Auckland DA Workshop: Running a successful project: on time, on budget, and on brief
Wednesday 8th May 2019
6pm – 9pm
Studio One Toi Tū
Meeting room 6
$199 +GST Professional / $149 +GST Design Assembly Friend / $39 +GST DA Student Friends
(Not a DA Friend? Details on how to sign up can be found here).
Recommended for Account Managers, Project Managers, Creatives, Team Leaders, Studio Owners
Have you ever tried to run a creative project that got out of hand?
Are the projects that you run particularly complex or long-term?
Do you need to wrangle multiple suppliers or stakeholders?
Do you find it difficult to make a decent profit on your projects?
If you are responsible for running client projects or campaigns in your studio or agency, then this workshop is for you. You’ll learn how to take the guesswork out of project planning; organise your workflow; and determine the essentials to keeping a project running on time, on budget, and on brief. You’ll receive practical tools and templates to help improve your planning, productivity, and profit.
WHAT THIS WORKSHOP WILL COVER:
Last minute changes
Timelines and milestones
Job control systems
Dealing with a client’s ‘little changes’
Handling budget blowouts
Scope of work
Alterations – internal and external
Responsibility and accountability
About the facilitator: Sarah Ritchie has walked in your shoes! She has spent 25 years in design and advertising account management, which included 10 years running her own, successful graphic design business. These days Sarah works for 3rdeye Consulting and specialises in supporting account managers and strengthening agencies. She is also the author of the 2018 book “How to Wrestle an Octopus: an agency account manager’s guide to pretty much everything”.