Project Management Fundamentals
This project management course uses the project lifecycle as a framework and is focused on providing practical project management tools and techniques. Participants will learn to identify project goals, scope, and plan, apply risk management, communicate and close projects. New project managers, project team members and anyone accountable for a project will benefit from attending this project management course.
|Duration||One session (8 hours in total)|
|Time||9:00 AM - 5:00 PM|
|Venue||UTS City Campus|
|Cost||$685 (GST inclusive)|
In this project management course, participants will
- Gain an understanding of their role and responsibilities within a project and how you can contribute to its successful completion
- Develop skills in project management, including learning terminology, tools and techniques
- Understand the key phases of a project and the importance of each phase
- Understand the functions of a project and their interactions
- Contribute to the development of project schedules, plans and deliverables
- Take responsibility for their part in a project and work towards achieving agreed deadlines within a set budget and timeframe
- Recognise the importance of proactively identifying and managing potential problems and risks within a project
- Participate in the evaluation of outcomes
Who is the course for?
This project management course is suitable for individuals new to project management, are project team members or those who manage small projects within an organisation.
About the presenters
Stuart Patch is a director and senior faculty member at AcademyGlobal specialising in the areas of financial management, procurement, project management and risk management. Stuart delivers training for leading organisations including the Australian Institute of Company Directors, CPA Australia, the University of Technology Sydney and the Australian Institute of Management. His delivery is greatly enriched by an extensive career working across the world as Finance Director for global listed companies operating in the power generation, construction, resources and transportation sectors. Stuart has facilitated training, coached and mentored senior management and high potential employees within commercial firms, government and the not-for-profit sector. Stuart is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, holds a Diploma in Project Management and Certificate IV in Training and Assessment.
Michael French is a principal and senior faculty member at AcademyGlobal with extensive experience as a supply chain consultant across various industries including fast-moving consumer goods, pharmaceutical, cosmetics, medical devices, infrastructure and aged care. With over 40 years’ experience, Michael began in chartered accounting before venturing into other industries. He has been in executive supply chain roles focused on integrating demand and supply to ensure customer requirements are achieved with high service levels and at a minimal cost. Michael’s areas of expertise include supply chain management, project management, procurement, contract management and financial management.
Michael Lee is a principal and senior faculty member at AcademyGlobal with a depth of senior executive experience in a top 50 ASX listed company. He has over 30 years’ experience across procurement, operations management and project management. He has built and led large teams through complex new operational initiatives and organisation restructures delivering significant bottom-line results. In addition to his senior executive roles in the oil and gas industries, Michael’s earlier career was with NSW Government as a project engineer. Michael’s areas of expertise include project management, procurement and contract management and financial management. He teaches the accredited intermediate and Advanced Diploma of Procurement and Contracting for NSW and QLD government procurement professionals, as well as postgraduate courses in Procurement and Supply Chain Management. Michael is a member of the Institute of Public Administration, Australia (NSW).
Richard Walker is a principal and senior faculty manager at AcademyGlobal. He has 30 years’ industry experience encompassing senior risk, operations and compliance roles with several leading global institutions. Richard has a detailed knowledge of financial mathematics, markets and products; the ability to differentiate the interests of stakeholders; and use of credit, cash flow, and financial ratio analysis to implement strategies. More recently, Richard has written and delivered bespoke training for clients drawn from the corporate, government, and financial services sectors in Australia, South East Asia, and the Middle East resulting in rapid knowledge transfer. His areas of focus include corporate credit risk, financial analysis, enterprise risk management, conduct risk and operational risk. Drawing upon his deep and varied experience, Richard is able to offer insights into the relationship between different risk categories; the application of financial analysis to enhance decision making; demonstrate the applicability to the regulatory environment; and critically, relate these to the organisation’s strategic priorities.
In-house training solutions
This project management course online can also be customised and/or delivered in-house. Find out more.
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