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Ukie has partnered with different training providers to bring a variety of courses, to meet the needs of games businesses.

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September, 2015
2 Wed 9:30am - 5:30pm Introduction to Project Management for Games Businesses
14 Mon 9:30am - 5:30pm Marketing Metrics and ROI
15 Tue 9:30am - 5:30pm Digital Metrics & Analytics
16 Wed 9:30am - 5:30pm Market & Sales Forecasting
2 Fri 9:30am - 4:30pm Introduction to PR strategy and planning campaigns
5 Mon 9:30am - 5:30pm Digital Marketing for Games 1
7 Wed 9:30am - 5:30pm Digital Marketing for Games 2
13 Tue 9:30am - 4:30pm Legal Essentials for Games Companies
14 Wed 9:30am - 5:30pm Digital Marketing 3 - Developing a Digital Marketing Plan for your Game
5 Thu 9:30am - 5:30pm Introduction to Project Management for Games Businesses
17 Tue 9:30am - 5:30pm Digital Marketing for Games 1
18 Wed 9:30am - 5:30pm Digital Marketing for Games 2
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Introduction to Project Management for Games Businesses

Wednesday, 2 Sep 2015 9:30am - 5:30pm

  • 14 spaces available.

Introduction to Project Management for Games Businesses

Ukie has teamed up with the Chartered Institute of Marketing to create a brand new course. It has been designed with games businesses in mind and is suitable for developer and publishers.

What will the course entail?

 What is Project Management?

 Why do we need Project Management?

 What are the different approaches to Project Management?

 Plan, do, review cycle

Starting a project:

 What is a programme?

 What is a project?

 What is a Business Case / business justification?

 Monitoring a project

 Quality control

 Lessons learned

 Risk management

 Change management

 Budgeting

Constructing a Project Plan:

 What is a stage? (initiation stage, project stages, project closure)

 Use of tasks and sub-tasks

 Timings

 Resource allocation (both Physical and Human)

 Gantt charts

 Critical path (including an introduction to Microsoft Project)

Project Closure:

 How to decide the project is finished

 Signing a project off

 What to do now? (continued improvement)

Client Confidential (TR65) Page 3

Team Development:

 Belban

 Tuckam

 Reflection on the day and experiences of changing the structure of the teams

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

CPD is also an option for all participants in the programme. To register on The CIM.

CPD programme an individual must be at least an Affiliate member. The cost to your organisation of Affiliate membership is £144 per person; for groups with over 10 employees this cost can be reduced.

In order to gain Chartered Marketer status an individual must be a Member of The CIM (MCIM) and have completed 2 consecutive years of 35 hours of CPD per year.

Please click on this link for more information about Chartered Marketer status.

Please note all CIM professional qualifications and training carry CPD hours that can contribute towards Chartered Marketer status.

Who will train me?

Duncan Jordan

Duncan is a Senior Examiner for CIM on Diploma in Digital Marketing, Marketing and Consumer Behaviour Module. He also works for Newcastle College Group Direct where he has developed a Project Management Module for their Foundation Degree. He delivers this Module through distance learning methods and the content includes:

PRINCE2, which the students have the opportunity to sit separately at the end of the course.

Duncan has also previously taught Project Management as a classroom-based Module for a Level 4 Degree in Computing.

He is PRINCE2 qualified, has an HND in software engineering and a Degree in Engineering Management.

How much will this course cost?

Ukie member rate is £300 plus vat

Non-ukie member rate is £400 plus vat

CIM would normally charge £575 plus vat for a day course. As a CIM Channel Partner we are able to pass on our negotiated rates to our members.

How do I pay for the course?

It will be possible to reserve a place on the course and be invoiced. Your place on the course is only confirmed once payment is received. Full payment is required 15 working days prior to the course commencing.

Is this course right for me?

The course is aimed at people looking to improve their project management skills and for people brand new to the subject.