£222 – £456

Expert project management skills | Half-day training workshop

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Sutherland Labs

52 Shorts Gardens

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WC2H 9AN

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At this half-day training workshop, you'll gain practical guidance to help you to become a skilled project manager. Learn to take the lead in keeping your team on track and navigate competing diary demands so that the best work is delivered to time, budget and scope requirements.

Our speaker is:

Jan Casey, Independent Consultant

Discussion will include:

  • How to distribute the workload across your business and make the best use of technology.
  • How to identify and rectify problem stages – are you overservicing clients or taking too long ironing out the brief?
  • Managing workload pressures - how to strike the balance between your team being productive and overwhelmed.
  • Personal impact – how to influence key stakeholders and influencing upwards.

You'll leave with:

  • The confidence to take control over the whole project management cycle in your business.
  • The ability to improve efficiency by reducing project impediments, including scope creep.
  • How to apply your project management methodology more effectively to tackle the pinch points which are leading to over servicing.
  • Enhanced skills in managing multiple projects, and the ability to lead the flow of work through your business.
  • The ability to move projects through to successful completion.

About Jan Casey

With over 25 years experience in the creative industry, Jan has substantial expertise from both a business and consultancy perspective. As a board director and shareholder at Lambie-Nairn, she was responsible for the development and direction of multi-disciplinary teams originating and implementing complex, large-scale projects across a variety of market sectors for clients such as ITN, BBC, Boots, O2 and Channel Four.

As an independent consultant for over seven years, she has delivered a unique set of skills for clients and consultancies, combining her experience as a brand consultant, project director, business advisor and coach and psychotherapist to build brands, implement projects and facilitate organisational change. Recent business clients include NHS, Land Securities, BBC Broadcast, HM Revenue & Customs, Sky, Royal Mail and Red Cross and design consultancy clients include hat-trick, Pentagram and True North. Jan has chaired seminars on the creative industry and is a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.

Additional information

  • Prices include VAT.
  • *DBA member traveller rate: To make our workshops more accessible to those based outside London, we are offering a discount to individuals whose offices are located more than 60 miles from the DBA office (EC1V 9HX). If this includes you, please book using the rates above. We will then contact you to verify your postcode. To see if your office is located more than 60 miles please click here.
  • When booking this event, please provide the name of the person who will be attending - we will use this for their delegate badge and materials.
  • All DBA events and training courses are subject to standard terms and conditions which can be read in full here.
  • If you have any queries please email us at bookings@dba.org.uk or call 020 7251 9229.

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