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Monday, January 24
 

9:00am GMT+04

Masterclass 1: Strategic Innovation in an Industry 4.0 Environment (SOLD OUT)
Strategic Innovation in an Industry 4.0 environment: trends and implications 
  • Industry 4.0: an introduction
  • Trends and driving forces of Industry 4.0  
  • Rapid developing areas & potential implications
  • Salient issues
  • Impact of Industry 4.0
  • The importance of strategic thinking in a digital world
  • Designing a transformative and innovative business model
  • The role of PM in shaping corporate culture: enabling a continuous-learning mindset
  • Evolving and emerging skills
  • Leadership challenges in Industry 4.0
  • The role of key stakeholders in fostering a positive societal impact: public-private partnership  
 

About the Program
  • Hands-on exercises in the workshop
  • Group discussion and work
  • Up-to-date management models
  • Sharing of participants’ experience and real-life examples
  • Interactive discussions
  • Videos


Who Should Attend
  • Members from the PMO (managers, director, coordinators)
  • Transformational leaders, directors, executives
  • Strategy Chief Officers
  • Learning & Development managers/directors
  • Consultants
  • Government policy and decision-makers
 
 
What You Will Learn
  • An understanding of the key trends and tendencies of Industry 4.0
  • The importance of developing a strategic mindset
  • New paradigms of business models
  • New skills needed to succeed in an industry 4.0 environment
  • Appreciate the power of the Cloud for collaboration, innovation and learning
  • Configure your Personal Learning Environment & Network
  • Locate & select Open Educational Resources (OERs) to pursue learning




Speakers
avatar for Dr. Cesar Baena

Dr. Cesar Baena

Dean & Director of Doctoral Research, International School of Management (ISM)
Dr Cesar Baena holds a PhD from the London School of Economics and Political Science. Upon earning his PhD, and after a stint in banking, Dr Baena became fully involved in academia as well as in consulting.Dr Baena is founder and manager of Global Strategic Consulting, specialized... Read More →
avatar for Grace Najjar, M.Sc., PgMP, PMP

Grace Najjar, M.Sc., PgMP, PMP

Managing Director, PMI Middle East and North Africa
Grace Najjar has 26+ years of global experience serving in advisory roles for strategy reform and execution and Policy modernization & digital transformation solutions, driving individual and organizational excellence & efficiency improvement, business processes and technology solutions... Read More →


Monday January 24, 2022 9:00am - 11:15am GMT+04
Dubai, UAE

9:00am GMT+04

Masterclass 2: Managing an Organisations Benefits Using Project Management
About the Program
  • Benefits Management Principles & Concepts
  • Integrate benefits with performance management
  •  Manage benefits from a portfolio perspective
  •  Apply effective governance
  • Develop a value culture
  • Benefits eligibility framework
  •  Broad approaches to implementation
  •  Practice Techniques

Who Should Attend
  • Top Management & Leaders
  • Transformation Team
  • Change Management Team
  • Advisors
  • PMO, Portfolio, Program, Project managers
  • Program managers

What You Will Learn
  • Improves Productivity and Reduces Costs and Workload
  • How to Improve Efficiency with Project Management
  • Improves Collaboration
  • Improves Customer Satisfaction
  • Problem Resolution


Speakers
avatar for Greg Napier

Greg Napier

Associate Director, Consulting | Business Transformation, KPMG Lower Gulf
Greg is an Associate Director with around 14 year’s experience across multiple sectors in the design, setup and management of transformation projects, programmes and portfolios.Greg’s experience includes management of: Post-Acquisition Integrations, Target Operating Model design... Read More →


Monday January 24, 2022 9:00am - 11:15am GMT+04
Dubai, UAE

9:00am GMT+04

Masterclass 3: Data Science in Project Management
About the Program
  • Understand Data Science concepts
  • Managing Data Science sessions
  • Data Mining and data Visualization for PMs
  • Use Data Science as a tool to manage projects

Who Should Attend
Project managers, program managers, PMO managers, Architects, Consultants and Executives

