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Project Management Training

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Southampton Solent University

East Park Terrace

Southampton

SO14 0YN

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A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO MANAGING PROJECTS

Location: RM321 Meeting Room in EPT - Southampton Solent University

Purpose:

To provide an overview of project management with emphasis on the role of project leadership.

Objectives:

  • To provide an overview of project management concepts

  • To consider prime causes of project failure

  • To identify what constitutes effective project management

  • To identify the responsibilities of project sponsor/steering group/board

  • Explore your own skills in relations to project management.


Please see draft schedule below:

Agenda

09:00 Welcome/Registration

09.30 The scope of a project

When is a project a project?

The roles and responsibilities of Project ‘leader’ and Project Manager

Auditing the skills you bring

Leadership and the strategic role of the steering group/board

11.00 BREAK

11.15 Risks: assessing and managing them

Common reasons projects fail- and what can help

Double loop learning-reflecting on improvements in your projects

Your role in project success- working through others

12.30 Lunch


There will be an afternoon session open to Project Leaders of the Southern Universities Network only. During this time, a project specific to the SUN will be discussed and analysed.

Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

FAQs

What are my parking options for the event?

There are several city centre car parks close to Southampton Solent University. Please see details below:

1. New Road (SO14 0AY) - 2 min walk to SSU - £5 all day parking

2. Trinity Road (SO14 0BG) - 3 min walk to SSU - £4.20 all day parking - 23 spaces

3. Six Dials (SO14 0SU) - 3 min walk to SSU - £4.20 all day parking - 72 spaces

4. Compton Walk (SO14 0BH) - 4 min walk to SSU - £8 all day parking - 35 spaces

5. Ascupart Street (SO14 1LU) - 6 min walk to SSU - £5.50 all day parking - 32 spaces

6. Kings Park Road (SO15 2AU) - 7 min walk to SSU - £8 all day parking - 76 spaces


How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

If you have any questions about the event, please contact George Storry at G.C.Storry@soton.ac.uk or by phone on 02380 591727.

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