PROJECT MANAGEMENT WORKSHOPS
iNkosi Lodge, Cape Town
26 & 28 September 2011
INTRODUCTION TO PROJECT MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP - 26 Sep 2011
MANAGEMENT EMPOWERMENT AND EXCELLENCE CONFERENCE (mEE 2011) - 27 Sep 2011
ADVANCED PROJECT MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP - 28 Sep 2011
Presented by: Dr Peter Tobin, Peter Tobin Consultancy
Introduction to Project Management Workshop - R3 775 pp - Please bring along your laptop to the workshop.
(Register for the Management Empowerment and Excellence Conference - 27-28 Sep - Cape Town and get a R400 discount on this pre-conference workshop. For more conference information, please scroll down.)
Advanced Project Management Workshop - R6 475 pp until 12 Aug / R7 475 until 9 Sep. - Please bring along your laptop to the workshop.
(This workshop is part of the Management Empowerment and Excellence Conference - 27-28 Sep - Cape Town. The fee includes full conference attendance. For more conference information, please scroll down.)
Introduction to PM - Who should attend?
You may have a good deal of experience in working on projects, but recognise that your hands-on approach now needs to be supported by a course which will quickly and effectively give you a firm grounding in the principles of project management.
Introduction to PM - Aim:
To provide an introduction to the essentials of Project Management as stipulated by the well-proven and widely recognised Project Management Body of Knowledge (2009 edition) from the Project Management Institute, which is an ANSI standard (ANSI/PMI 99-001-2004). It also conforms to the Services SETA unit standard (NLRD 120372), viz. Explain Fundamentals of Project Management, which is set at an NQF Level 4.
Introduction to PM - Contents:
- So what is a project? An introduction to project management
- The project life cycle: what it is and why it matters
- Key measures of project success: scope, time, cost management
- The other half dozen: six essential knowledge areas to improve project performance
- Beyond the basics: how to improve organisational performance through projects
Introduction to PM - Outcomes:
At the end of the workshop, the learner will:
- Understand the role and importance of the project life cycle
- Identify where and how to use key knowledge areas
- Know how to improve project success
- Understand how to improve personal, team and organisational performance in projects.
Advanced PM - Who should attend?
Learners who have completed Introduction to PM and now want an advanced course, Managers, Project Managers; Project Sponsors; Project Owners; Business managers
Advanced PM - Aim:
This workshop gives delegates the opportunity to learn about how to make effective use of Project Management (PM) to enhance organisational performance. Delegates will be familiar with the basic concepts but will be looking for ways to make the use of PM tools and techniques more successful in their organisations.
Advanced PM - Contents:
- The Project Office
- Program and Portfolio Management
- PM maturity assessment
- Developing your business case
- Assessing PM skills
- Assessing project complexity
- Putting it all together: advanced project management case study
Advanced PM - Outcomes:
At the end of the workshop, the learner will:
- Understand how to launch a project support office
- Understand the difference between project, program and portfolio management
- Understand how to conduct a maturity assessment of a project
- Understand how to assess the complexity of a project
- Understand how to assess the project skills of a team.
- Uses a combination of interactive and case study delivery methods to accelerate and reinforce delegate learning opportunities
- Makes use of numerous real-world examples through multimedia techniques
- Makes extensive use of individual and group work opportunities
Recent Talks/ Courses on Project Management presented by Dr Peter Tobin:
- Management Empowerment & Excellence Conference (mEE 2009), Polokwane (5 people, 1 day);
- Big Fish School of Digital Film Making (16 people over 3 days);
- Real People, a financial services company, East London (40 delegates in one day). Presented on behalf of Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS);
- TACT training company in Johannesburg (conference presentation on PM to 25 delegates in one day hands-on);
- TACT training company in Gaborone (conference presentation on PM to 17 delegates in one day hands-on);
- Princely Knowledge Consulting in Johannesburg (public course with 16 delegates over three days);
- Conference paper at the Strategic Project Management Conference (Pretoria);
- Conference paper at the Project Management South Africa conferences in both Johannesburg and Durban.
About the facilitator:
Dr Peter K J Tobin has been a certified Project Management Practitioner (PMP) since 1998. His PMP R status has been recertified to 2011. Dr Peter Tobin combines his extensive experience in managing and delivering projects with his skills in developing and delivering Project Management education at all levels. He was been a Senior Lecturer in Project Management (PM) at a leading SA business school from 1999-2011 and has delivered his courses widely across South Africa as well as in Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, Nigeria and Zimbabwe. Hundreds of delegates in a wide variety of organisations (business, governmental and non-governmental) have benefited from his experiences, insights and skills.
