Project Management Basics

This one-day no-nonsense training focuses strictly on the basics of project management.  It provides the framework and key techniques needed to manage small projects or large work packages.  In this course, we make extensive use of the learning-by-doing method (a short case study, followed by a project simulation).

Course approach

Learning objectives

Participants completing this course will:

  • Learn how to communicate with major stakeholders
  • Practice how to initiate a small project or large work package
  • Practice how to plan a small project or large work package

Course topics

  • Initiating the project: the one-page project charter
  • Planning the project: work breakdown structure (WBS), schedule, project risks
  • Managing project execution: project simulation

To facilitate achievement of course objectives, we use the unique Prosource-developed Practical Project Management Roadmap as a practical guide for project initiation and planning.

Course materials

Course participants will receive:

  • A binder with full-colour presentation material (ppt format)

Target audience

The target audience for this course consists of:

  • Starting project managers
  • Project team members
  • Work package owners
  • Project managers of small projects

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