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Effective Project Management

Course Fee $525.00

No. of Places 14 of 14

Start April 14, 2019

End April 18, 2019

Location Erbil


Effective Project Management

MSELECT Academy is delivering an Effective Project Management course. This 5 day course will be held in Erbil.

Project Management can be found leading projects in nearly every country and, unlike other certifications that focus on a particular geography or domain, you can work in virtually any industry, with any methodology, and in any location.

If you have had experience as a project manager, responsible for all aspects of project delivery, leading and directing cross-functional teams, then this course is the right choice for you. The course signifies that you speak and understand the language of project management and connects you to a community of professionals, organizations, and experts worldwide. 


The Objectives

  • The aim of this training is to provide participants with core tools and techniques for managing projects through their life cycles. It will structure a participant’s knowledge from the project management area.

  • It focuses on the key skills a manager needs to develop for a smooth running a project.

  • It has been designed in an easy way to help managers to gain the core information on project management.


Training Benefits:

 At the end of the course, participants should be able to:

  • Define a project and explain what project management means

  • Identify the responsibilities and required skills of the project manager role and other roles in a project

  • Use the basic four-step project management lifecycle

  • Use the practical tools and techniques to plan, deliver and monitor.


 Targeted group:

Project managers, project assistants who have been working with International and national organisations and International and national companies, who seek to gain relevant information on how a project is managed. In general, the training is strongly recommended to aspirational project managers, project team members and professionals who want to establish a solid knowledge base for their project management activities.


Training Methodology

  • Interactive, learning by doing” workshop

  • short lectures,

  • group discussions,

  • case studies,

  • checklists,

  • team activities

  • Assessing

  • Evaluating

  • Group discussion

  • Presentations


Course overview:

Day 1 - What is a Project?

What is Project Management?

Good Project Managers?

Project Management Style?

Responsibility & Authority

Starting a Project

Assembling the Team

The Project Organization

Project Planning


Day 2 - Planning & Scheduling

Planning Objectives


Starting the Plan

Structuring the Plan

Work Breakdown Structure         


Task Size

Contingency Plan

Project Scheduling


Day 3 - Risk Management & Organizing

Types of Risks

Managing Risks

Risk Identification & Estimation

Risk Management & Evaluation

Getting Organized


The Stage Plan

Organizing Activities



Day 4 – Leading


The Change Process

The Leadership Role

Effective Communications

Difficult People

Keeping Control

Measuring Progress


Day 5 - Project Stages

Project Life Cycle

Project Road Map

Why Five Stages

The Early Stages

Initiation Stage

Project Initiation Document

Strategy Stage & Analysis

Design & Build Process

Implementation stage


The trainer:


Lawk Salah Ahmad has over 25 years of experience in the fields of project management, governance, strategic communications, development, capacity building and teaching at University level. He has been working with various International organizations and universities at a senior level in Iraq and the UK such as United Nations, UNIOM, USAID, DePaul University and with other American and British governments departments as a senior international consultant. He has specialist skills in project designing, strategic planning and project implementation, staff oversight and budget supervision. He has attended numerous training courses on project management and training delivery in the UK, UAE, France and Italy. He is a certified trainer by the University of Cambridge, a certified master trainer by Lafarge University in Paris, and Meric for Training and Consultancy in Dubai. He is an international fellow member of "We institute”. He speaks Arabic, English and Kurdish fluently


When and where is the course being held?

The course will take place in Erbil, starting on Sunday, April 14th to 18th, 2019. The time of the classes is from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm.



Must be made 5 working days before the start of the course. Payment can be made in cash, by bank transfer or through exchange offices. 

If you bring someone along you will receive a 20% discount! 


How do I register?

You can register by emailing with the following details:

Full Name:


Email Address:

Phone number:

Name of course:

For more information, please call 066 261 4455 

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