Applied Project Management Course
This applied project management course provides project managers with advanced tools and techniques to enhance their leadership role in projects. In this applied project management course you will have the opportunity to hone your skills in project governance and planning, stakeholder management and engagement, managing scope changes, and developing an effective project team to achieve project outcomes.
|Duration||Two days (16 hours in total)|
|Dates||Tue 8 Dec & Wed 9 Dec, 2020|
|Time||9:00 AM - 5:00 PM|
|Venue||UTS City Campus|
|Cost||$1,300 (GST inclusive)|
The following content will be covered in this applied project management course:
- Project management approaches and different types of projects.
- Organisational structures for running projects.
- Benchmarking research.
- Project lifecycle.
- Project governance.
- Framework for building high performing project teams.
- Project selection.
- Initiating the project:
- purpose and objectives
- project stakeholders
- project communication
- project scope
- project milestones
- work breakdown structures (WBS).
- Project planning:
- project costs
- project quality.
- Project risk management.
- Project procurement.
- Project control.
- Performance reports.
- Resolving project problems.
- Project review.
- Progress reporting.
- Project close and evaluation.
At the completion of this applied project course you will be able to:
- Recognise the need for a project and subsequently initiate it.
- Expand your skills with more advanced tools and techniques in project management to take on a leadership role in projects.
- Guide the development of project scope and definition activities including defining the project context, and listing project deliverables, constraints and outcomes.
- Learn how to effectively estimate costs and resources required for more complex projects and develop project plans.
- Build a project management culture by bringing together, motivating and successfully managing and leading multi-functional project teams.
- Develop project plans, schedules and budgets, conduct risk management activities, direct project communications and apply project scope controls.
- Develop and evaluate project outcomes and draw lessons from the project for continuous improvement.
Who is this course for?
This applied project management course is designed for individuals who have experience in project management and who wish to expand their skills with more advanced tools and techniques in order to take on project leadership roles. This project course is suitable for project managers, project officers or those making regular and important contributions to more complex projects.
This applied project management course will be delivered as an interactive workshop consisting of an instructor-led lecture, group and individual activities. This training approach allows participants to work through concepts introduced by the trainer in an application-focused teaching environment. Participants will challenge their understanding of the concepts and consider their application once back in their individual workplace.
In-house Training Solutions
This applied project management course can also be customised and/or delivered in-house. Find out more.
About the presenters
Stuart Patch is a Director of Academy Global who specialises in the areas of financial management, procurement and risk management. He has developed and delivered training for leading organisations including the Australian Institute of Company Directors, CPA Australia, University of Technology Sydney and Australian Institute of Management. Stuart is an experienced Finance Director and Chief Financial Officer for European and US multinationals with over 20 years’ combined experience across senior management and executive roles. For the last 7 years, he has developed and delivered training for commercial and government organisations.
Anne Cailleaux is a Principal of Academy Global with over 13 years’ experience across consulting, advice and delivery of projects within disciplined financial management environments. She has been responsible and accountable for the successful implementation of complex projects in Australia and overseas with large commercial and government organisations. Informed by her experience across a diverse range of projects, Anne is a highly adaptable facilitator with a wealth of examples to share. Narrowing her focus to facilitating and coaching since 2014, she has trained thousands of individuals in traditional and agile project management, budgeting, forecasting and financial control.
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