Project Management

Project Management for Heritage Managers




Online Training Program

Application Deadline:
01 September 2024



Vacancies for the workshops are limited, so please apply early.


Tim Healing 

has over thirty years’ experience working as a project manager and has a professional background in project management, community and NGO development. He specializes in the coordination and support of cultural heritage and community based social action projects in the Middle East, North Africa and Central Asian regions. He has particular experience working with local communities, national and regional museums, heritage institutions, government and non-governmental organizations. In 2018, he left The Metropolitan Museum of Art to create, Tim Healing Project Management LLC as an independent project consultant, supporting a number of international institutions and organizations plan and run their cultural heritage preservation projects. To this end, he continues to work as the main coordinator for the Whiting Foundation funded photographic documentation project and works closely on heritage projects with The Heritage Management Organization, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Slemani Museum, Suleymaniyah, The Egyptian Heritage Rescue Fund, Wallach Art Gallery, The Antiquities Coalition, ALIPH and the Council on Library and Information Resources among others.

Project Management is a skill that many take for granted and is often underrated in its importance, but it affects every aspect of our work. The purpose of this intensive 3-day online training therefore, is to show the pathway for running a successful project from inception, through the planning and implementation phases to closure.

For details on the application procedures and available scholarships, see the official announcement of the US-based Heritage Managers workshop here and of the Global workshop here.


On successfully completing the workshop students will be able to:


    • ● Demonstrate an understanding of the pathway to running a successful project from inception, through the planning and implementation phases to closure.
    • ● Create a work breakdown structure, a critical path diagram and a Gantt chart.
    • ● Research potential funders and write a grant application.
    • ● Improve personal time management skills.
    • ● Think critically like project managers.
    • ● Identify risks to projects.
    • ● Create solutions.
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