- 19 Oct 2020 Online
Capital projects, also known as megaprojects, are complex, large-scale projects that typically cost USD 1 billion or more. They span many different sectors such as construction, energy, and transportation defence, infrastructure, and ICT and can be found in the largest economies as well as emerging markets. Examples of such projects include bridges, tunnels, highways, railways, airports, seaports, power plants, dams, oil and natural gas extraction projects, public buildings, aerospace projects, etc.
It is estimated that the global market for megaprojects is about USD 8 trillion per year – that is close to 8% of global GDP spent on megaprojects every year. As the number and size of megaprojects continues to increase, one fact stands out: they tend to underperform— 90% of megaprojects are significantly delayed, over budget, or fall short of their promised benefits.
Who Should Attend
- Delegates who would like to advance their knowledge and skills in managing capital projects in sectors such as construction, energy, and transportation, defence, infrastructure, oil & gas and ICT
- Experienced project management professionals
- Delegates who lead, coordinate, manage or contribute to a project team
- Members of the project management community who are interested to pursue a development path associated with the profession of capital project management
This course is not designed for professionals working on projects associated with retail, marketing, legal, human resources, information technology services, commerce, finance, etc.
Benefits of Attending
- Assess the level of maturity of your organisation’s core elements required to manage capital projects
- Develop a road map for enhancing personal and organisational project management capabilities
- Acquire competencies needed to manage each stage of the capital project life cycle
- Apply project management tools, techniques, and knowledge using real case studies and activities
- Be provided with an opportunity to network with others and share key lessons learned from recent projects and from international best practices
Project Management Institute (PMI)
PMI REP No. 1419
Project Management Institute
Informa Middle East is an approved Registered Education Provider (REP) with the Project Management Institute (PMI). As an REP Informa Middle East is 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.
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Dr. George Sifri
Dr. George Sifri is a senior consultant with Strategy Execution. He has more than 30 years of experience in managing projects and has worked with companies such as Motorola, HP, DOW JONES, BP, ABB Group, Orange, PKN Orlen, Lukoil, Novatek, Evraz, and Novartis. He worked on consultation projects such as PMO planning and implementation, procurement strategy development, schedule and cost risk reviews, risk management workshops, and project management procedures development, and reviews.Dr. Sifri has been working extensively with BP “Projects & Engineering College” since 2002 where he delivered courses in UK, Singapore, China, Egypt, and USA. He has also been working with LUKOIL and Moscow School of Management “SKOLKOVO” since July 2013 where he designed, developed and delivered “LUKOIL Project Management Process” Course. As of today, he completed more than fourteen deliveries in Russia, Uzbekistan, and United Arab Emirates. Moreover, Dr. Sifri has designed/developed a fully integrated project management and business analysis curriculum for Management Training and Development Centre in Warsaw, Poland.
Previously, Dr. Sifri was the Head of Software Development at Consolidated Contractors International, one of the top 16 firms in the construction industry worldwide, for more than 10 years. Prior to joining Consolidated Contractors International, Dr. Sifri was the EDP manager for Save the Children Federation; a US based non-government organization that works closely with UNICEF, for more than six years. Dr. Sifri was the Head of Product Development at Computers and Communication Technology (CCT) for the period 1999 - 2001.
Dr. Sifri has given numerous lectures and training courses on strategic information systems, managing software development, relational databases, electronic document management systems, software risk assessment, information systems auditing, workflow systems, project control systems, document control systems, managing mega industrial projects, and knowledge management to practicing professionals around the world. He is also the author of tens of articles on project management.
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