What Will You Learn
At the end of this session, the participants will be able to:
  • Understand the background of Data Science and its concepts
  • Use PM tips to enable execution success of projects
  • Apply critical thinking to problems and solutions
  • Drive structured execution through the application of a road mapping

Course Overview
  • Data Science: Background and Concept
  • Evolvement and Framework
  • Skills Requirement for PMs
  • The End-to-End Project Cycle in Data Science
  • Dashboard and Scorecards for Projects
    o Infographics
    o Roadmaps
    o Customer Expectations
    o Prototype and Use Case
  • Project Management Techniques
  • Listening and Communicating
    o Engagement approaches
    o Observation
    o Stakeholders
    o Cautions & Pitfalls
  • Workshop Summary
  • Patterns
    o Action Plan

Speakers
avatar for Peter Chalouhy

Peter Chalouhy

Advisory & Implementation Services, Kyndryl


Monday January 24, 2022 9:00am - 11:15am GMT+04
Dubai, UAE

9:00am GMT+04

Masterclass 4: Artificial Intelligence
About the Program
  • Define Artificial Intelligence
  • Activities and tasks of AI
  • Applications of AI
  • Managing AI projects

Who Should Attend
Project managers, program managers and PMO managers

What You Will Learn
At the end of this program, you will be able to:
  • Understand in depth AI
  • Be capable of matching between a challenge and an AI solution
  • Comprehend AI capability in PM

Course Overview
  • Introduction
  • AI definition
  • AI activities and Applications
  • Benefits of AI
  • AI Challenges
  • Applications in PM
  • Manage AI projects

Monday January 24, 2022 9:00am - 11:15am GMT+04
Dubai, UAE

9:00am GMT+04

Masterclass 5: The Future PMO
About the Program
  • Brief about Traditional PMO and its evolution through time
  • What is Agile PMO and impacts of the Agile method
  • Role of IT in enhancing PMO dynamics

Who Should Attend
Project managers, program managers, portfolio managers and PMO managers & director

What You Will Learn
At the end of this program, the audience will learn about what the expected shape of PMO will be in the future.

Course Overview
  • A brief about history and evolution of PMO
  • Talk about PMO concepts that are currently being applied
  • impacts of digitization and agility in shaping the future PMO
  • What might be the challenges of the future PMO and how could they be addressed

Speakers
avatar for Dr. Raed Skaf

Dr. Raed Skaf

Head of PMO Management Consulting, KPMG KSA
Raed Skaf is the Head of PMO capability at KPMG Middle East. He has Over 20 years of experience in PMO Establishment, Business Process, Policies and Procedures, team development like delivering advance workshops. led several engagements ranging from mega strategic national program... Read More →


Monday January 24, 2022 9:00am - 11:15am GMT+04
Dubai, UAE

9:00am GMT+04

Masterclass 6: Framing a Dynamic Human Centered Transformation
About the Program
  • Introduction to Brightline Transformation House
  • Framing the Transformation Context
  • Identifying The Transformation Objectives
  • Assessing Transformation Capabilities

Who Should Attend?
Project managers, program managers, PMO managers, and Chief Digital/Information/Transformation Officers

What You Will Learn
At the end of this program, you will be able to:
  • Understand the overall Brightline Transformation House
  • Understand what is driving the need to transform
  • Identify the type of transformation that is needed
  • Assessing the capabilities that are required to transform and sustain

Course Overview
  • Introduction
  • Framing the Transformation Context
    o Identify rate of change and degree of complexity
    o Identify Disruption Waves
    o Analyze Strategic Horizons
    o Determine how to build the ambidexterity required to Exploit the Core and Explore the Edge
  •  Identifying The Transformation Objectives
    o Define Transformation
    o Identify Transformation Domains
    o Identify Transformation Types
  •  Assessing Transformation Capabilities
    o Define Capability
    o Identify Soft and Hard Capabilities
    o Define the Optimum Approach to close the Transformation Capability/Gap

