Project Management in Action: Managing World Bank Projects

HRODC Postgraduate Training Institute
In Amsterdam (Netherlands), Durban (South Africa), Dubai (United Arab Emirates) and 7 other venues

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Typology Course
Location At 10 venues
Duration 10 Days

Limited Objectives: By the conclusion of the specified learning and development activities, delegates will be able to: Distinguish between groups and mere aggregations. Suggest the difference in interpretation of groups and teams. Demonstrate your understanding of the social and psychological relevance of the stages of formation of a group. Distinguish between task forces, committees, command groups and boards.
Suitable for: This course is designed for: Project Manager Specialists, Consultants and Practitioners. Project Officers, Directors and Managers. Entrepreneurs, Tender response Unit Officials. Others


Where and when

Starts Location
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Damrak 1-5, 1012, Noord Holland, Netherlands
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South Sathon Road, 10120, Bangkok, Thailand
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City of London
Kendal Street, London, England
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Coral Deira Hotel, Muraqabat Street, Deria, Dubai, 82999,, 82999, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Walnut Road, 40001, Johannesburg, South Africa
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Damrak 1-5, 1012, Noord Holland, Netherlands
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Starts On request
South Sathon Road, 10120, Bangkok, Thailand
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City of London
Kendal Street, London, England
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Coral Deira Hotel, Muraqabat Street, Deria, Dubai, 82999,, 82999, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Walnut Road, 40001, Johannesburg, South Africa
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Hong Kong
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
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Kuala Lumpur
Jalan Ampang Hilir, 68, Malaysia, Malaysia
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Salman Highway, Bahrain, Bahrain
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Via Washington, 66 Milan, 20146, Milano, Italy
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Paris 01 Louvre
(75) Paris, France
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Frequent Asked Questions

· Requirements

Degree or Work Experience

What you'll learn on the course

Team Dynamics
Project Management

Course programme

Course Contents, Concepts and Issues

Team Dynamics: Introducing Team Leadership

  • Groups and Aggregations: Points of Distinction
  • The type and permanence of the leadership of a team
  • When does a situational leader emerge
  • How does the team attempts to replace a situational leader, enhance stability,
  • acceptability or renewed or clarified mission or objectives?
  • Why does a temporary team more problematic to lead than a permanent team?
  • Why does team disbandment have a negative psychological effect on members and
  • leader?
  • An Aggregation - 'Togetherness' or 'Awareness'?
  • Aggregation and Interaction
  • Team or Group: A Definition and Distinction
  • Team Dynamics
  • Team Typologies
  • Team Typological Bases
  • Command Team
  • Committees
  • Temporary Committees
  • Standing Committees
  • Task Forces;
  • Boards
  • Command Teams and the Organisational Hierarchy
  • Command Teams and the Organisational Functioning
  • Team Formation
  • Team Formation Stage 1: Forming
  • Team Formation Stage 2: Storming
  • How 'True-To-Life' or Realistic Are the Forming and Norming Stages of Team
  • Development?
  • Team Formation Stage 3: Norming
  • Team Formation Stage 4: Performing or Total Integration
  • Team Formation Stage 5: Adjourning or Disbanding
  • Deal With the Psychological Effect of Disbandment
  • Dysfunctional Behaviours
  • Addressing Dysfunctional Behaviours
  • Dealing with Aggressiveness
  • Handling Blocking
  • Dealing with Interfering Behaviour
  • Dealing With Intra-Team Competition
  • Addressing Situations Where Team Members Seek Sympathy
  • Dealing with Member Withdrawal
  • Addressing Special Pleading
  • Leader Behaviour in Dealing with Dysfunctional Behaviours
  • Being Tactful in Discouraging Distracting Behaviours
  • Encouraging Desirable Behaviours
  • Using Tangible Rewards
  • Using Intangible Rewards
  • Bearing Mindful of Team Situation
  • Applying Appropriate Rewards and, or, Punishment
  • Promoting Team Functionality
  • Team Building and Maintenance Roles: Improving Team Effectiveness
  • Encouraging Members
  • Harmonising
  • Standard Setting
  • Gatekeeping
  • Determining the Optimum Team Size
  • Providing Team Incentives
  • Encouraging Conflict
  • Averting Groupthink
  • Avoiding the Risky Shift Syndrome
  • Employing Transactional Analysis
  • Employing Effective Diversity Management and Discouraging Resonation
  • Encouraging Members
  • Harmonising Team
  • Performance Management
  • Solving Interpersonal Problems among Team Members
  • Helping Team Members to Channel Their Energies into Task Performance Establishing
  • Realistic Goals
  • Developing Effective Communication Strategies
  • Minimising Technical Language
  • Clarifying Roles
  • Standard Setting - Establishing Standards and Evaluating Progress
  • A Determination of the Contribution of Each Team Member to Goal Accomplishment
  • Recognising and Acknowledging Performance Improvement
  • Rewarding Exceptional Performance
  • Establishing Key Competencies
  • Establishing Acceptable Performance Levels
  • Noting Performance Indicators
  • Measuring Competence
  • Which Individual Members Can Improve Their Performance -
  • And Subsequently, Their Contribution to The Team As A Who
  • Harnessing Team Synergy
  • Gatekeeping
  • Making It Possible For Others to Participate,
  • Supporting the Weak
  • Ensuring That Introverted Team Members Are Not Intimidated or 'Crushed' By the
  • Extroverted
  • Recognising the Ineloquent Team Members Without Relevant Current Information to
  • Perform Evaluative Role
  • Resonation As an Issue in Team Effectiveness
  • Recognising Resonation
  • Taking Steps to Avert or Reduce Resonation
  • 'Cautioning' Resonators
  • Determining the Optimum Team Size
  • Numbers That Are Best For the Operational Effectiveness of a Team -
  • Team Constitutional Contingent Factors
  • Team Numbers and Member Interaction
  • Team Leader's Direct Communication with Them Members and the Intervening Factors
  • Team Communication as Interaction
  • Necessity of Communication Reciprocation within Teams
  • Team Transaction
  • Team Transitional Analysis
  • The 'Child' In the Team
  • The 'Adult' In the Team
  • The 'Parent' In the Team
  • The Team Leader as a Transaction Analyst

