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Project Management for Administrative Professionals
إدارة المشاريع للإداريين المحترفين
Master The Fundamentals Of Planning And Efficiently Running Projects
13 – 16 November 2017
The Address Hotel, Dubai Marina, Dubai, UAE
5 – 8 February 2018
Venue TBC, 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.

    The Address, Dubai Marina


    The Address Dubai Marina
    Dubai Marina
    P.O. Box 32923, Dubai, UAE
    T: +971 4 4367777
    F: +971 4 4367788

    click here for directions

    Standing tall in the heart of one of Dubai's most vibrant neighbourhoods, where crystal waters shimmer against modern architecture and luxury yachts moor alongside trendsetting restaurants, The Address Dubai Marina is a haven for the discerning traveller.

    With 200 luxurious rooms, five superb restaurants and lounges, a relaxing spa, spectacular infinity pool and state of the art meeting and event facilities, The Address Dubai Marina will keep you refreshed and inspired.

    Perfectly situated for your business needs, The Address Dubai Marina is just a short ride away from Dubai Media and Internet Cities, Knowledge Village, Jebel Ali Free Zone, and within walking distance from the metro station.

    And what is business without a little fun? With the white sand beaches of the Arabian Gulf just a stroll away, and the hotel's direct link to the stylish Dubai Marina Mall, The Address Dubai Marina gives you every reason to extend your stay and unwind.


    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
4 September 2017
Course Fee Before
9 October 2017
Final Fee
13 – 16 November 2017
US$ 3,995 US$ 4,495 US$ 4,995
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.


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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