Speakers
avatar for Tahirou Assane

Tahirou Assane

Director, Brightline PMI


Monday January 24, 2022 9:00am - 11:15am GMT+04
Dubai, UAE

12:00pm GMT+04

Masterclass 1: Strategic Innovation in an Industry 4.0 Environment (SOLD OUT)
Strategic Innovation in an Industry 4.0 environment: trends and implications 
  • Industry 4.0: an introduction
  • Trends and driving forces of Industry 4.0  
  • Rapid developing areas & potential implications
  • Salient issues
  • Impact of Industry 4.0
  • The importance of strategic thinking in a digital world
  • Designing a transformative and innovative business model
  • The role of PM in shaping corporate culture: enabling a continuous-learning mindset
  • Evolving and emerging skills
  • Leadership challenges in Industry 4.0
  • The role of key stakeholders in fostering a positive societal impact: public-private partnership  
 

About the Program
  • Hands-on exercises in the workshop
  • Group discussion and work
  • Up-to-date management models
  • Sharing of participants’ experience and real-life examples
  • Interactive discussions
  • Videos


Who Should Attend
  • Members from the PMO (managers, director, coordinators)
  • Transformational leaders, directors, executives
  • Strategy Chief Officers
  • Learning & Development managers/directors
  • Consultants
  • Government policy and decision-makers
 
 
What You Will Learn
  • An understanding of the key trends and tendencies of Industry 4.0
  • The importance of developing a strategic mindset
  • New paradigms of business models
  • New skills needed to succeed in an industry 4.0 environment
  • Appreciate the power of the Cloud for collaboration, innovation and learning
  • Configure your Personal Learning Environment & Network
  • Locate & select Open Educational Resources (OERs) to pursue learning




Speakers
avatar for Dr. Cesar Baena

Dr. Cesar Baena

Dean & Director of Doctoral Research, International School of Management (ISM)
Dr Cesar Baena holds a PhD from the London School of Economics and Political Science. Upon earning his PhD, and after a stint in banking, Dr Baena became fully involved in academia as well as in consulting.Dr Baena is founder and manager of Global Strategic Consulting, specialized... Read More →
avatar for Grace Najjar, M.Sc., PgMP, PMP

Grace Najjar, M.Sc., PgMP, PMP

Managing Director, PMI Middle East and North Africa
Grace Najjar has 26+ years of global experience serving in advisory roles for strategy reform and execution and Policy modernization & digital transformation solutions, driving individual and organizational excellence & efficiency improvement, business processes and technology solutions... Read More →


Monday January 24, 2022 12:00pm - 2:00pm GMT+04
Dubai, UAE

12:00pm GMT+04

Masterclass 2: Managing an Organisations Benefits Using Project Management
About the Program
  • Benefits Management Principles & Concepts
  • Integrate benefits with performance management
  •  Manage benefits from a portfolio perspective
  •  Apply effective governance
  • Develop a value culture
  • Benefits eligibility framework
  •  Broad approaches to implementation
  •  Practice Techniques

Who Should Attend
  • Top Management & Leaders
  • Transformation Team
  • Change Management Team
  • Advisors
  • PMO, Portfolio, Program, Project managers
  • Program managers

What You Will Learn
  • Improves Productivity and Reduces Costs and Workload
  • How to Improve Efficiency with Project Management
  • Improves Collaboration
  • Improves Customer Satisfaction
  • Problem Resolution

Speakers
avatar for Greg Napier

Greg Napier

Associate Director, Consulting | Business Transformation, KPMG Lower Gulf
Greg is an Associate Director with around 14 year’s experience across multiple sectors in the design, setup and management of transformation projects, programmes and portfolios.Greg’s experience includes management of: Post-Acquisition Integrations, Target Operating Model design... Read More →


Monday January 24, 2022 12:00pm - 2:00pm GMT+04
Dubai, UAE

12:00pm GMT+04

Masterclass 3: Data Science in Project Management
About the Program
  • Understand Data Science concepts
  • Managing Data Science sessions
  • Data Mining and data Visualization for PMs
  • Use Data Science as a tool to manage projects

Who Should Attend
Project managers, program managers, PMO managers, Architects, Consultants and Executives