Dr Tobin is a graduate of four Universities. He gained his first degree at the University of York (England), following this with the Diploma in Marketing from the world-renowned Institute of Marketing (England). He later completed a Post-Graduate Diploma in Management at the University of East London (England). He also holds the prestigious MBA awarded by Henley Management College and Brunel University (England), graduating top of his class. He was awarded his Doctor of Philosophy degree at the University of Pretoria.
Dr Tobin's experience in the PM field has been accumulated over a number of years across two continents. In England and Europe he gained extensive experience in a variety of industries and application areas. His personal development included management programmes with the British Army (he is a graduate of the Military Academy, Sandhurst), Imperial Chemical Industries (ICI) and International Business Machines (IBM). In South Africa, he spent fifteen years in senior professional and management positions, gaining valuable experience on a number of projects in a wide variety of application areas.
Whilst with IBM (SA) Dr Tobin successfully qualified as a Project Management Professional (PMP) with the US-based Project Management Institute in 1998. He has maintained his PMP status, having already recertified to 2011. He has been a member of the South African branch of the PMI (PMSA) since 1997 and is currently one of only some sixty Professional Grade members in South Africa among the PMSA's membership of over 1300. In 2004, he became one of a small number of South African PMP R holders to complete the challenging Foundation and Practitioner Examinations of the UK-based Prince2 methodology. Dr Tobin is also one of the very few people in South Africa to hold concurrently Professional Grade membership of the Computer Society of South Africa. He has also acted as session chair and conference paper reviewer at local PMSA conferences.
In addition to managing projects and developing and delivering PM education, Dr Tobin has consulted to a number of organisations on their effective implementation of the PM approach. He has also worked extensively with a South African government agency in evaluating project proposals and implementation for multi-million rand projects over the past nine years.
Dr Tobin has published over twenty academic conference papers and journal articles, has spoken at numerous local and international conferences and has facilitated in excess of one hundred courses in a number of fields in the past fifteen years.
Should you have any queries or require us to email or fax you the registration form, please contact:
Pearl: E-mail: pe...@pdesa.co.za Tel: 021 906 6041 Fax: 086 617 7832
MANAGEMENT EMPOWERMENT AND EXCELLENCE CONFERENCE (mEE 2011)
iNkosi Lodge, Cape Town
26-28 September 2011
Theme: Building and Sustaining
(Conference registration does not include accommodation or airport transfers)
Normal until 12 Aug 2011: R6 475 per person
Late until 9 Sep 2011: R7 475 per person
REGISTER FOUR DELEGATES AND THE FIFTH ONE ATTENDS FOR FREE.
No walk-in registrations will be accepted.
PRE-CONFERENCE TRAINING WORKSHOPS – 26 SEPTEMBER 2011
Management Essentials - An additional fee of R995 is required to attend this workshop
Introduction to Project Management - An additional fee of R3 375 is required to attend this workshop. Please bring along your laptop to the workshop.
PAPERS AND SPEAKERS – 27 SEPTEMBER 2011
Keynote address - Building and sustaining world class performance - Dr Peter Tobin, PT Consultancy
Managing enterprise risk - Mr Viljoen van der Walt, University of Stellenbosch
Managing for business continuity - Mr Viljoen van der Walt, University of Stellenbosch
Netiquette for managers - Dr Peter Tobin, Peter Tobin Consultancy
Managing cross-cultural communication in the workplace - Ms Esther Josias, Pd’é
Beyond IQ and EQ - new intelligences for managers - Ms Esther Josias, Pd’é
SOCIAL EVENT – 27 SEPTEMBER 2011
Spier Tour, which includes wine tasting and dinner at Moyo, Stellenbosch - No additional charge for the tour - attendance is included in the conference registration fee.
CONFERENCE TRAINING WORKSHOPS – 28 SEPTEMBER 2011
Management Excellence - No additional charge for this workshop - attendance is included in the conference registration fee.
Advanced Project Management - No additional charge for this workshop - attendance is included in the conference registration fee. Please bring along your laptop to the workshop.
