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Mehdi Mahfoud

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IPPM (1) Principles & Concepts
PM principles, Definitions, PM thinking, Project types,
PM elements, PLC
 IPPM (2) Managing projects
Initiation, Planning, Implementation, Close out, follow
up, PM Methodologies, Risk management, Quality
Management, Stakeholders Management.
IPPM (3) PM Attitude & Personality
PM Leadership, Emotional intelligence, Strategic
thinking, communication skills, Team building
 APMG licensed,
 PRINCE2 Professional practitioner,
 MSc in Project Management from the six stars
Management school of Lancaster university in UK
(LUMS).(Top 5 UK & EU)
 BSc Petroleum Engineering.
 Financial Markets & IT Systems Trader and expert.
 Soft Skills expert & Business expert..
 Head of business and projects department at PESSING
 Extensive experience in project management consultancy,
risk management, problem solving and training in
business & PM soft skills both in Libya and United
 Special Advisor to H.E. Ambassador of South Korea in
Libya on Energy, Economy and PD.
So What....?!!

The more we learn, the more we wonder !!

What do you see?
(my version of life)
 I hate myself is a good start!

 How we measure our life goals?


Quality Quality
What is your definition of PM?
Enthusiasm Project
Project launches are relatively easy deadline
The team is forming cohesively and enthusiastic
The business case looks great
Everybody thinks the project is a great idea


Reality sets in
Conflicts with stakeholders not on board The eventual success or failure of a
Growing scope threatens project deadline project is determined at the outset
Complexities grow by project planning and
Stress Frequent change requests organizational setup
Budget overruns
Management Effort

Time (Project Life Cycle)

 A problem with a known solution scheduled for
completionunique and non-routine activities

 Project Management:
 The science and art of solving the problem within
predetermined time and resource parameters
An Endeavour in which human, material and
financial resources are organized in a novel way,
to undertake a unique scope of work, of given
specification, within constraints of cost and
time, so as to achieve beneficial change defined
by qualitative and quantitative objectives.


Projects Operations
Unique Repetitive
Finite Eternal
Revolutionary change Evolutionary change
Dis-equilibrium Equilibrium
Unbalanced objectives Balanced objectives
Transient resources Stable resources
Flexibility Efficiency
Effectiveness Efficiency
Goals Roles
Risk & uncertainty Experience
 Have a purpose/importance
 Known (bounded) solution
 Have a life cycle with finite due date
 Resource requirements and tradeoffs
 Change / Challenge
 What is the beneficial change?
 How will benefit be measured?
 Why is it novel?
 What is the in / outside the scope of work?
 Human resources:
 Material resources:
 Financial resources:
 What specifications are in force?
 What are the constraints (inc. cost / time)