PROJECT MANAGEMENT IN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Kaczmarczyk, S. (Organiser)

Activity: Training ProgrammesOrganising a training programmeResearch

Description

This workshop aims to develop an understanding of efficient adaptive Project Management (PM) methods. The main objective is to introduce delegates to the methodology of Agile Project Management (APM). Participants will learn to apply the most important tools and methods of APM and will take away a set of key success factors for successful agile projects. APM involves an approach to complete projects in an iterative way by promoting communication and reflection amongst the project team and facilitating rapid and flexible response to change. The benefits of APM include better involvement of the project stakeholders in the process, increased project control and reduced risks.
The workshop will comprise a number of sessions as per the programme below and will involve presentations, practical project / case study, reflection and discussion elements. The workshop will be facilitated by experienced senior management staff from thyssenkrupp Elevator AG (tkE), a leading international company with their manufacturing, service and research and innovation centres (RIC) located in Brazil, China, Spain, South Korea, UAE, UK, and USA. The event is organised jointly with The Graduate School within the framework of Partnership for Research and Innovation between the Faculty of Arts, Science and Technology and tkE.
Period19 Sep 2017
Degree of RecognitionInternational