Improvement Academy

Jump Start! An Introduction to Project Management

This full day workshop is ideal for staff leading a project and will provide them with the knowledge and skills to begin project management planning and understand and learn about the importance of team dynamics to facilitate change.

After attending this workshop participants will be able to increase their understanding in the key elements of project management including:

  • Project planning; aim, scope, time, budget, governance and structure, key stakeholders, communication plan, risks and issues
  • Document a project
  • Understanding their own social style and how to work best with other styles
  • Learn the role and focus of the facilitator and how to encourage group participation
  • Explore practice techniques to better manager people in a group setting.

Who is the course for?

This 8 hour workshop will target staff with no or limited exposure to project management theory and practice who will need to lead projects/change initiatives in the near future. The target audience includes:

  • Aspiring/emerging leaders
  • People who won funding to implement ideas
  • Staff leading or anticipating a project
  • Front line and middle managers
  • Accelerating Implementation Methodology trained staff.

How to access the course

You can register for Jump Start! An Introduction to Project Management via My Health Learning, course code 221492483.

To find out more information, please contact the Organisational Development and Learning Team on 9540 8077 or via email SESLHD-OrganisationalDevelopmentLearning@health.nsw.gov.au.