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Dr. Ali Al-Ashwal

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Education

PhD in Construction Building and Economics MSc in Construction Management BSc in Architecture

Notable awards

Project Management Professional (PMP) from the PMI, USA PMP Credential Number: 2010400 Certified Practising Project Practitioner (CPPP) from the Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPM)

Profile

Dr. Al-Ashwal is currently a lecturer in Project Management at Western Sydney University, Australia. He has over 12 years of experience in academia and practice in construction and project management. He has a PhD and MSc in construction management and BSc in architecture. He is a Project Management Professional (PMP) from the Project Management Institute (PMI), USA and Certified Practising Project Practitioner (CPPP) from the Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPM). Dr. Al-Ashwal is currently the Director of Education and Certification of Value Engineering (SAVE International) Australia and New Zealand Chapter. He is member of the Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPM), member of International Centre for Complex Project Management (ICCPM), member of Pre-fabrication Australia (prefabAUS), and associate member of the Association of Construction Project Management (ACPM), Malaysia. Dr. Al-Ashwal has published over 50 papers in refereed journals and conference proceedings and two books. He has conducted several talks, workshops, and presentations in research and practice. He is the recipient of the Excellent Service Award from the University of Malaya in 2018 and the New South Wales Professional Excellence in Building Award (part of a team) from the Australian Institute of Building in 2019. PMP Badge: (click here)

Courses

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PMP® / CAPM® Exam Preparation Workshop
Expires After: Does not Expire

The Project Management Professional (PMP®) and the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM®) are the two most common and recognized credentials in project management. These credentials are issued by the Project Management Institute (PMI), which is the oldest and most prestigious institution of project management. Obtaining such credentials is proof of your understanding, capability, and experience in project management. This workshop covers the essentials of project management, project management knowledge areas, and the requirements to undertake and pass PMP and CAPM exams. This workshop is prepared based on the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®) Guide, which provides the main processes of project management required for project success. This full-day workshop will cover the following important areas:

  • Overview of project and project management
  • The Ten Knowledge Areas of project management
  • The need for PMP and CAPM credentials and exam requirements and format

Why earn PMP or CAPM credentials?

  • Get globally recognized credentials in project management that are provided by the Project Management Institute (PMI) – the USA, which is a leading institution in the field.
  • Prove your comprehension and knowledge in project management.
  • Increase chances to get a new job or a better position.
  • Get higher income (e.g. PMP credential holders get 22% higher salary on average based on the Earning Power: Project Management Salary Survey—Eleventh Edition, 2020).

Workshop Objectives and Learning Outcomes

The aim of this workshop is to enable you to understand the concepts of project and project management. Mostly, the workshop will help you prepare and pass PMP and CAPM exams. After attending this workshop, you will be able to achieve the following:

  1. Understand the fundamentals of project management such as project life cycle, project management processes, and tools and techniques.
  2. Understand PMBOK Guide and project management knowledge areas (e.g. schedule management, cost management, quality management, and risk management).
  3. Distinguish between PMP and CAPM exam requirements.
  4. Be familiar with PMP and CAPM exam format and questions.

Workshop Benefits

  • 100% money-back guarantee
  • Complete study materials
  • Quizzes, case studies, and real-life examples
  • Mock Exam during the workshop
  • Exam Question Bank (over 200 questions) – after the workshop
  • Workshop attendance certificate
  • 1 week post-training consultancy (up to 1 hour free one-to-one review and general Q&A)
  • 3 months post-training support (up to 1 hour free one-to-one exam application guidance)

Who can attend this workshop?

  • Project managers (in any sector)
  • Project engineer and other professionals
  • Students completed (or interested to study) project management
  • Business owners who want to understand how to manage projects
  • Any person interested in understanding project management

Who is eligible to take the PMP and CAPM exams?

PMP:
·        A four-year degree

·        Three years leading projects

·        35 hours of project management education/training or CAPM® Certification

OR ·        A high school diploma or an associate’s degree (or global equivalent)

·        Five years leading projects

·        35 hours of project management education/training or CAPM® Certification

CAPM:
·        Secondary degree (high school diploma, associate’s degree or the global equivalent)

·        23 hours of project management education