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Project Management: Practical Tools and Applications- Two Days Workshop


Fast facts

Level: Professional

Intake: On Demand

Study Mode: Part Time

Duration: 2 Days



When processes and systems for them have been established, organisations still find areas where controls and know-how is lacking, especially for some activities for a specific period of time, called projects. Because of their short-term nature projects are not controlled and monitored effectively, often leading to over-runs and losses.

Project Management is a skill that has to be learned. Many people get involved in managing projects without the proper guidance and training, eventually learning from unsuccessful projects. There are many facets to being a successful project manager and the really good project managers are highly sought after.

A project starts from an idea in an organisation and slowly evolves into an opportunity before it blooms into a project. Learning therefore has to go through strategic planning, project feasibility study and the Project Management Life Cycle. We call this process.

This course is intended to train personnel involved in such projects to assess, capture and control them and make the project progress transparent, effective and successful.

Learning outcomes

  • Apply the skills being learnt into practical activities - Practise any current project.
  • Learn to improve project success rate.
  • Develop and enhance the abilities and skills to implement project based activities.
  • Define the scope of projects to have a clear idea on what has to be done.
  • Plan, implement and control such projects.
  • Recognise project deviations from the plans and take corrective measures.
  • Complete projects in the shortest time frame
  • Generate project management reports
  • Identify the major value drivers, possible issues, barriers, uncertainties or risks
  • Enable team collaboration and understanding to focus on achieving success
  • Learn about project Initiation, Planning, Execution, Control, Completion
  • Understand how to provide guidelines and a standard method to ensure that projects are conducted in a disciplined, well-managed, and consistent manner
  • Learn to complete projects on time and within budget, delivering quality
  • Manage project risks, budgets and schedules effectively

Course contents

Day 1

  • Projects and their management
    • Defining Projects
    • Managing change through projects
  • A structured approach
    • Project management models
  • Project Context
    • Corporate strategy
    • Business planning
    • Selecting projects
  • Project based management
  • Strategic management of projects
    • Pitfalls and strategies for success
  • Scope management
    • Work breakdown structure
    • Planning - Strategic and lower levels
  • Managing project organisation
    • Processes, Types, Responsibility charts
    • Work content, Equipment and drawing registers
    • Identifying Critical Path using PERT


    • Allocating Resources
    • Assumptions and risks
    • Project managers and their teams
    • The role of the project manager

Day 2

  • Managing project quality
    • Achieving quality on projects
    • The cost of quality
  • Estimating & Managing cost
    • Controlling costs: obtaining value for money
  • Managing time
    • Estimating & controlling duration
    • Managing files and systems
    • Effective delegation practices
  • Managing risk
    • Identifying, Assessing, Reducing, Controlling risk
  • Structuring, nesting project plans
    • Balancing system objectives
    • Base lining
  • Undertaking Projects
    • Project definition, Feasibility, Design and Appraisal
    • Project Initiation and Start-up
    • Implementation planning, Work allocation
    • Execution and control
    • Gathering data and calculating progress
  • Finalization and close-out
    • Transferring the product
    • Obtaining the benefits
    • Disbanding the team
  • Post-completion reviews



Lectures, role play, case and financial analysis, brainstorming, group discussions etc.

Who should attend?


  • For existing project managers and to be project managers.
  • Managers, Engineers, Executives who are involved in the management and implementation of project based activities.


Max no. of participants



Dr Arivalan Ramaiyah

Petaling Jaya Selangor Malaysia

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( In House Training )

In House Training Per Day Cost
MYR 4200
Public Training Per Pax Cost
Study Mode
One Session
Language Offered
Kuala Lumpur