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Project Management Training Live Online across New Zealand

Project Plus now offers project management training right across New Zealand through the facilities of GoToTraining.

Our Skills and Knowledge project management training courses are well received in Wellington and now we are giving project professionals the opportunity to develop their skills by joining one of our training courses online.

We continually review and update our course content and all courses are supported with full documentation. Our trainers are all accredited by PeopleCert to deliver PRINCE2™ certification courses.

Project Coordination Skills & Knowledge.

This one-day course is designed for people new or relatively new to project coordination or project administration. The course covers:

  • The roles and responsibilities of the Project Coordinator
  • How to manage scope change through change control processes
  • The role of the Project Coordinator as scheduler and cost controller
  • The importance of tracking risk and quality through maintaining registers
  • The importance of stakeholder management
  • Registers, report and minute taking

Project Management Skills & Knowledge

This two-day course is ideal for new Project Managers or Project Managers with no formal project management training and for managers or project team members who need to understand project management. This is our core “how to” project management course. The course equips participants with a set of tools immediately applicable in the workplace, taking you through the stages of a project. The course modules include roles and responsibilities, project initiation, planning, execution and closure.

People Skills in Project Management

This interactive People Skills training course provides insight and practical approaches to help you succeed in today’s organisational environment.

People Skills in Project Management covers the following topics:

  • What makes a strong, diverse project team?
  • Leveraging power, relationships and emotional intelligence
  • The communication imperative
  • Managing conflict
  • Collaborative decision making
  • Project team closure

You will learn:

  • How to develop a strong and diverse project team
  • The importance of influencing skills and emotional intelligence
  • How to create effective communication plans
  • How to resolve project team conflict
  • Collaborative decision making and supporting tools to achieve this
  • How to run effective meetings
  • Closure processes for a project team

Project Plus is a private company owned and managed in New Zealand.

PRINCE2 is a trade mark of Axelos Limited. All rights reserved.

Managing Successful Programmes MSP™ Training Course

The Managing Successful Programmes (MSP) training course is ideal for programme managers and budding programme managers to upskill and improve your programme management capabilities  – and career opportunities.

MSP is a proven framework and the use of programme management is increasingly recognised as a key enabler for organisations to manage transformation initiatives. MSP is being used and adopted more and more within both public and private sectors.

Project Plus is accredited by PeopleCert on behalf of AXELOS to deliver the MSP course and exams.

Our Managing Successful Programmes Certification training course prices are:

  • MSP Foundation – $2195 plus GST
    Three day course (Monday to Wednesday)
  • MSP Foundation and Practitioner – $3295 plus GST
    Five day course (Monday to Friday)
  • MSP Practitioner only – $1795 plus GST (contact us for this option)
    Two day course (Thursday and Friday)

Our prices include the official manual and the exams.

This course is now delivered Live Online using GoToTraining. If you have any questions about the course or wish to book, please contact us on 04 495 9100 or email us at info@projectplus.co.nz

 

AXELOS and MSP are trade marks of Axelos limited. All rights reserved.

Project Management Training Courses – Skills & Knowledge

Join our two day Project Management Skills & Knowledge training course to understand and develop your project skills.

The next dates for these courses are:

1 and 2 August, and 3 and 4 September and 1 and 2 October in Central Wellington

12 and 13 September in Newmarket, Auckland

This training course is our most popular course and participants really enjoy and value the learning.

One comment we received after a recent course was that the person learned more than from when they attended a PRINCE2 course. It is a full on learning experience.

The content is suitable for people new to project management as well as those with some experience – everyone will learn and understand the content.

The price for the two days is $1425 plus GST.

For full details and to register, please click here.

 

Other Skills & Knowledge project management training courses are available every second month in our Wellington training centre in Radio New Zealand House on The Terrace in Wellington.

 

The Importance of Professional Development

The Importance Of Professional Development

“The only thing worse than training employees and losing them is not training them and keeping them.” – Zig Ziglar

It is no secret that employees are a hugely important factor in the success of any organisation. In his recent article for Forbes, Kevin Lynch argues that employees are ‘the key to taking any organisation from the ordinary to the extraordinary’ and thus investing in their development is paramount to success.

Kevin Lynch is President and CEO at National Industries for the Blind in the USA and, like many other executives, has recognised the value of professional development for both companies and for employees. Lynch argues that there are four key ways to utilise professional development:

1.) Invest In Your Best Resource — Your Employees.
Employees are in a unique position when it comes to institutional knowledge and experience of the organisation they work for and can be a valuable resource in learning where the company can improve. Gaining feedback can help in the creation of a professional development plan that accurately responds to employee needs.

2.) Create An Environment For Employee Growth.
A combination of professional training and on the job learning experiences can help employees achieve their full potential and find professional fulfilment.

3.) Expand Employee Development As Part Of The Overall Culture.
Investing in professional development is a great way of showing employees you value them and creating a culture of learning.

4.) Remember Organizations Succeed When Employees Succeed.
In their 9th Global Project Management Survey, PMI found that organisations that prioritise the development of technical skills are 20% more like to complete projects on time and on budget, and meet original goals and business intent.

Knowing where to begin can be difficult. Project Plus offer specialised training in project and change management, with public courses in Wellington, online courses and in-house training delivered at a location to suit you. Please get in touch with us at info@projectplus.co.nz or on 04 495 9100 to discuss training opportunities.

 

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Project Management Training Courses in Wellington

 

Our project management training courses will help you to improve your project management skills and obtain certification. You can undertake your professional development throughout the year with courses and workshops in our Wellington training centre in our office on The Terrace. The training courses cover the PRINCE2™ and PRINCE2 Agile ™ project management certifications. We offer the main Managing Successful Programmes MSP™ and Better Business Cases business case writing certification courses as well as Management of Portfolios .

Certificate in Project Coordination.

Our Certificate in Project Coordination is sought after. This series of training workshops is appropriate for those new to project management as well as people with some experience.

In-house project management training.

We can deliver all of our courses and workshop for your teams in your own office and can tailor our delivery to include your own policies and procedures when appropriate. Our in-house workshops include our Project Governance Workshop which is really useful for leaders with little prior exposure to project management.

Further details can be found in the training section of this website. You can book our courses and workshops online. If you want more information please call us on 04 495 9100 or 09 524 2336. We would love to talk to you and answer any of your questions and help you to find out what training would best suit you.

PRINCE2 and PRINCe2 Agile are trade marks of AXELOS Limited. All rights reserved.