Primavera Project Management Applications and The Need For Project Agility
PMI Malaysia’s Chapter is proud to host the first Evening Talk for 2018 on 26th Apr 2018. Subject matter experts from Malaysia & Singapore will be sharing their insights and experiences about Primavera Project Management Applications and The Need For Project Agility.
Venue: E38-HBP Conference Hall, School of Housing, Building and Planning, USM Penang, 11800 Penang
Date : Thursday, 26th April 2018
Time : 6:00PM-9:30PM
PDUs : 3 (Technical)
6:00pm Registration and Networking
7:00pm Opening Remarks
Evening Talk Host, Project Management Institute, Malaysia Chapter (PMIMY)
7:05pm Primavera Project Management Applications
Dr Amin Akhavan Tabassi
8:05pm Break & Networking
8:25pm The Need for Project Agility
Mr Byron Nifakis
About the Speaker:
Assoc. Prof Dr. Amin Akhavan Tabassi
Dr. Amin Akhavan Tabassi is currently an Associate Professor at the School of Housing, Building & Planning- University Science Malaysia (USM), an honorary lecturer at University of Liverpool and a visiting research fellow at Liverpool Business School, Liverpool John Moores University. He holds a PhD degree in Project Management and has also graduate degree in Project management and undergraduate degree in Civil Engineering.
He has over 13 years of experience in the areas of civil engineering and construction management. He has also been bestowed the global credential PMP from the Project Management Institute (PMI).
His research interests extend to the areas of leadership, conflict management, contract and procurement management, construction human resource management and development, teamwork, and sustainable housing development. He has over 20 ISI and Scopus journal publications, over 22 indexed, peer reviewed journal and conference proceedings, and few book chapters. He has led four research projects in the areas of “transformational leadership”, “conflict management” and “Project Managers Challenges in the 21st Century” in the construction industry. He also teaches Primavera P6 Professional for over 8 years at the school of Housing Building and Planning, USM.
Mr Byron Nifakis
Mr. Byron Nifakis is an enthusiastic entrepreneur with over 25 years of experience in project management, business analysis, facilitation and adult education, engineering and design, hospitality, food and beverage, marketing, direct sales, team building, talent development and business model innovation related to disruptive products and services.
International work experience with 8 years in Montréal (Canada), 5 months in Frankfurt (Germany), and 16 years to date in Singapore. Regular business travel to Malaysia, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Philippines, Thailand, Brunei, and Japan, with occasional trips to US, Canada, China, and Australia.
Working with leading ﬁrms in Asia, delivering performance training, primarily Agile / conventional project management, facilitation techniques, business analysis and leadership skills. Early training career as an instructor and salesperson in business productivity applications for Innovatum Technologies (Canada) and progressed into systems and network administration, application development, project management, technical support, and courseware design and development. Designed customised business productivity solutions for clients and examined various business models for the company.
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|Event Date||04-26-2018 6:00 pm|
|Event End Date||04-26-2018 9:30 pm|
|Registration Start Date||04-06-2018 9:00 am|
|Cut off date||04-24-2018 11:55 pm|
|Location||USM Penang, School of Housing, Building & Planning|