Managing Difficult Projects

Learn to deal with the realities of managing projects at supersonic speeds despite truncated timelines, inadequate staffing, and tight budgets.
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AUD$389 RRP $599

Quick Facts

  • Delivery Method Online
  • Professional Certificate
  • 24hrs Suggested Study Time
  • 8 Weeks Access
  • Tutor Support
  • Mobile and Tablet Friendly
  • 3222 Students

What's it all about?

With accelerated schedules driving many technology projects today, the smart project manager must rapidly retool their skill set. This course offers a breakthrough model for dealing with the realities of managing projects at supersonic speeds. Learn to meet and win the challenges of truncated timelines, short-staffed project teams, skimpy budgets and crippling risks.

PMBOK® Guide, PMI®, PMP®, CAPM®, and the PMI R.E.P. logo are either marks or registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc. 

Courses are delivered to you through expertly executed lessons, online instruction and interaction with like-minded students. Our courses are designed to deliver all of the benefits of studying in a classroom whilst giving you the flexibility to study at a time and place to suit your needs. You can access your classroom 24/7 from any device with an internet connection.

New sessions of each course start monthly and last for six weeks. You’ll gain access to two lessons a week (for a total of 12 lessons) helping you pace your learning. There are no set times for you to study, you can log in and out at any time and complete the course at your own pace. Your expert tutor will guide and facilitate your course, answering any questions you have and providing guidance and feedback. You’ll complete comprehensive lessons, quizzes and assignments before submitting your final exam at the end of the course to achieve your certificate.

Session start dates are listed below. Has the start date already passed? Don’t worry, you can join a class up to 2 weeks after the start date!

Start Dates:

  • 13 November
  • 11 December
  • 15 January
  • 12 February

Who's the instructor?

Tom Myers

Tom Myers is a certified project manager who has been active in managing information technology projects for more than twenty years. A graduate of Project Management, Tom has taught technical project management and certification courses for two la... Read more

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What's involved?

  • Lesson 1- Manage at High Speed: Why the Rush?
  • Lesson 2- The Race Is On: Three Critical Factors
  • Lesson 3- Factor One: The Team Is Always First
  • Lesson 4- Factor Two: Time Versus Money
  • Lesson 5- Factor Three: It's Always About Risk
  • Lesson 6- Fast-Track Planning: Steps 1 Through 5
  • Lesson 7- Fast-Track Planning: Steps 6 Through 10
  • Lesson 8- Fast-Track Planning: Steps 11 Through 13
  • Lesson 9- Fast-Track Planning: Steps 14 Through 19
  • Lesson 10- Plan Execution: Full Acceleration
  • Lesson 11- Project Control: The Power of Process
  • Lesson 12- Closeout: Cross the Finish Line

What do others think?

‘I have taken 1-3 day seminars and classes, but I don't think I learned as much in those multiple sessions combined as I did in this class. Thanks!’

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The Learning Environment

From the moment that you enrol in Managing Difficult Projects you will become an integral part of our learning community. You will experience the perks of classroom studies such as chatting by the water cooler or sharing your opinion on a specific task, all in your own home.

Tutor support during your learning is flawless, friendly and encouraging. You will learn from your professional tutor who is not only knowledgeable and highly skilled but is a passionate industry expert. Our ethos is that if you succeed, we succeed. As with any studies, learning can be intense, yet you will soon realise that your hard work and commitment will be both personally and professionally rewarding.

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