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Project Portfolio Management (PPM)
Feeding the PMO a prioritised pipeline for execution
15 – 18 October 2017
Venue TBC, Dubai, UAE
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Overview

This highly practical course will provide you with the tools and knowledge to implement a Project Portfolio Management (PPM) approach within your organisation.

During the course, you will have the opportunity to work on a range of interactive exercises, including building a portfolio priority sorting tool, as well as a graphic dashboard – both of which you will be able to re-use at your work. You will also see examples of commercial apps that automate PPM.

You will further gain insights into the interactions between PPM and the Project Management Office (PMO).

Content
  • PPM – An Overview
  • Roles In PPM
  • The 12-Step PPM Process
  • Defining And Managing The Pipeline
  • Reporting And Portfolio Dashboards
  • Simulation – Build And Prioritise A Portfolio
  • Categorising Work And Defining Requirements
  • Developing Value Propositions And Business Cases
  • Selecting Projects
  • Prioritising/Balancing The Portfolio
  • Authorising And Planning Work
  • Developing The Portfolio
Who Should Attend

All professionals involved in working on or managing projects, programmes and portfolios in an organisation will benefit from this course. If you are a manager responsible for evaluation, selection, and termination of projects; or PMO staff responsible for initiating or streamlining portfolio management processes; or a decision maker involved in authorising projects or phases of projects, you will benefit from attending this course.

Benefits Of Attending
  1. Articulate the key roles in portfolio management
  2. Explain how to setup a portfolio and choose potential projects to charter
  3. Show how to categorise work in line with business requirements
  4. Describe how to balance the portfolio and align with strategic plans
  5. Demonstrate how to create a portfolio, using a decision hierarchy and graphical techniques
In Association With

    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.

    These products and services are the basis of greater recognition and acceptance of project management's successful role in governments, organizations, academia and industries. For further information on PMI, please visit www.pmi.org

    As a REP Informa Middle East are approved by PMI to issue Professional Development Units (PDU) for our training courses. The REP programme has been designed to enhance the ongoing professional development of PMI's members, those credentialed through PMI and others in the project management profession


Course Director

    James Graham
    Principal Consultant
    Stratexology, USA

    James Graham specialises in strategy formulation and strategic execution, with the experience of working in over 30 countries across Africa, The Americas, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. Initially working in the sales and marketing function, he then developed a second career in management consulting, working with Pagoda Consulting, a highly respected London based boutique that focuses on IT strategy and business transformation.

    He has consulted to a number of strategically focused initiatives in Europe and the USA and worked in Learning and Development in the Middle East since 2005, mainly in the areas of managing business change, strategy and process management. This experience includes the private and public sectors.

    Although primarily a practitioner, James has also been published, as a contributor to "97 Things Every Project Manager Should Know" (O'Reilly) and as a co-author of "Maximising the Potential", a publication under the Information Society Initiative of the UK Department for Trade and Industry. He also wrote the chapter "Planning for Change" in ABG Publications' "Electronic Business" publication.

    James holds a Certificate in Management Studies, a Diploma in Psychology and a Master of Science in Consulting. He is PMP® certified and also holds British Psychological Society Level A and B Intermediate + qualifications.



Venue and Accommodation

    Dubai, UAE

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    Dubai is a luxurious city destination offering a contrast of east meets west, where the traditional and modern blend in harmony. Dubai is one of seven emirates that belong to the United Arab Emirates located in the Middle East.

    Some fast facts about Dubai, UAE

    • About 80 airlines land daily at the Dubai International Airport.
    • English is spoken quite fluently even though Arabic is the official language
    • Dubai has the largest free trade zone in the Middle East
    • The currency used is UAE Dirham which is pegged to the US Dollar
    • The time zone is GMT +4
    • Friday most businesses stay closed as it is the day of Friday prayers (Jumu'ah)
    • In 2016 Ramadan will take place in June

Course Fees
Date Course Fee Before
6 August 2017
Course Fee Before
10 September 2017
Final Fee
15 – 18 October 2017
(BC6841)
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.

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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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