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Project Management For Managers
Technical, Finances, Hr And Admin


April 29 - MAY 3, 2018

Instructor : Tarek El Misalami, Ph.D. (+30 Years Experience)


Project Managers, Individuals who are performing projects as a project coordinator, project leaders, Business analysts, PM Practitioners seeking professional development to advance their career, Professionals looking for a career move into the PM field, Entrepreneurs and business owners in project-based organization


Day 1:
  • Introduction and course objectives
  • Advantages of Using Formal Project Management
  • What is a Project?
  • Major Causes of Project Failure
  • Project Success Factors
  • What is Project Management?
  • Project Management Organizational Structure
  • Resistance to Project Management
  • Value of Project Management
  • Project Requirements
  • The Triple Constraint of Project Management
  • Project Management Skills
  • Ethics in Project Management
  • Review, Discussions, and Exercises

Day 2:
  • Project Management Process Groups
  • Knowledge Areas
  • Project Management Methodology
  • Project Integration Management
  • What is Project Scope Management?
  • Project Time Management
  • Project Cost Management
  • Basic Principles of Cost Management
  • Modern Quality Management
  • The Importance of Human Resource Management
  • Project Communications Management
  • Project Risk Management
  • Risk Utility Function and Risk Preference
  • Importance of Project Procurement Management
  • Project Life Cycle and Project Phases
  • Process Group 1: Initiating
  • Project Initiation: Strategic Planning and Project Selection
  • Methods for Selecting Projects
  • Financial Analysis of Projects
  • Making Go/Kill Decisions
  • Project Charters
  • Preliminary Scope Statements
  • Preliminary
  • Scope Statement - Assignment
  • Review, Discussions, and Exercise

Day 3:
  • Process Group 2: Planning
  • Project Plan Development
  • Project Plan – Assignment
  • Scope Planning
  • Create WBS
  • Sample Mind-Mapping Approach
  • Time Management Plan
  • Project Network Diagrams
  • Resource Planning
  • Activity Duration Estimating
  • Gantt Charts
  • Resource Loading and Leveling
  • Cost Management Plan
  • Cost Types
  • Cost Budgeting
  • Quality Planning
  • Fishbone or Ishikawa Diagram
  • The Cost of Quality
  • Human Resource Planning
  • Communications Planning
  • Risk Management Planning
  • Risk Identification
  • Risk analysis
  • Risk Response Planning
  • Review, Discussions, and Exercises

Day 4:
  • Procurement plan
  • Make or Buy Solution
  • Types of Contracts
  • Monitor and Control Project Work
  • Quality Assurance Plan
  • Pareto Analysis
  • Develop Project Team
  • McGregor’s Theory X and Theory Y
  • Managers Sources of Power
  • Running Effective Meetings
  • Closing Projects
  • Review, Discussions, and Exercises

Day 5:
  • Course Review , Discussions, and hands on certificates


First day will be held at the Holiday Inn Maadi Hotel, in Cairo. The participants will be transported the next day to Al Ain el Sokhna. The course will be continued in Al Ain el Sokhna.


The cost is inclusive of course manual, guidebook, accommodation in Al Ain el Sokhna and transportation to/from Al Ain el Sokhna.


Dr. Tarek Elmisalami is 30+ years experience.
Education: Iowa State University, USA, obtained Ph.D. in 2001.

Project Management Institute, USA.
The American University in Cairo Variety of Project and Quality Management courses
Work experience combines teaching all areas of project management, consulting, and training, with a wide experience of managing multi-million projects in many countries, and people of different cultures as follows:

A- Project Management Teaching
Project Management Professor at the Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering, University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), USA,
June 2008-Present.Project Management Professor at the Faculty of Engineering, Misr University of Science and Technology (MUST),
January 2001-Present.Project Management Professor at the Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering, University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), USA,
June 2007 - June 2009 Consulting and Training experience: Project Management Consultant.
Managed and participated in several governmental and private projects implemented in USA, Egypt, Jordon,, Saudi Arabia, and others.