Project Management in Conservation and Collections Care
This highly practical course will provide those working in conservation and collections care with an understanding of how to initiate and plan projects in a heritage setting. Participants will work on a case study and practice tools and techniques that will help them to set-up and run small and mid-size projects efficiently.
You will learn how to:
Initiate and define projects in practice
Write a project proposal document
Create a detailed plan for managing projects
Estimate project costs and time
Assess 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.
Who is this course for?
This course is suitable for all those working in museums, libraries, archives and historic houses who are who are managing projects such as remedial conservation, organising exhibitions, gallery refurbishments or storing and moving collections.
This course has been successfully run since 2011. It has been delivered in cooperation with national institutions such as the British Library and the Victoria and Albert Museum, and more recently with the Institute of Conservator-Restorers in Ireland and the National Museum of Australia.
If you would like to organise this course specifically for your organisation, please contact us.