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Fundamentals of Project Management

This course focuses on the essential concepts, tools and techniques of project management. It will guide you through defining your project goals and tasks, developing a project plan, quantifying the resources needed, and determining budgets and timelines for completion.

This course focuses on the technology and also the information side of ICT. Participants learn to apply the principles of analytical writing and research and develop presentation skills.

You will also learn how to manage the implementation of the project plan, along with operating regular controls to ensure that there is accurate and objective information on performance, and create mechanisms to implement recovery actions where necessary. Many useful downloadable templates are supplied.

This course is intended for anyone who needs to run projects for their department or business.

Available on a contact or e-learning course

Exit Level Outcomes

Upon completing this course, you should be able to:

Explain project management terminology, concepts, and definitions;

Understand the skills and processes required to manage group dynamics and project teams effectively

Analyse problems which could be addressed through projects

Apply key project management tools and techniques, such as formulating goals and objectives, work-breakdown structure, Gantt chart and budget

List the tools to manage project time, scope, budget and quality

Identify and analyse appropriate stakeholders in the project management process

List and discuss key project success and failure factors


A Certificate of Competence will be awarded to all participants who successfully submit and pass their assignments, and exams*

A Certificate of Completion will be awarded to all who successfully submit and pass their assignments

A Certificate of Attendance will be awarded to all who attended the training session


Study in your own time

Access to online material: 6 months

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Fundamentals of Project Management