Project Management Fundamentals

Course Aims:

The workshop is designed to enable delegates to manage projects more effectively (eg. within time and budget). 

Course Objectives:

At the end of this course delegates will be able to:

  • Set project objectives and measures of success.
  • Plan and organise projects more effectively.
  • Use methods to monitor and control projects.
  • Understand who the stakeholders are and how to manage them
  • Use skills of leadership and teamwork in project management.


  • 1 day/In house or consultant facilitated virtual course / online training session(s)

Course Contents:

  • Existing good practice

  • Practical activity

  • Definitions

  • Project stages

  • Why projects fail

  • The criticality of planning

  • Planning framework

  • Project definition

  • Resource identification

  • Resources selection

  • Resource monitoring and evaluation

  • Risk impact analysis

  • Responses to risk


  • Who are the stakeholders
  • Analysis
  • Mapping
  • Engagement
  • Poer/Interest Matrix
  • Power Dynamism Matrix



  • Gantt charts

  • Monitoring project progress



  • Application of learning to real projects
  • Transferring learning back to the workplace


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