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IT Project/Program Management SIG:

The Art, Science and Secret Sauce of Estimating and Scope Management

Registration End Date: Mon, 15 May, 02:00 PM

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  • where

  • ACS Pearcey Room
    Level 2, 120 Clarendon Street
    Southbank VIC 3006
  • when

  • Event Start: Mon, 15 May, 05:30 PM
    Event Finish: Mon, 15 May, 08:00 PM
  • event price

  • Member: $20.00
  • Non-Member: $50.00

  • * Your price may vary on registration depending on your membership type.

<p> <b>Uncovering and negating the hurdles in ICT project and program management to delivery successfully!</b><br><br>Encountering challenges and hurdles in the delivery of ICT projects and programs is predictable! However, what might these be and what do we need to do when we meet them? <br><br>The ACS is sponsoring a Special Interest Group (SIG) for practitioners interested in the successful delivery of ICT Project and Program Management. These sessions are interactive and provide an avenue for practitioners to meet and share information, that extends the methodologies. The SIG will be led by highly experienced practitioners to facilitate learning and the sharing experiences. <br><br><b>The third session for 2017 will cover:</b></p> <ul><li><b>The Art, Science and Secret Sauce of better Estimating and Scope Management for Projects and Programs</b><br> An illuminating and thought provoking look at some key concepts that we have all experienced in our careers. Scope Management and Estimating, two critical components for successful projects will be examined in the quest to unlock project success. We will ask ourselves and you, the audience, WHY do we launch projects in the first instance, WHAT are we trying to achieve and to WHOM do we serve? </li></ul> <div style="margin-left: 40px;">This discussion will be delivered with an interesting twist.  We will look at the opportunity from at least two dimensions - the Art and Science of the tasks to be performed and from at least two discipline perspectives – the Project Manager, the Business Analyst as well as an evolving ‘new’ delivery leadership role.<br><br>We will look at what the literature says and we will help you form a view that highlights the pressures and tensions that drive the two+ delivery disciplines apart and the paradox elements that bring us together as delivery professionals….all tied together with the art and science dimensions. </div> <p> </p> <p><b>The following sessions for the remainder of the year will be:</b></p> <ul><li><b>19 June 2017</b></li><li>Effective Governance and Sponsorship</li><li><b>17 July 2017</b></li><li>Stakeholder Participation and Communication at every level</li><li><b>21 August 2017</b></li><li>Creating High Performing Teams</li><li><b>18 September 2017</b></li><li>Change Management and why does Cultural and Ethical Alignment matter?</li><li><b>16 October 2017</b></li><li>Procuring the right vendor and product</li><li><b>20 November 2017</b></li><li>Measuring Adoption Program Project Success</li></ul> <p><br>As a member these sessions will cost $20 per session.  If you are not a member, the sessions will cost $50 per session.<br><br>So if you are working in ICT program or project management and are passionate about delivering successfully, register today!<br><br><b>Online registration is required.</b><br><b>Light refreshments will be provided.<br><br><i>Professional Year Students please note: This event will not contribute to your Professional Year student requirements.</i></b></p>

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Professional Development

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 SCHEDULE  ACTIVITY
 05:30 PM - 06:30 PM  Registration                          
 06:00 PM - 07:30 PM  Presentation and Discussion                          

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Project management (PRMG) -> Level 5

Speaker

Haydn Thomas

Haydn Thomas

Haydn has over 20 years of real world experience in management, portfolio, program and project management, business analysis and business consulting. He has worked extensively in large international and domestic banks, government organisations, solution providers.  In addition Haydn has worked with small start-up companies in defining and implementing structure, business solutions, leadership, change management, competencies and efficiencies.  Haydn has provided services to clients across Australia, New Zealand, Asia & North America.

Haydn’s record of achievement with developing and negotiating structured programs are based on his excellent creative direction, passion for quality, delivering on promises and professional approach. Coupled with his outstanding communication skills and the ability to influence decisions, these provide the basis to delivering successful outcomes. His skills are leveraged and derived from various industry experiences.

In recent years, Haydn is following his passion of sharing his experiences through course facilitation, consulting, coaching, capability maturity and international speaking engagements.

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Michael Augello

Michael Augello

Michael is an influential leader in Business Analysis. His passionate involvement in building successful professional communities has led him to his current role as Chair of the global board of the IIBA where he has had a central role in developing strategy.  After joining the board in 2010, Michael was first elected Chair in 2014 and re-elected Chair in 2015.

Michael has a strong entrepreneurial style which brings energy to all of his undertakings. He is an entertaining and experienced international speaker.

After a career in Project Delivery spanning many different roles, Michael co-founded a successful consulting company OptimiseIT in 2004. This led to a merger and public listing of Ingena Group Limited (IGL) in 2007 on the Australian Stock Market. IGL was later acquired by UXC and rebranded as UXC Professional Solutions. 

In recent years, Michael has returned to Business Analysis leadership roles with a number of organisations and continues to demonstrate commitment to support the development of his colleagues through coaching, mentoring and leading capability uplift programs.

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Level 2, 120 Clarendon Street,Southbank,VIC,Australia

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