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

We have postponed this workshop due to COVID-19 until further notice.

Prices:
$300+gst Professional | $200+gst Design Assembly Friend | $50+gst Student
Morning tea provided.

(Not a DA Friend? Details on how to sign up can be found here)

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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”.


Details

Date:
May 1
Time:
9:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Organizer

Design Assembly
Website:
www.designassembly.org.nz

Venue

Out of Office
Level 3/11 Vivian St, Te Aro
Wellington, Wellington 6011
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