Free Digital Matters Events: Project Management for the Digital Creatives

Event Info

Wed 8 Dec, 2010 from 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Madlab, Northern Quarters
36-40 Edge Street,
Manchester,, M4 1HN, UK (Map)
Cost: Free if booked online


Digital Matters are Free Events delivered in partnership with Manchester Digital Development Agency , Manchester Digital & Alba Associates and aimed at assisting the business development of small agencies and freelance businesses within the digital, creative and ICT sector of Manchester.

A very practical session aimed at introducing the delegates to focused themes essential to good project management as well as business planning. The session will link the ability of the delegates to review time and cost management skills with need to effectively breakdown tasks and activities that meet the requirements of the business as well as the customer. These actions should ensure that your delivery of the project is feasible and profitable within the requirements of the customer’s tender. The structure of this session will be delivered over two integrated workshops. It has been designed to enable delegates to ‘take away’ techniques, processes and tools appropriate to their own business’s needs. It will include the opportunity to design your own action plan which is appropriate to your businesses resources, expertise and involvement in the tendering process. The Creative’s Approach to Project Management: Part 2 Open up your business to the external and internal benefits that could be gained from selective use of project management techniques within your creative / digital business. Consider practical and easily adoptable elements of project management that would be suitable for your business. Develop an understanding of ‘requirement analysis’ and defining the customers actual needs and/or requirements. Expand your awareness of the techniques in break down tasks / projects into measurable and meaningful objectives which can then be effectively scheduled.  Consider how you might apply evaluate tools to the project to ensure that you are delivering what the customer has asked for.  Develop manageable ways and processes to effectively improve time (and cost) management within your work and projects. Consider what processes could be utilised to monitoring and control our work activities. Examine how feasible the customer’s requirements are within a tender document and consider how you might allocation a project cost to the required proposal Develop your business’s action plan to implement project management Booking  


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