Successful Meetings "By failing to prepare you are preparing to fail" Benjamin Franklin The key in opening the door to a successful and productive meeting is to be prepared. There really is no substitute for preparing properly for meetings and if you take one word of advice from this article then quite simply "Prepare". Preparation Whilst the above quote seems simple, it is completely true and accurate whether you are chairing the meeting, or a meeting participant. Preparation spans across almost every element of the meeting and includes preparing the following: The Agenda. What do you aim to achieve from the
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
PMCC are pleased to announce that East Link Consulting Group’s*, Project Management, Quantity Surveying and Contract Administration Services shall merge with PMCC CORPORATION and from the 1st of July 2019 these services will be fully carried out by PMCC CORPORATION under the PMCC ACTUS SDN BHD entity. These services will be led by Jamie Duncan: Jamie Duncan – Director Mobile: +60 19 277 6892 Email: Jamie@pmcc-corporation.com This is fantastic news for the PMCC CORPORATION team, clients and network which shall enhance PMCC’s offering into further sectors and also strengthen and enhance the existing PMCC services. The PMCC ACTUS team
Getting projects done is on every management task list. However, from my personal experience from numerous projects, it seems not so simple. Every day, I can see that people have no structured way of getting their jobs done. And in today's world with all the social media on our smart phones, the biggest issue is distraction. Therefore, it takes a big deal to stay focused and work for 30 minutes with full discipline at one task. Machines are very good at that. They just do what their software is programmed to do. They follow strict algorithms. If we want
How to become and stay relevant as Project Manager is one critical question to ask. If you read our last article, Robots and Machines will take over our jobs, then this question makes even more sense. One sentence points out : “Automation is here to supplement human work, not replace it. But what makes the “human work” relevant in compare to robots and machines? In the last article we said it is to become a Talent. Join the EPC-SUMMIT™ and learn. YES, that’s right. Until then, we want to give you our PMCC MEGA TRENDS Infographic and help you to create
THANK YOU With pleasure I am grateful to the PMCC TEAM, to our CLIENTS, to our FRIENDS and FAMILIES for a successful 2018. We succeeded with our ISO9001 certification and an MOU with the United Nations Global Compact as the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative. We are looking forward for 2019 and make it the best year ever with our new company for operation and maintenance "PMCC UNTERHALT" and the mega event in June 2019: PMCC EPC-SUMMIT™. We, PMCC, your trusted project partner is committed to our happy Clients, better service and better products. https://youtu.be/C_r6VAsJKI8
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.