Project Management Appreciation

Course Provider

Centre for Professional and Continuing Education (PaCE@NTU)


Continuing Education and Training Certificate


Today's competitive business world requires that successful people deliver results not only on time, but also within other restrictions such as manpower and budget constraints. To be able to achieve this, a person has to work well with his project team members and manage conflicts that may arise from time to time. To handle a project effectively becomes an essential skill for everyone.

This appreciation program will provide you with an overall understanding of what constitutes a project. It then discusses the processes, tools and techniques necessary to handle complex activities and tasks. From starting a project to motivating a team, from the hard and soft skills that are required, from overcoming problems to successful project conclusion, all major aspects of professional project management are discussed so that you can be assured of optimum results every time.

Course Availability

  • Date(s): 11 to 12 Oct 2022

    Time: 9:00AM to 5:00PM

    Venue: NTU@one-north campus, Executive Centre (Buona Vista)

    Registration is closed.

At the end of this programme, participants will be able to:

1. Define what is a project.
2. Develop realistic and measurable objectives and goals to meet stakeholders’ needs and project results.
3. Establish project time and costs resources using proven techniques.
4. Prioritize tasks based on urgency and importance.
5. Monitor and supervise the execution of tasks.
1. Introduction

2. The Message

3. What Is Project Management?
• Phases of a project life
• The Godzilla Principle
• Triple constraints of a project

4. Defining the Problem

5. Project Definition
• Defining the problem
• Mission & vision
• Project objective
• Terms of reference
• Project sponsor

6. Planning The Project
• Why planning is indispensable?
• Project pain curves
• Ingredients of a plan
• Changing the plan
• Effective planning
• Project risk management

7. Case Study on Common Mistakes in Project Management

8. Work Breakdown Structure
• Levels
• Characteristics
• WBS in a matrix organization
• Milestone plan
• Guidelines for estimating

9. "Camping Trip"

10. Hazards of Estimating

11. Gantt Chart

12. Network techniques
• Network diagrams
• Comparison of AON and AOA
• Critical path

13. Critical Path Analysis
• Start and finish activities
• Forward and backward passes
• Slack or float
• Critical path

14. Assigning Resource and Cash Flow Projection

15. Project Control & Evaluation
• Types of control
• Team member self-control
• Project review
• Characteristics of control system
• Purposes of evaluation
• Project deviation

16. "Western Power"

17. Earned Value Analysis:
• Project schedules
• Spending curve
• Types of costs
Anyone who wants to improve on Project Management skills.

Standard Course Fee: S$631.30

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Mr Clement Ng

Mr Clement Ng

Clement Ng is an experienced corporate trainer specializing in building competencies to transform organizations and deliver superior results. His wealth of experience was garnered from over 20 years of corporate leadership positions within major listed companies and multinationals. In the past 10 years, he was actively involve in learning & development and facilitated in excess of over 100 workshops. 

He possessed a wide base of industry knowledge and experience in high performing sectors: Banking & Finance, Pharmaceutical, Retail, FMCG, MICE, Luxury, Services, Consumer, Manufacturing, Projects, Architecture and Government. He has mentored and trained thousands of executives and professionals in leading organizations on commercial application within both B2B and B2C environment in the region. His unique methodology to understand, contextualize and customize to suit the requirements of the business environment quickly and accurately has earned him his clients’ trust and endorsement. He has a strong passion and desire to share his broad commercial knowledge and practical knowhow to impact learners and transform their work performances to achieve greater heights.
Clement has extensive training and mentoring experience providing knowledge transfer to over 1000 learners across all levels in multi sectors. His strong capability as a facilitator and unique delivery approach has ensured his consistent demand. His area of specialization includes hard skills to deliver ROI success, leadership, organizational effectiveness, performance management, teambuilding and personal effectiveness etc. He is also a certified behavioral trainer in TetraMap and has the ability integrate behavioral science into the learning journey.