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Project Management in Conservation and Collections Care

 

This two-day course will provide professionals in conservation and collections care with practical project management skills, offering an understanding of real-world project management practices. 

 

14th and 15th October 2024
Time: 10:00 – 13:00 (Washington and Ottawa time)                        
           16:00 – 18:00 (Brussels time)
           15:00 - 18:00  (London time) 

             

Venue:  Online
Places available: 12 
Cost: US $200, EUR 185, 160 GBP

 

Course content:

  • Introduction: stages of project management
  • Initiating and defining projects in practice
  • Project planning, including estimating project costs and time 
  • Monitoring and controlling projects: managing change
  • Risk management: assessing, evaluating and managing project risks
 
The workshop is highly practical and is conducted through a combination of lectures, case studies, and practical exercises, ensuring that participants gain both theoretical knowledge and practical experience in project management. 
Who is this course for?
 
This course is suitable for all those working in museums, libraries, archives and historic houses who are managing projects such as remedial conservation, organising exhibitions, gallery refurbishments or storing and moving collections.
Course leader
 
Andor Vince is a collections care advisor with 20 years of experience in the heritage sector. He brings a wealth of experience and expertise in managing projects in conservation and collections care. Over the years he managed or acted as an advisor on number of conservation and collections care projects. 
 
Andor holds a certificate in Program and Project Management from Chartered Management Institute (UK). He is teaching project management for conservators and collections care professionals globally for 13 years now. 
If you would like to organise this course specifically for your organisation, please contact us. 
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