International Development Project Management - Challenges & Opportunities Webinar
Are you frustrated and tired at the end of your
International Development project and don’t know what to do about it? Are you
having challenges with your sponsors and funders and their requirements with
their metrics? Then International Development Projects – Challenges and
Opportunities webinar is for you.
Why you should attend
•Do you know how to improve the effectiveness of
International Development Projects?
•Did you know that the success rate of projects has been measured to go up from
15% to 50% using Project Management methodology?
Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) is widely recognized all around the
world, with PMI members numbering around 500,000. After following the PMI´s
methodologies, the success rate of projects has been measured to go up from 15%
to 50%. PMBOK is generally better known in the private sector and lacks a strong
recognition in the world of international development projects and programs. The
PMBOK is an important conceptual framework for developing projects and presents
an opportunity and a way forward to reform international development management
practices. Nevertheless it is underutilized and PMI certification is not yet
seen as a real asset for donor institutions and host countries.
So how can we effectively show the advantages of Project Management to attract
multilateral, bilateral donor agencies and project managers that work in
International development projects? From social development to infrastructure,
international development projects face their unique challenges. Problems that
cause many project failures are attributed to institutional rather than
technical issues. In order to transform the challenges to opportunities,
International Development projects should be managed using proven tools and
techniques, the same way as standard projects.
The objective of this two hour Webinar is to grow awareness of how organizations
would benefit a great deal if they were to adopt the effective project
management and project management skills that PMBOK has to offer.
•Appreciate the possibilities and the range of
tools and techniques that project management has to offer the International
•Understand how donor organizations would benefit by adopting Project Management
methodology for International Development Projects
•Comprehend that it’s a proven technique that allows both donor institutions and
host countries to speak a common language.
•Learn how Project Management methodology can provide a common structured
environment with standards and measurable techniques.
•Realize how Project Management can offer basic tools that improve performance
and save time
About the Presenter
Esen Akter Tekinel, PMP
Esen Akter Tekinel is a certified Project Management Professional with 20 years
of IT experience. Her project and portfolio management spans across numerous
industries including banking, higher education, power and automation, health and
medical education, and international development.
Ms. Tekinel’s wide range of roles such as Project Manager, QA/Test Manager,
Software Engineer, Business Analyst, Cloud Implementations and Proposal Manager
have given her the experience in working with both small and large IT projects.
Ms. Tekinel sees and understands the emerging IT market in EMEA along with U.S.
based best practices and currently serves as the Vice President of Professional
Development with PMI Washington, DC Chapter, leading the professional
development offerings within the chapter from PMP Prep classes, seminars, and
webinars to mentorship and scholarships. She is also a freelance writer for
various international media publications and offers seminars.
Eastern: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM (2 hours)
Central: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Pacific: 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM