Course Name

The Accidental Project Manager


Cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic

Regular Rate:

Php 38,800

Early Eagle Rate:

Php 32,000

The Accidental Project Manager


Technical and functional managers of today are being pressured to take on the challenges of Project Management. This program 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 Project Management Workshop may be the best-designed, most easily understood project management workshop on the market today. 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:

    1.    Learn the basics of Project Management Framework;
    2.    Learn how to use techniques and tools for the Project 
           Management discipline; and
    3.    Learn how to develop SOW, WBS, and  Close-outs/ 

I. Introduction to project management
    A.    Project vs operations 
    B.    Project, program, and portfolio
    C.    Project constraints
    D.    Functional, matrix, and projectized org structure
    E.    Project life cycle

II. Selection phase
    A.    Evaluating project desirability
    B.    Prioritizing projects
    C.   Creating a project charter

III.  Concept phase
    A.     Stakeholder management plan
    B.     Communication plan
    C.     Kick-off meetings

IV.  Development phase
    A.     Work breakdown structure
    B.     Network diagram
    C.     Gantt chart
    D.    Resource diagram
    E.     RACI / RASCI matrix
    F.     Budget plan
    G.    Risk management plan

V.  Implementation phase    
    A.     Evaluating change requests
    B.     Earned value analysis
    C.     Project monitoring tools (Kanban board and  project dashboard)

VI.  Close-out phase
    A. Contract close-out
    B. Administrative close-out

VII.    10 Knowledge areas in project management 

Ms. Avery Anne Balboa-Banta is one of the faculty members conducting diploma and certification programs in Project Management. She is currently the Human Resources Business Partner of Globe Telecom. Prior to this, she has also worked with DHL Express and Guthrie Jensen Consultants. Ms. Banta earned her Bachelors degree in Mass Communication major in Communication from the University of the Philippines. She also has a Masters degree in Business Administration. She is a certified Change Management trainer in various workshops such as Accelerating Change and Transition from Greenwich Company, Canada; Profilor Leadership Assessment by Profilor International, Singapore; and Up Your Service by Ron Kaufman. She is a certified Project Management Professional and Six Sigma Green Belt.

Ms. Clarinda Dela Paz is currently a freelance Consultant, Facilitator, and Trainer working with different facilitation and learning companies. She was formerly with AXA Philippines as Head of the Continuous Improvement team under the Transformation and Operations Division. Her team was composed of five units namely Data Analytics, Process Management, Training & Development, Quality, and the Project Management Office (PMO).

Prior to this leadership role, she worked as the head for Customer Experience that focuses on transformation initiatives specifically for the customer, and the PMO where she was
tasked to educate the PM Discipline as well as execute projects herself.

Her last stint in Globe Telecom’s Corporate Project Management group allowed her to handle portfolio mix of both mobile and broadband services. Her primary task was to ensure on time delivery of products and services based on customer requirements within the allowed budget.

Prior to performing Project Management work, she was in the Corporate Sales department initially handling telesales accounts and thereafter doing Partner Management work which included, ensuring achievement of sales targets, managing partner accounts, product briefing and process training, and partner assessment and feedback.

Ms. Dela Paz earned her Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of the Philippines.

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