Project Governance for Leaders

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Set your project teams up for success.

Projects are the means by which organisations drive strategic and tactical change. As such, project management has become an essential skill set for modern leaders and managers.

Every project is, by definition, unique, and there is no ‘one-size fits all approach’ on how best to approach project complexities. However, there are a wide range of principles and tools that can be applied, based on the size, complexity and level of uncertainty of each opportunity. The challenge for organisations is to match the best tools and approaches to the needs of each project.


Key Learning Outcomes:

Through this very practical course ,designed to be highly interactive, involving extensive group discussion, activities and case studies which will enable you to build a toolkit to:

Explore project concepts and frameworks

  • Understand project terminology and frameworks
  • Evaluate the pros and cons of agile and predictive approaches for any given project, and select appropriate methods, approaches and tools for each
  • Assess and enhance project management capabilities

Set up projects for success

  • Understand the project’s critical success factors
  • Define the role of project governance and sponsorship
  • Align and engage stakeholders to the project objectives and intended benefits
  • Explore the trade-offs between time, cost, scope and quality to optimise team performance and productivity

Deliver and close projects with confidence

  • Develop appropriate monitoring and control mechanisms to track projects against plan and against business value
  • Diagnose in-flight projects to assess its health and make adjustments that increase the likelihood of successful delivery
  • Identify key lessons learned and ensure these are implemented into future projects

Course Details:

Duration: 2 days

Location: UNSW Sydney CBD Campus

Cost: $3,850 (inc. GST)

CEMD Allocations: 2 CEMD Points