Event Management Implementation Notes
Putting the plans into practice.
Involves risk management and monitoring and controlling of
Corrective actions must be taken when there are gaps
identified between the plans and reality.
Urgency will be decided
Phases of event management Notes
Stakeholders are any organisation or individual with a
vested interest in the event.
Carefully check all agreements.
Milestones and deliverables
Milestones are the end of a package of work or phase.
Key project management principles Notes
Whether the event is possible
If it can be planned and staged within timeframes
Key aspects of feasibility relate to:
financial and infrastructure requirements
venue requirements and capacities
The importance of project management Notes
But what about the WOW factor?
An almost indefinable quality that makes an event
unique and memorable.
Gives an event impact.
One argument is that structure and planning are not
conducive to creative thought that
Systematic Project Management Notes
Project management involves systematically planning and
implementing activities to ensure project completion on time,
within budget and to the required specifications.
Project management concepts and techniques can be
What are Gantt Charts Notes
Can provide control to the script
Various versions for different purposes
Bar charts that provide a visual of the schedule
Created by developing tasks to be done, setting
timelines for tasks, setting tas
Planning in project management and HR Notes
The planning phase answers these questions:
How do we do it?
What needs to be done?
When does it have to be done?
Separate plans are needed for:
Questionnaire on Project Risk Exam Review
Have top software and customer managers formally
committed to support the project?
Are end-users enthusiastically committed to the project and
the system/product to be built?
Are requirements fully unders
Measure and report RM implementation progress Notes
Incomplete control process for one or more major risks
Inconsistent or limited capabilities to identify, measure or
manage major risk exposures
Has fully functioning control systems in plac
Reactive vs Proactive Risk Strategies Notes
Risk Categorization Approach 2
Those risks that can be uncovered after careful
evaluation of the project plan, the business and
technical environment in which the project is being
developed, and othe
Risk Components and Drivers Notes
The project manager identifies the risk drivers that affect the
following risk components
Performance risk - the degree of uncertainty that the
product will meet its requirements and be fit for its
Risk Identification Notes
Risk identification is a systematic attempt to specify threats
to the project plan
By identifying known and predictable risks, the project
manager takes a first step toward avoiding them when
possible and controlling them when ne
Risk Projection Estimation Steps Notes
Establish a scale that reflects the perceived likelihood of a
risk (e.g., 1-low, 10-high)
Delineate the consequences of the risk
Estimate the impact of the risk on the project and product
Note the overall
Risk reporting and communications Notes
EXAMPLES OF KRIs
Average time to fill vacant positions
Staff absenteeism /sickness rates
Percentage of staff appraisals below satisfactory
Age demographics of key managers