Applied Project Management

Applied Project Management

5-6 November 2020 (facilitated online)

In-house Enquiry


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.

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.
 

Terms and Conditions
Payments

Payment is required prior to attending the event or course. Please contact an IPAA NSW staff member if an exception is required.

Payments - Online Events

If you have an outstanding invoice for the event, you will not receive a link to the live event. 

Online Events

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Cancellation policy - Events
  • Cancellation must be in writing and confirmed by an IPAA NSW staff member
  • Cancellation received more than 10 business days prior to the event – no penalty will be incurred
  • Cancellation received within 6-10 business days of the event – 50% of the fee is payable
  • Cancellation received less than 6 business days prior to the event – 100% of the fee is payable
  • No show – 100% of the fee is payable
  • Registrations received less than 6 business days prior to the event are non-refundable.
Cancellation policy - Scheduled Courses
  • Cancellation must be in writing and confirmed by an IPAA NSW staff member
  • Cancellation received more than 10 business days prior to the start date – no penalty will be incurred
  • Cancellation received within 6-10 business days of the start date – 50% of the fee is payable
  • Cancellation received less than 6 business days prior to the start date – 100% of the fee is payable
  • No show – 100% of the fee is payable
  • Registrations received less than 6 business days prior to the start date are non-refundable.
Cancellation policy - Self-paced Courses
  • Cancellations are not permitted.

Note: If you do not cancel and do not attend and event or course, 100% of the 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 if nominee details are provided within a minimum of 2 business days prior to the course start date. Transferring from a member to a non-member will result in a fee increase in line with the non-member course fee.
Transfer policy - Self-paced Courses 
  • Transfers to another course are not allowed for self-paced courses.
We may in our discretion waive cancellation charges in exceptional circumstances, but we will not waive cancellation charges on account of work commitments.

Program Changes

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

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