Project Management Basics 2 Days Training in Melbourne

Project Management Basics 2 Days Training in Melbourne

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From A$1,261.81


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Our classroom training provides you the opportunity to interact with instructors and benefit from face-to-face instruction.

About this event

Course Overview:

With this course you will gain a basic understanding of Project Management based on the Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge® – 5th Edition. The course covers information on project management theory, principles, techniques, and methods.

During the course, exercises are made based upon a case study. The case study may be one of three predefined case studies or a customized case study from the participant's organization (see below: customization).

Target Audience:

Managers, project team members or non-project managers working in a project environment who want to improve their effectiveness. Entry level for PM practitioners.

Learning Objectives:

Individuals certified at this level will have demonstrated their understanding of:

The basics of Project Management and be able to contribute to projects based upon the knowledge related to the Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge® – 5th Edition.

Benefits of Taking This Course:

The course will enable them to operate efficiently in a project environment, participants will be able to contribute to successful projects and how to manage them.



Course Materials:

Students will receive a course manual with presentation slides and reference materials.


There is no exam for this course.

Technical Requirements:

For eBooks:

Internet for downloading the eBook

Laptop, tablet, Smartphone, eReader (No Kindle)

Adobe DRM supported software (e.g. Digital Editions, Bluefire Reader)

eBook download and activation instructions


Module 1: Getting Started

Module 2: The Big Picture

  • Basic principles about Project Management
  • The necessity of project preparation
  • Explanation of the course roadmap

Module 3: Definitions, Concept & Life Cycles

  • Project management (PM) definitions
  • Focus and benefits of PM
  • Concepts of triple constraints and competing demands
  • Project life cycles

Module 4: People, Projects and Framework

  • People and projects overview
  • The project manager
  • The project sponsor / director
  • The client, the project team and other stakeholders
  • People and projects in organizations
  • Framework

Module 5: Initiating and Defining Requirements

  • Initiating the project and developing the project charter
  • Conducting stakeholder assessments
  • Defining requirements
  • Establishing the change control process

Module 6: Using the Work Breakdown Structure

  • Defining the Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
  • Developing a usable WBS
  • Using the WBS

Module 7: Managing Project Risk

  • Making the case for risk management
  • Using risk management processes and tools

Module 8: Estimating

  • Defining an estimate
  • Distinguishing approaches to estimating
  • Using specific estimating practices & techniques for duration
  • Estimating cost
  • Validating an estimate – schedule or budget

Module 9: Scheduling

  • Defining the scheduling process & related terminology
  • Sequencing and defining dependencies
  • Determining the critical path
  • Considering schedule risks and optimizing the schedule

Module 10: Executing, Communicating, and Developing the Team

  • Defining Execution
  • Executing through Effective Communication & Stakeholder Relationships
  • Executing with High-Performing Teams

Module 11: Monitoring and Controlling

  • Defining monitoring and controlling
  • Viewing control through the lens of competing demands
  • Using earned value for schedule and cost control

Module 12: Closing the Project

  • Closing projects
  • Focusing on project transition
  • Focusing on post-project evaluations
  • Module 13: Summary and Next Steps