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Project Management Fundamentals

  • Level: Foundation
  • Duration: 1 Day

Course Information


Students will learn the basics of project management.


Students will become familiar with the basic techniques for planning and controlling a project.

Target Student

Students should be new to project management and/or about to take on the management of a project.

This is an introduction to the basic principles of project management.



Course Outline

The Project Management Life Cycle
  • What is a project?
  • The project management life cycle
  • The role of the project manager
  • Setting Up for Success
Setting Up for Success
  • The Meaning of Success
  • The Initiation Phase
  • Project Definition and Scope
  • Putting together a Statement of Work
  • The Project Charter
The Project Team
  • The Teamwork Challenge
  • Selecting Team Members
  • The Team Charter
Risk Management
  • Project Risk
Project Plans
  • The Work Breakdown Structure
  • Work Package Sequencing
The Project Schedule
  • The Scheduling Process
  • Time Estimates
The Project Budget
  • What is a Budget?
  • Creating a Preliminary Budget
  • Budget and Schedule Balancing
Project Tracking and Control
  • Moving the Project Forward
  • Monitoring for Project Progress
  • Earned Value Analysis
  • Getting Back on Track
Communications Overview
  • Project Performance Reports
  • Project Change Requests
Project Close-Out
  • Elements of Close-Out
  • Evaluation of people and projects

Whats included in this course?

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    Course Manual
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    Experienced Trainers
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    Certificate of Attendance
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    Unlimited Post Course Support

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  • I thoroughly enjoyed this course but do feel that the duration should be extended in order to allow more time to cover all of the topics. Noel was a fantastic trainer, happy to answer any questions and very good at explaining how to do something, thank you.

    Laura Chesters