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Project Management

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When:

  • Wed 8 Aug ’12 – Thu 9 Aug ’12, 8:30am – 4:30pm

Where:

Manukau Institute of Technology, Corner of Manukau Station Road & Davies Avenue, Manukau City

Restrictions:

All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • General Admission: $1,715.50

Project management methodologies help businesses adapt to the ever-changing business environment. Build project capability in your organisation with Project Management, a hands-on two-day MIT Business Course. Understand how, when and why a project approach works, review project-management templates and tools, and learn how to lead a project team.

Learning from an experienced industry professional, you’ll be taught the basics, along with current trends in project management, and how to avoid or deal with common risks and pitfalls. Our course includes follow-up support to ensure you’re on the right track to building a project culture in your organisation!

Outcomes
At the end of this MIT Business Course for Corporates, you will:

- Describe the role of projects and fundamental concepts of project management
- Recognise the current trends in project management and apply them to a business context
- Illustrate the project process
- Distinguish the key characteristics of project management
- Explore the effective establishment and management of project teams
- Formulate a strategy to build a project culture
- In-house option available
- Course content customisable

Training style
- Presented by industry expert
- Real-life case studies
- Group discussion
- Action planning for your business with in-class feedback
- Post-course follow-up

Core content:

Introduction
- The role of projects in organisations
- Basic concepts and principles

Current trends
- Project led organisations
- Change programmes
- Project Management tools
- Key documents

The project process
- Initiation
- Planning
- Implementation
- Control
- Review

Key characteristics of projects
- Project leadership
- Scope
- Budget

- Schedules and timeframes
- Risk management
- Prioritisation tools
- Reporting status

Leading project teams
- Establishing a multi-disciplined team
- Communication styles
- Meetings
- Understanding your team members
- Motivating the team
- Pushing through barriers
- Managing conflict
- Resource competition in organisations
- When to stop the project

Building a project culture
- Change management
- Training programmes
- Project networking
- Reporting to staff
- Communicating project success

Phone 0800 SKILL UP (754 5587) or email businesstraining@manukau.ac.nz

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