Project Management for Capital Projects Sukad
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Course Overview 
Capital (Investment) Projects are Industrial, Oil and Gas, Petrochemical, Real Estate Development, Infrastructure, Heavy Construction, Utilities, Engineering, and Construction Projects

Course Description
This course (workshop) covers the essentials of project management but with a focus on capital investment projects1. In general, generic courses for managing projects are typically deficient for the capital investment projects. Even PMI’s PMBOK® Guide does not include all the knowledge areas and processes necessary to, effectively, manage capital projects.
To start,Sukad built this course on a SUKAD internally developed and proven model that aligns to global standards and the practices of global leading conglomerates. Projects in these industries are complex, take a long time, and require a large number of engineers, construction workers, and management team; even the small projects still has numerous stakeholders.
During the workshop, we follow the methodology that reflects a holistic view of projects, a project life span approach that starts with the project idea (business case) and does not end until post project closure. The model emphasis that project management must follow a disciplined approach (stage gates) while maintaining the necessary flexibility that is necessary since not all projects are the same; one-size does NOT fit all!
The workshop also builds on global standards from PMI, IPMA, GAPPS, and the Construction Industry Institute (CII).
Note 1: Capital Investment Project refers to projects that typically include the construction of a facility. The facility could be a plant, refinery, real estate development, power plant, dams, bridges, transportation, and similar projects of all sizes and complexity.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes
  • Learn a proven project management methodology
  • Understand the project life span of a capital investment project
  • Learn about project phases, stages, and stage gates
  • Apply the concepts on a typical capital investment project
  • Become familiar with common and leading practices applicable to capital investment projects
Who should Attend
  • All project personnel, team members, and their managers
  • Project engineers, project leaders, and project managers
  • PMO members, managers, and directors
  • Planners, cost engineers, quality specialists, and other functional specialists
Updated on 09 October, 2017

Eligibility / Requirements

None is required but it would be best if participants have experience working on projects; especially in the engineering, construction, petroleum, and similar ; Please note Workshop is from REAL projects where SUKAD Principal Consultant has direct experience on projects from around the ; Workshop is ideal for project teams and executives starting a new program, portfolio office, PMO, or mega project.

About Sukad

SUKAD was established in Dubai, United Arab Emirates in 2004. In 2012, SUKAD opened another office in Lebanon. From these two offices, SUKAD has been providing services across West Asia and Africa. SUKAD is highly recognized as a leader in project management services; with a large percent of revenues acquired through repeat business and referrals from leading organizations.

SUKAD has an extensive project management research and development program. Under the label and trademark The SUKAD Way™, the R&D effort has led to the development of proprietary products such as The Customizable and Adaptable Methodology for Managing Projects™ (CAM2P™) and The Seven Elements of Project Management Maturity™ (The 7Es™).

In addition to the PM Methodology and PM Maturity Model, SUKAD has developed numerous advance courses and master certificates in project management. SUKAD is also publishing a series of books, booklets, and sample projects in Arabic and English. Their publications include ‘The Inheritance’ and the upcoming ‘Insan Al-Mujtama’ (Arabic), upcoming ‘Redefining the Basics of Project Management’, Project Management for the Accidental Project Manager, and a 4-part series on The Customizable and Adaptable Methodology for Managing Projects™.

SUKAD is a corporate citizen and a business with a heart. Over the years, SUKAD has provided numerous complimentary learning events to thousands of professionals either on our own (under our 2SPI™ program) or through partnerships with various organizations and universities.

In recognition of their business and community successes, in 2011/2012 SUKAD was recognized and ranked on the Dubai SME 100 ranking and the AllWorld Network Arabia 500 ranking.

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