One-Page Project Management


What You Learn:
How to wrestle control from chaos using a one-page project management blueprint for everyday library projects.

Delivery Method:
Online, at your own pace.

60 minutes.

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  • Do you barely have time for projects let alone project management?
  • Does your project team consist of just you?
  • Do you struggle to write project reports?
  • Could you complete your project in less than a month, if you had the time?
  • Are you intimidated by how complicated project management seems to be?

If you answered ‘YES’ to at least one of these questions then One-Page Project Management for Librarians is for you.

This course has simplified the discipline of project management into a single-page blueprint making it easier for library staff to get things done without being overwhelmed by documentation or complex tools and processes.

This course consists of a guided learning journey through a case study scenario from Waitaki District Libraries. It covers the most important bits about managing everyday library projects in just 60 minutes.

This course will benefit all library staff who want to improve the projects they undertake as part of their everyday work. This course is aimed at beginners and there is no requirement for you to possess prior knowledge of project management.

This course is delivered online and is self-paced.

Learning Outcomes

Engaged learners who complete all the course content and activities will improve their ability to:

  1. Develop a plan of action in order to reach a specific goal.
  2. Understand and produce a SMART project goal to ensure a project is heading in the right direction.
  3. Dissect a project into 4-6 major activities that must be completed in order to reach a project goal.
  4. Analyse and evaluate the risks of a project and use them critically as evidence to improve the probability of project success.
  5. Apply the project management tools and techniques introduced in the course to develop a plan of action for an everyday library project.

Course Facilitator

Sally PewhairangiSally loves the thrill of projects and the opportunity of sharing them with others.   Active in both the library and project management professions, Sally is a library trainer and consultant. With over 15 years’ library experience, she has worked in a range of libraries and through her business, Finding Heroes is on a mission to encourage more “dare to do different” conversations amongst New Zealand library staff as she believes there is so much we can do together, as individuals, to make our lives easier and of greater relevance to our customers.   Sally has written more than two dozen articles for LIANZA's Library Life and is an Aurora Alumni. She has facilitated project management workshops for over 200 library staff and more than 100 people from a wide range of industries and backgrounds. Sally has also been the Auckland Chair of the Project Management Institute ensuring over 650 Auckland members were supported and developed in their profession as project managers. She is currently an adjunct marker for a Level 7 Project Management course with the Open Polytechnic of New Zealand.   Sally has tribal links with Ngāti Porou, Te Aitanga-ā-Māhaki and Whakatōhea.