- Drivers of project management
- Project management principles
- Project lifecycle phases
- The importance of project planning
- Front-end development
- Project drivers and objectives
- Establishing a project plan
- Barriers to effective project planning and execution
- Common project management methodologies
- Implementing effective project controls
- Measuring and reporting project performance
Participants will take part in group discussions and work in small teams on practical exercises to apply project management disciplines and techniques they have learned.
Who should attend?
The workshop is designed for executives and managers responsible for implementing project management frameworks, and staff responsible for project management, planning and execution. No knowledge of the topics is assumed; participants with prior experience may find the workshop useful to refresh and extend their knowledge.
At the completion of the course, participants will be able to understand:
- best-practice project planning and management principles used in the private sector and the Queensland Government
- key elements of a project management framework and their effective application
- the elements of the project lifecycle, including ‘span of control’ issues, and the critical role you can play in improving project management within your organisation.
In addition, participants will be able to:
- implement effective and ‘fit-for-purpose’ project controls,
- apply project management knowledge, techniques and tools to deliver quality, value-for-money projects
- confidently consider behavioural issues when leading change and measuring project performance, and
- identify and avoid pitfalls that can lead to project failure.