What Will You Learn
At the end of this session, the participants will be able to:
  • Understand the background of Data Science and its concepts
  • Use PM tips to enable execution success of projects
  • Apply critical thinking to problems and solutions
  • Drive structured execution through the application of a road mapping

Course Overview
  • Data Science: Background and Concept
  • Evolvement and Framework
  • Skills Requirement for PMs
  • The End-to-End Project Cycle in Data Science
  • Dashboard and Scorecards for Projects
    o Infographics
    o Roadmaps
    o Customer Expectations
    o Prototype and Use Case
  • Project Management Techniques
  • Listening and Communicating
    o Engagement approaches
    o Observation
    o Stakeholders
    o Cautions & Pitfalls
  • Workshop Summary
  • Patterns
    o Action Plan

Speakers
avatar for Peter Chalouhy

Peter Chalouhy

Advisory & Implementation Services, Kyndryl


Monday January 24, 2022 12:00pm - 2:00pm GMT+04
Dubai, UAE

12:00pm GMT+04

Masterclass 4: Artificial Intelligence
About the Program
  • Define Artificial Intelligence
  • Activities and tasks of AI
  • Applications of AI
  • Managing AI projects

Who Should Attend
Project managers, program managers and PMO managers

What You Will Learn
At the end of this program, you will be able to:
  • Understand in depth AI
  • Be capable of matching between a challenge and an AI solution
  • Comprehend AI capability in PM

Course Overview
  • Introduction
  • AI definition
  • AI activities and Applications
  • Benefits of AI
  • AI Challenges
  • Applications in PM
  • Manage AI projects

Monday January 24, 2022 12:00pm - 2:00pm GMT+04
Dubai, UAE

12:00pm GMT+04

Masterclass 5: The Future PMO
About the Program
  • Brief about Traditional PMO and its evolution through time
  • What is Agile PMO and impacts of the Agile method
  • Role of IT in enhancing PMO dynamics

Who Should Attend
Project managers, program managers, portfolio managers and PMO managers & director

What You Will Learn
At the end of this program, the audience will learn about what the expected shape of PMO will be in the future.

Course Overview
  • A brief about history and evolution of PMO
  • Talk about PMO concepts that are currently being applied
  • impacts of digitization and agility in shaping the future PMO
  • What might be the challenges of the future PMO and how could they be addressed

Speakers
avatar for Dr. Raed Skaf

Dr. Raed Skaf

Head of PMO Management Consulting, KPMG KSA
Raed Skaf is the Head of PMO capability at KPMG Middle East. He has Over 20 years of experience in PMO Establishment, Business Process, Policies and Procedures, team development like delivering advance workshops. led several engagements ranging from mega strategic national program... Read More →


Monday January 24, 2022 12:00pm - 2:00pm GMT+04
Dubai, UAE

12:00pm GMT+04

Masterclass 6: Framing a Dynamic Human Centered Transformation
About the Program
  • Introduction to Brightline Transformation House
  • Framing the Transformation Context
  • Identifying The Transformation Objectives
  • Assessing Transformation Capabilities

Who Should Attend?
Project managers, program managers, PMO managers, and Chief Digital/Information/Transformation Officers

What You Will Learn
At the end of this program, you will be able to:
  • Understand the overall Brightline Transformation House
  • Understand what is driving the need to transform
  • Identify the type of transformation that is needed
  • Assessing the capabilities that are required to transform and sustain

Course Overview
  • Introduction
  • Framing the Transformation Context
    o Identify rate of change and degree of complexity
    o Identify Disruption Waves
    o Analyze Strategic Horizons
    o Determine how to build the ambidexterity required to Exploit the Core and Explore the Edge
  •  Identifying The Transformation Objectives
    o Define Transformation
    o Identify Transformation Domains
    o Identify Transformation Types
  •  Assessing Transformation Capabilities
    o Define Capability
    o Identify Soft and Hard Capabilities
    o Define the Optimum Approach to close the Transformation Capability/Gap

