Project Management

This workshop uses the project lifecycle as a framework and is focused on providing participants with practical project management tools and techniques. Content covered includes identifying project goals, scoping, planning, risk management, communication and closing activities, to ensure a complete understanding of the project process. The course is appropriate for smaller projects or people new to project management and provides a solid foundation and methodology for further skills development.

Project Management is facilitated by AcademyGlobal, a leading capability development firm, with the aim of providing research-validated management training. They create future careers by delivering an engaging and rewarding learning experience that builds confidence, expertise and knowledge. LG Professionals, NSW has worked closely with AcademyGlobal to ensure their course is relevant to those working in local government.

Key content

  • Understand framework for planning and managing projects
  • Development of project schedules and plans to contribute to the identification of project deliverables
  • Roles and responsibilities within a project team
  • Risk management
  • Monitor and evaluate project progress against identified goals
  • Communication throughout the project
  • Problem solving and identifying potential problems within the project

Who should attend?

This course is open to any leader working in the local government sector and will be of particular interest to:  
  • Experienced team members
  • Supervisors
  • Managers
  • Any local government employee wanting to develop their project management skills

Benefits for the delegate

Participants will leave this course with an increased ability to effectively manage and contribute within worked-based projects, as well as an understanding of project management terminology, tools and techniques.

Benefits for council

Council can expect teams to have an increase in project management skills as well as improved scoping, planning and communication on projects, delivering project outcomes more readily.

Delivered in council

If you have a number of people at your council or in your region that would benefit from this programme, this course is available for in council delivery.  With any group size up to 20, room size permitting, we will come to your council and deliver a tailored version of the course designed for your team members. 

For the cost of this course to be delivered at your council or in your region please contact
Melinda Budd 
02 8297 1210 

Capabilities framework

The descriptor level for the course is set at an ‘Intermediate’ level and will cover the following capabilities:

Results:  Deliver results
 Plan and prioritise
Think and solve problems
 Demonstrate accountability
Business Enablers:  Finance  
 Procurement and contract management
 Project management
To discuss options and ways to tailor the content to your local council please contact Gavin at LG Professionals, NSW:

Gavin Carnegie, Learning and Development Manager
P 02 8297 1211          
M 0408 944 107