e- Learning project management adventures
Workplace Learning Congress
Sydney Friday June 14th 2013
An E-learning project management role can fall to the seasoned professional and novice alike. The capacity to apply a sound management structure to the competing project agendas takes skill.
How to get to that ultimate aim - the transfer of learning to identified workplace objectives? Harnessing your team to maximise design elements, collaboration & engagement are critical for effective end user interaction and motivation at project conclusion.
Our Sydney congress will provide tips for navigation through the world of e-learning project managment for anyone who is bestowed a workplace learning project management role.
Dare to join us as we dive into the world of marshalling personnel, infrastructure, content and management to balance and align competing needs into unified outcomes. ElNet Australia is delighted to present this highly interactive forum, featuring practical case studies, expert insights and interactive sessions from leading practitioners with sucessful track records in a range of workplace learning projects.
Join with us to share your experience!
Speakers and Keynotes
9.00 am - 9.15 am
What is E-learning Project Management?
- Michael Gwyther - Yum Studio
- Shai Desai - Learning Plan
9.15am - 10.00am
Would you like Fries and a drink with that?
All about the fine print in designing and signing off on Tendering processes and contracts. Clarification of needs and wants is critical to the success of the project and a good working relationship with the organisation and key personnel, not to mention future business. How to avoid moving the client/contractor down the same path but ending up at very different destinations? Expectations are often hard to express and Managers/Contractors need to take the lead in guiding companies into crystal clear statements of what they expect as the outcomes of any project.
- Melanie Doriean - Carlyle Consulting
10.00am - 10.45 am
The task of Developing an E-learning Strategy
Projects often fail because there’s no road map! No documented vision on the aspects of the project that ensure it’s reason for being succeeds. While KPIs and timelines are crucial, the task of incorporating projects within a well consulted, signed off and understood e-learning strategy is critical to the success of all projects that follow. Join Deborah to unpack the steps.
- Debora Gallo - UTS
11.00am - 11.45am
Horses for courses. Defining project purposes and pedagogy to fit
Have you ever felt caught in the middle between what the project sponsor wants delivered and what you know to be good learning design? Have you wanted a tool at your disposal to help the project team understand the end-to-end process? In this session we will explore frameworks and processes for defining e-learning project purpose, design and outcome.
- Alison Bickford - Connect Thinking
11.45 - 12.30pm
Free is Good, Freedom is even Better
Rethinking project management and learning design to involve managers, employees and SMEs in the end-to-end learning experience. E-learning projects are no longer the domain of the learning expert, and can actually be enhanced by increasing the level of involvement other stakeholders have. We’ll explore how to shepherd their experience.
- Sophie Carter - Challenger Limited
1.15pm - 2.00pm
Risk management - agile approaches to e-Learning projects
With highly detailed levels of specialisation inherent in E-learning projects - instructional design, subject matter experts, content developers, media producers, infrastructure managers, what strategies work best to ensure a shared vision for the feel of the learning to be produced as well as the organisation issue it’s designed to address. Robin will outline a strategy for flexible project management to incorporate the needs of all to keep an eye on the final need(s) of the project.
- Dr. Robin Pettard - SproutLabs
2.00pm - 2.45pm
Doing It Better: The use of social and collaborative tools
At a broader level, collaboration tools have the capacity to impact the delivery of any eLearning project beyond the "course-in-a-can" model. This session will question how organisations can make their eLearning projects more efficient and run smoothly using social and collaborative tools and explore effective ways of transferring lessons.
- Matt Moore - PwC
3.00pm - 3.45pm
Social learning for the workplace
Managing social learning is the new frontier! Larisa will explore technologies and best practices that people at work are leveraging to get work done faster and more collaboratively. Understanding the organisational benefits and establishing a sound adoption process are critical elements to embed adoption and learning transfer.
- Larisa Ishchenko - Think Education Group
3.45pm - 4.30pm
Take Away Panel
Date: Friday June 14 th 2013 9.00am - 4.30 pm ADST
Venue: Vibe Hotel North Sydney ~ 88 Alfred Street, Milsons Point NSW 2061
Cost: $300 (ElNet members - please ensure you log in before registration to ensure you receive the member discount), $450 (Non-members, includes 1 year of new membership to June 2014).
Early Bird Special! Register before May 31st 2013 for $250 (ElNet members - please ensure you log in before registration to ensure you receive the member discount), $400 (Non-members, includes 1 year of new membership to June 2014). More discounts if you register 3 or more people!
This workplace congress proudly sponsored by the VET Development Centre.