Speakers
avatar for Tahirou Assane

Tahirou Assane

Director, Brightline PMI


Monday January 24, 2022 12:00pm - 2:00pm GMT+04
Dubai, UAE
 
Tuesday, January 25
 

9:00am GMT+04

Masterclass 1: Strategic Innovation in an Industry 4.0 Environment (SOLD OUT)
Strategic Innovation in an Industry 4.0 environment: trends and implications 
  • Industry 4.0: an introduction
  • Trends and driving forces of Industry 4.0  
  • Rapid developing areas & potential implications
  • Salient issues
  • Impact of Industry 4.0
  • The importance of strategic thinking in a digital world
  • Designing a transformative and innovative business model
  • The role of PM in shaping corporate culture: enabling a continuous-learning mindset
  • Evolving and emerging skills
  • Leadership challenges in Industry 4.0
  • The role of key stakeholders in fostering a positive societal impact: public-private partnership  
 

About the Program
  • Hands-on exercises in the workshop
  • Group discussion and work
  • Up-to-date management models
  • Sharing of participants’ experience and real-life examples
  • Interactive discussions
  • Videos


Who Should Attend
  • Members from the PMO (managers, director, coordinators)
  • Transformational leaders, directors, executives
  • Strategy Chief Officers
  • Learning & Development managers/directors
  • Consultants
  • Government policy and decision-makers
 
 
What You Will Learn
  • An understanding of the key trends and tendencies of Industry 4.0
  • The importance of developing a strategic mindset
  • New paradigms of business models
  • New skills needed to succeed in an industry 4.0 environment
  • Appreciate the power of the Cloud for collaboration, innovation and learning
  • Configure your Personal Learning Environment & Network
  • Locate & select Open Educational Resources (OERs) to pursue learning


Speakers
avatar for Dr. Cesar Baena

Dr. Cesar Baena

Dean & Director of Doctoral Research, International School of Management (ISM)
Dr Cesar Baena holds a PhD from the London School of Economics and Political Science. Upon earning his PhD, and after a stint in banking, Dr Baena became fully involved in academia as well as in consulting.Dr Baena is founder and manager of Global Strategic Consulting, specialized... Read More →
avatar for Grace Najjar, M.Sc., PgMP, PMP

Grace Najjar, M.Sc., PgMP, PMP

Managing Director, PMI Middle East and North Africa
Grace Najjar has 26+ years of global experience serving in advisory roles for strategy reform and execution and Policy modernization & digital transformation solutions, driving individual and organizational excellence & efficiency improvement, business processes and technology solutions... Read More →


Tuesday January 25, 2022 9:00am - 11:15am GMT+04
Dubai, UAE

9:00am GMT+04

Masterclass 2: Managing an Organisations Benefits Using Project Management
About the Program
  • Benefits Management Principles & Concepts
  • Integrate benefits with performance management
  •  Manage benefits from a portfolio perspective
  •  Apply effective governance
  • Develop a value culture
  • Benefits eligibility framework
  •  Broad approaches to implementation
  •  Practice Techniques

Who Should Attend
  • Top Management & Leaders
  • Transformation Team
  • Change Management Team
  • Advisors
  • PMO, Portfolio, Program, Project managers
  • Program managers

What You Will Learn
  • Improves Productivity and Reduces Costs and Workload
  • How to Improve Efficiency with Project Management
  • Improves Collaboration
  • Improves Customer Satisfaction
  • Problem Resolution

Speakers
avatar for Greg Napier

Greg Napier

Associate Director, Consulting | Business Transformation, KPMG Lower Gulf
Greg is an Associate Director with around 14 year’s experience across multiple sectors in the design, setup and management of transformation projects, programmes and portfolios.Greg’s experience includes management of: Post-Acquisition Integrations, Target Operating Model design... Read More →


Tuesday January 25, 2022 9:00am - 11:15am GMT+04
Dubai, UAE

9:00am GMT+04

Masterclass 3: Data Science in Project Management
About the Program
  • Understand Data Science concepts
  • Managing Data Science sessions
  • Data Mining and data Visualization for PMs
  • Use Data Science as a tool to manage projects

Who Should Attend
Project managers, program managers, PMO managers, Architects, Consultants and Executives

