About Micro Planning International

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Company Overview

The Micro Planning International group of companies has been producing award winning project management software “X-Pert for Windows and Mac” since 1979.

Micro Planning International (MPI) is a member of the Micro Planning International group, it was founded by Raf Dua and a group of project management industry professionals, it is a privately owned Australian company specialising in Project Management and Business Process Re-engineering, Benchmarking, Scorecards as well Healthcare Project Systems. The business provides not only software but also consultancy services as well.

Since its founding in Australia in 1987, MPI has assisted organisations in the banking, commercial, defence, education, manufacturing, health care, local government, mining, and telecommunications areas to implement and project managed their business objectives.

By improving its own management development process, MPI has evolved an environment based upon critical path methods, earned value performance management, open systems, standards and selected third party products to provide a truly coherent project management methodology and quality processes.

MPI’s use of Micro Planner X-Pert and the other products in the Micro Planner range has improved both productivity and the overall quality of its project systems resulting in cost effective and timely implementation of project management systems and project delivery. Many organisations throughout Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Malaysia and Hong Kong have successfully introduced project management methodologies based upon our experience and software products.

Client investment in project management systems has been protected, through MPIAP’s detailed knowledge and experience in specifying and implementing solutions based upon both proprietary as well as, open systems platforms from Digital, Hewlett Packard, Sun, Apple Macintosh, IBM PCs' utilising Unix, MAC OS, DOS, MS- Windows as well as OSF-Motif.

In conjunction with Micro Planning International Inc, MPI is presently engaged in investing in substantial research and development activities in the project management software systems and methodologies field. These development activities are providing MPI’s clients with more cost-effective and higher quality project management systems and methodologies.

Technical Capabilities

The professional services that Micro Planning International Asia Pacific can provide include:

Strategic planning

Strategic planning services utilising Critical Path tools. Our specialists are trained in "fast track" techniques to effectively control the projects schedule and costs.

Project Management

Project management services to develop and maintain the work breakdown structures, project schedules, resource management, EVPM, and associated job specifications.

Requirement Definition

Project requirements specification services to clearly identify and specify the business requirements.

Critical Path Network Development

Construction, testing and implementation of the project plan on either, time and materials or fixed price basis.



Specialised education services for organisations who require staff to have a detailed working knowledge of the selected project management tool and methodology based on intensive example driven and highly interactive instruction workshops.


Highly focussed seminars targeted at specific products or management levels as well as industry types.


Education courses providing methodology specific or project management specific course based instruction, eg. XPT especially developed for the RAAF and Boeing