Applied Project Management

Explore the ten project management knowledge areas and the essential tools for the entire project life cycle, including dealing with risks, issues and changes. This course runs in Perth, Geraldton, Kalgoorlie and Bunbury. 


3 Days

Time (AWST)


The Applied Project Management course explains the Work Breakdown Structure (WBS), that enables project components to be identified and tracked.

Through a case study approach, you will learn to plan and create key project documentation to successfully manage and control projects.

By completing the Applied Management Project course, you will be able to examine the project management framework and develop strategies that contribute to an effective project plan.

Who will benefit

People who have had some experience of projects, including managers, project team leaders, project managers or project team members.


  • Examining the project management framework
  • The ten knowledge areas of project management
  • The five process groups of project management; initiating, planning, executing, monitoring, controlling and closing a project.

Learning Outcomes

You will learn to:

  • Assess the organisational context for the project and apply project management principles to workplace initiatives
  • Develop project management strategies that contribute to an effective project plan
  • Build a suitable project structure and team
  • Manage relationships with all stakeholders
  • Develop techniques for monitoring, controlling and reporting project progress
  • Deliver a completed project and evaluate outcomes
  • Understand the link between project outcomes and business benefits.

What past course attendees say:

"I enjoyed the referencing to real-life situations in WA supporting the content of the training. Great use of the whiteboard to explain the different methods."
Aaron Green
Lands Unseen
"The facilitator was engaging and the pace was set very well. Got a lot out of it!"
Donna Utz
University of Western Australia
Team Leader
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This course extends the learning from the Applied Project Management program to dimensions of governance, cost control, variations and the performance of people on the project.

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