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Suitable for participants from any industry or technical role, this courses provides a solid foundation of knowledge and skills on which to build your career, and your further professional development, in project management.

This entry-level course is the perfect starting point for anyone who:

  • Is new to projects;
  • Is considering a career in project management; or
  • Just wants a good overview of what project management is all about.

The course is aligned to the global standard for project management theory – the Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBoK, 5th Edition), and provides a basic overview of best-practice project management theory, processes, tools and techniques.

Participants will also get a chance to practice applying some fundamental tools – such as developing a Work Breakdown Structure – in small teams with the support of an experienced facilitator.

After this course, participants will…

Know about:

  • Fundamental project management theory, terminology, concepts and processes
  • Characteristics of a project – what makes them different to “business as usual” work
  • The project life cycle and ten knowledge areas outlined in the PMBoK
  • Key project management documents and the purpose and timing of each
  • Key concepts applicable to all projects

Be able to:

  • Initiate a project and develop a Project Charter
  • Define the scope using a Work Breakdown Structure
  • Develop a simple proejct schedule
  • Allocate work to team members using a Responsibility Assignment Matrix
  • Communicate and develop a Project Status Report
  • Close a project and develop a Post Implementation Review (PIR)

Receive:

  • A Certificate of Attendance
  • The PM Toolkit – a suite of downloadable tools and templates for use on projects