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Banking Software Implementation: Challenges & Useful Practices by Mr. Andre Mahfouz

January 25, 2018 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Banking Software Implementation: Challenges & Useful Practices

The PMI Lebanon is glad to announce that one of our active PMI members Mr. Andre Mahfouz is the speaker for this month and he will talk about Banking Software Implementation:  Challenges & Useful Practices: A real-world experience based upon completed & delivered projects The session will be delivered on Thursday, January 25th, 2018 at 6:30 PM in The Key ApartHotel Palais de Justice District, Corniche du Fleuve, Beirut, Lebanon.

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Registration and refreshments are ready as of 6:00PM

Taking Points & Agenda:

  • Introduction
  • Reviving a dead project: a situational problem
  • Impact of weak or lack of Project Management skills
  • Managing virtual team complexity & challenges with commitment
  • Balancing between the lack of Knowledge & Experience gap
  • Dealing with operational culture vs. project management basics and effect on activities & tasks
  • Challenges in getting client’s approval on deliverables to complete milestones

Learning Objectives:

The session is designed to transfer knowledge and lessons learned of specific grounded experiences from real world practices which was derived from actual hands on work from several projects in multi-million, cross-functional and multi-cultural environments.

Lecturer’s Biography:


Mr. Andre Mahfouz

A senior level manager over 26 years of widespread experience in Software and IT professional sector with successful multi-cultural people management and project delivery, mainly within FinTech sector. Exceptional ability to form & norm a cohesive team lined up with client business strategy toward project completion and strategic goal achievement.

Andre has accomplished a post-graduation (MS) in Computer Science and in Management (MBA) qualification as well as a highest level of renowned qualifications in project management.

As seasoned project delivery expert, Andre’s job is mainly to deliver multi-million projects managing multi-disciplinary teams, virtual or onsite , with international experience in finance and retail industries. Involved also with strategic decisions alongside clients’ executives to drive change within companies by resolving complex goals throughout the projects.

An exposure to modern sales techniques has added to his skills the ability to hinge sales activities on technical powerful features of a product.

Currently, and since 2008, Andre is a Project Director of various banking software projects implementation, in the EU & Middle-East, focusing on delivering business value to customers by adapting the evolving / recent knowledge in the banking software, and transforming the business to the new era of technology to gain competitive advantage in the industry.
This mix of skills in business, technology, strategy and leadership with broad exposure to the vertical and horizontal industries gave his profile the upgradeability strength to to the Executive / C-suite level, promoting entrepreneurial work environment and adapting critical-to-market corporate strategy.

When he is not stuck at work, Andre enjoys reading various topics, maintaining as such the connection to the latest technology, leadership, strategy trends and other business related books and articles. Otherwise he makes himself busy in his backyard garden adding greens to his life.

Lecture Duration: 1 Hour

PDUs: 1 Technical PDU

Free for PMI Lebanon Chapter Members, 25,000 LL for non chapter members

Note: PMI Lebanon Chapter will report the PDU for you, so please fill in your PMI number in the registration form


January 25, 2018
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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The Key ApartHotel
Palais de Justice District - Corniche du Fleuve
Beirut, Lebanon
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