Media Coverage 2014
Petrofac Training Services collaborates with ESI International to establish Petrofac Project Management Academy
(July - August 2014)
Petrofac Training Services, part of Petrofac, the international service provider to the oil and gas industry, and ESI International, the world’s leading project management training company, today announced a collaboration to establish the Petrofac Project Management Academy (PPMA), which aims to provide high quality training with a project management focus to help achieve high productivity and skill enhancement to oil and gas organisations across the Asia-Pacific region. Paul Jones, Petrofac Training Services’ country manager for Singapore, said: “With oil and gas and petrochemical projects becoming larger and more challenging, inefficient planning and project delivery can dramatically impact an organization’s bottom line. Raed S. Haddad, managing director for Asia Pacific, ESI International, said: “Against a testing industry backdrop where highly-skilled people are much sought-after, we are delighted to partner with such an industry leader as Petrofac to create an enhanced learning platform created especially for those in the oil and gas and petrochemical sectors. Petrofac Project Management Academy will fill an existing void in the industry by providing comprehensive training to related organizations across the region which will positively impact productivity, efficiency and cost.”
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Views from the Top: Vision for a Smart Nation
Speaking on the ideas in the Infocomm Media Masterplan, Raed Haddad, Managing Director, Asia Pacific, ESI International, believes that the 10-year blue print will place Singapore well ahead of the rest as a leading digital harbour that fosters digital content creation, hosting and delivery.
The Business Times
Communication and Project Leadership Skills are the Most Sought After Competencies in Project Management, New ESI Study Reveals
ESI International, the world's leading project management training company, today announced the release of its top 10 trends in business analysis for 2014. This year’s trends discuss the evolving roles that business analysts take on and underscore the need for varied skill sets to ensure that they are prepared for what’s coming next. “Business analysts find themselves taking on multiple roles in organisations, as business leaders recognise the importance of requirements management,” said Raed S. Haddad, Managing Director for Asia Pacific, ESI International.
Oz project managers highest-paid in APAC
Project managers in Australia get the highest mean monthly salary in Asia Pacific at US$11,350, according to an inaugural study by ESI International. The research covered 600 project management managers across multiple industry sectors in China, Hong Kong, India, Australia and New Zealand, as well as Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia.
It Pays to be a Project Manager
Project managers (PMs) bring a lot of value to organisations, and are being well compensated across all industries, roles and experience levels. According to a report by ESI International, the mean monthly salary for PMs in Australia is US$11,350 (S$14,232), the highest in the region. The next most generous countries were New Zealand (S$11,486), Hong Kong (S$9,404) and Singapore (S$8,818).
The Straits Times Recruit
Views from the Top: Something for Everyone
"Given today's complex and competitive business environment, there is a growing need for organisations to maximise their productivity levels. In the project management space, to maintain workforce productivity and agility, developing leadership capabilities among amployees has become a poor requisite." said Raed Haddad, Managing Director, Asia Pacific, ESI International on what oraganisations can do to support the 2014 budget initiative.
ESI International Project Management Course Materials Go Fully Digital
ESI International, the world’s leading project management training company, announced that it has begun offering digital course materials for all classroom training with a phased approach. Through the use of digital formats instead of hard copy course materials, ESI will be able to provide flexibility and options on how course content is delivered and accessed by course participants. The digital publishing initiative is aligned with addressing the growing demand for digital learning content from ESI customers and course participants globally, and meeting ESI’s green initiatives in minimising environmental impact.
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Views from the Top: Looking 50 years ahead
The world in 50 years’ time will be a very different place spurred by Asia’s growing influence in the global economy, scientific breakthroughs and geo-political changes.Raed Haddad, Managing Director, Asia Pacific of ESI International says that "Organisations will radically change their spproaches to stay on track through better leadershop programmes and use of lead methodologies to have a firm grips of project controls and implementations. Project management will hence be a core competence and will got beyong traditional technical capabilities."
ESI International Releases Top 10 Trends in Business Analysis
Singapore. January 23, 2014 – ESI International, the world's leading project management training company, today announced the release of its top 10 trends in business analysis for 2014. This year’s trends discuss the evolving roles that business analysts take on and underscore the need for varied skill sets to ensure that they are prepared for what’s coming next. “Business analysts find themselves taking on multiple roles in organisations, as business leaders recognise the importance of requirements management,” said Raed S. Haddad, Managing Director for Asia Pacific, ESI International.
ESI International Releases Top 10 Trends in Project Management
ESI International, the world's leading project management training company, today announced the release of its top 10 trends in project management for 2014. The 2014 trends reveal that project managers are in increasingly high demand, and are being asked to lead rather than simply manage their teams. Further, the trends highlight the changing nature of project management, as organisations strive for competitive advantage.“This year’s trends highlight the growing unease with the status quo of current project management practices,” said J. LeRoy Ward, PMP, PgMP, CSM, Executive Vice President, ESI International.
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