Presentation on Modern Techniques of Project Management held at DHA Main Conference Room

A meeting chaired by Administrator DHA Brig Shahid Hassan Ali was held at DHA’s Main Conference Room in which Maj Atteq-ur-Rehman (Retd), Deputy Director MIS gave a presentation on the modern Project Management Methodology encompassing efficient and effective utilization of all resources in a holistic manner for successful completion of a project. It was an informative, interesting and enlightening discourse in which the officer highlighted the significance of application of the latest knowledge, modern skills, scientific tools and contemporary techniques employed in project management to meet the specified project goals.

The speaker defined project management as the discipline of initiating, planning, executing and controlling the work to achieve specific goals. He highlighted the importance of integration, scope, time, cost, quality, HR, communication and risk management processes in an optimum manner to ensure successful execution of a project.

The speaker described the terms project, programme and portfolio as the key elements which alongwith application of quality control, modern IT techniques and human ingenuity leads towards meaningful and successful conclusion of the overall project. A lively and enterprising discussion on the subject by the participants followed which made the session truly useful and productive in its essence.

Administrator impressed upon the officers to keep themselves abreast of the latest developments, evolving knowledge and emerging techniques in the discipline of project management for timely and efficient completion of development projects/works in DHA with professional excellence and a sense of accomplishment. He said that DHA as a dynamic and forward looking organization must keep endeavouring to set benchmark standards in the field of development and town planning. The presentation was attended by DHA directors and senior officers in a large number.

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