iPM provides consulting services on
the following topics:
Project Definition Workshops: To assist with this process
iPM can facilitate a project
definition workshop, to ensure that the project purpose, background and
business benefit for the project is well understood, thus forming the
basis of the user requirement specification and scope of work. By
performing a project definition all the stakeholder will form a common
understanding of the project deliverables.
Coaching and Mentoring:iPM is
currently extensively being used in providing Coaching and Mentoring to
new and existing staff operating in the Project Management space.
Project Audits:iPM can conduct
project audits to ensure that the project will be delivered successfully,
meaning within the parameters of schedule, cost and specification.
Project Rescue Services:iPM
specialises in project recovery for those projects losing their momentum,
moving out of the original scope parameters or which indicate a trend for
consistently missing deliverables, milestones and deadlines.
Project Management and Lifecycle Customisation:
iPM as a specialist project management service provider have
been contracted by various organisations as their preferred supplier for
customer project management process design, methodology development and
Project Management Implementation: With 19 years experience in the project
management environment, iPM offers
expert advice when it come to the implementation of PSO and PMO’s, project
management methodologies, lifecycle, templates and operational procedures.
Document Review Service:iPM is often
consulted to provide input on NEC contract data, cost analysis, contract
strategies and scope of works, this to ensure protection against
Total Project Outsourcing: The Total Project Outsourcing service offers a
total end-to-end solution to a client who wishes to engage in turnkey
projects but still remain focussed on its core business. To this extent
projects can be handed over to iPM
while customers can sit back in confidence and see how the project passes
through the concept, design, implementation and commissioning phases of
the project life cycle, thus allowing organisational resources to continue
with their day-to-day operations.
Project Measurement and Performance:iPM’s
consulting services includes project performance management and
measurement in terms of technical implementation and team performance
measured against requirements, quality, schedules and cost targets.
Tender Process Management (In/Out): With years of experience managing the
corporate environment around tenders, iPM
has developed a unique approach, whereby companies outsource the
compilation of tender responses to iPM.
The organisation has recently extended its service offering to include the
drafting of RFI’s (Requests for Information) and RFP’s (Request for
Proposal). With the service being build on the sound principles of project
management, iPM approaches each tender
whether in compilation or response to an RFP strategically with the utmost
attention to quality and professionalism with only one objective, that
being to give our valued customers the best chance to be successful in
their bid in response or to procure the most suitable product or service
within cost and quality.
Contract Cost Analysis and Management: The services involves the
compilation, drafting and preparation of scope of work, cost analysis,
contract strategies and actual NEC contract on behalf of the client for
the procurement and implementation of a specific product or service.
Company profiling:iPM assist
companies with the development and compilation of their business plans and
Business Process Mapping and Process Re-engineering:iPM has extensive knowledge when it comes to Quality
Management Systems and documenting of organisational value chains,
procedures and processes.
Plant Configuration Management: iPM
is widely used within the energy industry to conduct plant configuration
audits in order to ascertain the misalignment status between P&ID’s, SAP
PM data or plant maintenance application information with “As-build”
status. The iPM
audit methodology is one of corrective action and not merely of
recommendation nature, the focus is therefore on rectifying the miss-alignment
between the above elements in order to avoid not only safety related
incidents but also potential Unit or system trips.
The Plant Configuration Audit Methodology
validation of all P&ID’s, SAP PM Data and KKS codes/Functional Location
code/asset labels in relation to each other.
of discrepancies to site management.
with all stakeholders during weekly Client Liaison Meeting.
the so-called “red-zone” or danger areas.
walkdowns to identify possible “red-zones” for scheduled lockouts.
corrective action by all stakeholders.
trail of all findings and corrections effected and outstanding.
To manage the above process iPM has developed
the KKS Data Management System which caters for the recording, tracking
and monitoring of all plant audits and the corrective actions being taken.
a full outsourced services, whereby a comprehensive technical team gets
deployed to the client’s site made up of a plant technical audit team,
data capturers, IT infrastructure and KKS Data Management System. iPM considers this
step as essential as it is but even more so before implementation of plant
inspection applications and data logging technology.
iPM is continuously revolutionising
the project management discipline through the development of project
management software solutions to which extent its XL Project application
suite is rapidly becoming a household name within many industries and
local government departments.
XL Project Pro is an Excel based
project management application, aimed at both the individual and
organisation tasked with project delivery. This powerful tool offers a
detailed process based generic project management methodology, backed by a
comprehensive set of templates with descriptions. XL Project Pro further simplifies numeric project selection
techniques such as Payback, ROI, NPV, IRR including Earned Value status
calculations by merely adding the value to the cell field. The easy-to-use
project navigator which is layered on top of the methodology, with
progress indicators and flags, removes the complexity of introducing
project management to the new employee and the adoption of project
management principles by organisations effortless.
The XL Project Pro application
provides users with a unique system friendly capability and ease-of-use
interface. As a result of Project Pro navigator being written in Excel,
users can now reap the endless benefits of using their existing Excel
license with their own customized look-and-feel. In relation to
proprietary software, some of the advantages of
XL Project Pro includes easily hide excessive details, reduced
software cost per user, ability to share with non-licensed users,
unlimited comments per line, unlimited hyperlinks per line, easily hide
excessive details, multi-layered levels of detail, complex calculation,
filtering and analysis features. Even if your company already owns a few
limited licenses for proprietary software, wouldn’t it be nice to have
such business management applications that everyone else can use with
The XL Project Pro Standard comes
• A Project Management Methodology/Process ready for company specific
• An easy-to-use Excel driven navigator.
• More than 40 project related templates.
• Over 300 Power Point slides on 22 knowledge areas and subject matter.
• Project Management Techniques Study Guide— College Edition by Author
Also enquire about our XL Project Pro Turnkey
iPM’s Project Management Training is
done in workshop format at the client’s premises either on customised
content or on the following subject matters which is part of our standard
· History of Project Management
· Project Life-Cycle
· Feasibility Study
· Project Selection
· Project Estimating
· Planning and Control Cycle
· Scope Management
· Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
· Critical Path Method (CPM)
· Schedule Barchart
· Resource Planning
· Project Accounts
· Project Control
· Earned Value
· Quality Management
· Project Risk Management
· Project Communication
· Project Organisational Structures
· Project Teams
· Project Leadership
iPM offers a professional management
services in the form of contract or outsourced project managers and
professional individuals. As experience has shown that the selection of
the project manager is a key appointment which can influence the success
or failure of the project, to this extent iPM
manages a database of project managers, project coordinators,
administrators, from junior to the most highly skilled and experienced
senior project, program and portfolio managers. We also outsource an array
of auditing and engineering staff including quality management
What makes iPM different from the
traditional labour broker is that the organisation provides every
outsourced staff member with:
· Project Management refresher training
· Advanced Project Management training where required
· Project Management Tools and Techniques
· Based on contract agreement a Notebook and 3G Connectivity
· Supervision under the iPM
Project Management Office