23 November 2020
10:00 - 12:00
2 hours
Online GoToMeeting
Online video conferencing

This two hour Project Management essentials session will de-mystify the concepts and principles of project management and show you some of the ideas and approaches that can be utilised in delivering a successful project. We will:

  •  Explore what we mean by the ‘project management cycle’
  •  Understand what the phases and processes of project management
  •  Explore the need to define the scope of your project, reduce it to a set of manageable tasks, obtain appropriate resources and build a team to perform the work
  •  Assess how to communicate with colleagues and stakeholders and
  •  Consider how to assess and monitor risks to the project and mitigate them.

We will also take a look at the functions and responsibilities of the project manager.

Lead facilitator

Gareth Corser  

Prior to joining the NHS, Gareth worked in the commercial sector and has a strong marketing background. Gareth has worked at a senior level in acute, community and primary care settings and was previously Executive Director of Strategy at Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and at West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust. He has a strong track record of successfully leading complex initiatives and has led on a number of significant strategic and commercial projects including corporate and clinical strategy development. Gareth’s expertise ranges across leadership development, strategic planning, system-thinking, project management, the impact of mindset and commercial skills. His passion is to help create an environment where leadership is inspired by kindness and compassion, where individuals and teams hold themselves accountable for their impact on others and where leaders see their role as being to create leaders not followers.

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