Course Name

The Accidental Project Manager


June 26, 2023 - July 28, 2023

Live sessions via Zoom:
June 30, July 7, 14, 21, & 28, 2023
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

5 weeks of self-paced learning with live sessions

Asynchronous materials access at AteneoBlueCloud (Canvas LMS)
All videos for the week must be viewed before the live session
Graded activities will be discussed during the live sessions, but due in two weeks from their scheduled start.
Total number of hours dedicated to Accidental Project Manager = Approx. 28 hours

Regular Rate:

Php 34,900

Early Eagle Rate:

Php 28,800

Valid Until:

May 23, 2023

The Accidental Project Manager


Technical and functional managers of today are being pressured to take on the challenges of Project Management. The Accidental Project Manager is designed to give you an accelerated understanding of the practice. The program will help you navigate and survive the transition from technical and/or functional manager to a project manager.

This is a 5-week applied, Project Management course. Project managers will welcome this fresh translation of jargon into ordinary English.

Who should attend

Individuals who need to strengthen their project management skills, new project managers, project team members, project sponsors, project proponents, new product development, project managers who need refresher course on project management knowledge, processes, competencies and tools.

After the course, you will:

  1. Learn the basics of the Project Management Framework;

  2. Learn how to use techniques and tools for the Project Management discipline;

  3. Learn how to create Project Charters, WBS, Network Diagrams, and Project Reports; and

  4. Narrate and describe each phase of the Project Life Cycle from the start to the end of a project.

Week 1: Introduction to Accidental Project Manager

•Welcome to Accidental Project Manager!
•Project vs Operational Work
•What is not a Project?
•What is a Project?
•Outcome vs Output
•Understanding Progressive Elaboration
•Organizational Structure
•Matrix Organization
•Project Life Cycle
•What makes a Good Project Manager?

Week 2: Selection Phase

•Project Selection Phase
•Techniques & Feasibility
•Financial Analysis Techniques
•Benefit-Cost Ratio

Week 3: Concept Phase

•The Initiation Phase of a Project
•Stakeholder Management
•Developing a Project Charter   
   •The Project Charter
   •Parts of a Project Charter
•Project Assumptions and Constraints
•The Work Breakdown Structure
•Organizing your Team

Week 4: Development Phase

•Project Planning
•Development Phase
•House Project
•Network Diagram
•Revealing the Critical Path
•Developing a Project Schedule
•Top-Down and Bottom-Up Estimate

Week 5:  Implementation Phase and the Close Out

•Implementation Phase
•Change Control System
•Earned Value Management
•Project Management Knowledge Areas

Mr. Mario Domingo is the Director of the Ateneo Institute for Digital Enterprises where he helps share his knowledge in digital transformation and innovation. He has helped several companies through their Digital Transformation over the years.

He is the Group CTO of Chi-X Asia-Pacific Holdings, Ltd, a Hong Kong conglomerate of market centers operating equities exchanges in Australia and Japan. He is also president of Chi-X Global Technology Philippines, Inc. A low-latency, high-frequency trading platform technology and operations FinTech company he built from the ground up. Today, over USD$1.5 Billion in trades are managed by the highly regulated system and is the only one of its kind in the Philippines.

He is the founder of several technology companies in Singapore and the Philippines in the areas of Artificial Intelligence and Advanced Analytics. He is also the founder of DARC Labs, an AI-healthcare tech R&D center where they work on imaging and genomics diagnostics.

He spent many years in telecom and the defense and manufacturing technologies in the United States.

Mr. Domingo has a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, a Major in Finance, and a Master's degree in Finance and Applied Economics from the University of Southern California, USA.

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