General Project Management Issues

  • Concept of Project Management
  • Project Sustainability
  • Developing a Project
  • Project Planning
  • Team Management and Problem Solving
  • Project Management Methodologies, Tools and Techniques
  • Some Problem Solving Techniques
  • Project Control
  • Project Purchasing
  • Pre-Feasibility and Feasibility Studies
  • Scoping, Strategy Setting and Final Agreement
  • Project Structure and Managing Meetings
  • Process and Event Based Methodologies, Software Packages, Flow Charts, Imagineering
  • Mind Mapping, Fish Bone Method, 'Is and Is Not' and Brain Storming
  • Tracking Timing and Costs, Contingencies
  • Working With Suppliers and Sub-Contractors

Risk and Financial Risk Management in Advanced Project Management

  • Defining Risk - Generally, and In a Project Management Setting
  • Relating Risk Management to Projects and Project Management
  • Financial Risk Management and Project Management
  • Risk Exposure in a Project Setting
  • Project Risk and 'Market Dynamics'
  • Liquidity in Project Management
  • Operating Risk and Financial Liability
  • Fraud Risk and Project Management
  • Link Settlement Risk with 'Survival Imperative'
  • Project Management Strategy and Risk Management
  • Currency Derivatives Market and 'Project Sustainability'

Motivating Workers in Advanced Project Management

  • Directing or Leading In a Project Setting
  • The Concept of Motivation
  • Applying Content Theories of Motivation to Project Settings
  • Taylor's Money-Motivator as a Reward Strategy
  • Motivator-Hygiene Factor: Using Herzberg's Ideas as a Basis for an Effective 'Employee
  • Relations Strategy'
  • Applying Equity Theory: Recognising Inequity
  • Goal-Setting Theory: Performance Management Application
  • Expectancy Theory: What Does Valence Holds For Project Management Targets?
  • Improving Project Sustainability through an Equitable Reward System
  • Reinforcement Theories:
  • Reinforcement Theory
  • Motivation & Contingency Theory: Accounting For Situational Variables
  • Is Performance Related Pay (PRP) Applicable To A Project Management Setting?
  • Designing an Effective Motivation Strategy: Accounting For Internal and External
  • Project Dynamics
  • Introducing Talent Management: Creating and Equitable Solution
  • The Extent to Which Salary or Wages Inducement Motivate Workers

World Bank's Focus - A World Free of Poverty

  • Strategies
  • Comprehensive Development Framework
  • Country Assistance Strategies
  • Poverty Reduction Strategies
  • Non-lending Activities
  • Debt Relief (HIPC)
  • Low Income Countries Under Stress
  • Country Diversity
  • Low Income Countries
  • Middle Income Countries
  • Fragile and Conflict-Affected Countries
  • Development Effectiveness
  • Harmonization
  • Alignment
  • Aid Effectiveness Review
  • Project Database
  • Country lending Summaries
  • What is a Project?
  • Project Major Sector
  • Procurement Method
  • How the Project Cycle Works
  • Pre-pipeline
  • Country Strategy and Project Identification
  • Project Preparation
  • Project Appraisal
  • Project Approval
  • Project Implementation
  • Project Completion
  • Evaluation
  • Project Status
  • Board Work Program
  • Monthly Operational Summary
  • Status of Projects in Execution
  • Implementation Completion and Results Report
  • Policies and Procedures
  • Operational Manual
  • Safeguard Policies
  • Procurement
  • Disbursement
  • Sanctions
  • Disclosure
  • Debt
  • Products and Services
  • Investment and Development Policy Operations
  • Banking Products
  • Trust Funds and Grants
  • Guarantees
  • Non-Lending Activities
  • How We Measure Results
  • A Dynamic Framework for Capturing Results
  • Several Initiatives Are underway
  • Core Sector Indicators
  • IDA at Work and World Bank at Work
  • Results Measurement System
  • Implementation Completion Reports
  • Projects and Lending
  • How much does the World Bank lend every year?
  • Where can I find information about how much a country is repaying the Bank?
  • What happens if a country can't repay what it owes?
  • Why does the Bank lend to some countries that do not have democratic political
  • systems, or have poor human rights records?
  • Does the Bank always make developing countries privatize their industries and assets?
  • Do political considerations play a part in whom the Bank lends to?
  • How can I find the name of a project task lead?
  • Does the public get to comment on Bank projects prior Bank approval?
  • What happens when a project isn't working, can it be changed?
  • Mapping for Results Platform
  • Data Sources
  • Methodology
  • Open Data
  • Partners

