Wednesday, June 27, 2018


Purpose and Background :

Project Management is one of the most important aspects of the entire construction process. Without effective project management, projects are often running into troubles and risking failures. However, when well-planned and soundcontrolled project management principles and methodologies are employed, even projects which are faltering may be saved from disaster.

This seminar is designed for engineers who want to learn the basic principles of today’s project What Project Management is all about by having a good knowledge of the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) as defined by the Project Management Institue (PMI). It outlines a sequence of steps to help engineer/manager initiate, plan, execute, control and close out a project of any size. The PMBOK has become the global standard for Project Management and was approved as an American National Standard by the American Standards Institute in September 1999.

It encompasses elements, which through proven applications, have come to be generally accepted as effectve project management.

Learning Objectives :

  • To provide practical coverage of all basic aspects of project management principles and methodologies by highlighting the necessary knowledge needed by practising project managers. It is intended to examine the numerous and diversified project management responsibilities and tools as well as the knowledge participants need to successfully manage their projects. The seminar will help
  • Project Manager and civil engineers working as project team members understand project management issues they have to deal with in the course of their project performance.

Benefits for Participants :

  • Understand how the nine (9) knowledge areas of the PMBOK, considered to be the foundation of modern project management worldwide, can be integrated and applied during each phase of a project’s life cycle.
  • Deal with projects using a systematic, proven project management approach currently being practiced worldwide and their ramifications.
  • To provide participants with the basic, modern project management principles and methodologies, knowledge and skills in order to better perform project management related activities in their day-to-day work environment.
  • Familiarization and use of project management vocabulary and terminology
  • Understand current project management practice and its ramification
  • Apply a multitude of generally accepted project management practices to yourprojects

Outline :

The seminar is scheduled for two (2) days; each day starting from 8 :00 AMto 4 :30 PM with a half hour coffee break during each morning and afternoonsection.



  • History of modern project management
  • Management criteria versus engineering criteria
  • What is a project
  • What is project management
  • Projects versus Operations
  • Project v/s Programs v/s Portfolio Management
  • Strategic Thinking to Project Management
  • Understanding the project objectives
  • Project management operations objectives
  • The triple constraint concept in project management
  • The Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) concept
  • Planning & Control cycle in project management
  • Project organization structure
  • The Responsibility Assignment Matrix (RAM)

The Project Management Context

  • What is modern Project management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK)
  • Project phases and the project life cycles
  • Project team’s areas of expertise
  • Project stakeholders
  • Project management processes and project boundaries

Project Integration Management

  • Develop project charter
  • Develop preliminary project scope statement
  • Develop project management plan
  • Direct and manage project execution
  • Monitor and control project work
  • Integrated change control
  • Project closure

Project Scope Management

  • Scope planning
  • Scope definition
  • Create WBS
  • Scope verification
  • Scope control

Project Time Management

  • Activity definition
  • Activity sequencing
  • Activity resource estimating
  • Activity duration estimating
  • Schedule development
  • Schedule control


Project Cost Management

  1. Cost estimating
  2. Cost budgeting
  3. Cost control

Project Quality Management

  • Quality planning
  • Perform quality assurance
  • Perform quality control

Project Human Resources Management

  • Human resource planning
  • Acquire project team
  • Develop project team
  • Manage project team
Project Communications Management

  • Communications planning
  • Information distribution
  • Performance reporting
  • Manage stakeholders

Project Risk Management

  • Risk Management planning
  • Risk identification
  • Qualitative risk analysis
  • Quantitative risk analysis
  • Risk response planning
  • Risk monitoring and control

Project Procurement Management

  • Plan Purchase and Acquisition
  • Plan contracting
  • Request seller responses
  • Select sellers
  • Contract administration
  • Contract closure
Instructor : Jufran Helmi, PM

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