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Managing a Project

Description

Theme:

Leadership & Management

Category:

Professional Knowledge and Business Skills

About this course:

This 2-part workshop provides a foundation in project management skills.

It is designed to be a blend of theory and hands-on practice so you can take away the tools and approaches and immediately apply them to your own situations.

PLEASE MAKE SURE THAT YOU CAN ATTEND BOTH PART 1 AND PART 2.

Learning outcomes:

As a result of attending this course, you will be able to:.

- Capture the key elements of a project.

- Understand the principles of planning a project and managing change within the project.

- Be able to identify the difference between risks and issues and how to manage them.

- Be able to set up a project team and run team meetings.

- Understand how to get the best out of your project board/steering group.

Who should attend this course:

This course is designed for both academic and Professional Services staff who are currently running a project (or will be doing so imminently).

It is important that you have a project you can refer to as part of the workshop and that you can use this project to apply your learning between session 1 and 2.

If you do not fit this criteria, we also run an 'Introduction to Project Management' http://www.exeter.ac.uk/staff/development/coursedetail/?code=10409 This course is not open to GBPs (they receive a project management intro as part of their induction).

Presenter(s):

Project Managers from the University's Change Team.

What previous participants have said about the course:

"Made me think about the scale of a project and what I should or shouldn't be doing".

"Really useful course for experienced and inexperienced project managers".

"Some great tips".

"Excellent training, very relevant and immediately applicable - thank you".

Before the course:

You will be asked to think about what makes a good project manager and why projects might fail.

Learning provider:

This course is administered by People Development; please contact peopledevelopment@exeter.ac.uk for any queries.

Details
DateLocationStartFinishCostTrainer(s)Places
Available
12/11/2018 Streatham: Northcote House, Committee Room B/Ted Wragg 09:30 12:30 Free Fully booked
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