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Managing Successful Projects and Events – 1 Day – Online

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Standard price
£499.00
Non-profit price
£449.00

This 1 day course is delivered online and is split into 2 half days.

Dates and timings

28-29 May, 1.00-5.00pm GMT
15-16 October, 1.00-5.00pm GMT

“If you fail to plan, you are planning to fail!”

Do you organise projects or events and keep most of the stuff in your head? When the plan goes well, great! But how can you learn to take on bigger and more complex projects with confidence? You need to use tried and tested techniques and follow a written plan.

This course has six modules to give you a solid foundation to develop your skills. We will cover:

Key modules

Project Management

  • 12 Steps for successful projects
  • Contingency planning
  • Gannt Charts
  • Assessing risk
  • Monitoring costs

Creative Problem Solving

  • Identifying the real problem: 5 Whys, Kepner Tregoe Method, Pareto Analysis
  • Generating solutions
  • Selecting the best solution

Managing Brilliant Events

  • Involving your manager
  • Planning before you start
  • Venue considerations
  • Technical essentials
  • Speakers
  • Marketing
  • Saving money

Pivoting to Virtual Events

  • Keeping audiences engaged
  • Developing brilliant content
  • Production essentials
  • Business case for virtual events

Using Microsoft Forms for your projects and events

  • Creating a survey
  • Adding survey questions
  • Enabling file uploads
  • Creating a quiz
  • Controlling quiz appearance
  • Editing questions
  • Changing question order
  • Sharing forms
  • Viewing survey and quiz results
  • Analyzing results in Microsoft Forms

Using Microsoft Planner for your projects and events

  • Creating a plan
  • Adding and assigning tasks
  • Sorting tasks into buckets
  • Attaching files to tasks
  • Flagging tasks with labels
  • Updating a task’s status
  • Viewing progress on a plan
  • Using charts to view progress

Using ChatGPT and Copilot for Your Projects and Events

  • Writing Best Prompts
  • Examples of Practical Applications
  • Integrating AI with Microsoft Office 365

How is this course delivered?

  • This course can be delivered at your venue
  • This course can be delivered online at the date and time convenient to you
  • This course is delivered online and is split into 2 half days

Dates and timings

28-29 May, 1.00-5.00pm GMT
15-16 October, 1.00-5.00pm GMT

Why choose this course?

  • Over 50 pages of handouts and online resources
  • 2 years of FREE post course support
  • Endorsed by the IAM
  • Certificate of attendance
  • 100s of satisfied clients
  • This course has been developed and refined over 17 years, keeping pace with the ever-changing role of the Office Professionals

Your trainer

PAul Pennant

Founder & Owner of Today’s PA

Managing Successful Projects and Events – 1 Day – Online
Date: 15-10-2024
Days: Live
Location: Online
Places: 5
Non-profit price: £449.00
Price: £499.00
The course was very informative and has helped me to ensure I run my events more efficiently! Thank you!
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