Advanced Project Management

This one-day course introduces advanced topics such as earned value project control and managing changes to resources and time. During the course, participants are encouraged to evaluate and increase their own leadership skills for the management of real-world projects.

This course is only available to participants that have completed 460101 Introduction to Project Management.

Time: 9am - 5pm
Cost: $995 excluding GST ($695 for AUT staff)

  • The importance of resources
  • The organisational requirements for projects
  • Approaches to project estimation
  • The role of direct and indirect costs on budgets
  • The idea of ‘crashing’
  • The concept of earned value
  • The personal and leadership characteristics required for projects
  • Understand the reasons for alternative project approaches, i.e. PERT, PRINCE2, Critical Chain, Scrum and Agile
  • Risk identification and management
  • Create a resource profile for a simple project
  • Recalculate simple project budgets based on changes to the baseline, such as changes to resources or time requirements
  • How to use Earned Value control and reporting
  • How to approach Microsoft project
  • Examine requirements and capabilities required over the project lifecycle
  • Review their capabilities in order to create a project management development plan
  • Create a project risk register and management plan, linked to budgets and plans

There are no courses scheduled for the remainder of 2022 Time Available Places

If you elect to withdraw from this Executive Education Course or move your enrolment to a future date, the following refund policy applies:

Date of course amendment request* Refund Due
More than 3 working days prior to course commencement 100%
Less than 3 working days prior to course commencement 80%
After course commencement No refund

* Course amendment request: request for withdrawal or transfer of enrolment to a future course must be submitted in writing

For further information:

Associate Professor Simon Mowatt
Email: simon.mowatt@aut.ac.nz
Tel: +64 9 921 5424

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