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This workshop is designed for those who are responsible for, or aspiring to be responsible for, delivering outcomes in a timely manner in a dynamic environment.
COURSE AIMS AND OBJECTIVES
The aims and objectives of this course are to develop participants understanding of how to manage projects. The course is designed to enable participants, as an individual and/or project team member, to undertake projects in a consistent way, using an agreed Project Management Framework.
This two-day course, introduces participants to the internationally recognised best practice framework for project delivery: PMBOK (Project Management Body of Knowledge) The course also aligns with competencies recognised by PSETA (Public Service Education & Training Australia) and the AIPM (Australian Institute of Project Management)
The topics covered in this course include:
- Project scoping and definition
- Project planning
- Project managing and implementation
- Project finalisation and evaluation
During exploration of the main topics, the course will focus on scope, time, cost, quality, risk, procurement, communication, people and integration.
METHOD OF DELIVERY
The course will be delivered through face to face presentation and group exercises as well as an opportunity to case study some of the participants live projects. Participants will be provided with a comprehensive manual detailing key concepts, frameworks, steps and templates for managing projects, including practical tools for managing the major project cycle stages.
On completion of this course participants will:
- be able to plan, manage and complete a project; and
- have an easy to apply framework for use in the workplace.
Bruce Glendinning has been a senior executive in the corporate sector with extensive experience in project management and the leadership of people. As ACT Branch Manager of a large national construction company he was responsible for leading a team of professionals delivering projects to meet government client requirements. This required the development of business practices, preparation of RFT's, scope documents, tender documentation, the calling, evaluating and recommending of tenderers and the contract administration through to completion of the project. Projects ranged in value up to $160m, from short timeframes to a period of years.
Since joining Tempo Strategies, Bruce has designed and facilitated many leadership development programs and workshops in management, project management, risk management as well as strategic and business planning. He also provides coaching to clients developing risk plans and project plans and is a qualified assessor of project management competencies Bruce is able to develop rapport with participants from a wide range of levels and diverse backgrounds and to provide practical applications of concepts to the workplace. He has delivered programs in Kuala Lumpur, Manila and East Timor as well as for delegations from Kuwait, China and Papua New Guinea.
Lisa Norman has extensive experience and is highly qualified across a wide range of business and organisational services. She has delivered numerous national programs of work and is a skilled project and program manager - with a significant proportion of her experience formed during major periods of crisis and reform. This has included the delivery of strategic reform and planning initiatives and the successful implementation of key outcomes in public, private and not-for-profit organisations. Her experience and awareness of critical business strategies is informed through strong practical experience and relevant post-graduate academic achievements in business management, public policy, change management, project management, governance, strategy, human resource management and adult training. Lisa holds accreditation qualifications that directly complement her strong management experience, as evidenced in her work where she routinely updates and stimulates clients in thought leadership agendas relevant to her areas of expertise.
Lisa's primary specialities are in the areas of corporate governance, strategic and business planning, organisational performance, change management, leadership and management, program/project management, high-level facilitation and executive coaching directed at the improvement of decision clarity for business, personnel and organisational efficiencies and outcomes. She regularly works with Boards and executive groups in Commonwealth and state Departments, private sector organisations and the not-for-profit sector. A key strength to her approach is her ability to listen and quickly appreciate key issues whilst working with the client to deliver effective strategies and outcomes for the organisation and individual. She is approachable and engaging with client personnel at all levels and is a demonstrated executive leader with sound presentation and expert facilitation skills.Back to Skills Courses