Digital Project Management for Producers

LocationCavendish, Central London
FacultyScience and Technology

Our Digital Project Management for Producers course provides you with practical exposure to the issues and strategies needed for effective project management in the digital sector.

You will consider the digital landscape, management workflow and the importance of budgets and the team. In addition to key project concepts from UX to SEO and social networks to 360 cross-platform campaigns, it also offers insights into dealing with the client.

Who is this course for?

This course is suitable for project managers and digital producers who have recently been placed into a supervisory or project-lead role or have decided to go freelance.

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Start date Duration Day and time Price Apply
24 June 2015 2 days Wednesday and Thursday £675 Already started

Course content

Introduction to the digital arena

  • the digital landscape and the various disciplines in the digital world including user experience, development and creative

The role of a digital PM and producer – differences and overlaps

Project management approaches

  • a look at common PM methodologies (Agile, PRINCE2, Scrum)
  • sizing up a project – what tools and project management approaches to use for the job in hand

The project lifecycle – from conception to final delivery

Project management and hands-on producing

  • scoping a project and requirements gathering
  • costing a digital project
  • creating estimates and initial timing plan
  • communication tools and techniques
  • handling risk and uncertainty
  • accessibility issues, overview
  • testing – usability (UAT) and technical, an overview
  • top tips for avoiding digital project pitfalls
  • changing environments and staying ahead of the game

Case studies – real life examples and exercises

Open discussion (Q&A)

By the end of the course you will be able to:

  • understand the digital sector and key issues
  • select the right project mix for a given project focusing on methodology, team and client management
  • consider and apply key digital production techniques
  • have awareness of risks and pitfalls

Laura Chandler

Laura Chandler is a Consultant at Tamesis Digital. She has more than 12 years of experience in digital across a broad range of roles and activities, from developer and project manager to head of production and director.

Laura’s clients have included: 3663, ArcelorMittal, Bighams, Battersea Power Station, DWP, DTI, Epson, Financial Conduct Authority, Gü Puds, Honda F1 Racing, Imperial College, King’s College, Kallkwik, Merchant Gourmet, Mind, MTV Rockband, Red Bull Racing, Startrite Shoes, Whyte and Mackay, Vladivar Vodka and Isle of Jura.

Contact us

Faculty of Science and Technology

Verena Bogner
Programme Administrator

v.bogner@westminster.ac.uk

+44 (0)20 7911 5000 ext 69529