Project Management Essentials

Successfully managing a project requires effective planning and adherence to the industry’s best practices in every step of the process. By understanding the fundamentals of project management, you will be better prepared to initiate a project in your organization and position it for success. In this course, you will learn the fundamental knowledge and skills to leverage key project management concepts, implement effective project management processes, and develop leadership skills needed for successfully planning, managing, and delivering projects of any size and scope.



After completing the training, the participants should be able to:

  • Write clearly defined project statements.
  • Clarify project objectives with measurable outcomes.
  • Break a project into manageable tasks.
  • Avoid potential problems through planning and communication.
  • Manage multiple projects while maintaining daily workload.
  • Evaluate projects
  • Clarify roles and responsibilities
  • Risk analysis and risk management for projects
  • Run productive project meetings



Managers, supervisors, individual contributors who are looking for non-technical tools and techniques to successfully manage projects and project teams. People who struggle with balancing the complex demands of project work while maintaining daily work load.



This course includes explanations, updates and examples of the application of the project management.



MODULE 1: Foundation

  • Objectives
  • Process versus project
  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Time management

MODULE 2: Survey Phase

  • Interviewing
  • Clarifying process
  • Stakeholder analysis
  • Scope statement
  • Description
  • Justification
  • Requirements and deliverables
  • Objectives
  • Assumptions

MODULE 3: Planning Phase

  • Process mapping
  • Project outline
  • Project budget
  • Gantt charts
  • Risk analysis
  • Issue/risk log
  • Risk matrix

MODULE 4: Action Phase

  • Change request
  • Communication plan
  • Meeting planner
  • Meeting roles and responsibilities
  • Meeting guidelines
  • Delegation
  • Weekly planning
  • Cost monitoring