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The George Washington University
Master's Certificate In Project Management
7 intensive and informative courses essential for project management professionals
The Address Hotel, Dubai Marina, Dubai, UAE
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Project Management Foundations - Managing Suppliers Performance

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Successfully Managing Contracts

Successfully Managing Contracts

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Overview

This professional certificate, recognized throughout the industry, is backed by The George Washington University School of Business and Public Management and distinguishes truly professional project managers from their peers.

  • Complete just 3 courses for an Associate's Certificate in Project Management
  • Complete all 7 courses for a Master's Certificate in Project Management
  • Sessions in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Doha!!!

*You must successfully complete all of your courses in 4 years

Who Should Attend

This programme is ideal for project leaders, project team members, project assistants, new project managers, professionals from other areas who work with project managers or anyone seeking career development in project management.

Benefits Of Attending
  1. Master fundamental project management skills, concepts and techniques, and lead and motivate teams to set realistic, measurable objectives to ensure positive results
  2. Apply project quality management tools and techniques to “real world” project management situations
  3. Deliver projects on-time, on-budget and on-specs
Courses
Overview

As the flagship course in the TwentyEighty (formerly ESI)/GW Master's Certificate In Project Management, this course opens the door to more efficient project implementation. Delegates will gain a solid understanding of project management methods with this comprehensive introductory course. This course provides the foundation, techniques and tools to manage each stage of the project life cycle, work within organisational and cost constraints, set goals tied directly to stakeholder needs, get the most from their project management team and utilise state-of-theart project management tools to get work done on time and within budget.

Overview

This course applies quality principles to project management itself, as well as to the products and services resulting from projects. It brings to the forefront the essentials of project quality management and its vital link to business success, with a focus on the tools and essentials of effective quality management that work for your organization, regardless of your industry. The course prepares the project manager to be a positive force in using project quality management to help ensure project and business success.

تدعم هذه الشهادة المهنيّة كليّة الأعمال والإدارة في جامعة جورج واشنطن وهي تميّز مدراء المشاريع بين أقرانهم. ولنيل شهادة الماجستير في إدارة المشاريع عليك أن تكمل بنجاح سبع دورات خلال أربع سنوات.   

Overview

Develop effective measures for scheduling and controlling projects as you put the tools of project management to work. In this course, you’ll focus on managing the constraints you face in any project: limits on time, human resources, materials, budget and specifications. Discover proven ways to work within your identified constraints without letting predefined limits curtail creativity or innovation.

Overview

In this course, you will work through the proactive approach to threat and opportunity – based on a clear understanding of the powerful nature of both qualitative and quantitative approaches to risk management. You will also examine threat and opportunity from both a top down and bottom-up perspective, using TwentyEighty Strategy Execution's proven eight-step risk management process. Using effective tools, including TwentyEighty Strategy Execution's highly regarded risk assessment model, you will learn how to evaluate and respond to risk at the project and task levels.

Overview

Gain an overview of all phases of contracting, from requirements development to closeout. See how incentives can be used to improve contract results. This course explores these vital issues from the project manager’s perspective, highlighting your roles and responsibilities to give you greater influence over how work is performed. You will also discuss actions that can be taken to help ensure that contractors or subcontractors perform as required under the contract.

Overview
Negotiation is an invaluable skill for any project manager. Not only do you negotiate agreements with vendors and contractors, but you must effectively negotiate with stakeholders, customers and team members throughout the life of a project. This four day, highly interactive experience covers the dynamics, processes and techniques of internal and external negotiation situations faced by project managers. Short on lecture and long on practice, this course provides you with the opportunity to experience one-on-one negotiations.
Overview

Watch basic concepts come to life in this course: a comprehensive synthesis of core project management principles designed to reinforce skills learned throughout the core curriculum. Build on your new competencies and test your skills as you work in teams to complete an extensive, realistic project case study. You will propose, plan and execute a full-scale project under typical organizational constraints. Follow your project through the life cycle, resolving issues of performance, scheduling and control as you address questions of leadership and management.

Overview

This is an interactive course designed to provide a solid foundation in key leadership competencies and to provide you with the opportunity for a truly transformational leadership experience. As a participant, you will complete a self-assessment of your leadership skills, then master the basics of these leadership competencies: setting direction, aligning people, motivating and inspiring, leading teams, communicating, building relationships, facilitating ethical conduct, negotiating, and leading change.

In Association With

The George Washington University (GWU)

The George Washington University School of Business is dedicated to excellence in its teaching and research about management within the United States and internationally.
The school has a 75-year history of preparing men and women for leadership in both the private and public sectors. Known internationally for its dedication to academic excellence, the school draws students from all parts of the US and around the world. For further information on George Washington University School of Business, please visit their website www.sbpm.gwu.edu

Project Management Institute (PMI)

Informa is an approved Registered Education Provider (REP) with the Project Management Institute ((PMI).

Project Management Institute (PMI) is the world's leading not-for-profit membership association for the project management profession, with more than 600,000 members and credential holders in more than 185 countries. Our worldwide advocacy for project management is supported by our globally-recognized standards and credentials, our extensive research program, and our professional development opportunities.

Twenty Eighty Strategy Execution

ESI International recently merged with IPS Learning to form a new company, TwentyEighty Strategy Execution.

