Project Management Fundamentals

If you are asking questions about 'how to manage a project successfully, best ways to manage a project or what tools can I use for project management', this course is your answer. Aimed at those who are new to project management, this short course is ideal as it will introduce you to the ten project management knowledge areas and the project lifecycle.

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2 Days

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Overview

With applications across all industries including construction, civil, safety, mining, food, Government and more, this training course is the perfect introduction to project management fundamentals on-site or in the office.

Are you new to managing projects or interested in the study of project management? Understand the benefits of a project plan and gain insight into the discipline and what is required to manage projects from a team member’s perspective through an understanding of the ten project management knowledge areas and the project lifecycle. Participants will leave with practical tools and strategies to implement in their workplace, which assist with achieving individual career goals and the goals of their organisation.

Who will benefit

People who are new to project management, or have little experience or knowledge in managing projects including project team members. Also, operational people with project management as part of their role or team leaders.

Content

  • Project purpose, project charter and developing a project management plan
  • Stakeholder identification and communication needs analysis
  • Project performance management
  • Verifying and controlling scope, including dealing with scope creep
  • Defining scheduling and allocating resources to activities
  • Resource planning
  • Simple estimating and budgeting
  • Defining and monitoring quality requirements
  • Closing the project.

Learning Outcomes

Participants should be able to:

  • Plan the different stages of a project
  • Use simple project management tools and techniques to deliver solutions.

 

What past course attendees say:

"The facilitator had plenty of relevant, varied and real-life examples they were able to apply to scenarios. Very engaging course."
Fiona Smart
Health Support Services
Project Manager
"Very beneficial doing this course. The facilitator was excellent at giving examples and making it easier for us to understand. "
Charlotte Davis
INPEX
Data Management Analyst
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