PEI — Training Courses

Performance Excellence Institute (PEI) offers more than 40 dynamic project management related courses. PEIs unique training methodology is based on an integrated model of: traditional, experiential and performance-based approaches.

PEI uses a systematic approach to training, which allows participants to achieve their overall goal of performance improvement.  This approach leads to enhancement of professional knowledge and skills both at individual and collective levels.

Courses offered by PEI are designed as interactive and dynamic hands-on workshops.
The learning experience is enhanced with real-life interaction, examples, case-studies, assessments, practice and discussions aimed at connecting participants, opening lines of communication, shortening learning curves and elevating thinking.

PEI is a Registered Education Provider (REP) with the Project Management Institute (PMI). The majority of courses offered by PEI are eligible for Professional Development Unit (PDU). These PDUs can be used towards the requirements for maintaining Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification.

 

Project Management

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PM-001: Project Management Tools and Techniques

This two-day workshop introduces the participants to the five project management processes of Define, Plan, Execute, Monitor, and Close. Participants will understand and experience first hand how PMI knowledge areas fit together to provide a coherent and integrated approach to managing projects. The workshop is structure to provide participants with an excellent opportunity to immediately apply what they have learned to real-life projects

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PM-002: Advanced Issues in Project Management

Advanced issues in Project Management workshop focuses on several high level topics for seasoned project managers, including project auditing, start up meeting, scope management techniques, conducting trade-off analyses, client satisfaction and change order issues

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PM-003: Proactive Risk Management Tools and Techniques

Research has proven over and over again that project performance could be improved considerably through the use of Risk Management. This is simply because 70% to 90% of the problems encountered on most projects are predictable and preventable. Risk analyses at the onset of any project will highlight these problems and will increase the chance of completing the project successfully. It will also enable project managers to reduce the time they spend putting out fires.

Construction Management

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CM-001: Construction Project Management

This 2-3 workshop covers the principles and the practice of project management as it applies to construction projects. It emphasizes the importance of procurement decisions and the use of  Project Implementation Systems(PMS).Topics covered include bidding and contract award activities, understanding contract documentation, Specification and drawings review, bonding and insurance issues, change order management, progress payment, substantial and final completion issues

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CM-002: Construction Claims: Prevention, Resolution & Management

This 2-3 workshop covers the principles and the practice of project management as it applies to construction projects. It emphasizes the importance of procurement decisions and the use of  Project Implementation Systems(PMS).Topics covered include bidding and contract award activities, understanding contract documentation, Specification and drawings review, bonding and insurance issues, change order management, progress payment, substantial and final completion issues

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CM-003: Project Delivery Systems: Exploring the Options

Selecting the right project delivery system (PDS) for a particular project is not always easy or simple for the project owners. Owners are now looking at non-traditional approaches to help them obtain the best value and performance for their projects. This comprehensive 2-day course explains in detail the characteristics of three main delivery systems namely, Design Bid Build, Construction Management and Design Build.  The course offers a lot of practical ideas and suggestions to allow the owners to make the right decision.

Communication Skills

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CO-001: Advanced Communication Skills

Communication is much more than actual choice of words or listening skills. Successful project managers must focus their energy on how to convey messages rather than what to say. This 2-3 day advanced course goes beyond the basic communication tools and focuses on three other key areas. It covers understanding non-verbal messages, assumptions and perceptions, and how to selling self and ideas to others.

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CO-002: Interpersonal Communication Skills, Tools and Techniques

Communication skills are critical to individual’s success in business and personal life. Without them dealing with your boss / co-worker in the office or your spouse at home will be a major challenge. This communication skills workshop assists participants to communicate effectively with everyone in their life. The outcome is obvious: a collaborative relationship and a synergistic performance resulting in successful relationships.

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CO-003: Team Building and Leadership

One of key responsibilities of project managers is to build and lead the project team. This 2-3 day course helps the project manager to handle this tough and challenging job by increasing their competence and confidence in leading teams. The course starts with a quick review of the communication skills to build a positive and constructive environment for teams. Then it focuses on practical and doable skills to enable project managers to develop and lead project team.

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CO-004: Effective Win-Win Negotiation Skills

This 3-day negotiation workshop is designed by a senior project manager for the benefit and training of project managers. It is based on many years of negotiations with clients, contractors, consultants, suppliers, and other key project stakeholders. It is much more than an ordinary negotiation course. The instructor combines academic thinking together with practical application and expert advice to arrive at a course that perfectly fits project environment.

Contract Administration

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CA-001: Construction Contract Administration

This 3-day negotiation workshop is designed by a senior project manager for the benefit and training of project managers. It is based on many years of negotiations with clients, contractors, consultants, suppliers, and other key project stakeholders. It is much more than an ordinary negotiation course. The instructor combines academic thinking together with practical application and expert advice to arrive at a course that perfectly fits project environment.

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CA-002: Building Quality in Construction Contract Administration

It is essential for construction managers to understand the principles and practices of contract administration for construction projects. This course emphasizes the role of the contract administrator in prevention of problems rather than fixing them. It covers the typical procedures and practices. The course takes participants through a journey covering project stages focusing on quality at each stage from contract award through to warranty inspection and end of the warranty period. The course is a MUST to help participants in developing confidence in their construction management skills leading to advancement in their construction career.

International Courses

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Construction Contract Administration Program

A strong understanding and appreciation of the complexities of construction contract administration is a key competency for project managers. Regardless of your technical competencies and organizational skills, contract administration is a must for any owner or contractor to make sure that a project is successful for both sides. If you are connected in any way with contracts, this course is for you.

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Interpersonal Skills Program

People skills are critical to the success of any construction project. Without it, even the best-designed project risks failure and inefficiency. Regardless of your position on a project you must be able to communicate clearly and listen effectively to others. This interpersonal skills program is designed for design and construction staff to help them become master communicators. The outcome is obvious, collaborative relationships and synergistic teams’ performance resulting in successful projects.

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Project Construction Management Program

A construction project is rewarding only if it is done right. This Project Construction Management Program is all about doing the project right, the first time. Project management principles and techniques are critical to the success of any construction project. Without it, even the best-designed project risks failure and inefficiency. Project Construction Management Program is designed to apply project management tools and techniques to construction projects to help make them efficient and dispute free.

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Risk Management Program

Research work has proved that project performance is considerably improved through the use of Risk Management. This is simply because 70 to 90% of the problems encountered on projects are predictable and preventable. Risk analyses at the onset of any project will high light these problems and increase the chances to complete the project successfully. It will also enable Project Managers to reduce the time they spend fighting fires.