May it be for a client, a small enterprise or a cultural association, the biggest part of your energy should be spent on your project and not on solving management issues. This training tackles fundamentals of an easy and simple management, aiming at boosting one's trust and efficiency in the day-to-day organisation.

Phase(s)

Pre-Production, Production

Subject

Project management

Target groups

Artists, Creative and Cultural Professions, Advisors

Sectors

for all sectors, photography, visual and graphic arts, music, webdesign, dance, media, performing arts

Level of experience

for all levels, Beginners, Intermediary, Experienced

Prerequisites

This training is for SMart members who already work with SMart's Activity-tool

Description

This training tackles all project management's fundamentals: the definition of tasks to be accomplished and of the roles it involves, as well as the planification of deadlines and the drafting of precise budgets, all prerequisites for a good project management.

Content

  • Define your prices and make a budget
  • Make lean and accurate cost estimates
  • Negotiate with your clients and suppliers
  • Define a work plan
  • Determine the roles and responsabilities of each project member
  • Identify potential problems
  • Track the project's implementation
  • Evaluate the project management
  • Enhance the administrative management (filing, use of templates, et.)

Method

Active methodology, putting the accent on the participants' inputs and giving them the possibility to exchange among peers. Presentation by the trainer as an expert of that field.

Objectives

  • To learn how to perceive administration procedures as something managable
  • To learn the logic behind project management
  • To gain time and acquire self-confidence in this field

Results

  • the participants are able to manage the basic administrative and financial aspects of a project

Resources

Basic equipment (computer, video projector, flipchart, wifi)

Evaluations

Questionnaire to be filled out by the participants (paper and online versions exist)

Support material

Powerpoint

Other related recommended resources

Infosheet "How to present a budget?" - evaluation available

Duration

21 h

Participants

up to 12

Course language(s)

Français, English

Past track experience

since 2014

Trainer

Pierre Santos

Organisation

SMartBE

Contact

Sophie Ypersiel

Tested

under the project Routes to Employment

Download

📎 Module PDF (0.11 MB)

Personal curriculum


This Curriculum was developed with funding from the EU programme ERASMUS+ as Strategic Partnership in the field of Vocational Education and Training.
Erasmus+
This curriculum reflects only the authors’ views; the European Commission and the ERASMUS+ national agencies are not responsible for any use that may be made of the informations it contains.

Contact

Organisations

SMartBE

SMart is a non-profit organisation created in Belgium in 1998 which is developing itself in 8 European countries. SMart aims to simplify and support the professional paths of creative and cultural workers. Their principal goal is to help the self-employed to develop their own activities through a secure system.