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Successful Project Management

Successful Project Management


Program Duration: 3 Days (December 12th – 14th) | Fees: SAR 12,500 per participant | Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

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Three-Day Successful Project Management Course is approved by Technical & Vocational Training Corporation (TVTC)-KSA Approval Number 159268914


Organizations usually are engaged in projects of different nature across various industries such as construction, oil & gas exploration, refining, manufacturing, healthcare, real estate development, mergers & acquisitions, new product launch, and strategic initiatives. Project directors and managers are faced with immense challenges such as budget constraints, limited resources, tough delivery schedules, scope management, inefficient teams, and meeting ever-changing demands of key stakeholders. Overcoming these key challenges requires not only project management expertise but also leadership skills.

Successful project management is more than just planning, scoping, scheduling, and execution. It is about securing stakeholders’ interests, avoiding pitfalls, navigating through complex situations, driving the project team towards a shared vision and goal, managing conflicts and delivering projects within stipulated time, specifications, and budget.

This three-day program has been designed to enhance your project management, leadership, team building, conflict management, negotiation, stakeholder management, and communication skills that are critical for successful project management. It takes a management perspective and focuses on practical aspects of project management. This program further shows participants how to leverage global project management best practices, tools, and techniques to deliver projects successfully in a diverse and multi-culture environment.

Key Benefits and Expected Outcomes

At the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand fundamental principles of project management including project management life cycle.
  • Define and plan mega projects for public and private sector organizations
  • Define project scope and charter
  • Build, lead, and manage high-performance project teams using leadership skills
  • Make effective decisions through team and consensus building approach
  • Manage and resolve conflict on projects
  • Create an effective project communication plan for key stakeholders
  • Manage project risks
  • Develop project schedules/plans in MS Projects Software
  • Create a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) and Organization Breakdown Structure (OBS)
  • Define and allocate resources and costs/budgets to projects using MS Projects Software
  • Understand concepts of Program Management Office (PMO) and Portfolio Management for mega projects in public and private sector
  • Monitor, control, and evaluate projects through Earned Value Approach (EVA)
  • Close projects by deploying standard operating procedures and checklist.
  • Project definition, design, planning, and implementation
  • Project scope and charter
  • Building, leading, and managing high-performance project teams
  • Effective decision-making and communication on projects
  • Managing conflicts
  • Project risk management
  • Setting up project management office (PMO) for mega projects
  • Work breakdown structure (WBS) and organization breakdown structure (OBS)
  • Project budgeting, costing and scheduling using MS Projects
  • Earned value approach (EVA) for monitoring and evaluation
  • Managing new product development projects
  • Project closeout
  • Interactive Classroom Sessions
  • Real-life case studies from Harvard Business School (USA)
  • Simulation from Harvard Business School (USA)
  • Group exercises and activities
  • Project Managers, Project Directors, General Managers, Project Team Members, Software Developers, and anybody that is involved in projects with a minimum of 3 years of experience.
  • Executives from construction, oil & gas, manufacturing, engineering, IT & Telecom, FMCG, banks, healthcare, education, consulting, and financial services industry.
  • Executives from Government and Semi-Government organizations
  • Executives involved in mega public and private sector projects
  • Head of Marketing, New Product Development, Procurement Head, and other Heads of Department involved in projects


Dr. Wolfram Wiesemann

Associate Professor, Management Science and Operations
Imperial College Business School, London, UK
PhD in Operations Research at Imperial College London, UK

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Dr. Rizwan Amin Sheikh
Dean and Professor, GBS
Adjunct Faculty, JBS-Executive Education, University of Cambridge, UK
Visiting Professor of Global Strategy, Hult International Business School, USA
Former Associate Dean and Professor of Practice, KSBL
Former Assistant Professor & Director MBA Program, LUMS
Ph.D., SKEMA Business School, France
MBA, Cleveland State University (USA)
B.Sc., The Ohio State University (USA)
Certified Project Management Professional (PMP)

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