Project Management Fundamentals


This course is designed to give participants an in depth understanding of the project management processes.   The course will place an emphasis on the initiation and planning stages of project management and will focus on scope, cost, time, quality, risk, procurement, stakeholder management, communication and human resources. Participants will walk away well versed in the process of creating a project management plan and gain a heightened understanding how to navigate project execution and control.

Course Learning Outcomes:

Upon the completion of the course, you will be able to understand/apply the following concepts:

  • Selection of winning projects
  • Basic project management theory
  • Project management plan development process
  • Collecting requirements, identifying scope and building the WBS
  • Building an accurate project budget and schedule
  • Identification and scheduling of project human resources
  • Communication matrix
  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Procurement planning (RFP, RFI, RFQ and source selection criteria)
  • Management of project staff during project execution
  • Understand how to identify, qualify, quantify and control risks
  • Monitoring and controlling of project execution
  • Managing change
  • Closing a project