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Project Management for Administrative Professionals
إدارة المشاريع للإداريين المحترفين
Master The Fundamentals Of Planning And Efficiently Running Projects
5 – 8 March 2017
InterContinental Hotel, Abu Dhabi, 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
  • 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.

    InterContinental Abu Dhabi

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

    InterContinental Abu Dhabi

    Urban style meets beachfront leisure at this 5-star Abu Dhabi resort, set high on a hill between downtown businesses and the Corniche. With dazzling views of the skyline and Arabian Gulf, this landmark hotel in Abu Dhabi is prized for its white-sand beach, marina and buzzing restaurants overlooking the water. From spa treats and squash to sunset cocktails, friendly staff help you make the most of your leisure time – and fast, free Wi-Fi means you can stay connected while sunbathing by the pool.

    InterContinental Abu Dhabi
    King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz,
    Al Saud Street : Abu Dhabi,
    United Arab Emirates

    Tel +971 2 6666888‎


    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
25 December 2016
Course Fee Before
29 January 2017
Final Fee
5 – 8 March 2017
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.


Book and pay full fee for one and your colleague attends for FREE

Please note that this is not a 50% discount. A second delegate attends the same course free of charge when the Full Final Fee has been paid.

For more information, email Andy Watts on

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