Full Conference details, including the programme and registration form, can be requested from:
Pearl: E-mail: <mailto:pe...@pdesa.co.za> pe...@pdesa.co.za Tel: 021 906 6041 Fax: 086 617 7832
DO NOT MISS OUR UPCOMING TRAINING
Courses and workshops can be offered in-house, in other provinces or at a group rate. No VAT is charged. All registration forms and payments must be received 14 days prior to the workshop. No walk-in registrations will be accepted. Please communicate with us if your registration is late. A 10% surcharge applies to late registrations and payments. Learners will receive e-certificates of attendance. In cases where assessment is conducted successfully, a statement of results will also be issued.
Conference for Limpopo & Environs Office Professionals - 7-9 September 2011 - Polokwane - Come join us on Secretaries Day!
Conference Fee on Secretaries Day - 7 Sep - R875 pp until 15 Aug / R1 075 until 31 Aug.
Minute Taking Workshop Fee on 8-9 Sep 2011 - R2 280 pp - Send two delegates to this workshop and get a 10% discount on each registration!
Coastal Secretaries Conference - 28-30 September 2011 Cape Town
R5 975 pp until 12 Aug / R6 975 until 9 Sep.
Assertiveness - 17 Aug 2011 - R1 254 pp - Send two delegates to this workshop and get a 10% discount on each registration!
Frontline Reception - 24 Aug 2011 - R1 254 pp - Send two delegates to this workshop and get a 10% discount on each registration!
Customer Care - 31 Aug 2011 - R1 254 pp - Send two delegates to this workshop and get a 10% discount on each registration!
Minute Taking - 8-9 Sep 2011 - R2 280 pp - Send two delegates to this workshop and get a 10% discount on each registration!
Advanced Reception - 14 Sep 2011 - R1 254 pp - Send two delegates to this workshop and get a 10% discount on each registration!
Facilitator Training - 26-28 Oct 2011 - R4 250 pp
Assessor Training - 2-4 Nov 2011 - R4 250 pp
Moderator Training - 7-9 Dec 2011 - R4 250 pp
The Nuts and Bolts of Records Management Short Course - 20-21 Oct 2011 - R6 475 pp
Minute Taking - 15-16 Aug 2011 - R2 736 pp
Assertiveness - 14 Sep 2011 - R1 482 pp
Retail Sales - 15 Sep 2011 - R1 482 pp
Emotional Intelligence - 6 Oct 2011 - R1 482 pp
Frontline Reception - 12 Oct 2011 - R1 482 pp
Advanced Reception - 13 Oct 2011 - R1 482 pp
Stress and Time Management - 26 Oct 2011 - R1 482 pp
Stress and Time Management - 16 Aug 2011 - R1 254 pp
Advanced Reception - 23 Aug 2011 - R1 254 pp
Assertiveness - 24 Aug 2011 - R1 254 pp
Frontline Reception - 1 Sep 2011 - R1 254 pp
Retail Sales - 7 Sep 2011 - R1 254 pp
Business Writing - 14 Sep 2011 - R1 254 pp
Emotional Intelligence - 20 Sep 2011 - R1 254 pp
Minute Taking - 21-22 Sep 2011 - R2 280 pp
Stress and Time Management - 18 Aug 2011 - R1 254 pp
Emotional Intelligence - 24 Aug 2011 - R1 254 pp
Frontline Reception - 25 Aug 2011 - R1 254 pp
Minute Taking - 30-31 Aug 2011 - R2 280 pp
Business Writing - 6 Sep 2011 - R1 254 pp
Customer Care - 7 Sep 2011 - R1 254 pp
Retail Sales - 8 Sep 2011 - R1 254 pp
Telesales - 13 Sep 2011 - R1 254 pp
Assertiveness - 14 Sep 2011 - R1 254 pp
Personal Assistant - 15 Sep 2011 - R1 254 pp
Advanced Reception - 21 Sep 2011 - R1 254 pp
Management Essentials - 26 Sep 2011 - R1 254 pp
(Register for the Management Empowerment and Excellence Conference - 27-28 Sep - Cape Town and get a R250 discount on this pre-conference workshop)
Management Excellence - 28 Sep 2011 - R6 475 pp until 12 Aug / R7 475 until 9 Sep.
(This workshop is part of the Management Empowerment and Excellence Conference - 27-28 Sep - Cape Town. The fee includes full conference attendance.)
Should you have any queries or require us to email or fax you the course information or a registration form, please contact: Pearl: E-mail: <mailto:pe...@pdesa.co.za> pe...@pdesa.co.za Tel: 021 906 6041 Fax: 086 617 7832
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