Advanced Project Management in Conservation and Collections Care
This course will provide those working in conservation and collections care with an understanding of how projects are managed in practice. The participants will learn how to employ some of the project management tools in practice, the principles of monitoring and controlling projects, and how to effectively review and close a project.
The programme assumes a basic understanding of project management terminology and practices.
Introduction: Fundamentals of Project Management with a focus on stages of project management
Managing projects in practice: methodologies, tools and software
Managing Resources: identifying and mobilising resources such as people, materials and funding, including the use of external resources (procurement)
Managing change: evaluation of change proposals and implementation of approved changes
Management of Risks: assessing, evaluating and managing project risks; writing risk management plans and planning contingency and risk allowances
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 managing projects such as remedial conservation, organising exhibitions, gallery refurbishments or storing and moving collections.
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 projects. He has an intimate understanding of unique challenges and opportunities in managing projects within the heritage sector.
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.