Workshop: Project Management in the Cloud

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11-12 January 2018 (2 days)


08:30-17:00 each day


Higher Technological School John Vorster
Meyer Street, Rietfontein, Pretoria
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ZAR 3,600.00 per person. Inquiries: 


Please complete the online form to register – click here. Registration closes on 8 Jan. 2018. Certificates of attendance will be issued on full attendance.

How to Prepare

You are welcome to bring along your own e-devise, but computers will be available for you to work on. Also bring any existing project management material with you, incl. photos, logos, event information, and more. Please save on a digital device of your own. Make sure you have a Gmail account of your own, and bring along the username and password. If you don’t have one yet, please create it at:


Ina Smith & Annamarie Goosen

Brief Description

Projects can take many forms, and planning a project properly is important for the successful outcome and achieving the desired outcomes. During this workshop you will learn how to plan a project in the form of an event from start to finish, using online tools. Learn about the basic elements of a professional project plan, and how to compile your own Gantt Chart.

Expected Outcomes

After completing this course, the delegates will be able to:

  • Compile a project proposal;
  • Compile a project plan;
  • Implement & manage a project;
  • Evaluate the project & report on progress made;
  • Identify role players;
  • Compile a Gantt Chart;
  • Use online tools to manage the project; and
  • Manage the budget.
Target Audience

All Librarians

Draft Programme
Day 1 (11 Jan. 2018)

08:00-08:30   Registration
08:30-09:00   Welcome & Introductions
09:00-09:30   Expectations & Assumptions
09:30-10:15   Overview of Current Project Management Trends & Tools
10:15-10:45   Health Break
10:45-12:00   Identifying a Project
12:00-13:00   Developing a Project Proposal
13:00-13:45   Lunch
13:45-15:00   Developing a Project Plan
15:00-15:30   Health Break
15:30-16:15   Evaluating & Presenting your Project Plan
16:15-             Reflection & Summary

Day 2 (12 Jan. 2018)

08:00-08:30   Arrival
08:30-09:00   Reflection Day 1 & Activity
09:00-10:15   Online Tools to Support the Management of the Project
10:15-10:45   Health Break
10:45-12:00   Team Work & Communication as part of the Project
12:00-13:00   Compiling a Gantt Chart
13:00-13:45   Lunch
13:45-15:00   Online Project Reporting Tools
15:00-15:30   Health Break
15:30-16:15   Project Progress & Signing off
16:15-             Reflection & Summary


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