In-house delivery

This course is only available for in-house delivery and can be customised to suit the specific needs of each client. To enquire about the course, please click below.

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)


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