What Will You Learn
At the end of this session, the participants will be able to:
  • Understand the background of Data Science and its concepts
  • Use PM tips to enable execution success of projects
  • Apply critical thinking to problems and solutions
  • Drive structured execution through the application of a road mapping

Course Overview
  • Data Science: Background and Concept
  • Evolvement and Framework
  • Skills Requirement for PMs
  • The End-to-End Project Cycle in Data Science
  • Dashboard and Scorecards for Projects
    o Infographics
    o Roadmaps
    o Customer Expectations
    o Prototype and Use Case
  • Project Management Techniques
  • Listening and Communicating
    o Engagement approaches
    o Observation
    o Stakeholders
    o Cautions & Pitfalls
  • Workshop Summary
  • Patterns
    o Action Plan

Speakers
avatar for Peter Chalouhy

Peter Chalouhy

Advisory & Implementation Services, Kyndryl


Tuesday January 25, 2022 9:00am - 11:15am GMT+04
Dubai, UAE

9:00am GMT+04

Masterclass 4: Artificial Intelligence
About the Program
  • Define Artificial Intelligence
  • Activities and tasks of AI
  • Applications of AI
  • Managing AI projects

Who Should Attend
Project managers, program managers and PMO managers

What You Will Learn
At the end of this program, you will be able to:
  • Understand in depth AI
  • Be capable of matching between a challenge and an AI solution
  • Comprehend AI capability in PM

Course Overview
  • Introduction
  • AI definition
  • AI activities and Applications
  • Benefits of AI
  • AI Challenges
  • Applications in PM
  • Manage AI projects

Tuesday January 25, 2022 9:00am - 11:15am GMT+04
Dubai, UAE

9:00am GMT+04

Masterclass 5: The Future PMO
About the Program
  • Brief about Traditional PMO and its evolution through time
  • What is Agile PMO and impacts of the Agile method
  • Role of IT in enhancing PMO dynamics

Who Should Attend
Project managers, program managers, portfolio managers and PMO managers & director

What You Will Learn
At the end of this program, the audience will learn about what the expected shape of PMO will be in the future.

Course Overview
  • A brief about history and evolution of PMO
  • Talk about PMO concepts that are currently being applied
  • impacts of digitization and agility in shaping the future PMO
  • What might be the challenges of the future PMO and how could they be addressed

Speakers
avatar for Dr. Raed Skaf

Dr. Raed Skaf

Head of PMO Management Consulting, KPMG KSA
Raed Skaf is the Head of PMO capability at KPMG Middle East. He has Over 20 years of experience in PMO Establishment, Business Process, Policies and Procedures, team development like delivering advance workshops. led several engagements ranging from mega strategic national program... Read More →


Tuesday January 25, 2022 9:00am - 11:15am GMT+04
Dubai, UAE

9:00am GMT+04

Masterclass 6: Framing a Dynamic Human Centered Transformation
About the Program
  • Introduction to Brightline Transformation House
  • Framing the Transformation Context
  • Identifying The Transformation Objectives
  • Assessing Transformation Capabilities

Who Should Attend?
Project managers, program managers, PMO managers, and Chief Digital/Information/Transformation Officers

What You Will Learn
At the end of this program, you will be able to:
  • Understand the overall Brightline Transformation House
  • Understand what is driving the need to transform
  • Identify the type of transformation that is needed
  • Assessing the capabilities that are required to transform and sustain

Course Overview
  • Introduction
  • Framing the Transformation Context
    o Identify rate of change and degree of complexity
    o Identify Disruption Waves
    o Analyze Strategic Horizons
    o Determine how to build the ambidexterity required to Exploit the Core and Explore the Edge
  •  Identifying The Transformation Objectives
    o Define Transformation
    o Identify Transformation Domains
    o Identify Transformation Types
  •  Assessing Transformation Capabilities
    o Define Capability
    o Identify Soft and Hard Capabilities
    o Define the Optimum Approach to close the Transformation Capability/Gap

