A Project Management System for a Better Quality of Teaching

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Specifics

  • Activities: Our courses usually include two cultural activities. Further information is available on the page of each location.
  • Certificate: Certificate of Attendance guaranteed for participants who attend at least 80% of the course.
  • Lessons: Upon the decision of the course provider, classes take place in the Morning (9:00 – 14:00) or in the Afternoon (14:00 – 19:00).
  • Standard Price: 540 €
  • Early Bird: 480 € if you register at least 8 weeks before the course starts, and pay within payment deadlines

Description

Managing a project involves many different aspects and many things that have to be tracked and followed upon. You have to determine project tasks, create a schedule, assign resources, and identify and track issues and risks. That’s just the tip of the iceberg; as a project manager, you are responsible for the overall success of a project. How can you successfully track all those different aspects of a project?

A project management system is a means of managing a project by planning, organizing, and managing its different required aspects.

Educationists who want to work together to improve the quality of education and to make it more interactive and enjoyable can easily communicate and collaborate through these project management systems. They can discuss education-related matters, suggest ideas, share their knowledge and thus devise great strategies and solutions in less time.

Education related projects can be better planned and executed with proper utilization of features within these tools. They enable perfect description and documentation of various tasks and duties assigned to various team members working on a project.

This makes the execution of these tasks and activities as per the schedule and plan. The progress of projects can be better tracked which leads to a successful culmination of work with the achievement of project-specific objectives.

By using project management systems, educationists and teachers can better connect, communicate and collaborate with each other and devise ways to improve the standard of teaching and make teaching accessible to more and more people irrespective of their financial, economic, and social status. This promotes equality and equal opportunities to learn, grow and excel for everybody.

Concept by: Alessandro Pumpo

Learning outcomes

The course will help the participants to understand how to:

  • Become self-aware of your role as a teacher and what it means to be part of a bigger team;
  • Reflect and refresh your approach to teaching, while learning to maximize your strengths and build yourself as a teacher;
  • Practice effective communication techniques, as well as experience creative management tools;
  • Conduct project planning activities that accurately forecast project costs, timelines, and quality;
  • Implement processes for successful resource, communication, and risk and change management;
  • Demonstrate effective project execution and control techniques that result in successful projects;
  • Demonstrate effective organizational leadership and change skills for managing projects, project teams, and stakeholders.

Tentative schedule

Day 1 – Course introduction to Project Management

Course introduction

  • Introduction to the course, the school, and the external week activities;
  • Icebreaker activities;
  • Presentations of the participants’ schools.

Project Management

  • Foundation in Project Management and its relevant impact on education and participation;
  • Slides presentation, case histories, and Group practical activities. 

Day 2 – Project organization

  • Project initiation and planning, leading project teams;
  • Group discussion and focus group.

Day 3 – Digital communication

  • Communication tools, Marketing, stakeholders, partnerships, and Fundraising, manage multiple initiatives, cooperative collaborations.

Day 4 – Software application

  • How to use the software application to update a project’s GANTT charts as the project progresses, how to read the resulting charts, and how to develop changed project plans; 
  • How to develop “soft” managerial and leadership skills.

Day 5 – Intro to project management tools

  • Various Projects management tools: where to find it how to use it, case histories and group practical activities.

Day 6 – Course closure & excursion

  • Course evaluation: round up of acquired competences, feedback, and discussion;
  • Awarding of the course Certificate of Attendance;
  • Excursion and other external cultural activities.

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