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Project Management: delivering high quality outcomes

07 May 18:00 - 20:30
Organized by: RIBA London
Venue: RIBA
Royal Institute of British Architects
66 Portland Place
London
W1B 1AD

Project management is a key skill for delivering successful, quality outcomes on projects. This seminar will provide an overview of key project management principles and processes from the initiation of the project, through to completion and use. It will cover the phases, scope and capturing expectations, scheduling the programme and proactively managing risks and change. Critical elements such as communication and interacting with the team and individuals will also be covered and tools and techniques and useful documents for managing the project will be outlined.

The seminar will provide awareness of key project management competencies linked to the APM Body of Knowledge with reference to Quality Management, the RIBA Quality Tracker and the Plan of Work.

Learning outcomes will include:

Increased understanding of projects, their lifecycle, processes, key terminology and the architect/project manager role Awareness of the key considerations in setting up projects to incorporate best practice processes to ensure the client brief/project scope, design and outcome are aligned Awareness of change control and risk management processes in order that change is adequately evaluated and managed; with risks including those relating to cost, approvals, safety etc. mitigated Principles of managing quality from the outset and tips to ensure this is not compromised Knowledge of key documents for managing projects and tailoring approach to the project scale and complexity Awareness of further project management learning needs and options