Applied project management

Applied project management
Wednesday 27 & Thursday 28 May 2020 (two days) (9:00am to 5:00pm)

Cliftons Training Rooms
Level 13, 60 Margaret Street, Sydney

Professional & Associate Members $1,255
Affiliate Members $1,355
Non Members $1,355


This course is also available for in-house delivery. For more information please contact the Learning team on 02 8066 1900 or email learning@nsw.ipaa.org.au for a quote.

Course Overview


This two-day practical course is suited to people with experience in project management who wish to expand their skills with more advanced tools and techniques and take a leadership role in projects. The aim is for learners to be able to lead successful projects through strong communication and organisational and team leadership skills. Content includes strategic project management; project governance and the role of the project sponsor; managing changes to the project scope; project planning and control; and developing an effective project team to achieve project outcomes. Stakeholder communication and information management are also covered.

Learning Outcomes


  • Recognise the need for a project and subsequently initiate it
  • Guide the development of project scope and definition activities including defining the project context, and listing project deliverables, constraints and outcomes
  • Build a project management culture bringing together, motivating and successfully managing and leading multifunctional project teams
  • Develop project plans, schedules and budgets, conduct risk management activities, direct project communications and apply project scope controls
  • Communicate the project strategy and its expected benefits to key stakeholders
  • Evaluate project outcomes and draw lessons from the project for continuous improvement.

"I found the course content and the facilitator to be excellent and engaging. It tied in very well to looking at your own experiences with projects and being able to apply what was learnt."
Recent IPAA learner


4.5 stars
4.25 out of 5 (based on feedback from 32 learners)

NSW Public Sector Framework Capabilities


This course is targeted at Intermediate to Adept level. The following behaviours from the framework are covered:

Business Enablers: Project Management

  • Prepare clear project proposals and define scope and goals in measurable terms.
  • Establish performance outcomes and measures for key project goals, and define monitoring, reporting and communication requirements.
  • Prepare accurate estimates of costs and resources required for more complex projects.
  • Communicate the project strategy and its expected benefits to others.
  • Monitor the completion of project milestones against goals and initiate amendments where necessary.
  • Evaluate progress and identify improvements for future.

Course Facilitator

Stuart Patch




Stuart is an executive trainer, executive coach, university business school lecturer who specialises in the areas of financial management, project management and risk management. His customised training services and executive coaching are all enriched by an extensive career working across the world as Finance Director for global listed companies operating in the power generation, construction, resources and transportation sectors. Stuart has designed and facilitated training as well as coached and mentored senior management within commercial firms, government and the not for profit sector. Stuart is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, holds a Diploma in Project Management and Certificate IV in Training and Assessment.

Course Materials


All course materials (including the workbooks) will be made available through our digital learning space, Illuminate. Your Illuminate access details will be provided 7 days prior to the course date.


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Enquiries: For more information on our learning programs, please contact the IPAA NSW Learning Team on 02 8066 1900 or email learning@nsw.ipaa.org.au.
When
27/05/2020 9:00 AM - 28/05/2020 5:00 PM
Where
Cliftons, Level 13, 60 Margaret Street Sydney, NSW 2000 AUSTRALIA
 

Terms and Conditions
Payments

Payment must be made either in full online at the time of confirming purchase or 14 days from the date of the invoice.
Payment is required prior to attending the event or course. 

Cancellation policy - Events
  • Cancellation must be in writing
  • Cancellation received more than 10 business days prior to the event running — no penalty will be incurred
  • Cancellation received within 5–10 business days prior to the event running — 50% of the event fee will be payable
  • Cancellation received within 1–5 business days prior to the event running — 100% of the event fee will be payable.
Cancellation policy - Scheduled Courses
  • Cancellation must be in writing
  • Cancellation received more than 10 business days prior to the course start date — no penalty will be incurred
  • Cancellation received within 7–10 business days prior to the event running — 50% of the event fee will be payable
  • Cancellation received within 1–6 business days prior to the event running — 100% of the event fee will be payable.
Cancellation policy - Self-paced Courses
  • Cancellations are not permitted.

Note: If you do not cancel and do not attend, 100% of the event fee must be paid.

Transfer policy - Events
  • All requests for transfers must be in writing
  • Substitute nominees may attend in your place where deemed appropriate; however, if a member wishes to substitute a non-member in their place the full fee will be payable.
Transfer policy - Scheduled Courses
  • All requests for transfers must be in writing
  • Your course registration can be transferred to another course without penalty if requested more than 10 business days prior to the course start date. Otherwise, the above cancellation policy applies. Transfers can only be requested when the course fee has been paid in full
  • Transferring your registration to another person can be done at any time without penalty, provided that nominee details are provided within a minimum of 2 business days before course/event start date; however, if a member wishes to substitute a non-member in their place the full fee will be payable.
Transfer policy - Self-paced Courses 
  • Transfers to another course are not allowed for self-paced courses.
Penalties may be waived in exceptional circumstances, work commitments do not count as exceptional circumstances.

Program Changes

IPAA NSW reserves the right to change programs/speakers/venue, or to cancel programs if the enrollment criteria are not met or when conditions beyond our control prevail. All registrants will be notified in the event of cancellation and their registration will be refunded. 


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