Advanced Project Management

Course overview

Project management is an essential skill in all local governments and all departments. It’s part of the day-to-day job and this advanced program takes a deep dive into project management theory and looks at both the operational and strategic elements of project management.

Building on the fundamental skills and underlying theory on planning, executing, and managing projects on time and on budget, Advanced Project Management is the next stage for those who have begun managing projects.

The course is best suited to those with some experience managing projects so far or those that have completed the Introduction to Project Management course.

Key learnings:

This advanced course covers: 
Preparing a project management plan.
Critically establishing a schedule, from planning to estimation of tasks and timings.
Developing and managing change controls in a project environment.
Integrating and managing opportunities and risks.
Project governance throughout the project lifecycle.
Project review, progress reporting and performance reporting.
Project leadership, including managing challenging projects and stakeholders.
Project monitoring and control.

Upcoming Workshops

In-person LGPro Docklands:
Full day workshop & catering provided

March 22  In person  Register Here

Our facilitator:

Lisa Twyford is a highly motivated professional with extensive business improvement, change and project management experience. As Managing Director and founder of Clear Decisions, Lisa delivers business services across a wide range of industries to clients such as Elders, Minter Ellison Lawyers, South Australian Cricket Association (SACA), SA Water, University of South Australia, SA Power Networks and Zoos SA. 

At clear decisions, Lisa works across five key business support areas: strategic planning, business analysis and improvement, change management, project management and training. She has been working with the local government sector.

Course Details


  • Member: $740 incl. GST
  • Non-member: $935 incl. GST

Prices are valid from July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2023

Member prices are valid for the following individual LGPro Memberships:  LGPro Fellow, Professional & Young Professional Members

More information

For further information email [email protected] or phone (03) 9268 6400

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When: March 22, 2023
Where: Docklands, VIC
Cancellation Policy: LGPro is a member, not for profit association and all money generated is used to develop quality professional development activities and services. Our events and programs are budgeted on a minimum number of attendees so providing us with sufficient notice regarding non-attendance is imperative to the success of all our events. Where a substitute delegate cannot be appointed, the following will apply for any cancellations:

7+ business days prior the workshop: full refund and/or transfer available
6 business days prior the workshop: no refund available, however substitute participants are welcome.
A substitute delegate is encouraged to attend in place of a cancellation.

All cancellations and substitutes must be received in writing by LGPro.
* Transfers to the next available program intake are subject to any applicable fee increases.

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