Resource Guide to Consulting, Supply and Contracting Opportunities in Projects

  • Financed by the World Bank
  • Resource Guide: Project Cycle
  • Resource Guide: Business Opportunities Basic
  • Resource Guide: Business Opportunities - Pipeline
  • Resource Guide: Business Opportunities - Implementation
  • Resource Guide: Procurement Methods
  • Resource Guide: Where to Find Information
  • Resource Guide: Understanding the Role of Bank Staff
  • Publishing Procurement Notices and Contract Awards

Guidelines Selection and Employment of Consultants under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits and Grants by the World Bank

  • Introduction
  • Who are consultants?
  • Considerations in Consultant Selection
  • Unfair Competitive Advantage
  • Eligibility
  • Bank Review, Assistance and Monitoring
  • Misprocurement
  • Reference to the Bank
  • Training or Transfer of Knowledge
  • Fraud and Corruption
  • šÂ Procurement Plan
  • šÂ Quality- and Cost-Based Selection (QCBS)
  • The Selection Process
  • Terms of Reference (TOR)
  • Cost Estimate (Budget)
  • Advertising
  • Short List of Consultants
  • Preparation and Issuance of the Request for Proposals (RFP)
  • Letter of Invitation (LOI)
  • Instructions to Consultants and Data Sheet (ITC)
  • Contract
  • Proposals
  • Combined Quality and Cost Evaluation
  • Negotiations and the Award of Contract
  • Publication of the Award of Contract
  • Debriefing by the Borrower
  • Rejection of All Proposals, and Re-invitation
  • Confidentiality
  • šÂ Other Methods of Selection
  • General
  • Quality-Based Selection (QBS)
  • Selection under a Fixed Budget (FBS)
  • Least-Cost Selection (LCS
  • Selection Based on the Consultants' Qualifications (CQS)
  • Single-Source Selection (SSS)
  • Use of Country Systems
  • Selection of Consultants in Loans to Financial Intermediary Institutions and Entities
  • Selection of Consultants under Loans Guaranteed by the Bank
  • Selection of Particular Types of Consultants

Procurement of Goods, Works and Non-Consulting Services under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits and Grants by World Bank Borrowers

  • Introduction
  • Purpose
  • Conflict of Interest
  • Eligibility
  • Advance Contracting and Retroactive Financing
  • Bank Review
  • Misprocurement
  • Reference to Bank
  • Fraud and Corruption
  • Procurement Plan
  • International Competitive Bidding
  • General
  • Bidding Documents
  • Bid Opening, Evaluation and Award of Contract
  • Modified ICB
  • Other Methods of Procurement
  • General
  • Limited International Bidding
  • National Competitive Bidding
  • Shopping
  • Framework Agreements
  • Direct Contracting
  • Force Account
  • Procurement From United Nations Agency
  • Procurement Agents and Construction Managers
  • Inspection Services
  • Procurement in Loans To Financial Intermediary Institutions and Entities
  • Procurement under Public Private Partnership (PPP) Arrangements
  • Performance Base Procurement
  • Procurement under Loans Guaranteed by the Bank
  • Community participation in Procurement
  • Use of Country Systems

Documents to be Used for Projects with Project Concept Notes (PCNs) on or after October 15, 2006

  • Consultant - Standard Request for Proposals
  • Prequalification Document
  • Procurement of Goods
  • Procurement of Health Sector Goods
  • Procurement of Information Systems: Single Stage
  • Procurement of Plant Design, Supply, and Installation
  • Procurement of Works & User's Guide
  • Procurement of Works - Civil Law
  • Procurement of Works - Smaller Contracts
  • Sample Health Goods Agreement between World Bank Borrower & UN Agency
  • Standard Form of Agreement for Consultant's Services between Bank Borrower & UN Agencies

Managing Litigation: The Court Process Providing, Providing Substantiating Evidence

  • Efforts at Dispute Resolution
  • Inter-party Resolution
  • External Intervention
  • Contractual Risk Management
  • Contractual Risk
  • Counterparty Risk
  • Risk Mitigation
  • The Role of Underwriter in Risk Mitigation
  • Identifying Contractual Breaches
  • Weakness on Reliability
  • Cross Examination Process
  • Lines of Defence

Additional information

Project Management in Action: Managing World Bank Projects - Leading to Diploma-postgraduate, Progressing to Postgraduate Diploma, Accumulating to Ma, Mba, Msc, Incorporating Team Leadership, Project Control, Risk And Financial Risk Management, Woker Motivation, Quality- And Cost-based Selection, Managing Litigation (london)

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