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Project governance programs for executives overseeing major projects
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Project governance programs

Governance programs for executives accountable for major projects

Join our one-day, interactive governance program with practical information for developing capabilities in governing major, business-defining projects.

Our project governance programs run in two specialist streams: major capital investment and technology-enabled projects.

Learn from major project experts and share experiences with industry peers in a motivated and confidential environment.

We will provide program dates for 2017-18 as soon as possible.

Register your interest by emailing johngrillcentre@sydney.edu.au.


Stream: Major capital investment

Major capital investment outcomes can make or break organisations. Effective governance of major projects is imperative for success, particularly in an uncertain economic environment.

Governing major capital investments involves challenges that are distinct from the range of corporate governance issues organisations face. Effective governance requires the accountable executives to have the necessary skills and knowledge to ensure projects reliably create maximum value for your organisation.


Stream: Technology-enabled projects

Many technology-enabled transformation projects fail to deliver business outcomes, and the opportunity lost is too great in this competitive economic environment.

Organisations are investing heavily in technology projects to transform their processes and improve performance. Experience tells us that many of these projects will fail to deliver value because of poor project governance.

Effective project governance requires the accountable executives to have the necessary skills and knowledge to ensure they make the right choices at critical points and create value for their organisation.


Program objectives

Our project governance program will equip you with the skills to:

  • apply investment management techniques to assess your organisation’s risk appetite and support your project strategy
  • apply project governance models for establishing sustainable project processes and better project outcomes
  • know the key governance questions to ask project sponsors, project leaders, contractors and vendors, and what to look for in their answers
  • explore and identify essential capability requirements for your governance and project teams
  • understand why projects fail and use appropriate skills to identify and recover projects running off course
  • examine cultural barriers to change and strategies for addressing these issues.

Who should attend?

Executives accountable for project investment decisions, project governance or sponsorship.

Program duration

One day

Cost

$1850 (includes GST)

Course location - Sydney city campus