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Project Management for Administrative Professionals
إدارة المشاريع للإداريين المحترفين
Master The Fundamentals Of Planning And Efficiently Running Projects
5 – 8 February 2018
Kempinski Hotel, Mall of the Emirates, Dubai, UAE
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Urgent requests, meetings, shifting priorities, unrealistic deadlines! Does this sound like a typical day for you?

Project Management Can Help.

The tools and techniques associated with project management will give you the confidence you need to get the job done – on time and on budget. At this highly practical four day course you will learn scheduling, budgeting and planning skills that will take your project successfully from conception to completion. Whether it's purchasing office equipment, planning a meeting or special event or creating a presentation, the skills that you will gain by attending this course will ensure that you are equipped to take on the challenges.

Course Content
  • An Introduction To Project Management
  • Understanding The Basic Principles Of PM
  • The Five Key Stages Of A Project And What Needs To
    Happen During Each One
  • The Key Players In PM And Their Role
  • Identifying The Essentials For Success
  • How To Manage Your Time Effectively
  • Designing And Building Your Project Plan
  • Setting Clear Objectives To Meet Your Business Needs
  • Listing And Grouping Your Activities
  • Committing Your Resources
  • Costing Your Project
  • Creating A Commitment Matrix
  • Tools To Use To Make Your Project Flow
  • Team Work
  • How To Develop Trust And Build Rapport At The Beginning Of The Project
  • Creating Flow Within The Project Team
  • Active Problem Solving In Project Management
  • Resolving Conflict And Difficult Situations
  • Negotiating And Influencing
  • Communication Skills
  • Managing Information Flow
  • How To Run Review Meetings
  • How To Write Project Documentation
  • Developing And Presenting Your Project
  • Re-Assessing Your Project Management Skills
Who Should Attend

This course will be highly valuable for administrative professionals across all sectors, including:

  • Office Administrators, Coordinators, Managers and Supervisors
  • Executive Secretaries and Assistants
  • Personal Assistants
  • Administrative Assistants
Benefits Of Attending
  • Understand the five stages of Project Management (PM), and the role of PM in your organisation
  • Introduce systems and documentation to effectively manage projects
  • Manage multiple priorities and conflicting demands
  • Monitor and send updates on project performance, and present updates with confidence
  • Maximise the administrative support you provide to your company

    Anne McDougall
    Innovate Through Training and Development (ITTD), UK and UAE

    Anne McDougall conducts learning programmes and solves organisations' challenges for clients in Africa, China, Europe, the Middle East and the United Kingdom.

    A motivational trainer and speaker, Anne is well known for her Communications and Management Skills programmes.

    She has a Master's Degree in Learning and Development from the University of Sheffield in the UK and knows exactly how to build confidence and get people to access their true potential.

    Her courses are fun! How else can people learn?

    By giving delegates "simple tools for busy people", she enables them to persuade, negotiate, influence and build trust with colleagues and clients. This trust, in turn, enables teams to work together constructively, solve problems, cooperate to provide great products and services for their customers.

    Anne is a qualified Voice and Speech coach and helps people improve their vocal technique, control nerves, write scripts and hold an audience of one to a thousand totally enthralled. As a presenter herself, she uses the skills daily.

    Memberships of the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) and the Association for Talent Development (ATD) keep Anne up to date with all the developments in her field. Her clients can be assured that all her material includes the latest research and developments in the subjects she is presenting.

    Her book "Brain Teasers for Trainers", published by Gower, has been a great success world wide. And her second book, "Writing Emails And Letters", which is being published by Amazon was written for second language writers and speakers.

    Anne's clients range from Novartis in China to the large oil and gas companies in the Middle East, the telecom companies of Africa and Egypt to the European Commission in Brussels.

    Kempinski Hotel, Mall of the Emirates

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates

    Celebrate the 10 year anniversary of Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates which is connected to the award winning Mall of the Emirates, retailing 560 prestigious brands, a 24 screen multiplex cinema and the region's largest indoor ski slope and snow park.

    With 393 rooms and suites, including 20 stunning Aspen Chalets, we boast some of the most unique and modern accommodations. All rooms are well equipped with the state of the art technology for your comfort.

    A destination guaranteed to create memorable moments for business or leisure travelers; we welcome you to a five star luxury retreat.

    Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates Dubai
    Sheikh Zayed Road, Al Barsha
    P.O. Box 120679
    Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    Tel +971 4 341 0000
    Fax +971 4 341 2327


    Special delegate rates have been negotiated at selected hotels and we highly recommend you secure your room reservation at the earliest to avoid last minute inconvenience. You can contact the Hospitality Desk for required assistance on:

    T:+971-4-407 2693
    F:+971-4-407 2517


    Delegates requiring visas should contact the hotel they wish to stay at directly, as soon as possible. Visas for non-GCC nationals may take several weeks to process.

Date Course Fee Before
27 November 2017
Course Fee Before
1 January 2018
Final Fee
5 – 8 February 2018
US$ 3,995 US$ 4,495 US$ 4,995

Course fees include documentation, luncheon and refreshments. Delegates who attend all sessions will receive a Certificate of Attendance.

Pricing excludes 5% VAT, where applicable


Book and pay full fee for two colleagues and the third attends for FREE

  • Not applicable in conjunction with corporate discounts
  • Payment to be settled before start of the course to avail the offer
  • This offer is not applicable on Early Bird Prices

For more information, email Andy Watts on

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