethical Behavior and Conduct
  50. 50. Any violation of the Code of Ethics can result in disciplinary action including revocation of membership, designation and listing on the association website</li></li></ul><li>IAPM Certification Programs<br />
  51. 51. Certification Path Overview…<br />Basic/No PM <br />Experience<br />At Entry to <br />Certification<br />3+ yrs PM <br />Experience<br />At Entry to <br />Certification<br />5+ yrs PM <br />Experience<br />At Entry to <br />Certification<br />
  52. 52. Who should attend IAPM certification programs…<br />Well that depends on the level of the program, but typically ……<br /><ul><li>IT Manager
  53. 53. Project Co-Ordinator
  54. 54. Applications Manager
  55. 55. Consultants
  56. 56. Proposal Engineer
  57. 57. Logistics Co-Ordinator
  58. 58. Marketing Manager
  59. 59. Divisional Heads
  60. 60. Other Decision Makers
  61. 61. Head of Training
  62. 62. Head of HR
  63. 63. CEO’s
  64. 64. ……..
  65. 65. Project Managers
  66. 66. Senior Project Managers
  67. 67. Operations Managers
  68. 68. Area Managers
  69. 69. Executive Directors
  70. 70. Project Directors
  71. 71. Administration Managers
  72. 72. Finance Managers
  73. 73. Architects
  74. 74. Engineers
  75. 75. Business Analysts
  76. 76. Assistant Managers
  77. 77. PMO Head
  78. 78. Civil Engineer</li></ul>The list is almost endless........<br />
  79. 79. Major Benefits gained from attending ….<br />By attending these interactive courses, you will be equipped with knowledge to:<br /><ul><li>Appreciate the importance and benefits of accurate project management
  80. 80. Master the art of efficient project delivery
  81. 81. Use project analysis as a key business driver
  82. 82. Comply with major international project management standards
  83. 83. Successfully determine the appropriate technological solutions for your projects
  84. 84. Develop a comprehensive tool-kit for successful project management that you can use immediately
  85. 85. And you will become Certified by IAPM as (insert IAPM certification …….)</li></li></ul><li>Additional Benefits from attending ….<br /><ul><li>The ability to use the respective designation (eg CIPM) on your business card and resume
  86. 86. Lifetime membership to the IAPM professional body
  87. 87. Access to the IAPM network and body of information online
  88. 88. Access to IAPM journal published online
  89. 89. Gold embossed IAPM Certificate with your name and designation as M.I.A.P.M. (Member of the International Academy of Project Management)
  90. 90. The Certification shows that you have completed International qualifications and that you have the skills and experience to manage effectively on a national, regional and global level</li></li></ul><li>The IAPM training style ….<br />IAPM employ “best practice” training – called “blended learning”. This involves classroom lecturing, high intensive case study / role playing reviews, classroom interaction and feedback, one to one coaching from the speaker, and a final examination. <br />IAPM have found this to be one of the most effective training methodologies to date and many large multinationals and training companies have also taken up this “blended learning” methodology. <br />
  91. 91. Certification programs and levels of recognition….<br />Recognition comes at 3 levels: international, corporate and individual<br />At the International Level, the programs are recognised by the International Academy of Project Management (IAPM), the International Academy of Financial Management (IAFM) and the Institute of Certified eCommerce Consultants, various Governments and also many Project Management Institutions (eg PMSA)<br />At the Corporate Level, the programs have been developed as the result of active discussions with multiple multinational companies and IAPM Partners.<br />At a Personal Level the course content has received commendations from most previous individual delegates. <br />
  92. 92. Delegate Comments ….<br />I enjoyed this course because I was able to re-focus on where I was going wrong, going along with new things that were being implemented, and the status of how they should be done.<br />SyedHasnainHaider from The HUB Power Co Ltd, Pakistan<br />I learned how to manage a project more efficiently, also, I benefited from the experiences shared by different people from various industries.<br />Sunny Zheng from Eli Lilly Asia Inc, China<br />“Excellent course!”<br />Majed Rofail, Project Director, Al Shafar General Contracting Co., UAE<br />“He is one of the best instructors I have met in the last 15 years”<br />Amro Ahmed Hassan, Senior Project Manager, Tameer Holding Investment, UAE<br />“It was very interactive. Steve did not let the course go off track.”<br />SyedBukhari, Project Leader, Emirates NBD, UAE<br />“This is not just a Project Management Course, this is a mini MBA for Project Managers…”<br />Professor Paul Teng, Dean, Graduate Programs, National Institute of Education, Singapore.<br />“The course is recommended to cascade “helicopter thinking” from top to bottom.”<br />Jun San Juan, Project Administrator, Abdul LatifJameel Co., KSA<br />
  93. 93. Major IAPM Designations<br />MIPM<br />CIPM<br />Advanced Project Management Certification<br />
  94. 94. Major IAPM Designations<br />MIPM<br />CIPM<br />CGIS<br />CIPP<br />Specialised Business Management Certification<br />
  95. 95. Major IAPM Designations<br />MIPM<br />CIPM<br />CGIS<br />CIPP<br />RPM<br />RPMO<br />CPTL<br />CPRA<br />CSSA<br />PQMA<br />ACRS<br />CBCCM<br />Specific Project Management Certification<br />
  96. 96. Master International Project Manager<br />MIPM<br />MIPM<br />CIPM<br />This programme is designed to take Project Management competencies of the delegates to the level where they will become comfortable with running multinational, multimillion dollar projects. <br />Final Certification exam will test delegates in all aspects of Project Management, from Staff recruitment through to International relocations and Organisational Theory (Traditional versus Modern Companies and the challenges of managing projects in such diverse environments)<br />CGIS<br />CIPP<br />RPM<br />RPMO<br />CPRA<br />ACRS<br />CSSA<br />PQMA<br />CPTL<br />CBCCM<br />
  97. 97. Master International Project Manager<br />Outline of MIPM program contents ……<br />Stakeholder Management<br />Risk <br />Communications<br />Organisational Theory<br />International Management and Cross Cultural Competencies<br />Quality Management<br />Financial Management for non Financial Managers<br />The changing environment of Management<br />Decision Making and Problem Solving<br />Arbitration and Contract Conflict Resolution<br />Service Level Agreements<br />Strategic Planning and International Business Strategies<br />Strategic Human Resources Management and Performance Management<br />Dealing with dysfunctional teams and difficult people<br />Strategic Performance Management and Balance Scorecards<br />IT for non-IT Managers<br />DISC personality Profiling<br />Case Studies<br />Examination and Written Submission.<br />Seminar Based Certification Examination<br />Mini ‘thesis’ on selected management topics<br />
  98. 98. Certified International Project Manager<br />MIPM<br />CIPM<br />FormalProject Management is growing exponentially. <br />It’s now used in virtually all industries, such as: government, healthcare, telecom, IT, education and banking. <br />Effective project management and people management is how these organisations streamline to improve productivity. As businesses are restructured, project managers take over many new responsibilities. <br />Expertise in project management is a source of security, prosperity and power to many companies. <br />CIPM is a ‘flagship’ course and is internationally popular.<br />CIPM<br />CGIS<br />CIPP<br />RPM<br />RPMO<br />CPRA<br />ACRS<br />CSSA<br />PQMA<br />CPTL<br />CBCCM<br />
  99. 99. Certified International Project Manager<br />Outline of CIPM program contents ……<br />What is Project Management<br />Principles of project management<br />Project stages and lifecycles<br />Project components<br />Project Management Components<br />Why projects go wrong<br />Project goals and kick off<br />Planning and scheduling<br />Breakdown structures<br />Estimating<br />Gantt and Pert<br />Financial management<br />Commitment based project management<br />Goals and personal commitment<br />Operational management and Risk Mitigation <br />Quality management<br />Scope management<br />Project Managers role<br />Human resource strategy<br />Leading project teams<br />Communication styles<br />Negotiation<br />Procurement and contracts (for non-lawyers)<br />Project Management supplement<br />10 Detailed Problem Solving Case Studies<br />1 Personality Profiling Test<br />CIPM Examination<br />
  100. 100. Certified General Insurance Specialist<br />MIPM<br />CGIS<br />CGISwas designed to raise awareness amongst insurance specialists about the 'bigger picture' of the insurance world and in areas where perhaps they have not had any prior experience themselves, but need to know more. <br />Also, it internationalises insurance and brings a global awareness of processes / practices / procedures / technology / terminology / best practice and so forth that simply cannot be obtained from a single source (until now) nor from a single work environment.<br />CGIS combines a blend of detail and overview, history and forward planning, business and IT, and an overarching philosophy of improving management and awareness in the industry<br />CIPM<br />CGIS<br />CIPP<br />RPM<br />RPMO<br />CPRA<br />ACRS<br />CSSA<br />PQMA<br />CPTL<br />CBCCM<br />
  101. 101. Certified International Procurement Professional<br />MIPM<br />CIPP<br />CIPM<br />In recent years, Strategic Procurement and Supply Chain Management have been receiving increased focus. This is due to the quick and large benefits that are available, often with minimal investment. <br />These disciplines apply across all industries, in the same way as all companies require robust financial control. It is the experience of the discipline, not the industry, that leading companies are looking to develop. <br />Effective management and control of these disciplines will make a material difference to your bottom line.<br />CGIS<br />CIPP<br />RPM<br />RPMO<br />CPRA<br />ACRS<br />CSSA<br />PQMA<br />CPTL<br />CBCCM<br />
  102. 102. Registered Program Management Officer<br />MIPM<br />RPMO<br />CIPM<br />The finest plans invented will be ineffective if the Control Process is faulty. <br />IAPM have worldwide experience in dealing with the results of lack of the Control Process in projects. <br />This course addresses aspects of Control such as planning, administration, communication, monitoring, reviewing, reporting and very importantly, closing out projects. <br />IAPM will teach you about Team Structures and the steps required to successfully set up and manage a Project Management Office.<br />CGIS<br />CIPP<br />RPM<br />RPMO<br />CPRA<br />ACRS<br />CSSA<br />PQMA<br />CPTL<br />CBCCM<br />
  103. 103. Registered Project Manager<br />MIPM<br />RPM<br />This course is a foundation course designed to successfully launch <br />aspiring project managers from all industries and to ensure that all the Project Management fundamentals are addressed and understood. <br />This course will fine tune their skills and hone their knowledge using real life case study scenarios, blended with interactive learning techniques and extensive study materials. <br />All attendees will be able to demonstrate a sound knowledge of Project Management principles, and to be able to function over a range of projects.<br />The course can be adapted to cover Project Management tools.<br />CIPM<br />CGIS<br />CIPP<br />RPM<br />RPMO<br />CPRA<br />ACRS<br />CSSA<br />PQMA<br />CPTL<br />CBCCM<br />
  104. 104. Certified Project Risk Analyst<br />MIPM<br />CPRA<br />CIPM<br />Designed for project and risk practitioners within the business who are involved in formalizing or implementing processes of risk management within the scope of projects. <br />The course reviews critical analysis techniques of business decision making and enabling the process of risk taking within the scope of projects. <br />IAPM’s Registered Project Risk Analyst course examines the risks that are routinely encountered by project managers and introduces tools, techniques and effective strategies to manage risk.<br />CGIS<br />CIPP<br />RPM<br />RPMO<br />CPRA<br />ACRS<br />CSSA<br />PQMA<br />CPTL<br />CBCCM<br />
  105. 105. Contract Services Selection Analyst<br />MIPM<br />CSSA<br />Seeking external services is one of the biggest and riskiest decisions a <br />Project Manager can make. <br />IAPM has prepared this course to address defining business requirements, to preparing an EOI (Expression of Interest), to preparing an RFP (Request for Proposals) to preparing evaluation methods. <br />IAPMexplain generic terms and conditions and the process, Service Level Agreements, effective negotiating and monitoring of your selected solution / providers, we deal with issues such as ‘what should I outsource and what should I keep in-house’ and finally, we discuss Team and Organisation Structures to manage the new environment successfully.<br />CIPM<br />CGIS<br />CIPP<br />RPM<br />RPMO<br />CPRA<br />ACRS<br />CSSA<br />PQMA<br />CPTL<br />CBCCM<br />
  106. 106. Certified Project Team Leader<br />MIPM<br />CPTL<br />CIPM<br />Key Leadership Skills are made – they do not occur simply innately. Getting the ‘right people on board’ is essential. <br />We all acknowledge that Project Management is about People and this elective will guide you through essential management skills such as Leadership Styles versus Management Styles, Traits of Good Project Managers, Recruitment, Retention, Communication, Dealing with Change, Negotiating Skills, Facilitation, Effective Team Structures and Personality Types (know yourself and know others), Personality Testing and Interpreting of Test Results to improve team dynamics and performance.<br />CGIS<br />CIPP<br />RPM<br />RPMO<br />CPRA<br />ACRS<br />CSSA<br />PQMA<br />CPTL<br />CBCCM<br />
  107. 107. Project Quality Management Analyst<br />MIPM<br />PQMA<br />Projects live or die on the quality of deliverables. <br />One of the four pivots of any project (Scope / Time / Cost / Quality), quality is arguably the hardest to define and control. <br />IAPM will help you understand the case for excellence, help you determine quality standards and controls, measures and tools. Reporting on quality and taking corrective action to deviations is an essential skill which IAPM will address.<br />Quality begins at the Planning Stage and runs through the entire project lifecycle, and IAPM will teach delegates how to integrate the initial concepts of Quality throughout the project.<br />CIPM<br />CGIS<br />CIPP<br />RPM<br />RPMO<br />CPRA<br />ACRS<br />CSSA<br />PQMA<br />CPTL<br />CBCCM<br />
  108. 108. Certified Budgeting and Cost Control Manager<br />MIPM<br />CBCCM<br />CIPM<br />In addition to the crucial skills of managing complex projects and teams in a dynamic and changing environment, Project Managers are also being asked to deal with increasingly complex aspects of Project Finance. <br />In this course, IAPM will introduce the Project Manager to core PM Skills in addition to Cost Concepts, Job and Process Costing, Quality Costs, Activity Based Costing, Standard Costing, Organisational dimensions of costing, Budgeting and others.<br />CGIS<br />CIPP<br />RPM<br />RPMO<br />CPRA<br />ACRS<br />CSSA<br />PQMA<br />CPTL<br />CBCCM<br />
  109. 109. Arbitration and Conflict Resolution Specialist<br />MIPM<br />ACRS<br />Contract disputes are an unfortunate part of project management. This<br />course will help you to understand what drives disputes. <br />The course will introduce a dispute-management framework and show how to cost a dispute case. <br />It will also provide some key practices for dispute management and illustrate processes for auditing dispute management and improvements of the process. <br />All of this will be in the context of managing projects using other IAPM tools and techniques.<br />CIPM<br />CGIS<br />CIPP<br />RPM<br />RPMO<br />CPRA<br />ACRS<br />CSSA<br />PQMA<br />CPTL<br />CBCCM<br />
  110. 110. CIPM vs Other courses?<br />
  111. 111. Additional Management Tools<br />
  112. 112. DISC<br />Interpersonal Styles and Personal Characteristics<br />
  113. 113. Four dimensions….<br />I<br />D<br />DOMINANT<br />Decisive, Dominant, Driver, Developer, Direct, Determined, Dynamic.<br />INFLUENCINGInfluencinginteracting, inspiring, interest in people<br />C<br />S<br />STEADY<br /> Stable, steady, secure, sympathetic, shy, status quo, simple pleasures of life, store up<br />CAUTIOUS<br />Compliant, competent, correct, calculated, controlled, conscientious<br />
  114. 114. Further insights to what DISC measures<br />I<br />D<br />C<br />S<br />
  115. 115. What do the graphs show?<br />GRAPH 1<br />Environmental Demands<br />GRAPH 2<br />Your Stress Response<br />GRAPH 3<br />Self Perception<br />My self perception. How I see myself.<br />I am sometimes unaware of the behavior I use with other people. However, this is how I perceive my behavior to be most of the time.<br /><ul><li>Instinctive response to pressure.
  116. 116. When stress and tension are present, I will react instinctively with this behavior.
  117. 117. Most static traits—change is very gradual.
  118. 118. The me others see. How I feel others see me as.
  119. 119. How I perceive the demands of my environment, & how I believe others expect me to behave.
  120. 120. Most changeable, dynamic traits</li></li></ul><li>Contact IAPM….<br />
  121. 121. Contacting IAPM …..<br />Putting the management back into Project Management™<br />www.theiapm.org<br />info@theiapm.org<br />
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