Project Management Essentials

PMI Verified  Authorized Training Partner
2 Days: Online or Classroom

8,500+ Professional Careers Supported

Training Overview

This course provides you with a foundation in professional project management principles.

Based on the Project Management Institute’s Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), you will be taken through the entire project lifecycle and will be introduced to the knowledge areas needed to manage any project effectively.

Using a case study, you will complete the necessary steps to plan a project scope and schedule comprehensively. You will learn how to identify and manage risks and how to manage stakeholders’ expectations via communication.

On completion, you will be familiar with key project management terminology and have the tools and techniques needed to manage your own projects.

Virtual
Project Management Courses

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Apr 15,16

08:00 am04:00 pm GMT

2 Days: Online or Classroom

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Jul 11,12

09:00 am05:00 pm GMT

2 Days: Online or Classroom

500.00

Dec 16, 17

09:00 am05:00 pm GMT

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Learning Objectives

  • Identify and define the key project phases
  • Learn essential project management skills, concepts, tools and techniques
  • Identify project stakeholders and map project deliverables to their needs
  • Define and develop the project scope statement and Work Breakdown Structure
  • Estimate project resources and durations
  • Be able to schedule project tasks and develop a project schedule
  • Manage the execution of the project and provide status reports to stakeholders
  • Manage and Control any changes required or requested
  • Successfully close out a project
  • Determine what lessons can be learned

Skill Level

Designed for newcomers to project management and senior technical staff looking to advance their careers with project management. This course demystifies project management and offers practical exercises, empowering students to confidently handle basic projects independently.

Delivery

Choose between a 2-Day Classroom or Online Course

Inside a Project Management Essentials Course: What's Included?

Relevant Course Materials

A framework to enable trainees to obtain the PMI® specific understanding required to pass the examination.

Full-Length, Simulated Exams

Simulated practice exams to prepare for certification exams.

Course and Customer Support

Telephone and e-mail support up to and including the day of the exam.

Access to Educate 360 LMS

Access our learning management system for supplementary documentations recordings.

Course Agenda

Learn project management fundamentals with this comprehensive course. From project initiation to closing, you’ll delve into key areas like scope, timelines, risk management, and stakeholder communication. Perfect for beginners or project team members aiming to enhance their skills and efficiently interact with stakeholders. Get ready to manage your projects confidently using industry-standard practices.

Introduction to Project Management fundamentals

Project Initiation

  •     Project Charter
  •     Identifying stakeholders and their needs

Project Planning

  • Scope Statement
  • Work Breakdown Structure
  • Estimation of Resources and Durations
  • Developing timelines and schedules
  • Plan Communications
  • Risk Management

Project Execution

Project Monitor & Control

  • Change Control
  • Status Reporting

Project Closing

  • Review

Eligibility Requirements

Admission Requirements:

To apply for this course, you need to be:

  • Proficient in both written and verbal English. In other words, if English is not your first language, you must have a minimum overall International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each band, or the equivalent Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score.
  • Reasonable numerate – i.e. understand basic arithmetic. Thus we require learners to have at least a Junior Certificate, or equivalent.
  • Computer literate. To access our learning management systems and virtual classroom-based courses, you need to be comfortable with basic information and communications technology. You are also expected to provide their own computer equipment to access our learning systems.

Why Study with Velopi?

Since our foundation in 2007, Velopi has carved a niche in the project management training space that is based firmly on close relationships with both companies and individuals. As our clients’ needs have evolved, so have our project management training courses. Today, we offer a comprehensive range of project management courses that are designed to meet the needs of any organisation or individual.

10k Careers Supported - 95% Exam Pass Rate
“Velopi helped us achieve our first objective – gaining a high-level overview and common understanding of project management across the Team. We found the learning particularly useful in examining the versatility of our product and methodologies to meet our customer needs.”

Aisling Creedon
Team Lead, Enterprise Customer Success, Teamwork

“The biggest impact that the Velopi course had on me was learning how the science and framework of project management can help in managing people as well as through interpersonal and direct communication- the penny really dropped about this for me during the course.”

Ann Heffernan
Tyndall

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FAQs

Everything you need to know about the course. If you can’t find the answer you’re looking for, chat with our team.

Velopi’s courses are aimed at adult learners. We value the life experiences of our students and encourage everyone attending to contribute and to apply their existing experience to new situations.

At the start of each course, students will be provided with their instructor’s e-mail address and contact phone number. They are invited to make contact if they have any questions after the class.

Each one of the “Club PDU” courses are stand-alone offerings.
Following a continuing professional development course, many students are inspired to take their project management development a step further and we encourage our students to discuss their career plans with us. We can recommend further formal training leading to more advanced qualifications.

All students will receive a Certificate of Completion. This certificate sends out a strong signal that you are serious about the project management profession and seek to develop further in this role.

All of our instructors are Project Management Professionals (PMPs)®. Each has over a decade of industry experience and uses this to provide plenty of real-world examples to bring the courses to life.

Project management is a transferable skill. Thus these courses are relevant to all industries from Medical Devices, through Pharmaceutical, Financial Services, Construction & Engineering, the Public Sector, to Information & Communications Technologies.

This is reflected in the nature of our case study exercises. Students quickly realize that the problems they have faced in the workplace are very similar to those outlined in class.

Students also meet project managers from other industries and networking with these brings home the universal nature of most project management issues.

Yes we do! Please contact us to discuss your requirements. Many of our courses can also be delivered, face-to-face, at your own facility.

Individuals who need to strengthen their project management skills. It is especially suitable for people new to Project Management or project Team Members who need to interact more efficiently with the Project Manager and Project Stakeholders.

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