Over 70% of projects miss their deadline, or are over-budget. Our Mastering Agile: Digital Project Management course can help you to escape this fate!

  • 30 October 2018
    2 days
    London
    • £995.00 excl. VAT
  • 5 December 2018
    2 days
    London
    • £995.00 excl. VAT

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    Description

    This 2-day course will give you a great foundation in digital project management. You’ll be able to use the Agile approach to plan, manage and measure your project’s success.

    Programme

    You’ll cover the full project management lifecycle, including: 

    • Plan for success

    Including: Scoping & prioritising needs, Timelines, Budgets & resourcing, Risks & contingency, Stakeholder management, Kick-off.

    • Day-to-day management

    Including: Receiving status updates, Tracking progress, Stakeholder reports, Motivating your team, Change requests, Timeboxing, Managing expectations.

    • Methodologies

    We’ll talk about the main choices (Waterfall, Agile & Lean) and how to get the best out of their different perspectives.

    • Delivery

    Including: Risk management, Incremental delivery & Deployment.

    You’ll also discover some great Project Management tools that will make your life easier!

    Who should attend?

    We would recommend this course to managers or marketers who want to find better tools and techniques to deliver on-brief, on-time and on-budget.

    Laptop/tablet is optional. 

    How will I benefit?

    After attending our 2-day course on Mastering Agile Digital Project Management, you’ll have an increased knowledge and confidence to: 

    • Focus more effectively on: Business benefit, Flexibility, Risk management and Efficiency 
    • Scope a project (including: Goals, Objectives, Targets and KPIs) 
    • Manage stakeholders 
    • Plan a project and monitor progress  
    • Exploit the strengths of the various methodologies (Waterfall, Agile & Lean) 
    • Motivate your team 
    • Develop a communications plan

     

    CPD Accreditation - As we’re a registered provider with the CPD Standards Office you’ll get an official CPD Certificate of attendance upon completion of the course. This can be used within your formal CPD record for a professional body, institute, or employer.

    CPD

    Trainer

    Denis Howlett

    Denis Howlett has been a project manager in the software industry for over 20 years. In that time he has worked for both large and small companies. He has provided consultancy and training to companies such as LogicaCMG, British Airways, HSBC, SpecSavers, Norwich Union and the Swiss Stock Exchange. He has co-founded two companies, KnowledgeBench Ltd in 2003 and Isocra Ltd in 1998.

    Denis has experience of managing and building many different kinds of web-based system, from company websites and photo galleries to intranets requiring on-demand graphing, timesheet input and database integration.

    Denis is a consultant for IndigoBlue, whose programme and project management services enable organisations to significantly improve their ability to deliver IT projects: reducing cost, raising quality by using Agile techniques. As well as training, Denis provides consultancy at board level on IT strategy and the practical application of Agile project management as well as all aspects of website development and monitoring.