Project Management Essentials

Gain a practical understanding of the key principles of project management through a two-day introductory training course.
Project Management Essentials

An Engineering Education Australia training course*:

Gain insights into the role of a Project Manager, the project management lifecycle and how stakeholder relationships and managing potential changes or risks can influence effective project delivery.

Commencing with a clear definition of project management and related concepts, this course explores the practical aspects involved in initiating, planning, executing and controlling, and closing projects. Participants share ideas, collaborate on concepts and discuss solutions in a simulated project team context thereby providing a meaningful and engaging learning setting. The supplied training material offers a useful reference source for later customisation and use in the attendee’s workplace. 

This course comprises of a two-day face-to-face workshop and an online training component.

Who should attend?

  • New Project Managers
  • Project team members
  • Aspiring Project Managers

As well as engineers and related professionals wishing to gain a hands-on understanding of project management and apply this knowledge in a practical manner in a broad range of environments.

Learning outcomes

  • Understand project management concepts and practices
  • Understand the roles required to deliver successful projects
  • Identify the key roles of other project personnel
  • Improved soft skills management
  • Enhanced communication skills
  • Understanding and management of risks
  • Knowledge of task identification and scheduling
  • Documentation and information management techniques
  • Improved time, cost and scope management

Full course outline

This course introduces key concepts of project management, including:

  • Defining a project and the elements of project management
  • Understanding the role and required skills of a project manager
  • Identifying the key roles of other project personnel
  • Recognising each phase of a project's lifecycle
  • Introducing the triple constraints model
  • Project governance

An in-depth case study is used throughout this course to demonstrate the practical application of project management concepts such as time, cost, scope, quality and risk.

Build your Chartered competencies

This training course builds skills and knowledge in the following Engineers Australia Chartered status competencies^:

5. Engage with the relevant community & stakeholders
6. Identify, assess and manage risks

Understand the Chartered (Stage 2) Competency Standards.

*Delivered by Engineering Education Australia's wholly owned Registered Training Organisation (RTO), The Moreland Group (RTO number 6332).

^Completing this course does not automatically guarantee a competency, it provides participants with the underpinning knowledge required to develop specific Chartered competencies.

 

Date
08 / 04 / 2019 09:00 am to 09 / 04 / 2019 05:00 pm
Registration Closes
04 / 04 / 2019 05:00 pm
Venue
Brisbane (venue details sent upon registration)
Brisbane
,
QLD
,
Cost
  • Members:
    $1,434.50
  • