CIPM™ Certified International Project Manager / Riyadh 23–27 February, 2013


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CIPM is an engaging seminar focusing on a pragmatic approach and applying a series of processes that are regarded as first class practices within project management. This course seeks to equip the participants with a clear method to manage projects, and they will undertake 15 exercises in small groups for which they will earn 35 PDU's.

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CIPM™ Certified International Project Manager / Riyadh 23–27 February, 2013

  1. 1. Delivery Type: Group Live Prerequisites: None Level: Advanced This Program is worth 25 NASBA CPE credits & 35 PDU’s CIPM ™ Certified International Project Manager 23-27 February 2013 - Riyadh, KSABY ATTENDING THIS INTERACTIVE WHO SHOULD ATTENDCOURSE YOU WILL BE EQUIPPED WITH »» Project managers wishing to formalize theirTHE SKILLS TO existing knowledge»» Gain a helicopter view of key project management processes; »» Project managers moving into an international environment»» Develop a systemic and systematic approach to managing projects; »» Anyone who has to manage an international project or initiative as part of their role»» Acquire a comprehensive toolbox of planning and controlling tools and techniques; »» Team leaders working in an international project environment»» Learn a structured approach to managing project risks »» Team members looking to develop their»» Get a technique to assess what position to take in a conflict, awareness of international project management to move to a productive outcome; »» Sponsors of projects, who would like to learn»» Obtain an overview of the key financial tools used to justify more about how international projects are new projects. managed Leoron events JLT is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: Managed by Certified by
  2. 2. Meet your Expert Trainer Wilfried Evers, PMP The International Academy Of Project Management Wilfried is a highly skilled man- is a worldwide Professional Management organization with agement worldwide professional. members in many countries hosting and organizing certifi- He is working on projects for cation training worldwide and offering our exclusive board certification designations to candidates who meet the high more than 26 years and manag- standards. IAPM and its sister organization International ing them for more than 19. He is Academy of Business and Financial Management (IAFM – a member of PMI and a Project is internationally allied with the World Management Professional. E-Commerce Forum. If you desire to be recognized by our worldwide academic & professional organization and im- prove your education, resume, or credentials, then you are He starts his educational career while studying com- taking the best step to a better career and achieving gradu- puter science with onsite-trainings in computer lan- ate project management designations. guages for adults. He is the principal developer of the virtual PMP-Preparation course based on an internet based Learning Management System. Actually he is focusing to onsite project management trainings all Get thiS course In-house around the world. Wilfried is an experienced trainer If interested to run this course in-house please contact Val Jusufi at +971 4 445 5711 or e mail: for CIPM-trainings for LEORON. Our In-house courses are held in the company prem- His main areas of expertise include: ises or a hotel selected by the company.We tailor the »» Project management of national and international training according to your needs and requirements. projects in telecommunication industries Upon successfully completing the course and passing o IP-Security projects the exam each delegate receives a Certificate from o Different implementation projects UNIX based IABFM/IAPM, an official designation which can be switches used in their business cards and CV’s. o Different consulting projects »» Implementing Project Management Office »» Leading Project Management Office Why Attend This Course? »» MS-Project expert CIPM is a fast moving and engaging seminar, focusing on a »» Leading of virtual international teams pragmatic approach and applying a series of processes that are regarded as first-class practices within project manage- ment. This course seeks to equip the participants with a clear method to manage projects, with practical tools and techniques designed to make the classic project tasks easyBenefits of attending this to handle. During the seminar, participants will undertakehighly interactive 5 day course fifteen exercises in small groups; given them the opportu- nities to apply the theory blocks and reinforce the learning.»» The ability to use the designation CIPM™ on your busi- ness card and resume Program Timings»» Access to the IAPM network and body of information online Registration will begin at 08.00 on Day One. The program»» Access to IAPM journal published online will commence at 08.30 each day and continue until 16.30.»» Gold embossed CIPM™ Certificate with your name There will be two refreshment breaks and lunch at appro- and designation as MIAPM (Member of the International priate intervals. Academy of Project Management)»» The CIPM™ shows that you have completed graduate “This course was one of the best courses I’ve ever level advanced leadership skills education and that you been to. I have attended many courses in many have the skills and experience to manage leadership pro- grams on a national, regional and global level. places for different topics, but after the CIPM course»» The CIPM™ certification will be received approximately with LEORON I felt the difference in the material one month following the close of the workshop of the course, the trainer and the organizer.”»» Receive 25 NASBA CPE that can be used for further studies in any university in the world»» Receive 35 PDU’s for being eligible to take the PMP ex- Bander Mohammed Al-Zunaid O&M Supervisor of Building Buildings, amination further on or help continue an already existent Royal Commission for Jubail and Janbu, KSA PMP designationT: +971 4 447 5711 F: +971 4 447 5710 E: W:
