Project Management Institute stages Beirut conference
The Project Management Institute – Arabian Gulf Chapter (PMI-AGC) will be organizing a technical event and dinner meeting on July 4, 2002, at the Monroe Hotel, Beirut, Lebanon. Titled ‘Project Management: Council of Development & Reconstruction (CDR) choice for Successful Project Delivery,’ the presentation will be conducted by CDR President Jamal Itani.
The presentation will focus on CDR's decision to select project management as its approach for transforming its mission, vision and goals into programs and projects that will enable the ultimate attainment of its objectives. The event is sponsored by PROJACS Project Management and Controls CO, Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE), an organization promoting professional project management solutions in the entire Middle East and Africa (MEA) region.
“The Council for Development and Reconstruction is currently playing a major role in the industry of Project Management by delivering several important projects in the region. There are plans for CDR to release projects that cover a diverse range of sectors and regions of Lebanon in the next five years.”
“These projects will be financed by international and regional financial organizations including the World Bank, USAID, Kuwait Fund, Arab Fund, Abu Dhabi Fund and Islamic Bank among others. We are providing the opportunity for local, regional and international consultants and project managers to participate in delivering these projects,” said Mr. Jamal Itani. “This presentation will set CDR expectations for those who will play an active role in delivering these projects,” he added.
“This event is in keeping with our long-term vision of creating widespread awareness of Project Management, so as to enable it to become a ‘Profession of Choice' in the Middle East and Gulf region. The event will provide the audience with direct access to relevant information on Project Management, in addition to specific details on the coalition between CDR with PMI,” said Bassam Al-Samman, the President of PROJACS, Dubai, UAE and UAE Chapter Director of the Project Management Institute-Arabian Gulf Chapter.
“Some of the vital issues to be addressed at the presentation will include the role that CDR plays in delivering projects in Lebanon, projects that CDR will be involved in delivering for the next five years, key success criteria for CDR and how Project Management will help in achieving the same as well as challenges faced by CDR.”
The target audience for the event would comprise of Project Management-oriented professionals, CEOs, Managing Directors, General Managers, Project Managers, Finance HR & IT Managers, Engineers, Planners in the all industry sectors like Government, Engineering, Construction, Manufacturing, Industrial, Oil, Gas, Petrochemical, Power & Energy, Water, Education, Training, Retail, Sales, Marketing, Pharmaceutical, Hospitality, Ship-building and Finance.
Project Management Institute is a non-profit making organization founded in 1969 in the USA to develop and propagate professional and standard practices for project management. To date, there are more than 75,000 members and 120 Chapters of PMI worldwide. Its mission for the year 2002 is to promote and increase membership, encourage involvement of professionals and members in its activities, and educate members by providing quality presentations and seminars. — (menareport.com)
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