One of the reasons PMCC is successful in delivering complex projects for our Clients is written in this book. EPC Projects are usually challenging undertakings where the project manager requires a set of competencies not only related to management but also engineering and procurement. And many times, it is tough to explain to the team what project management and systems thinking is all about. With this book you gain great ideas about systems, how project management is linked and how to visualise it. It helped the PMCC team for the last 10 years and is still relevant to our
The Keys to Project Success: Inside the life of a Project Manager Whatever you want to do, if you want to be great at it, you have to love it and be able to make sacrifices for it. – Maya Angelou This beautifully written quote from Maya Angelou resonates well with Vanithashrree Raja, Project and Operations & Maintenance Manager who is currently working in the South Double Track project for Keretapi Tanah Melayu Berhad (KTMB). In her early 30s now, she has been actively involved in projects' lifecycles of Electric Trains, and is currently pursuing success as a Planning and Process Control Manager.
10 Ways to Manage your Time Time management, and its wise application, is a journey. Managing time requires significant self-discipline and regular review to improve to the next level. Time management starts with looking at your daily schedule. Do you know how you spend your time every day? If not, the answer might surprise you! Try analysing how much time you're devoting to your various tasks, such as attending meetings, checking emails, making phone calls, browsing Facebook, Twitter or other social media and how efficiently you work through your Personal Action List (PAL). This should list the
What Distinguishes you from other Project Management Consultants? What is it like to be project management consultants or project managers? How can you distinguish yourself from the rest? In this article, let’s answer these questions. Some of you might be starting out as a project management consultant; others may already be working on various projects. Therefore, besides clinging to your company’s mission, vision and values, let’s dive into the topics below to give you a better picture about distinguishing yourself from other project management consultants. Read more about independent project management consultant. 1. Status Quo is a no-go.
Pride, Joy and Relief. Being in this office daily is one thing. But being in the office hosting an event is a completely different experience. The most satisfying part of the evening for many of us was the look on people’s faces as they digested the new office. It releases a feeling of pride, joy and relief, knowing that our months of hard work had finally paid off. Our guests’ appreciation of our attention to detail in this office, our service of beverages and food and their overall well-being and comfort in our office warmed our hearts.
A Dream. Once upon a time, I had a dream. This dream followed me everywhere. To work, at home and even during my holidays. Yet, after struggling with corporate hierarchies, stiffness in the workplace and having difficulties turning my ideas into any real action, this dream had to wait. However, a little over 10 years ago, I was at a turning point in my life and job. I was confronted with a choice: move back to Switzerland and remain in my safe ‘comfort zone’ or take a leap of faith and journey into the unknown in an attempt
To have a PMP certified as a title is a very good recognition in the business world, especially for a project manager. The project management standardisation and certification started in the 90’s and became more important in the last few years. Since Project Management Institute (PMI) launched the PMBOK Guide 6th Edition in 2017, it is the quasi-standard for project management with the additional content on agile project management. Following are details about why it is so valuable and how you can manage your busy schedule to make time for PMP. Act As A Testimonial. If you
We wear a proud badge of ‘Your Trusted Project Partner’, thanks to our experience and expertise in the field. We offer our services from medium to large projects in Malaysia and since recent years, in Indonesia as well. With vast knowledge and experience to share with our esteemed clients, we go the extra mile to support your project needs. We work closely with clients to deliver projects effectively and efficiently. We accept the difficult challenges during panic curves and deliver progress as agreed upon nonetheless. In doing so, we have acquired new, creative and innovative solutions in completing
Most organisations become concerned when approaching the holy month of Ramadan which begins with the sighting of the new moon of the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, especially when it comes to work productivity. Contrary to this belief, research by Oxford Strategic Consulting has shown that the fasting period of Ramadan can boost both productivity and well-being. In project management, the holy month of Ramadan offers project managers the opportunity to discover new ideas and methods on how to be productive on the job. Nonetheless, the boom of railway projects in Malaysia, such as the KVMRT and