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Project Management

Applied and Simplified

March 13, 2020 | 9 AM to 5 PM | Joy~Nostalg Hotel & Suites

Program Description

Due to the evolving nature of work and unemployment, many professionals are beginning to realize the value of developing fundamental project management competencies to remain competitive in the future. What was once a highly technical, seldom-used skill is fast becoming an everyday necessity at work.


This course welcomes participants to apply essential project management principles and tools to their everyday work, thus increasing productivity while also preparing them for the project-based work cycle of the future.

Learning Benefits

  • Plan and Execute projects by applying essential project management principles, tools and techniques.

  • Anticipate risks and remove barriers to successful project implementation.

  • Transition to a ‘project manager’ mindset and manage project constraints and expectations in a more organized and systematic way.

  • Lead project teams more effectively as a result of improved tasking and planning, schedule management, collaborative communications and delegation.

Your Facilitator

Luigi Mapa is a professional OD consultant and is currently the Chief Learning Engineer of Link Organizational Development (LinkOD). He has designed and implemented performance improvement initiatives for more than 60 local and foreign organizations including the Asian Development Bank, BPI, IBM, the First Pacific Leadership Academy, Nestle Vietnam, Procter & Gamble, Vantage Equities, Smart Johnson & Johnson, Glaxo-Smith Kline, Unilab, FPD Asia, ABS-CBN, Swedish Match Philippines, Accenture, and MERALCO, among others.

He is recognized for his talks and customized workshops on Leadership, Productivity, Innovation, Project Management, Teambuilding, and Strategic Planning. Over the last 8 years, he has been an accredited FranklinCovey Instructor facilitating The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People and other FC programs to organizations across the country. He has spoken  at more than 300 corporate events and conferences, as well as over 35 schools and youth-oriented events since 2004.

Luigi also specializes in implementing training needs analysis and training impact evaluations for organizations. He is regularly tapped to conduct Train-the-Trainer programs for various audiences.

As part of his commitment to social responsibility and nation-building, Luigi also works with non-profit organizations such as the Ayala Foundation, the PHINMA Scholarship Program, World Vision Philippines, and the Makati Medical Center Foundation. 

Course Outline

Morning Session:

  • Overview of the Project Management Process

  • The ‘Everyday Project Manager’ Mindset

  • The 8 Essential Skills of Everyday Project Managers

  • Ensuring Alignment with Stakeholders on Project Purpose & Expectations

  • Balancing Project Constraints

  • Controlling Scope Creep through use of Work Scope Agreements

  • Transition to Project Plannng: The 3 Key Phases to Project Planning

  • Managing Potential Risks using the 3 Strategies

Afternoon Session:

  • Effective Planning through Project Piece Mapping 

  • Creating Project Timelines

  • Managing Timelines and Changes using the Critical Path Method

  • Ensuring Effective Resource Management & Utilization

  • Execution & Monitoring Phase: Leading Project Kick-Off Meetings

  • Reducing Delays through Project Time Protection & Proper Delegation

  • Tracking and Monitoring Multiple Projects

  • Ensuring Proper Closure of Projects

  • Project Evaluation, Filing and Documentation

Who Should Attend

This workshop is recommended for professionals who want to know the ins and outs of project management. This will help them achieve the goals and meet deadlines of small or big projects. This is highly recommended for

  • Project Team Leaders and members,

  • Department Heads or Supervisors,

  • Initiative Champions,

  • Multiple-Account Managers,

  • Area Managers/Operations Managers,

  • Support Services Team Members (I.T., HR, Finance, Facilities, Procurement, etc.)


"Keep up the good work! Content of the seminar is best applicable in my line of duty. The project scope, chapter & WBS were most helpful."

Marietta Rivera,
Assistant Director, Gaming Operations,
Travellers International Hotel Group Inc.

"I gained more knowledge on handling projects, despite taking risk & it's very helpful to do. I'll monitor quality handling on all my projects."

Mary Ann Dimacale,
Quality Assurance Associate,
Neumann & Mueller Philippines, Inc.

"I am excited to apply all the high points of the workshop which includes planning phase, project risks, gantt chart and network diagram."

John Marc Esquibil,
Accounting Supervisor,
Philippine Daily Inquirer

"Luigi Made everything easy to understand even to new comers like me. I will make use of project technicalities at work"

Roxanne Josephine Lawas,
Assistant to the General Manager,
Herbalife International Philippines, Inc

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