Project Management

Project Management

Program Information

This comprehensive course provides participants with in-depth understanding about the essential elements of project management and the project management life cycle. Participants gain an understanding of the techniques, practice and new directions for project management; and gain practical experience with approaches to achieve successful project performance. This programme will cover the concept of project management adopted by the Project Management Institute (PMI).


“Plan the job carefully
Get the job done………Nothing more”


This course is a practical programme with conceptual learning and practice which will help trainees to apply the skill in project planning, design and management in which they can apply both in business and non-business projects.


Programme Content

Module 1: Overview of Project Management

  • What is Project Management?
  • Why do we need project management?
  • Resulted Based Management (RBM)

Module 2: Project Start-up:

  • Concept
  • Project Governance Structure
  • Project Sponsor, Project Owner, Project Managers, Working group, Stakeholders
  • RACI Chart (Responsible, Accountable, Communicative, Informative)
  • Project Charter
  • Gating process

Module 3: Project Planning

  • Project Schedule
  • Collect requirement and define scope
  • Develop Project management Plan (Gantt format popular for display of timeline and tasks), Introduction to MS Project
  • Statement of Work (SOW)
  • Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
  • Estimate Cost $, Budget ,
  • Quality management,
  • Human resource management,
  • Communication Plan,
  • Risk management Plan,
  • Procurement Management
  • Stakeholders management

Module 4: Project Execution

  • Direct and manage project execution
  • Perform Quality assurance
  • Acquire, Develop, Manage project team
  • Distribute information
  • Manage stakeholders’ expectations
  • Conduct procurement

Module 5: Project Monitoring & Controlling

  • Perform integrated change control
  • Verify Scope & Control Scope
  • Control schedule
  • Control cost
  • Quality control
  • Performance report, Project Status Report, Effective meeting
  • Monitor & Control risk,

Module 6: Project Closing

  • Close project or phase, Close Procurements,
  • Project Execution & Control & Closing


Meet Our Senior Trainer and Consultant

Gérard VANN is a Cambodian-born, Swiss citizen who holds an Engineering Master degree from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne) as well as a PMP certification  (Project Management Professional) from PMI which is the most important industry-recognized certification for Project Managers.

Gérard has dedicated 28 years to the Nestlé group worldwide in the fields of Project Management and Food Manufacturing Operation. His main activities included the management of large projects and the management of manufacturing units as Head of Engineering and as Factory Manager. For the past six years, as part of the Nestlé Corporate PMO (Project Management Office), Gérard has developed and provided Project Management methodologies, training, coaching and assessment aligned with PMI for large investment projects worldwide.

Gérard has also acquired a deep Continuous Improvement mindset thanks to his knowledge of TPM and Lean approaches applied to manufacturing and construction (TPM Early management, Lean for construction, line efficiency optimization, SMED, 5S, etc.)

Moreover, Gérard has a passion for leadership development through his exposure to the management of multicultural production units ranging from 60 to 400 people, mostly in Asia and Europe.


Why is this programme?

This program will provide you the principles, concepts and insight knowledge about project management practices, plus that you will learn from best practical experiences of international project management shared by our trainer and consultant.


In this programme you will also have opportunity to meet, network and share your experiences with project managers and officers from different companies and industries.

Some of our past participants who attended this programme include:

President, RSL Global Logistics, Cambodia

Office Manager, Total Cambodge, Cambodia

General Manager, Toyota Cambodia

Managing Director, RCS Logistics Co., Ltd

Business Intelligence Manager, Solution Business Intelligence (Cambodia)

Project Engineer, TOTAL Cambodge

Deputy Project Manager, Borey Vimean Phnom Penh (Housing & Villa Construction Developer)

Head of IT, First Investment Specialized Bank PLC

Senior IT Officer, Project and Continuity, Phillip Bank PLC

Operations and Supply Chain Supervisor, Total Cambodge

Business Development Executive, Total Cambodge

HSEQ Coordinator, Total Cambodge

MSE Project Manager, Cambodia Airports

Maintenance Supervisor, Cambodia Airports

Electrical Draftman, Cambodia Airports

Architect, Cambodia Airports

Head of Operational Risks and Compliance, Credit Bureau, Cambodia

Project Officer, Credit Bureau, Cambodia

Chief Operations Officer, ACT Group Asia

Business Development Manager, PCS, Cambodia

Project Manager, (Cambodia) Power Transmission lines

IT Manager, Project and Continuity, Phillip Bank Plc, Cambodia

Head of Teacher Training Center, Aide et Action, Cambodia

Managing Director, Sand Republic Investment Co., Ltd., Cambodia

Designer, DDU International Corporation, Cambodia

Senior Grants Officer, Angkor Hospital for Children, Cambodia

Program Coordinator, Cambodian Living Arts, Cambodia

Sales Manager, CAMBOTRANS, Cambodia

Project Manager, VisionFund, Cambodia

Assistant Country Coordinator, Agronomes et Veterinares sans Frontires, Cambodia

Deputy Director, Pour un Sourire d’Enfant, Cambodia

Project Manager, Pour un Sourire d’Enfant, Cambodia

Assistant Executive Director, JCMNippon Private, Ltd, Cambodia

Technical Executive, JCMNippon Private, Ltd, Cambodia

Marketing Officer, Advanced Technical Supplies (ATS), Cambodia

Project Manager, Toucan Asia, Cambodia


Why Executive Education matters?

A mix of diverse participants is an important part of each programme. Phnom Penh Business School welcomes experienced executive, managers and leaders who has a broad range experiences from different industries, functions and backgrounds into our training programmes. This enriches learning experiences for every programme that most benefit participants.

A mix of diverse participants from different industries and background also provides opportunities for our participants to explore professional networking opportunities with all participants, trainers and coaches of every programme.


What do participants say about our training programme?

“The training program was well presented with clear examples and project management templates for uses. It’s easy to understand.”

Head of Teacher Training Center
Aide et Action, Cambodia


“This training is very good. I have learnt a lot about project management process and methods. This subject is very useful for my work.”

Managing Director
Sand Republic Investment Co., Ltd, Cambodia


“It gives me the big picture of how the project management is like in a very professional way.”

Program Coordinator
Cambodia Living Arts, Cambodia


Deadline of Enrollment

Please, submit your enrollment latest by 22 April 2019.


Fees, Payment and Cancellation

After enrollment notification, we will send you an invoice via email. Payment of the program fees is required to be made prior to the start of the programme. Participants can request to make the payment after completion of the program within 15 days of the invoice date. We accept payments by bank wire transfer, company checks and cash.


Participants are required to notice us about their cancellation at least 7 days prior to the training and the fees will be fully refunded. Notice of cancellation less than 7 days will be fully charged. Notice of cancellation shall be notified via written email. Phnom Penh Business School reserves the rights to change the programmes, dates, fees, and trainers to ensure quality, effectiveness and standard preparation.


Information and Enrollment

  • Schedule: 25 – 26 April 2019 (2 days)
  • Venue: Le Garden Restaurant (Phnom Penh)
  • Time: 8:00am – 5:00pm
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Programme fee: USD300 (includes lunch, coffee, refreshment and training materials. The program fee does not include taxes. No tax for individual participant who pays their own fee. 15% withholding tax will be grossed up to invoice for those participants registered and paid by their companies.)
  • Mobile: +855 17 481 677 (Khmer or English)


Close enrollment by 21 April 2019.