Speakers
avatar for Tahirou Assane

Tahirou Assane

Director, Brightline PMI


Tuesday January 25, 2022 9:00am - 11:15am GMT+04
Dubai, UAE

12:00pm GMT+04

Masterclass 1: Strategic Innovation in an Industry 4.0 Environment (SOLD OUT)
Strategic Innovation in an Industry 4.0 environment: trends and implications 
  • Industry 4.0: an introduction
  • Trends and driving forces of Industry 4.0  
  • Rapid developing areas & potential implications
  • Salient issues
  • Impact of Industry 4.0
  • The importance of strategic thinking in a digital world
  • Designing a transformative and innovative business model
  • The role of PM in shaping corporate culture: enabling a continuous-learning mindset
  • Evolving and emerging skills
  • Leadership challenges in Industry 4.0
  • The role of key stakeholders in fostering a positive societal impact: public-private partnership  
 

About the Program
  • Hands-on exercises in the workshop
  • Group discussion and work
  • Up-to-date management models
  • Sharing of participants’ experience and real-life examples
  • Interactive discussions
  • Videos


Who Should Attend
  • Members from the PMO (managers, director, coordinators)
  • Transformational leaders, directors, executives
  • Strategy Chief Officers
  • Learning & Development managers/directors
  • Consultants
  • Government policy and decision-makers
 
 
What You Will Learn
  • An understanding of the key trends and tendencies of Industry 4.0
  • The importance of developing a strategic mindset
  • New paradigms of business models
  • New skills needed to succeed in an industry 4.0 environment
  • Appreciate the power of the Cloud for collaboration, innovation and learning
  • Configure your Personal Learning Environment & Network
  • Locate & select Open Educational Resources (OERs) to pursue learning


Speakers
avatar for Dr. Cesar Baena

Dr. Cesar Baena

Dean & Director of Doctoral Research, International School of Management (ISM)
Dr Cesar Baena holds a PhD from the London School of Economics and Political Science. Upon earning his PhD, and after a stint in banking, Dr Baena became fully involved in academia as well as in consulting.Dr Baena is founder and manager of Global Strategic Consulting, specialized... Read More →
avatar for Grace Najjar, M.Sc., PgMP, PMP

Grace Najjar, M.Sc., PgMP, PMP

Managing Director, PMI Middle East and North Africa
Grace Najjar has 26+ years of global experience serving in advisory roles for strategy reform and execution and Policy modernization & digital transformation solutions, driving individual and organizational excellence & efficiency improvement, business processes and technology solutions... Read More →


Tuesday January 25, 2022 12:00pm - 2:00pm GMT+04
Dubai, UAE

12:00pm GMT+04

Masterclass 2: Managing an Organisations Benefits Using Project Management
About the Program
  • Benefits Management Principles & Concepts
  • Integrate benefits with performance management
  •  Manage benefits from a portfolio perspective
  •  Apply effective governance
  • Develop a value culture
  • Benefits eligibility framework
  •  Broad approaches to implementation
  •  Practice Techniques

Who Should Attend
  • Top Management & Leaders
  • Transformation Team
  • Change Management Team
  • Advisors
  • PMO, Portfolio, Program, Project managers
  • Program managers

What You Will Learn
  • Improves Productivity and Reduces Costs and Workload
  • How to Improve Efficiency with Project Management
  • Improves Collaboration
  • Improves Customer Satisfaction
  • Problem Resolution

Speakers
avatar for Greg Napier

Greg Napier

Associate Director, Consulting | Business Transformation, KPMG Lower Gulf
Greg is an Associate Director with around 14 year’s experience across multiple sectors in the design, setup and management of transformation projects, programmes and portfolios.Greg’s experience includes management of: Post-Acquisition Integrations, Target Operating Model design... Read More →


Tuesday January 25, 2022 12:00pm - 2:00pm GMT+04
Dubai, UAE

12:00pm GMT+04

Masterclass 3: Data Science in Project Management
About the Program
  • Understand Data Science concepts
  • Managing Data Science sessions
  • Data Mining and data Visualization for PMs
  • Use Data Science as a tool to manage projects

Who Should Attend
Project managers, program managers, PMO managers, Architects, Consultants and Executives

