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Auckland DA Workshop: Running a successful project: on time, on budget, and on brief

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
Auckland City

$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).

Running a Successful Project, Sarah Ritchie



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: 

ON TIME
Deadlines 
Last minute changes 
Short timeframes 
Timelines and milestones 
Team management 
Supplier management 
Job control systems 
 
ON BUDGET
Quoting 
Dealing with a client’s ‘little changes’ 
Handling budget blowouts 
Invoicing 
 
ON BRIEF 
Briefs 
Scope of work 
Scope creep 
Project planning 
Tracking progress 
Alterations – internal and external 
Responsibility and accountability 
Communication 
 
 
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”. 


Organizer

Design Assembly
Website:
www.designassembly.org.nz

Venue

Studio One Toi Tu
1 Ponsonby Road
Auckland, 1011 New Zealand
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Website:
http://www.studioone.org.nz/