The Essentials of Project Management


Anyone with little or no project management experience.


The Essentials of Project Management is designed to provide you with a broad understanding of project management principles, concepts, tools and techniques. It covers the theory and core methodology you will need to manage projects or participate on project teams. This course examines the core elements of project management and emphasizes the importance of organization, communication, leadership and team development.

The key processes include:
• defining the project
• project organization
• project initiation
• stakeholder involvement and contribution
• project planning - from scope to schedule
• monitoring and controlling the project
• the importance of closure, handover and value creation

Learning Objectives

• Manage a project through each stage of the project management life cycle
• Document the needs and priorities of key stakeholders
• Develop an execution strategy that will fulfill stakeholders’ expectations
• Develop a project plan that balances scope, time, cost and risk
• Assess project complexity and analyze scope to a suitable degree of granularity
• Establish project controls to ensure a successful outcome
• Monitor project activities and effectively assess progress
• Report status and performance efficiently and effectively
• Understand essential project management terminology, models, tools and methods


2 days

Number of Participants



"Project Management" E-Learning module

Software Used


Course Format

Lecture, classroom exercises, groupwork,case study

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