Project Management Training: Understanding Project Management


This course Project Management Training: Understanding Project Management, enables those who are new to project management to develop an excellent understanding of methods, processes, and the benefits of using a project management approach. This workshop does not provide international certification, but it does provide supervisors and administrative staff with the following skills:

  • The fundamentals of completing projects on time and on budget
  • How to improve idea presentations
  • Techniques and tools for planning and tracking a project
  • Exploration and practice in project management techniques
  • How to use applications for PERT diagrams, Gantt charts, network diagrams, and flowcharts
  • Essentials for communication, teams in project environments, and more

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Course outline

Session One: Course Overview

Session Two: What is a Project?

Session Three: Project Management Basics

Session Four: Pre-Assignment Review

Session Five: How Can Projects Help Me?

Session Six: A Project’s Life Cycle

Session Seven: Selling a Project

Session Eight: Preparing Your Project

Session Nine: The Role of a Project Manager

Session Ten: Project Goals

Session Eleven: Laying Out the Project

Session Twelve: Project Risks

Session Thirteen: Contingency Planning

Session Fourteen: What Really Needs To Be Done?

Session Fifteen: The Work Breakdown Structure

Session Sixteen: Planning Tools

Session Seventeen: Budgets

Session Eighteen: Teamwork

Session Nineteen: Developing Teams

Session Twenty: Putting it Into Practice

Session Twenty-One: Communication Tips

Session Twenty-Two: Closing Out a Project

Session Twenty-Three: Team Meetings

Session Twenty-Four: Presentation Primer

Session Twenty-Five: Project Presentations

Recommended Reading List

Post-Course Assessment

Personal Action Plan