PMIMY Online Talk: Project Manager Competency Assessment
Project Manager Competency Assessment
5 Sept 2020 (Saturday), 10.00 AM - 11.00 AM
Mani Selvan Nyana Jothi, PMP
Trainer, Mentor and PM Consultant
Mani Selvan Nadarajah has a total of 20 years of project management working experience, spanning within Project Management, Information Systems Application Management. Quality Management, Human Resources Management, and Manufacturing / Process Engineering. Mani Selvan started his career as a Robotic Consultant with exposure to TQM and ISO 9002 methodologies.
Mani Selvan then joined Telekom Smart School Malaysia as a Content Manager working on various educational, knowledge management portals and information system for various Ministries and private bodies. He was also one of the committee members (EPG) to establish CMMI level 3, and active committee member in implementing Balanced Scorecard (BSC) for Telekom Smart School in order to raise professionalism standards in Telekom Smart School.
After spending nearly 6 years in Telekom Smart School, Mani Selvan joined The Media Shoppe Berhad (TMS) as Senior Project Manager. In TMS he was responsible in managing various projects from government to corporate companies ranging in various industries ranging from Oil and Gas, IT, Construction as well as Service Industry.
Mani Selvan is a Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) – from Project Management Institute, Mani Selvan is currently managing is own company, PM Learning, focusing on various project consultancy and training.
Mani Selvan has delivered many training and workshops in most project and Business Strategy related industries, such as, Project Management Professional(PMP), Project Fundamentals, Risk Management, O&G Project Management , Business Case and Plan Writing and Business Reengineering. He also have conducted training in most of the ASEAN countries, India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Egypt, Bahrain, Sudan, UAE ( Dubai and Abu Dhabi).
Project management requires efforts and it is certainly not an easy job. It involves several steps; from the initiation, planning, executing, and controlling to the closing of a project. The most challenging part is that the project is delegated to a team with specific goals to achieve over a defined timeline for a determined budget. A successful and effective project manager is one who can keep projects and the team on track. This normally takes more than just technical know-how.
Thus, it is vital for the project manager to recognize their team core competency and work towards enhancing it. Placing the right team member with the appropriate competency, not only helps to deliver the project but it will improve the team dynamics in delivering future projects.
- To understand project manager core competency as per PMI Project
Manager Competency Framework.
- Importance of project competency in current project environment
- Evaluating project team member core competency
- Enhancing Project Team competency
Project Managers, Project Planners, Schedulers, Project Team Members
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