TwentyEighty Strategy Execution is part of one of the world's leading and largest performance learning organisations, TwentyEighty, which has expertise in sales, leadership and credit compliance as well as Strategy Execution.

    Ian Moody
    BSc, MBA
    Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply, UK & UAE

    Ian has over 30 years of business experience ranging from senior management positions in such companies as Ericsson to founding and selling his own companies. Ian designs and delivers training programmes globally with particular attention to the GCC nations. He works in many fields including both accredited and nonaccredited courses for example:

    • CIPS
    • ACCA
    • CIM
    • Leadership skills
    • Financial skills
    • Personal development skill

    Ian divides his time equally between the Middle East and the UK. In the UK, Ian is a lead professor at London Met University and the University of West London specialising in working with students to gain their membership to the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply.


    John Blacklaws
    British management and training consultant
    Qatar
    John Blacklaws is a British management and training consultant. He is resident in Qatar. John worked in senior operations and project management roles since the mid 80’s, before establishing his own management consultancy in 1998. Today, John has a strong client base in the Middle East, UK, South Korea, Singapore and Africa. John is thoroughly familiar with the challenges and nuances of business practice in the GCC in particular. Feedback from John’s clients is especially positive about his ability to blend his own practical business experience with the guidance he provides to his clients. John is enthusiastic about “realising capability” within individuals and organisations.

    John gained his experience in senior management roles in the multinational corporations Liberty Life, British Petroleum, Anglo American Corporation and BHP Billiton. He has 15,000 hours of project management experience, during which he has built up first-hand insight into the operations of a variety of industries, including mining, financial services, telecoms, utilities, transportation, information technology, manufacturing, construction, real estate and agriculture. In respect of these and other consulting engagements, John has gained competence and knowledge of their processes, systems, controls, methodologies, management requirements, performance standards and high-level business processes.

    John has had the pleasure of interacting with hundreds of senior executives for purposes of coaching, personal assessments and career development planning. He lectures on project management to MBA level and is also a frequent speaker and conference panelist.


    Ashraf Kodari
    Independent Management Consultant
    EMEA

    Ashraf Kodari, an independent management consultant, has a skill mix that combines solid technical knowledge with its applications in business context, in addition to excellent communication and presentation skills. Ashraf’s experience was gained through multiple positions which were in the fields of utility operations, project management, training management, facility management, and health and safety in North America and the Middle East.

    During his professional career, spanning over 26 years, Ashraf has spent 15 years managing/sponsoring projects and programs in different fields, including; utilities, training, construction, organizational engineering and IT. Ashraf transfers his knowledge and experience, while enhancing his own, through developing and delivering training, and learning from audiences across the world. He has developed over 20 individual training programs.

    Ashraf’s certificates include mechanical engineering, marine engineering, Systematic Approach to Training (SAT) instructor, course developer and training manager. He is also a certified PMP® by the Project Management Institute (PMI), and a Master of Project Management.



    The Address, Dubai Marina

    Dubai

    The Address Dubai Marina
    Dubai Marina
    P.O. Box 32923, Dubai, UAE
    T: +971 4 4367777
    F: +971 4 4367788
    W: http://www.theaddress.com/en/hotel/dubai-marina

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    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.


    Accommodation

    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
    E: hospitality@informa.com

    VISAS

    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.


Course 1 - Managing Projects
(3 Days)
Venue
US$ 2,995
Before
US$ 3,495
Before
Final Fee
❏ BC6565: 21 – 23 January 2017
Dubai 10 November 2016 15 December 2016 US$ 3,995
❏ BC6743: 4 – 6 April 2017
Dubai 24 January 2017 28 March 2017
Course 2 - Quality For Project Managers (3 Days) Venue
(UAE )
US$ 2,995
Before
US$ 3,495
Before
Final Fee
BC6570: 24 - 26 January 2017
Dubai 10 November 2016 15 December 2016 US$ 3,995
Course 3 - Scheduling And Cost Control (5 days) Venue
(UAE)
US$ 4,495
Before
US$ 4,995
Before
Final Fee
BC6588: 19 – 23 February 2017
Dubai 11 December 2016 15 January 2017 US$ 5,495
Course 4 - Project Risk Management
(3 Days)
Venue
(UAE )
US$ 2,995
Before
US$ 3,495
Before
Final Fee
BC6723: 12 – 14 March 2017
Dubai 3 January 2017 7 February 2017 US$ 3,995
Course 5 - Contract Management Principles And Practices (3 Days) Venue
(UAE )
US$ 2,995
Before
US$ 3,495
Before
Final Fee
BC6667: 6 – 8 May 2017
Dubai 25 February 2017 1 April 2017 US$ 3,995
Course 6 - Negotiation For Project Managers (3 Days) Venue
(UAE )
US$ 2,995
Before
US$ 3,495
Before
Final Fee
BC6719: 9 – 11 May 2017 Dubai 28 February 2017 4 April 2017 US$ 3,995
Course 7 - Project Management Applications (5 Days) Venue
(UAE )
US$ 4,595
Before
US$ 4,695
Before
Final Fee
TBC
Dubai 31 July 2016 21 August 2016 US$ 4,895
Course 8 - Project Leadership, Management And Communications (3 Days) Venue
(UAE )
US$ 3,095
Before
US$ 3,195
Before
Final Fee
TBC
Dubai 6 September 2016 27 September 2016 US$ 3,395

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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 a.watts@informa.com

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