The Accidental Project Manager
February 19, 2024 - March 22, 2024
5 weeks self-paced learning with live sessions
Live sessions via Zoom:
February 23, March 1, 8, 15 & 22, 2024
Fridays, 1:00 - 3:00 pm
Session 1: February 23 - 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Session 2: March 1 - 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Session 3: March 8 - 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Session 4: March 15 - 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Session 5: March 22 - 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Asynchronous materials access at AteneoBlueCloud (Canvas LMS)
All videos for the week must be viewed before the live session
Graded activities will be discussed during the live sessions, but due in two weeks from their scheduled start.
Total number of hours dedicated to Accidental Project Manager = Approx. 28 hours
Early Eagle Rate:
February 05, 2024
Technical and functional managers of today are being pressured to take on the challenges of Project Management. The Accidental Project Manager is designed to give you an accelerated understanding of the practice. The program will help you navigate and survive the transition from technical and/or functional manager to a project manager.
This is a 5-week applied, Project Management course. Project managers will welcome this fresh translation of jargon into ordinary English.
Who should attend
Individuals who need to strengthen their project management skills, new project managers, project team members, project sponsors, project proponents, new product development, project managers who need refresher course on project management knowledge, processes, competencies and tools.
After the course, you will:
Learn the basics of the Project Management Framework;
Learn how to use techniques and tools for the Project Management discipline;
Learn how to create Project Charters, WBS, Network Diagrams, and Project Reports; and
Narrate and describe each phase of the Project Life Cycle from the start to the end of a project.
Week 1: Introduction to Accidental Project Manager
•Welcome to Accidental Project Manager!
•Project vs Operational Work
•What is not a Project?
•What is a Project?
•Outcome vs Output
•Understanding Progressive Elaboration
•Project Life Cycle
•What makes a Good Project Manager?
Week 2: Selection Phase
•Project Selection Phase
•Techniques & Feasibility
•Financial Analysis Techniques
Week 3: Concept Phase
•The Initiation Phase of a Project
•Developing a Project Charter
•The Project Charter
•Parts of a Project Charter
•Project Assumptions and Constraints
•The Work Breakdown Structure
•Organizing your Team
Week 4: Development Phase
•Revealing the Critical Path
•Developing a Project Schedule
•Top-Down and Bottom-Up Estimate
Week 5: Implementation Phase and the Close Out
•Change Control System
•Earned Value Management
•Project Management Knowledge Areas
Mr. Mario Domingo is the Global Chief Technology Officer of UBX Philippines, a financial technology company offering the Philippines' leading Open Finance platform. Also, he was recently the Group CTO of Chi-X Asia-Pacific Holdings, Ltd, a Hong Kong conglomerate of market centers operating equities exchanges in Australia and Japan. He is the founder of several technology companies in Singapore and the Philippines in the areas of Artificial Intelligence and Advanced Analytics. He is also the founder of DARC Labs, an AI-healthcare tech R&D center where they work on imaging and genomics diagnostics. He spent many years in telecom and defense and manufacturing technologies in the United States.
Mr. Domingo has a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, a Major in Finance, and a Master's degree in Finance and Applied Economics from the University of Southern California, USA.