Project Management - Advanced Skills For Leaders

Guidance on how to develop advanced project management skills

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Course Overview

Change is going on around you all the time: new IT, new ways of working, changes to the law and regulation, heightened competition, and increasing demands from key stakeholders

Whatever the firm, wherever it is located and however it is structured, the rate of change is increasing.

‘Advanced Skills for Leaders’ looks at the coordination, direction and implementation of a portfolio of projects and transformational activities to achieve results and realise benefits of strategic importance to the firm.

This course aligns three critical organisational elements:

•  Strategic intent – where the firm is heading
•  A need for change – to improve performance
•  Client demand – today’s ‘business-as-usual’ environment

This course will explore the following topics:

·  How to improve coordination of various projects in your firm
·  What are the ‘outcomes’ and ‘benefits’
·  How to design and deliver ‘coherent capability’
·  Establishing and keeping to key milestones
·  Leadership and stakeholder engagement
·  Identifying critical success factors and delivering to plan – ‘Benefits Realisation Management’
·  Risk management and issue resolution

What are the requirements?

  • Watch the recorded webinars and review the supporting documentation
  • This course provides 2 CPD point

Learning Outcomes

  • Improved skills to manage multiple projects in the firm and a resource to support your implementation back in the workplace

What is the target audience?

  • Of particular value to all that are grappling with multiple projects in the firm – particularly more senior managers and business owners.

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About Instructor - Mac Mackay

BSc(Hons) DipM MCIM PCertM CMgr MCMI MBA

Mac has a wealth of practical management experience running his own successful consultancy practice, and has been a popular lead speaker on the Datalaw SRA Management Course Stage One and Two.

He is author of Motivation, Ability & Confidence Building in People and Recruiting, Retaining & Releasing People both published by Butterworth Heinemann (2007). Mac is also a Chartered Manager and a qualified sports coach.

Course Curriculum

Recorded Webinars

  • Part 1
    00:36:18
  • Part 2
    00:32:18
  • Part 3
    00:25:41
  • Part 4
    00:34:06
  • Part 5
    00:28:53
  • Part 6
    00:39:01

Supporting Documentation

  • Notes
    72 Page

Knowledge Check

  • Knowledge Check
     

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