Project Management Courses

Target Audience

This course is intended for those with prior work experience in project management or business administration or equivalent. The learners accessing this course will be working in or with project management teams or using a project approach to their business. These projects may be technical projects, business projects, government projects or community development projects and will cut across a range of economic sectors.

Purpose:

The primary purpose of the course is to provide learners with:

  • A foundation of basic project management knowledge and skills which can be used to build further project management related competencies.
  • Competence to be an effective project team member.
  • Competence to provide administrative support to a project manager and team members.
  • Competence to provide assistance to a project manager of medium to large projects.
Training Outcomes

On completion of this course the delegate will be able to:

  • A foundation of basic project management knowledge and skills which can be used to build further project management related competencies.
  • Competence to be an effective project team member.
  • Competence to provide administrative support to a project manager and team members.
  • Competence to provide assistance to a project manager of medium to large projects.
Associated Assessment Criteria
  • Own and team member interactions and contributions to the project are described with examples.
  • Own workload and time are effectively managed in conjunction with the requirements of others in the project.
  • Successful support that is provided to others for project management activities is described with examples.
  • Contributions are made to the planning, scoping, scheduling, and budgeting and risk management of the project in accordance with agreed procedures, tools and techniques.
  • Assistance is provided to the project manager and team in the execution of project management activities in accordance with project requirements and agreed procedures.
  • The control of scope, time, cost, risk and quality is described in accordance with project requirements and agreed procedures.
  • Contributions are made to the 'close-out' recommendations and/or lessons learned during the project in accordance with experiences and agreed procedures.
  • Project data is gathered, processed and recorded in accordance with project requirements and procedures.
  • Project meetings and/or workshops are organized in accordance with project requirements.
  • Different methods of communication are used and described with reasons for their use in the project.
  • Project management processes and techniques are applied to manage a small project from start to end and to supervise the team working on the project.
  • Progress is reported and status, including problems, communicated to project stakeholders
  • Support is provided to project managers / project teams in developing strategies, tactics, structures, methods and processes for project operations.
  • Project environments are checked for compliance with agreed procedures.
  • Lessons learned are consolidated and used to improve project procedures.
  • Processes, methods and techniques for the chosen technical field are described and evaluated within the project context.
  • The appropriate project tools and techniques are applied in accordance with agreed policies and procedures.