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Being a better client

Wednesday 28 July

Cost

Unbundled (per class):

General: $590
Alumni, students and staff: $540
Bundled (entire series):

General: $2,600
Alumni, students and staff: $2,350
Purchase as a group of five or more (general rate with discount): $2,450 per person
Includes a delicious morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea.

Note: If this program is rescheduled or cancelled, a full refund or credit note to use at another Executive Education program valued at the same price will be provided.

Register now

This program may be rescheduled to ensure Curtin Executive Education complies with any current COVID restrictions.
If the program is rescheduled, your registration will automatically be transferred to the new date. If you wish to withdraw from this program 48 hours prior to the commencement date you will receive a full credit note. Less than 48 hours notice, the full program fee will be incurred. This credit can be used at any Curtin Executive Education Program (of equal value) within a 12 month period. If this program is cancelled the option of a credit note or full refund will be provided.

Many organisations are turning to external vendors to help them deliver projects. Any time an organisation outsources something they don’t have the in-house skills to deliver, they become a client. A good client-vendor relationship can be the difference between the project being a success or a failure.

This masterclass will teach you what it means to be a good client and how your interactions with vendors can help ensure your project’s success. You’ll learn from Associate Professor Brad Carey, drawing insights from research, real life case studies and best practice examples. By the end of this class, you’ll know how to improve internal project management processes to achieve the best value on your projects.

About the facilitator

Associate Professor Brad Carey

Associate Professor Brad Carey is the Director of the Curtin Project Management Program with research and consultancy experience in a wide range of industries. His research aims to improve project performance through the reduction of risk in project delivery. Associate Professor Carey has developed and implemented innovative procurement practices that reduce project risk and optimise value in the supply chain. His research and consultancy experience has seen him work with high profile clients all over the world, including Halliburton, John Holland, Raytheon, the US military, the State of Washington and more.