Foundations of Project Management
Explore the fundamental aspects of project management and develop your understanding of traditional project lifecycles.
Who is the course for?
This course is for anyone interested in project management.
Please note that the individuals detailed in the ‘Who will you learn with?’ section below, are current staff members and may be subject to change.
What topics will you cover?
Core concepts of project management, including the prerequisites for a project (the business case), project management and the role of the project manager
Project phases and processes, such as traditional project life cycles
Factors important to project selection and prioritisation, as evidenced by organisational capability and available resource capacity
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…
Assess the importance of project management in the context of various organisational cultures and strategies, and summarise the essential components of a project, and the processes considered essential for its successful completion
Describe the project phases that make up a typical project, and summarise the project management processes that occur within each. Explain the relationships between subject areas, process groups, and processes
Describe the typical project management process, its documentation and deliverables that are produced in each project phase
Evaluate factors important to project selection and prioritisation as evidenced by organisational capability and available resource capacity