Overview: To provide a wider perspective for those with some experience of managing
projects and to build upon the skills learned in the Introduction to Project
Management course. The course will look at factors around the project that will
influence its approach and outcome, and factors within the project that will
benefit from enhanced analysis and control.
Anticipated learning outcomes:
This session will:
discuss the 7S framework for projects
look at models of different types of projects and help you to understand
how different approaches to project management should be taken according to
the type of project
improve your approach to estimating the various factors and parameters
within a project
help you understand the roles stakeholders play in projects and discuss
approaches to stakeholder identification and management
help you to look at how the use of breakdown structures can help organise
and focus your project work.
examine the role of effective leadership in successful project delivery
UCL management competencies addressed:
Manages project and other workloads to meet timescales, budgets and deliverables
Manages relationships with sponsors/funding bodies/collaborators/other faculties or other teams to deliver results
Understands risk culture, including the taking of opportunities while managing risk. Puts measures in place to identify, manage and minimise risks (e.g. financial, business continuity, health and safety)
Preparation: None required, however to help you prepare for
your attendance you may want to look at the Desktop Learning topics listed below.