Course overview


Agile Thinking

programme type
Course date

07-10-2024 to 08-10-2024

degree award


academic level
Course type


projected fees
Course fee

(including GST)

Member Total Fee (inc. 9% gst) : $1,202.27
Non-Member Total Fee (inc. 9% gst) : $1,502.02

funding subsidy


Course Overview

Smart and effective project managers know how to plan and draw upon their resources to make the most effective decisions. They are also powerful motivators and are able to inspire the best performances from their team members to achieve the project objectives. Learn how you too can leverage on the essential tools and techniques to master the art of project management from this insightful programme.

Course benefits

Business Outcomes

You will be able to effectively apply the common language in project management with your project team. This will improve your communication, coordination and collaboration, which lead to successful execution of your projects. Organisations that are able to deliver project better, will create competitive advantage, enjoy better ROI and improve the morale of their workforce.                                                                     

Learning Outcomes

  • Plan projects effectively
  • Organise and support projects
  • Create interactive project teams
  • Manage project risks proactively 
  • Monitor and control the project execution, project communications, and reporting

PDUs awarded (upon completion of programme): 16

*Professional Development Units (PDU)s are accumulated to satisfy the criteria of Project Management Institute (PMI) certification courses.

Course outline

Programme Outline

  • Overview of project, project management, lifecycle of project management
  • Agreeing on the project objectives from stakeholders requirements
  • Develop the project scope
  • The work breakdown structure (WBS)
  • The project organisation
  • The project schedule (Network diagram, critical path, Gantt chart, milestones)
  • The project budget and manage risks
  • Effective project control



2 days

Course runs

Who should attend?

(Level 3) New Managers

(Level 4) Managers 

(Level 5) Senior Managers & Directors


Programme leader

Gavin Oh is the Senior Partner, COO and Managing Director of a consultancy firm. With more than 10 years of management experience and another 19 years in training and consulting, he is qualified in all aspects of business management. Gavin was involved with other organisations in supply chain and Enterprise Resource Planning projects and assisted IBM in transforming their sales force towards high performance selling teams. He has also worked in various countries including USA, China, Taiwan and Thailand. Gavin received his B.Engineering in Electrical Engineering from the National University of Singapore, is a member of Project Management Institute (PMI) and a Certified Project Management Professional® (PMP), IPMA Level C Certified and PRINCE2 Certified Trainer. He is proficient in both English and Mandarin.

Heng Cho Hiong is a full time project management and Lean Six Sigma trainer, coach & consultant for cross industry clients. He has more than 20 years of programme & project management experience previously in driving strategic and business process transformation projects in Microsoft, GE, Accenture and Singapore Technologies. Mr Heng’s industry domain experience includes IT, high-tech manufacturing, oil & gas, healthcare, supply chain and public sector. Mr Heng is a certified Project Management Professional® (PMP) and a certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt. He is the course developer of a new Lean Six Sigma course and a tutor on Business Statistics at the School of Business in Singapore University of Social Sciences. Mr Heng has an MBA from Warwick Business School (UK) and B.Eng Electrical Engineering from National University of Singapore. 

Dr Sherman Ong is a director and principal consultant at a business consultancy firm. He has over 31 years of extensive business experience across the high technology aerospace and defence manufacturing, information technology and communications, public healthcare and higher institute of learning education industries. He held senior management positions over a span of 21 years, impacting lives across these four industry sectors. He was also involved in three start-up businesses across the Asia Pacific region.

As a Gallup-certified Strengths Coach, he engages clients to coach them for their personal talent growth and strengths development. Dr Ong is a passionate communicator and loves teaching, training, coaching and mentoring. His life mission statement is: Live Best; Leave Best!

As a Certified Lean Healthcare Leader, Dr Ong engages clients in clinical process improvement, quality healthcare services, enterprise risk management and lean healthcare management. As a principal consultant, he continues to engage clients in project management, business process improvement, supply chain optimisation and enterprise risk management practices.

He is a regular speaker at conferences, symposiums and industry forums giving keynote speeches on change management, supply chain integration, business process re-engineering, transformational leadership, lean optimisation, project management and operations optimisation, one-to-one marketing, and strategic business management. Dr Ong is proficient in both English and Mandarin.

Course fee

Enquiries : Patricia Lee - 62489447 | 62466746,

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