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Live Online Training Course:
Project Management for Rail Professionals

Live Online Training: Gain the knowledge and tools to manage a broad range of projects of various sizes and complexities within the Rail industry.

4-Part series | 3 hours per Part | Over 4 days
October 2020 Course: 1 October | 2 October | 5 October | 6 October

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About the Course

This course is positioned for professionals working in the Rail Industry. Project Management is fast becoming a necessary competency in all rail organizations. Today’s Project Manager has become the lynchpin for commercial success. This course equips you with the knowledge and tools to manage a broad range of projects of various sizes and complexities within the rail industry. It provides a practical approach to projects across multiple types of rail projects. These skills will benefit you into the future, enabling you to think creatively, build and sustain capable teams, mitigate risks and deliver successful outcomes.

Completion of this course will be credited towards 2 modules of the Australasian PME™ Industry Certification for Project Managers run by Honeylight Enterprises Pty Ltd

Who Should Attend

  • Rail Project teams and stakeholders
  • Senior Managers in the rail industry
  • Project Managers & Officers in Rail
  • Contract & Procurement Managers in Rail
  • Risk, Legal & Governance Managers
  • Rail IT Project Managers
  • Change Managers
  • Engineering Project Managers
  • Rail professionals


Beverley Honig

Key Learning Objectives

  • Comparing successful Rail projects
  • Aligning rail investment needs and multiple stakeholders
  • Managing tenders and contracts as part of a rail project
  • Learn to prioritise projects and integrate project management
  • Aquire skills in managing rail projects across borders
  • Learn how to best manage the Lifecycle of Project Management
  • Expand your capabilities to design and initiate new projects
  • Acquire planning skills for your current or future projects
  • Learn practical tools to manage change and mitigate risk
  • Equip yourself with tools and techniques to lead successful teams
  • Capturing value in your rail project to realise benefits
  • Case study application – specify and bring your own project, or use our case study to apply best practice

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Course Outline

Session 1: Stages and Frameworks

  • The role and importance of Rail Projects
  • Aligning with Rail investment needs, project objectives, cost estimates, risk assessments,
  • Critical success factors and measures of project benefits
  • Project Management Lifecycle stages, frameworks, definitions, types of projects
  • Accountabilities and governance, roles and responsibilities,
    power and influence

Session 2: Project Initiation

  • 3 pillars of Project management
  • Building your business case
  • Tenders and contract negotiations
  • Project identification and proposal
  • Project Management Integration – PM autonomy and functional and critical path interdependencies
  • Project prioritization

Session 3: Project Planning (1)

  • Addressing client and stakeholder needs identification
  • Building effective project teams and alliances – comparing risk-weighted costs of alternatives procurement options, including the estimated direct procurement and managing subcontractors
  • Planning economical, efficient, safe projects with realistic return on investment

Session 4: Project Planning (2)

  • Balancing project strategies and tactics
  • Managing across organisational borders
  • Setting measurable outcomes and outputs

Session 5: Project execution (1)

  • Stakeholder management, reporting and documentation
  • Managing project risks
  • Managing change and variations

Session 6: Project execution (2)

  • Performance measurement
  • Maintaining client focus, budgets and costs
  • Managing timelines, milestones and schedules

Session 7: Project closure and evaluation

  • Knowing when to pull the plug
  • Project closure
  • Evaluating value capture and benefits realisation

Session 8: Review and evaluate

  • Applying outcomes realisation plans and post-implementation reviews for rail projects
  • Independent reviews of procurement decisions for rail projects
  • Action planning for your next project

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01 Oct 2020

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