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TRAINING COURSES

Project Management Fundamentals Course (2 days)

Overview

Our Project Management Fundamentals course is designed for individuals who want to learn the principles of project management and how to apply them.

It provides an overview of the project lifecycle, planning, scheduling, stakeholder management, risk management, issue management, project implementation and the challenges around that.

Ideally suited for those who don’t have any formal project management training, who manage small projects as a part of their role, or who wish to learn more about how projects work.

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Accreditation

This course is not accredited however students will receive a completion certificate at the end of the course.

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Flexible Delivery

This course can be delivered virtually or face-to-face, depending on your chosen dates. Virtual lessons are delivered online using Zoom, allowing you to dial in remotely.  Our virtual classrooms are designed to deliver a highly effective and comprehensive learning experience.

Course Outcomes

This project management course provides a high-level overview of project management and its benefits. It allows participants to apply some basic project management tools, techniques, and processes.

Upon course completion, participants will be able to:

  • Understand how to identify, assess and manage key stakeholders of a project
  • Understand what constitutes a project
  • Apply appropriate scaling/tier assessment to the project
  • Identify and assess project benefits
  • Develop a benefits management plan and know when and how to track benefits
  • Understand the key components of a Project Idea Definition (PID)
  • Be able to develop a PID
  • Understand the fundamentals that a project schedule contains
  • Develop a work breakdown structure and network diagram
  • Be able to identify, assess and plan for known risks. Be able to prepare a risk management plan
  • Be familiar with key project management tools such as the Risk and Issues Register
  • Be familiar with the key activities associated with the implementation phase of a project
  • Be able to develop a status report for their project and be familiar with a stage gate checklist
  • Know the key activities associated with bringing a project to a close
  • Be able to evaluate project objectives at project closure
  • Be familiar with a project closure report
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“I really enjoyed the fundamentals training, I found it very engaging and covered a lot of practical and useful content. I thought Lisa was a wonderful facilitator who explained things in  a way that was really easy to understand and answered all the questions I had. Overall, I thought it was a fantastic course."

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Benefits

Understand PM Concepts

This course is designed for participants who want to understand and apply the basic concepts of Project Management. It is useful for individuals moving into Project management support or team roles.

Flexibility

Flexibility to work with both ever-evolving solutions and those that are clearly defined in detail

Looking to the Future

A great course for an individual starting their Project Management Career

Seemless Transition

A broad understanding of all of the key Agile concepts and how these blend seamlessly into the PRINCE2® methodology

Seemless Transition

A broad understanding of all of the key Agile concepts and how these blend seamlessly into the PRINCE2® methodology

Seemless Transition

A broad understanding of all of the key Agile concepts and how these blend seamlessly into the PRINCE2® methodology

Recommended For

This course is recommended for a variety of roles including:

  1. Project Coordinators

  2. Project Support staff

  3. Project Management Office Staff

  4. Project Schedulers

  5. Change Managers

Not sure if this course is right for you? Contact us for a chat.

Course Content

This course gives students a solid, fundamental knowledge of Project Management.

  • Topic 1 : Introduction
  • Topic 2 :Project Life-cycle
  • Topic 3 : Planning your project
  • Topic 4 : Developing a simple schedule
  • Topic 5 : Resourcing my project
  • Topic 6 : What could go wrong?
  • Topic 7 : Tools for successful execution
  • Topic 8 : Wrapping up and evaluating your project

What’s Included

Professional Trainers

Delivered by one of MetaPM's Qualified Project Management Trainers

Course Notes

MetaPM's Project Management Fundamentals Course materials provided electronically

Real-Life Scenarios

Practical exercises that will help you develop your understanding in an industry-specific context

Refreshments

For all courses delivered at a MetaPM training location light refreshments including food and drinks for morning and afternoon tea will be provided.

Available Dates

Project Management Fundamentals (2 days)

price$1,000
durationJuly 7 - July 8
deliveryDelivery: Virtual or Face to Face
locationLocation: Online or Melbourne

Project Management Fundamentals (2 days)

price$1,250.00
durationOctober 10 - October 11
deliveryDelivery: Virtual or Face to Face
locationLocation: Online or Melbourne

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