Fundamentals of Project Management

Hours: 32 / Access Length: 7 Weeks / Delivery: Monthly, Mentor Supported
Retail Price: $375.00

Course Overview:

Only about one-quarter of all business projects are successful. The discipline of Project Management aims to improve those dismal results with a systematic approach to the unique tasks that abound in an enterprise. This hands-on course will acquaint the student with world-recognized methodologies used to produce more successful projects.

ATTENTION: This course has a strict start and end date.  When a student enrolls into this course, they will need to work with one of our Training Assessment Managers (TAMs) to choose a start date before they can be enrolled in their course.

Course Outline:

  • The learner will demonstrate knowledge of the nature of a project via the activities in the lesson - discussion, quiz, practice and assignment.
  • The learner will demonstrate knowledge of some of the first events and documents of a project via the sections of Lesson 2.
  • Student will understand the importance of scope within Project Management by writing a focused scope statement for a real or could-be-real project.
  • Learner will develop knowledge of time and task within a project by developing a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS).
  • Learner will gain an understanding of the place of risk in a project by performing a risk assessment.
  • Student will learn about the dynamics of teams and the importance of communications by successfully completing related coursework, including a communications plan.
  • Student will learn the Project Manager's role in the executing phase including the use of a baseline by successfully creating a baseline and a proper meeting agenda.
  • Student will learn the aspects of closing a project at any point of the cycle by successfully demonstrating knowledge of Lessons Learned.
  • Student will solidify Project Management by successfully conceptualizing and conveying the student's own place in Project Management.
  • Student will learn of the wealth of outside PM resources be successfully reviewing a selection of resources.


All necessary materials are included.

System Requirements:

System Requirements:

Internet Connectivity Requirements:
  • Cable and DSL internet connections are recommended for the best experience.
Hardware Requirements:
  • CPU: 1 GHz or higher
  • RAM: 2 GB or higher
  • Resolution: 1280 x 720 or higher
  • Speakers / Headphones
  • Microphone (Webinar / Live Online sessions)
Operating System Requirements:
  • Microsoft Windows 7 or 10 (Home, Pro)
  • Mac OSX 10 or higher.
  • Latest Chrome OS
  • Latest Linux Distributions

NOTE: While we understand that our courses can be viewed on Android and iPhone devices, we do not recommend the use of these devices for our courses. The size of these devices do not provide a good learning environment for students taking online or live online based courses.

Web Browser Requirements:
  • Latest Google Chrome is recommended for the best experience.
  • Latest Mozilla FireFox
  • Latest Microsoft Edge
  • Latest Apple Safari
Basic Software Requirements (These are recommendations of software to use):
  • Office suite software (Microsoft Office, OpenOffice, or LibreOffice)
  • PDF reader program (Adobe Reader, FoxIt)
  • Courses may require other software that is denoted in the above course outline.

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