Project Management

This workshop is intended to instil the basics of good project management at all levels of an organisation. It is appropriate for a wide range of staff and includes real world and pragmatic training.

What is it?

  • 2 day project management workshop
  • an introduction to project management, but even the most experienced people will get something out of this
  • workshops incorporate methods, processes and tools that we have developed to project manage projects we are involved with.
  • tools and techniques have been developed to take a lot of the stress out of project management
  • participants are given simple and practical exercises that embed the learnings, with a focus on project planning, as many projects go astray during these first critical steps

What will be covered?

  • the psychology of business
  • why is good project management important & the consequence of it going wrong?
  • how can we manage projects better?
  • key philosophies of better project management
  • introduction to the project management life cycle
  • project management process
    • initiate
    • planning
    • delivery
    • close

This workshop will provide participants with:

  • an overview of project management
  • knowledge of the four key phases of the project management life cycle
  • an introduction to the psychology of business and how it applies to project management
  • an introduction to tools that can be used to tackle project issues
  • an introduction to the Right Track Workshop
  • understanding of the dangers that arise from poor project management
  • an introduction to the terminology of project management
  • an understanding of why project management is important

Workshop fun at Whakatāne District Council

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Frank meeting the Mayor of Dunedin, Jules Radich, while running a workshop at the council

"Valuable content and real world insights, examples, skills and techniques.  The presenter was very personable, approachable, supportive, informative and confidence-building.  The material was delivered with a sense of fun."

-  Marc S, Rotorua Lakes Council

4.7 stars from 927 testimonials


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Who is it for?

This workshop will benefit anyone who:

  • has little or no prior project management experience
  • is working as part of a project team
  • is in a support role to a project
  • hopes to be selected for inclusion in a project team
  • is a project manager

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Your facilitator

Frank Aldridge:

  • has trained over 1000 people in project management
  • trained across 70+ different project categories
  • has had attendance from 80+ organisations across NZ
  • TIGL are SOLGM's preferred trainer for procurement, project management & contract management

Workshop cost and booking details

2 day workshop  (inhouse and public options available)

If you have a larger group of people you would like to attend together, we can bring the workshop to you and run it inhouse.  We can also tailor the workshop examples to meet what you need. We use real case studies to embed the learning and solve business issues at the same time.  (All you need to do is provide a suitable venue and appropriate support.)

The pricing for an inhouse workshop is as below:

Up to 10 attendees

Per person fee

in excess of 10 attendees



The pricing for a public workshop is $1,500 + gst/person.

For the next public workshop dates click here.

 Contact us to enquire or book.