Program and Project Management: achieving your corporate goals

This webinar highlights best practices for all levels of management and staff in organisations seeking to improve program and project management and achieve corporate goals. It will focus on governance and strategic perspectives, the roles and responsibilities of Program Managers and Project Managers and will also discuss the supporting functions of senior management, PMO, and the Project Board.

Topics covered

  • Governance
  • Strategic perspectives
  • Key issues faced by project managers and team members

Who should attend?

The webinar is designed to assist project leadership or project teams, and anyone involved in projects. No knowledge of the topics is assumed; participants with prior experience may find the webinar useful to refresh and extend their knowledge.

The QTC Education Program is only available to Queensland Public Sector Employees (this includes employees of the Queensland Government, Queensland government departments, local governments, statutory corporations, and other entities to the extent they have an association or are related to the State of Queensland) and QTC employees. By registering for a workshop or webinar, you acknowledge that you are a Queensland Public Sector Employee. QTC/UQ reserves the right to unenroll any person that is not a Queensland Public Sector Employee or QTC employee from any workshop or webinar in the Education Program. If you are unenrolled from a workshop or webinar you will be entitled to receive a full refund of any workshop fees paid.

Webinar facilitator

Alfred Schmidley

UQ Business School

Alfred Schmidley is a lecturer and project management consultant with more than 25 years experience in private, public, and non-profit sectors.

He currently lectures in areas of Project Management, Entrepreneurship, and Innovation at UQ. Alfred has extensive experience with international projects. He previously served as Chief Representative-China for Briggs & Stratton Corporation before being appointed Director Business Development-Asia. After leaving the private sector, Mr Schmidley has served extensively in NGO and public research sectors in international development across Asia and the Pacific region.

Special interests include development of improved technologies for smallholder farmers and rural enterprises in agriculture and food processing value chains, innovative research-to-commercialisation delivery, and SME and micro-enterprise start-ups.

Alfred graduated from UQ Business School, MBA (Executive), in 2002, holds a Master’s degree in East Asian Languages and Literature (UW-Madison), and a bachelor’s degree in International Studies (Bradley University), and enjoys training in competency-based and participatory learning approaches.

Location Date Cost Duration Registration
Online On demand Complimentary 60 minutes 23 September
Project Management
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