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POSTPONED: IEM, PMIMY & IEM Half-Day Talk 21st Sept 2019


This event is postponed until further notice.

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IEM/PMIMY/IET will be organising a half day talk event on 21st Sept 2019 at IEM Southern Branch on the following topics:

  1. MANAGING TROUBLED PROJECT: A key competency to survive challenging project environment
  2. LEARNING TRANSFER: What Can You do To Maximize Performance Improvement After Project Management Training?

Event Date

21 September 2019 (Saturday) 9 am – 1 pm


4 PDUs


Participant Fees


Non Member


RM 70


Early Bird

(before 14 Sept 2019)

RM 50

Promo code: EB-HT20190921


Walk in / Late

RM 90


For PMIMY members, please use promo code: EB-HT20190921 before 14 Sept 2019 to entitle for the early bird discount.



Major Dr Prebagaran Jayaraman, PhD,PMP,PMI-RMP

Speaker Brief

Dr. J.Prebagaran is a result driven project management professional. He graduated in BSc (Chemistry), MSc (Emergency Planning & Response), PhD (Engineering Business Management). He has 29 years of working experience in management of projects in various government and private organization. He has proven record of delivering complex multi-disciplinary projects involving international organization. Dr. J.Prebagaran is a Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and Project Risk Management Professional (RMP) by Project Management Institute (USA). He was a member of multi billion international ship building project management team. His hands-on project management experience is valuable to ensure effective training.

He was project manager for analysis, design and implementation of ship crew operation and maintenance team training for this ship building project. He is Accredited Competency Professional by Institute of Leadership & Management (UK) and Certified Trainer of ‘7 Habits of Highly Effective People’. He is also an Advanced TQM facilitator, ISO 9001:2000 QMS Lead Auditor and competent trainer for ISO 14000. He has conducted Training Analysis and Design Course for Certification Program by Chartered Institute of Training & Development (UK) managed by SMR Resources (M).


  1. Achieving project success is an exception rather than the norm. PMI (PMI, 2013) reported that for organizations with low Organizational Project Management Maturity Level, only 39% their projects are delivered on time, within budget, and meeting their original business goal. Thus every project manager had definitely been involved in some unsuccessful or troubled projects during his or her career. When such situation arises, what should a project manager do? Whether a troubled project ultimately succeeds or fails depends on the effectiveness of the actions taken to recover the project. This workshop is designed to enable project managers to take effective action to improve the probability of recovering troubled projects.
  2. Does training results in measurable behavioural change to improve job performance and business RESULTS? This is one of the key questions among many leaders in relation to Learning and Development (L&D) investment. While many leaders and professional organizations like PMI is highly committed to facilitate talent development, the IMPACT of L&D is questionable. 2017 Global Learning Transfer Research report published by Lever- Transfer of Learning and Lentum Ltd revealed that only 10%-20% of any new skills and behaviours are applied in the workplace (transferoflearning.com). Therefore most training is not achieving the expected IMPACT. This paper will describe 3 strategies to improve the impact of training through effective Learning Transfer Strategies based on global best practices and the speaker’s hands-on experience in managing learning transfer from international projects.

Learning takeaways

  1. Participants will be able to answer the following key questions based on proven approach in managing troubled project:

    • What are the root causes of troubled projects

    • What are the 'cost' of troubled projects to organizations.

    • What could project team do to successfully recover troubled projects?
  2. What are the common challenges in managing learning transfer?
  3. What are the implications of not managing learning transfer effectively?
  4. How to manage Learning Transfer to enhance your organizations competitiveness and survivability?

Target Audience

Project Managers, Project Team Members and Engineers

Program Tentative:


Programme Tentative

9.00 a.m. – 9.10 a.m.

9.10 a.m. – 10.30 a.m.

- Welcome Speech Organising Committee

- Session One: Managing Troubled Project

10.30 a.m. – 10.45 a.m.

- Coffee Break

10.45 a.m. – 12.30 p.m.

- Session two: Learning Transfer

12.30 p.m. – 1.00 p.m.

- Questions & Answers Session

1.00 p.m.

- End of the Talks



  1. For IEM members, membership cards should be presented for identification purpose. Failure to present the card, one will be declared as a non-IEM member and he/she will be required to pay the non-IEM member fee.
  2. For PMI and IET members, confirmation of registration should be presented for identification purpose.


This event registration is for PMIMY members only. For non-members, please register directly with IEM.

It is no longer possible to register for this event

It is no longer possible to register for this event


Type of activity: Weekend Talk

Date: 21 September 2019

Hour: 9:00 to 13:00

Number of PDUs: 4.0


Members: RM70.00

Non members: RM100.00

Students: RM70.00


IEM Southern Branch, 24-B, Jalan Abiad, Taman Tebrau Jaya, 80400 Johor Bahru, Johor

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