Professional Certificate in Practical Project Management
IIR Middle East
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|Event Dates:||08 Jul 2012 - 12 Jul 2012|
|Venue:||Kempinski Hotel, Mall of the Emirates, Dubai, UAE
Sheikh Zayed Road, Al Barsha
United Arab Emirates
|Instructor(s):||Professor Alan Patching
Professor Alan Patching of Australia is Managing Director of Alan Patching and Associates Pty Limited and Principal of the Australian Academy of Leadership and Project Management.
A quantity surveyor by initial qualification, he launched his first PM business after 14 years of quantity surveying, project scheduling and project management experience with the Queensland Government. He has personally managed or directed (in equivalent 2009 dollars) over 20 billion of projects across a wide range of industries.
Alan Patching is probably best known for his leadership role in the development of the Sydney Olympic Stadium and his membership of the Venues Coordination Committee for the Sydney Olympic Games. He was Project Director of the Olympic construction and pre-Olympic operations of the Stadium which (then) president of the IOC, Juan-Antonio Samaranch called “the most fantastic Stadium I have seen in my life”. He was also CEO of the public entity, which owned the Stadium.
Professor Patching has consulted to many leading organisations over a stellar forty-year career. As well as his projects specific qualifications and credentials, he holds several qualifications in the field of psychotherapy, thus making him the ideal professional presenter on the full range of PMBOK subjects. Few in the world can match his mix of technical projects experience, understanding of human behaviour and mastery of public presenting.
Patching is the author of several books and audio programs and numerous papers and e-books on subjects ranging from leadership and motivation to marketing, management and project management. He is the author and video presenter of the Bond University Professional Certificate in Project Management.
All public or in-house presentations of this course will be undertaken by Professor Patching, by his experienced colleagues from Bond University, or by specialists assessed and approved by Professor Patching and Bond University for the task.