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Advanced Project Management

$ 1,365.00


01 November


On Campus (Sydney)


8 days


2 x 8hrs

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Lead Presenter

John Le Mesurier

John Le Mesurier

John has taught communication programmes at all levels of government since 2001, including presentation skills and communication training to NSW Health, Transport NSW, NSW Treasury, NSW Department of Justice, the Victorian Library Board and UK Health Trusts. He applies the latest advanced practices in the fields of business, leadership, organisational psychology, analytics and lean engineering to his educational delivery.

John is multi-disciplinary, being degree qualified in business, psychology and statistics. Past experience includes senior corporate and general management roles in American, British and Chinese multinationals and consultancies for leading UK and Irish management firms (Childs Davidson/ Canadean/ GlobalData plc). His consulting projects have covered strategy, sales & customer service processes, human resource models, communications and organisational issues. With this background, he offers the most up to date deliveries for equipping and developing today’s modern professional in the world’s leading practices.

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This advanced project management course provides project managers with the advanced tools necessary for managing projects effectively, within the context of the challenges posed by a post-covid world, characterised by competing demands for resources and pressures from stakeholders in all directions

About this course

This project management course will strengthen your leadership abilities and build your skills in project governance and planning. Effective engagement of project stakeholders will be addressed, including managing scope definition, and dealing with the myriad of challenges that can arise in bringing a project to successful completion. The overarching approach will include the utilisation of models to build effective teams for achieving project outcomes.

Key benefits of this course

By the completion of this advanced project course, you should be able to:

  • Use more advanced tools and techniques in project management for leading projects
  • Respond to a project brief from a project sponsor
  • Develop the project scope from the project sponsor’s brief and achieve project sponsor approval
  • Initiate a project after gaining approval, including listing project deliverables, constraints, quality requirements and outcomes
  • Effectively estimate timing, costs and resources required for more complex projects as part of your project plan
  • Build a project management culture by motivating and successfully leading multi-functional project teams
  • Manage change caused by variances against time schedules and cost budgets
  • Conduct risk management activities and apply project scope controls
  • Direct project communications in all directions by effectively managing upwards, sideways and in so doing, enabling a high performing project team
  • Evaluate project outcomes and draw lessons from the project for continuous improvement.

Digital badge and certificate

A digital badge and certificate will be awarded following the successful completion of any necessary tasks or assessments to demonstrate acquired learning of the short course or for meeting attendance and/or participation requirements.

Learn more about UTS Open digital badges.

Course outline

The following content will be covered during the course:

  • The range of project management approaches available
  • The suitability of each of the project management approaches for different types of projects
  • Different business models and organisational structures for running projects
  • Identifying the challenges along the project lifecycle
  • Project governance throughout the project lifecycle
  • Models and frameworks for building high performing project teams
  • Managing the project sponsor and their project brief
  • How to initiate and scope a project
  • Planning the project
  • Managing the trade-off across time, cost and quality
  • Identifying risk appetite and managing project risk accordingly
  • Procuring project resources, both human and material
  • Managing project change and resolving project issues
  • Controlling projects relative to each milestone
  • Project review, progress reporting and performance reports
  • Project close and post-evaluation/lessons learned.


Full price: $1,365 (GST-free)*

*Price subject to change. Please check price at time of purchase. 

Enrolment conditions

Course purchase is subject to UTS Open Terms and Conditions. 

COVID-19 response 

UTS complies with latest Government health advice. Delivery of all courses complies with the UTS response to COVID-19.

Contact us

If you have a specific question on course content or requirements, please email

Who is this course for?

This short course is designed for individuals who have experience in project management and who wish to expand their skills with more advanced tools and techniques in order to take on project leadership roles. It is suitable for project managers, project officers or those making regular and important contributions to more complex projects.

Book a session

Fri 01 Nov 2024-
Fri 08 Nov 2024
Expert: John Le Mesurier
  • UTS – Venue TBC
  • On Campus (Sydney)
  • 2 sessions, 16 hours total

Enrolments close 9am Friday 1November 2024 AEDT or when all places have been filled, whichever occurs first. 

Acknowledgement of Country

UTS acknowledges the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation, the Boorooberongal people of the Dharug Nation, the Bidiagal people and the Gamaygal people, upon whose ancestral lands our university stands. We would also like to pay respect to the Elders both past and present, acknowledging them as the traditional custodians of knowledge for these lands.