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Virtual One Day Course on How to Manage Human Factors in Project Management?
Venue: Digital Platform
Date & Time: 27 Nov 2021 (9:00 AM - 6:45 PM) Closed
CPD/PDP: 6.5
Closing Date Before: 24-Nov-2021 (Subject to change based on availability of seat)
Organised By Technical Division - Project Management


How do we lead, influence, and inspire our teams to work together more effectively? It's been one of the most sought-after solutions in project leadership, and truthfully in the business community-at-large.

Why do some projects fail? The answers typically consist of reasons such as lack of resources, poor communication, unclear objectives, competing priorities, scope creep, and others. What are the root causes of these failures? While the technical dimension of project management is widely discussed, human factors hardly get the attention it deserved. However, experienced project managers will be aware that managing human factors is a major challenge in projects. Managing different and at times conflicting priorities among various stakeholders is a major challenge for project managers. According to Pulse of Profession 2021 by Project Management Institute, Project waste about 11.6 % of project investment due to poor project performance. Imagine RM 116 million wasted for every RM 1 billion investment. Poor management of human factor is a major contributor to these huge waste.

What is “The Human Factor in Project Management?”

It focuses to answer the fundamental question of how we can get our teams to work together more effectively to achieve project objectives. It is built upon the foundation of Human Needs Psychology and Emotional Intelligence and provides project managers and leaders with the most effective tools and strategies for understanding and responding to the behaviour of team members.

The aim of this workshop is to create awareness of the significance of human factors in project management. This awareness will inspire participants to better manage human factors and improve project performance. Failure to manage human factors may result under utilization of the most valuable asset an organization has: Talent.


Major (R) Dr. J. Prebagaran

brings with him extensive experience from the corporate world and is now considered amongst the new breed of ‘holistic’ trainer. He has more than 30 years of experience in managing projects and conducting training. He has conducted Project Management & Leadership Training for major organizations in Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia,Singapore, Cambodia, Maldives, Brunei, Pakistan, Ghana, Tanzania, Nigeria, Bahrain,Oman & UAE. He is a certified Project Risk Management Professional by Project Management Institute (PMI). He obtained his Ph.D. from UTM in the field of Engineering  Business Management with a research focus on Project Management.

He is an Accredited Competency Professional by the Institute of Leadership Management(UK). He has hands-on experience in managing competency development projects for major organizations in Malaysia. He drives learning and development based on a unique combination of expertise gained through blended certifications in areas of NLP, Leadership,Management, Training, 7-Habits of Highly Effective People, Project Management, Risk Management, TQM, Quality, and Safety. He gained valuable working experience while serving as a Production Supervisor at an MNC, Education Officer of Malaysian Armed Forces, Project Manager in Boustead Naval Shipyard, Head of Marine Technology Academy in Boustead Naval Shipyard and currently the CEO of Samudera Management Consultants Sdn. Bhd. He has conducted the Project Risk Management workshop for major projects like New Generation Patrol Vessel Project (NGPV), Royal Malaysian Navy Shipbuilding Project, Pantai Dalam Sewage Treatment Plant.

Among his career highlights, he led the Technology Transfer Programme to acquire the capability to conduct operator and maintainer training technology from Scientific Management Associates, Melbourne, Australia to Malaysia for the Royal Malaysian Navy New Generation Patrol Vessel Project. Dr. Praba’s professionalism was highlighted in SMA’s corporate newsletter published in Australia in April 2014. He is also responsible for the successful design and implementation of the Professional Diploma in Naval Engineering in collaboration with Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) for the Royal Navy of Oman. He is also a part-time lecturer for the EMOSH program at UTM and MBA at Asia e University He is a Post-Doctoral Fellow at UTM and has been an Industrial Examiner for Ph.D. candidates at UTM.

Limited to 93 participants only (first come basis) and confirmation email will be sent for successful registration latest by 26 November 2021 @ 5.00 PM

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