11 Mar 2019 | 19:30 - 20:15 | PMO maturity Measurement Models – The Big Myth
Dr. Mohamed Rafat ElKafoury, holds a Bsc, MSc ,and PhD degree in Construction engineering and project management, He is certified by PMI as project management professional (PMP), He has 17 years of experience in Civil engineering and is an expert in PMO establishment, Dr. Mohamed has been directly involved in PMO setup and operations establishing two of the most successful PMOs in Saudi Arabia for Makkah municipality and Ministry of finance Holly Haramain program. His experience extends to include Design management for major consultation projects as well. He has strong Managerial skills based on scientific background, along with Strong technical experience in Engineering management and design of Reinforced concrete Structures, Design of Bridges, special Buildings, High-rise towers, combined with academic research and lecturing capabilities. A fluent speaker and presenter on managerial and technical subjects. Presentable and skilled at multi disciplines teams management, concept preparation, Managing change resistance, negotiating and granting clients approval.
Dr. Kafoury is currently based in Jeddah as Operational Excellence acting director with Khatib & Alami, setting up and operating a Project management office for Ministry of finance, Saudi Arabia. Responsible for PMO setup, procedures development, knowledge transfer, training, local content , Risk , Quality and continuous improvements sections.