Project Management – The Basic Principles
Date: Postponed until further notice
Effective project management executes and delivers positive change in an organisation. To do this involves technical skills, such as critical path analysis and Gantt charting, as well as people skills, including motivating, influencing and managing intergroup conflict.
This course introduces the basic principles and processes of project management, as well as the recognition, assessment and mitigation of risk within projects. It also touches on critical people and cultural issues that are implicit in the management of projects.
- Basic principles - thinking, organising, planning, controlling and directing projects
- Development of a project plan
- Recognition and management of project risk
- People skills and managing groups
- Managers and professionals
- Senior management
- C-suite level
Presenter: Dr Shivendu Pratap Singh
Dr Singh is a Lecturer in Digital Business at the University of Waikato's Management School, whose research and teaching is focused on cutting-edge information technologies like artificial intelligence, blockchain, cybersecurity and agile project management.
Dr Singh assisted in developing two of the school's new online programmes; the Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics and the Graduate Certificate in Project Management.
He completed his PhD (Information Systems) at the University of Pittsburgh, USA. Prior to that, Dr Singh worked for Wipro Technologies as a data centre architect. He managed business functions like software project management, data centre security, database management, data analytics, data centre optimisation, and alliance management.
$690 (inc. GST)
When: Postponed until further notice
Time: 9am to 5pm
Where: University of Waikato - Hamilton campus
Please note that this course is delivered on campus (face-to-face) and is not available as an online option. Participants must be able to attend in person. Lunch will be provided on the day.
Note: For University of Waikato staff, you will need to pay via journal transfer. Please contact Helen Nicol in the Executive Education team to reserve your spot and collect the account code.
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 07 838 4833
Mobile: 022 480 1337
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