This self-directed online project management fundamentals course is a hands-on journey through a project from initiation to closing, with a special emphasis on initiation and planning. Course participants practice PM tools while they experience the realistic challenges that are encountered on projects through case study exercises.
Real-life stories from a variety of industries are used to illustrate key concepts and best practices, ensuring that the course is realistic and relevant.
Project Management Essentials Online is compliant with the Project Management Body of Knowledge and it introduces tools and terminology without overwhelming participants with jargon. The course focuses on developing practical skills that can be applied immediately to increase the level of success on projects. The course is fun and fast-paced.
This is the standard version of the course. Additional versions are available:
Participants will gain practical skills to:
The Project Management Essentials Online course is appropriate for individuals who are:
There is no prerequisite for this course. It functions as a stand-alone course.
Participants will receive access to the online course including many video files, an electronic copy of a course workbook that they can print containing exercises and case study materials. and an online quiz to test that course concepts were properly understood.
Introduction and PM Context
Initiating the Project
Planning the Project