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Leading successful projects

Suitable for: EL 1-2

Duration: 2-day workshop
Venue: APS Learning Centre, Canberra
Price: $1325.00 (excl. GST)
Registration: Visit APS Learn for scheduled dates and to enroll for this program
Contact: //CoreSkillsDevelopment [at] apsc.gov.au">CoreSkillsDevelopment [at] apsc.gov.au

Program overview

This program outlines the knowledge, tools and techniques required to  lead projects and teams at the executive level. Understand the project  management framework and consider the political and policy context for  projects. Learn project governance requirements and project leadership  challenges.

Participant benefits

The program design for EL participants includes:

  • Leading  and managing projects.
    • Scoping,  developing, planning, managing, finalising and reviewing the project.
    • Quality  project management approach.
    • Key  elements of project management.
    • Scoping  and positioning the project.
  • Stakeholder  management.
  • Analysing  and managing project risk.
  • Planning  the project implementation and governance.
  • Leading  and negotiating outcomes, including overcoming the barriers to implementation.
  • Finalising,  evaluating and promoting projects.
  • Developing  a project plan including appropriate project governance arrangements.
    • Project  procurement.
    • Contract  management.
  • Strategies  for projects.
    • Leadership.
    • Implementation.
    • Communication.
    • Evaluation.
  • Managing  in the political interface, program and portfolio management, positioning,  influencing and leadership styles.


  • Two-day workshop.