11. Master Project Manager (MPM)


Project Management is growing exponentially. It’s now used in virtually all industries, such as government, health care, telecom, IT, education and banking. Effective management is how these organizations streamline to improve productivity. As businesses are restructured, project managers take over many responsibilities. Expertise in project management is a source of security, prosperity and power to many companies.

This course has been designed to include presentations, practical exercises and highly interactive group sessions. The MPM® certification will be received approximately one month following the close of the seminar and all fees associated with certification are included in the course enrollment fees.

Who should attend?

  • Managers
  • Executives
  • Project Managers
  • Program Managers
  • PMO Managers and Directors
  • Training and Development Managers
  • Operations Directors
  • Executive Directors
  • Research and Development Officers
  • Team Leaders
  • Senior Analysts
  • Management Consultants

Program Modules:

Key Knowledge Areas


This session will review all the key aspects of knowledge that a project manager must have.

• Work Breakdown Structures

• Review of the techniques and types of WBS in projects.

• Estimating and Scheduling / Floats and Critical Paths

• Gantts, PERTS and other techniques, Critical Paths and Network diagrams examined.

• Projects and Organizations — Part I

• How does an organizational structure interact with project management frameworks and delivery?

• What is the best way to optimize your surrounding structure to ensure greater project output success.

• Why Projects Can Go Wrong

• Some anecdotes and lessons learned.


• Projects and Organizations — Part II

• How does an organizational structure interact with project management frameworks and delivery?

• What is the best way to optimize your surrounding structure to ensure greater project output success.

• Communications Management

• Project Management Communications, how to plan and successfully roll out your communication’s strategy.

• People Management & Leadership

• How do you interact with your team? Master the art of managing your team throughout your project cycles. In this session you will learn project related leadership, conflict resolution, motivation, delegation, and counseling.

• Stakeholder Management

• Who are your project’s stakeholders? Introducing the key concepts behind efficient stakeholder management.


• Quality Management

• What is quality and how is it quantified? Learn how to plan for high quality outputs.

• Financial Management

• Financial management and planning for projects. How does high finance adapt to the day-to-day roll-out of your projects. Break-Even Analysis and Earned-Value Analysis.

• Issue and Risk Management

• Risks and Issues, how do they differ? How can you foresee and plan for their eventualities. Learn how to correlate risk and opportunity costs, calibrate your issues, and manage them.

• Cost Management

• Cost estimating and cost planning, budgeting and tracking. We will also review financial formulas.

• Change Control

• Identifying, understanding, controlling and managing changes to your project.

• Technologies

• Review of some of the applicable technologies available to support you and your project managers.


• Change, Conflict and Negotiation

• Preparing and executing a negotiation strategy for your project.

• What do you know about the other party, how are you going to leverage your situation.

• The Changing Environment of Management

• Social factors, inequality, environmental factors, legal and economic factors.

• Decision Making and Creative Problem Solving

• Decision making and uncertainty, information processing, behaviors and types of decisions,

• creativity and problem solving.

• International Management and Cross Cultural Competencies

• International success, cultural awareness, diversity, comparative management techniques, organizational theory, cross cultural training.

• Closing out your project

• Close your project and build a body of knowledge.

• This session will cover the methodology behind closing your project and how you can

• leverage off the acquired intellectual property for subsequent ones.

• Post Implementation Reviews

• When, why should you carry out a project review.

• Learn about the four-stage approach to project review and recovery.

• Review, Course Summary and Close

• Completion of Case Studies and Course Summary Review

Pre – Program

Participants must pass an interview to be able to register for this program.

Presented by

Tassili and AAPM specialist trainers.


24 Hours (Distributed On-Demand)

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