The November event of APMHK was held at Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club, Kellett Island on 17th November 2015. The interesting event entitled “Strategic Business Alignment Enablement through P3M” was presented by Mr. Lui Sieh, Regional Director (Asia Middle East) of G4S, the largest international security solution group. The presentation was about strategic business alignment, through successful delivery of project, programme and portfolio management (P3M), to achieve project success.
On the 22nd September 2015 a presentation by Deacons Solicitors entitled “Dispute Resolution in Hong Kong” was given at Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club. It was delivered jointly by KK Cheung and Joseph Chung, partners of the Construction and Arbitration Department at Deacons. Over thirty members and guests attended the event.
Delivered by Ir Ronan Collins, the July event was about Building Information Modelling (BIM), which is a global digital construction technology. The presentation was delivered by Ir Ronan Collins, an experienced BIM manager and a professional member of HKIBIM, on Thursday 21st July 2015 and it attracted a very high attendance of nearly 50 members and guests.
The main theme of the June event is about building and managing an effective project team. The talk entitled “Selecting and Motivating a Successful Project Team” was presented, as usual, at Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club on 16.6.2015. The presentation by Mr. Steve Palfrey and Mr. Martin Woods focused on some of the key aspects of appropriate team selection, objective-setting, motivation, communication and conflict resolution. These principles were demonstrated based on their experience of complex projects successfully completed in Hong Kong.
ChangeFirst is one of just under 20 methodologies that the ‘Methods and Standards’ theme within the Enabling Change SIG is in the process of documenting, as part of our mission to build our members’ capability for managing change.
Following the Annual General Meeting, the monthly event was held. The presentation entitled “Managing Projects across Borders in East Asia’ was delivered by Mr. Stuart Gethin, Associate Director, Programme and Project Management at Arup with about 11,000 technical staff, including 468 Professional Project Managers over the globe. It was well attended by forty odd members and non-members.
This webinar was presented by Nancy Madter, who provided an overview of the the Project Initiation Routemap (Routemap) which was developed by Infrastructure UK in collaboration with the University of Leeds (and supported by the Infrastructure Client Group). The recording of this webinar can be viewed here.
A list of Hong Kong branch nominees can be found here.
The April event of APMHK was held again at Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club, Kellett Island on Tuesday 21st April. The interesting topic entitled “What is NEC 3?” was presented by Dr Jon Broome, Chair APM Contracts and Procurement Specific Interest Group, supported with industry examples from John Rayner, Quantity Surveyor with Balfour Beatty.
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