The Contracts & Project Management MBA

The Contracts & Project Management MBA

 

Date & Location: (19-23/Mar) Singapore – ( 22-26/Oct) Istanbul – ( 17-21/Dec) Jakarta


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Course Overview

Introduction:

This training course is designed to provide knowledge in:

  • Preparing and administration of both the project plan and the contract
  • Critical contractor selection & contractor negotiations
  • Identifying and analyzing project and contract risk
  • Selecting and leading project and contract teams
  • Setting and Measuring Project and Contractor Performance goals

 

Program Objectives:

  • Knowing your outcomes before you start a project
  • Dealing with volatile materials pricing
  • Discussing the importance of planning and how to manage the Planning Process
  • Learning about contract types and how they transfer risk
  • Defining and how to take massive action
  • Exploring the various pricing models used in preparing proposals
  • Methods of how to keep the team focused on the delivery goal
  • Developing negotiation skill sets to gain the organisation’s objectives
  • How to set up and operate disciplines required to monitor and control projects
  • Understanding important aspects of contractor price and cost analysis

 

Who Should Attend?

This course will mainly benefit to purchasing managers, senior buyers, project managers, civil engineers, construction managers, contractors, sub-contractors, site engineers, senior management, and government agencies, architects, construction professionals, and anyone responsible for purchasing at a senior level who seeks to enhance their skills further.

 

Program Outline:

DAY 1

Introduction to Projects

  • What is a project?
  • Benefits of project management
  • Why some projects fail?
  • The 5 principles of project management
  • Using a project management ‘approach’
  • The business case – it’s importance and relevance
  • Roles in project management
  • Building the project management team

DAY 2

Scoping and Laying the Foundations

  • Developing a clear project scope and objectives
  • Leadership in projects – what does it mean to you?
  • Project paperwork – is it really necessary?
  • Stakeholder management – the first stage of risk assessment
  • Risk management – ensuring you practice prevention
  • Developing your project plan using a robust planning process Stage I

DAY 3

Organising for Success and Gaining & Maintaining Commitment

  • Developing your project plan using a robust planning process Stage II
  • Personal attitudes and human behaviours
  • The keys to effective influence and persuasion
  • Understanding interpersonal project team dynamics
  • Empowerment
  • Effective delegation

DAY 4

Monitoring and Controlling Projects

  • Tracking you are still delivering the project – data information
  • Managing the tensions
  • Further developing your people (soft) skills
  • Lessons learned and creating learning culture
  • Knowledge transfer
  • The Project Support Office

DAY 5

Staying Focused, Delivering and Closing Your Project

  • Decision making for success
  • An introduction to creative thinking
  • Personal time management – the impact on projects
  • Meeting skills
  • Formally closing the project
  • Celebrating success