  3. 3. PROGRAM outline »» The Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) and how it helps define the project scope by creating work packagesDay One »» The technique of work decomposition »» Different types of WBSModule 0 - INTRODUCTION »» The Organizational Breakdown Structure (OBS) and how it helps define the required skills»» Health and safety and logistical information »» Exercise 4 - Small group work, creating a WBS/OBS from the case»» Introductions study/project charter, receiving group and facilitator feedback»» Materials Orientation»» Course content and agenda Module 5 - PRODUCING THE ACTIVITY»» Participants expectations and courtesy list»» Exercise 0 - case study analysis in small groups (analysis of a LIST RESPONSIBILITY ASSIGNMENT troubled international project) and main group discussions. MATRIX (RAM)Module 1 - OVERVIEW »» Key challenges of producing an activity list and RAM in international projects»» Key differences between international projects different and »» Converting the WBS work packages into an activity list domestic projects »» Creating the Responsibility Assignment Matrix (RAM)»» Operational and project approaches, differences and objectives »» Exercise 5 - Small group work, creating an activity list and RAM»» Project management competencies from the case study and previous exercise outputs, receiving group and facilitator feedback»» Project lifecycles, product lifecycles and phase end reviews»» A process to manage a project»» Overlapping and interactive activities»» Challenges for project managers, typical project outcomes and Module 6 - PRODUCING THE NETWORK key reasons projects struggle DIAGRAM»» Identifying competing constraints and project governance»» Exercise 1 - international project management competency self- »» Key challenges of producing the network diagram for international assessment projects »» The precedence diagramming method, a technique to define workflow logic from the activity list, by creating a diagramModule 2 - INITIATING A PROJECT »» Identifying the different types of dependency in the network »» Lead and lag time and the implications for the project»» Key challenges of initiating international projects »» Exercise 7 - Small group work, creating an activity list and a»» The importance of the business case and its role in new project network diagram for the case study, receiving group and facilitator selection feedback exercise outputs, receiving group and facilitator feedback»» Financial factors - Payback, IRR, DCF, NPV»» Creating the project charter»» Identifying stakeholders and analyzing their interests, producing the stakeholder registry»» Mary Parker-Follet’s ‘Law of the Situation’ and why it is crucially Day Three important to project managers»» Exercise 2 - Small group work, creating a project charter from a Module 7 - ESTIMATING TIME & COST case study, receiving group and facilitator feedback »» Key challenges of estimating in an international environment »» An eight step approach to estimating time and money »» Four classic methods to estimate time and moneyDay Two »» Estimating accuracy - why errors are inevitable, but manageable »» Probability based estimating and creating the contingency reserveModule 3 - GATHERING REQUIREMENTS »» The PERT technique »» Exercise 8 - Small group work, using a pre-prepared estimate»» Key challenges of gathering requirements for international sheet to create a PERT expected value and a 68-69% probability projects estimate»» Understanding the project scope»» Gathering business, functional and non-functional requirements»» Seven methods for gathering requirements Module 8 - ESTIMATING TIME & COST»» Writing clear requirements documentation and establishing traceability »» Key challenges of planning the schedule and budget in international projects»» Creating a traceability matrix »» The critical path and its importance»» Exercise 3 - matrix from a case study, receiving group and facilitator feedback »» Critical path management technique and definitions»» Q&A and Review of the day »» The activity node, a standard approach to create the node »» The forward pass, to identify the total project duration »» The backward pass, to identify the floatModule 4 - PRODUCING THE WBS/OBS »» How to calculate the critical path »» Using free float to allocate resources»» Key challenges of producing the WBS/OBS for international »» Techniques to compress the schedule (deliver earlier) projects »» Exercise 8a - Three exercises to identify the critical path and»» The project management plan and its subsidiary contents amend the critical path due to changes, using pre-prepared»» The concept of progressive elaboration of scope information from the facilitatorT: +971 4 447 5711 F: +971 4 447 5710 E: W:
  4. 4. »» How to communicate with stakeholders and the project team, »» Four types of conflict in the project environment using the Gantt chart tool »» Dealing with Conflict - a video presentation of the Thomas»» Using organizational charts to plan and manage resources Kilman conflict model»» Allocating, loading and leveling resources »» Exercise 12 - role play (conflict resolution)»» Producing a human resources histogram»» Cost aggregation and the cost baseline. Producing an S-Curve baseline Module 14 - MONITORING & CONTROLLING»» Exercise 8b - Small group work, using pre-prepared information, produce a Gantt chart and an S-Curve cost baseline »» Key challenges of monitoring and controlling international projects »» Overview of monitoring and controlling a projectModule 9 - QUALITY AND ACCEPTANCE »» Tips for achieving effective control »» Typical control activities, monthly, weekly and daily»» Key challenges of quality and acceptance planning in international »» Four performance reporting tools projects »» Earned value technique, definition and application»» The definitions of and the relationships between QA (quality »» Reporting and forecasting in projects assurance) and QC (quality control) »» Human factors in project performance»» The acceptance planning requirement »» Exercise 14 - Small group work, using pre-supplied data, create a»» Using a change control system to control changes short presentation for the Steering Committee of a project»» Exercise 9 - Individual work-create a ‘skeleton’ acceptance plan»» Review of the day Module 15 - CLOSING OUTModule 10 - IDENTIFYING RISKS &PLANNING RESPONSES »» Key challenges of closing out international projects »» Checking acceptance criteria, verifying deliverables, preparing archives and seeking formal acceptance»» Defining risk in an international project environment, using the »» Overview of closing out the project PESTLEID environment analysis tool»» The risk and impact system, how it works and the importance of identifying triggers»» Proximity windows and how these affect the priority of risk responses Day Five»» Techniques for identifying risks»» How to run a facilitated workshop Module 16 - SIMULATION»» Defining probability and impact, creating the risk registry and prioritizing risks using the P&I matrix »» Participants will plan and execute the Skyrail simulation»» Using Monte Carlo analysis for quantitative risk analysis »» A mini construction project involving an erection of a tower with»» Planning responses to risks and opportunities 300 components»» Exercise 10 - Small group work, identifying risks from the case »» Pre-provided templates to plan and control the project activities study/project charter, developing a response plan and receiving »» Strict guidance from a project sponsors group and facilitator feedback »» A highly interactive and fun exercise to reinforce the learning through practical applicationDay FourModule 11 - EXECUTING INTERNATIONAL REVIEW AND REVISIONPROJECTS The participants will have the opportunity to ask questions to the»» Key challenges of executing international projects speaker and then they will spend time revising for the final test.»» Building international project teams, creating mutual rules and managing remote teams»» Maintaining team contact and engagement throughout the execution activities»» Using the Situational Leadership model to build competence in the team TEST»» Using empowerment to achieve high performing teams and results The final test will be 50, multiple choice, questions and the passing»» Cross cultural aspects of international projects and ensuring good score is 35 or more correct answers. relations»» Expectancy theory and its importance in motivating the project team members»» Exercise 11 - The situational simulator, a serious game to reinforce contextual leadership SEMINAR CLOSEModule 12 - MANAGING CONFLICT »» Final questions and answers »» Evaluations»» Key challenges of managing conflict in international projects»» Potential sources of conflict in the project environment»» Three perspectives on how to deal with conflict»» The upside and downside of conflict»» Robbins and Stuart-Kotze’s model of conflict versus performanceT: +971 4 447 5711 F: +971 4 447 5710 E: W:
  5. 5. VE rly CIPM™ SA ok ea 0Bo 50 Certified International Project Manager $US 23-27 February 2013 - Riyadh, KSA Early Bird Discounts Easy ways to Register Register before December 31, 2012 .......... US$ 3390 Register before January 31, 2013 .............. US$ 3640 +971 4 447 5711 Final Price ................................................... US$ 3890 +971 4 447 5710 Group Discounts *please note that all group 3 Delegates 15% discount are given on the 5 Delegates 20% final price Delegate Details 1 Name : ________________________ Job title : ________________________ E-mail : ________________________ Tel : ________________________ Fax : ________________________ Mob : ________________________ 2 Name : ________________________ Job title : ________________________ E-mail : ________________________ Tel : ________________________ Fax : ________________________ Mob : ________________________ 3 Name : ________________________ Job title : ________________________ E-mail : ________________________ Tel : ________________________ Fax : ________________________ Mob : ________________________ Company Details Company : __________________________________________ Address : __________________________________________ Post Code : __________________________________________ Country : __________________________________________ Tel : __________________________________________ Fax : __________________________________________ 1. Please Invoice my Company  Venue Details 2. Please charge my Credit Card  Courtyard Riyadh Diplomatic Quarter  Visa  Master Card Al-Hada District, Abdullah bin Hothafa Al- Sahmi Street, Riyadh, 11546 Saudi Arabia Card Number : __________________________________ Tel: +966 1 2817300 CVC/CCV Number : _______________ Fax: +966 1 2817900 Exp Date : _____ / _____ / ________ E-mail: Name on card : __________________________________ Signature : __________________________________ 1. Payment Terms 100% payment of the full amount upon receipt of the invoice. 2. Cancellation Policy i. All cancellations must be done in writing. ii. Full refund for cancellations will only be paid to a maximum of one week from the invoice date. iii. 50% refund for cancellations will only be paid to a maximum of two weeks from the invoice date. iv. No refund for cancellations done after 2 weeks from the invoice date. Substitute is always welcomed; if not possible a credit will be given which can be used for any of Leoron events up to 1 year. 3. Force Majeure: If the event is postponed, canceled or abandoned by reason of war, fire, storm, explosion, national emergency, labor dispute, strike, lock-out, civil, disturbance, actual or threatened violence by any terrorist group, or any other cause not within the control of our organization, we shall be under no liability to ‘Company’ for non-performance or delay in performance of obligations under this contract or otherwise in respect of any actions, claims, losses (including consequential losses) costs or expenses whatsoever which may be brought against or suffered or incurred by ‘Company’, as the result of the happening of any such events. 4. Complaint and Refund: For more information regarding administrative policies such as complaint and refund, please contact Val Jusufi, Head of Training at: Tel: +971 4 447 5711, Fax:+971 4 447 5710, e-mail: 5. Governing Law: This contract shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the Laws and Regulations of DMCCA.  I have read and agreed to the following terms and conditions Signature: ___________________________