The IPA Institute’s 2013 international public course calendar is now available, featuring 33 seminars taking place in 25 different cities around the world. A wide variety of course topics are scheduled for 2013, including successfully managing small projects under US $10 million, managing larger projects over US $10 million, strategies for complex megaprojects valued at more than US $1 billion, skills for effective business leadership, and much more.
The education courses are developed and led by experienced IPA project and research analysts to share knowledge with project professionals on how to improve capital project performance in a variety of industries, such as petroleum exploration and production, pipelines and distribution, refining and petrochemicals, commodity chemicals, food and consumer products, pharmaceuticals and biotech, and many more.Continue reading for region-specific highlights, course dates and locations, and links to additional information for each seminar.
In 2013 the Asia-Pacific region will host 8 IPA Institute seminars in five different countries. Highlights include the first-ever public IPA Institute courses to be held in Seoul, South Korea and Gold Coast, Australia. Additional Australian cities slated to host IPA Institute seminars include Sydney, Perth, and Brisbane. The IPA Institute will once again return to China with one seminars in Shanghai. Rounding out the 2013 calendar is one course in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Asia-Pacific Course Highlights:
The Latin America region will host 10 IPA Institute seminars in 2013, all in South American countries. Next year will mark the first-ever public course held in Curitiba, Brazil, where the IPA Institute's Latin America office is located. Five other courses will be held in Brazil, including Rio de Janeiro (two seminars), Sao Paulo (two seminars), and Belo Horizonte. Two courses are scheduled for Chile, both in the city of Santiago. One IPA Institute course will take place in Lima, Peru.
Latin America Course Highlights:
The 2013 North America schedule will consist of six total courses. Five of the six North America courses will take place in the United States in cities that have shown to be popular with IPA Institute seminar participants: Houston, Texas; Las Vegas, Nevada; New Orleans, Louisiana; and Orlando, Florida. One seminar will take place in Canada, in Calgary, Alberta.
North America Course Highlights:
Six courses are scheduled to be held in four different countries throughout the EMEA (Europe, Middle East, and Africa) region in 2013. Moscow, Russia and Johannesburg, South Africa will feature two courses each, while one seminar each will take place in The Hague, The Netherlands and Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
EMEA Course Highlights:
Three of the events in this region are designed to improve large capital project performance, while one seminar is geared to those who manage small and plant-based projects
IPA CEO Edward Merrow is scheduled to lead one seminar on megaproject best practices
IPA COO Paul Barshop will instruct the IPA Institute’s gatekeeping / business leadership course for the first time in this region
Click the course links for additional information such as detailed course descriptions, venue information, discounts, and more. Please direct any questions about specific courses to the applicable IPA Institute regional offices.
Wednesday, 2 Jan 2013