What Will You Learn
At the end of this session, the participants will be able to:
  • Understand the background of Data Science and its concepts
  • Use PM tips to enable execution success of projects
  • Apply critical thinking to problems and solutions
  • Drive structured execution through the application of a road mapping

Course Overview
  • Data Science: Background and Concept
  • Evolvement and Framework
  • Skills Requirement for PMs
  • The End-to-End Project Cycle in Data Science
  • Dashboard and Scorecards for Projects
    o Infographics
    o Roadmaps
    o Customer Expectations
    o Prototype and Use Case
  • Project Management Techniques
  • Listening and Communicating
    o Engagement approaches
    o Observation
    o Stakeholders
    o Cautions & Pitfalls
  • Workshop Summary
  • Patterns
    o Action Plan

Speakers
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Peter Chalouhy

Advisory & Implementation Services, Kyndryl


Tuesday January 25, 2022 12:00pm - 2:00pm GMT+04
Dubai, UAE

12:00pm GMT+04

Masterclass 4: Artificial Intelligence
About the Program
  • Define Artificial Intelligence
  • Activities and tasks of AI
  • Applications of AI
  • Managing AI projects

Who Should Attend
Project managers, program managers and PMO managers

What You Will Learn
At the end of this program, you will be able to:
  • Understand in depth AI
  • Be capable of matching between a challenge and an AI solution
  • Comprehend AI capability in PM

Course Overview
  • Introduction
  • AI definition
  • AI activities and Applications
  • Benefits of AI
  • AI Challenges
  • Applications in PM
  • Manage AI projects

Tuesday January 25, 2022 12:00pm - 2:00pm GMT+04
Dubai, UAE

12:00pm GMT+04

Masterclass 5: The Future PMO
About the Program
  • Brief about Traditional PMO and its evolution through time
  • What is Agile PMO and impacts of the Agile method
  • Role of IT in enhancing PMO dynamics

Who Should Attend
Project managers, program managers, portfolio managers and PMO managers & director

What You Will Learn
At the end of this program, the audience will learn about what the expected shape of PMO will be in the future.

Course Overview
  • A brief about history and evolution of PMO
  • Talk about PMO concepts that are currently being applied
  • impacts of digitization and agility in shaping the future PMO
  • What might be the challenges of the future PMO and how could they be addressed

Speakers
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Dr. Raed Skaf

Head of PMO Management Consulting, KPMG KSA
Raed Skaf is the Head of PMO capability at KPMG Middle East. He has Over 20 years of experience in PMO Establishment, Business Process, Policies and Procedures, team development like delivering advance workshops. led several engagements ranging from mega strategic national program... Read More →


Tuesday January 25, 2022 12:00pm - 2:00pm GMT+04
Dubai, UAE

12:00pm GMT+04

Masterclass 6: Framing a Dynamic Human Centered Transformation
About the Program
  • Introduction to Brightline Transformation House
  • Framing the Transformation Context
  • Identifying The Transformation Objectives
  • Assessing Transformation Capabilities

Who Should Attend?
Project managers, program managers, PMO managers, and Chief Digital/Information/Transformation Officers

What You Will Learn
At the end of this program, you will be able to:
  • Understand the overall Brightline Transformation House
  • Understand what is driving the need to transform
  • Identify the type of transformation that is needed
  • Assessing the capabilities that are required to transform and sustain

Course Overview
  • Introduction
  • Framing the Transformation Context
    o Identify rate of change and degree of complexity
    o Identify Disruption Waves
    o Analyze Strategic Horizons
    o Determine how to build the ambidexterity required to Exploit the Core and Explore the Edge
  •  Identifying The Transformation Objectives
    o Define Transformation
    o Identify Transformation Domains
    o Identify Transformation Types
  •  Assessing Transformation Capabilities
    o Define Capability
    o Identify Soft and Hard Capabilities
    o Define the Optimum Approach to close the Transformation Capability/Gap

Speakers
avatar for Tahirou Assane

Tahirou Assane

Director, Brightline PMI


Tuesday January 25, 2022 12:00pm - 2:00pm GMT+04
Dubai, UAE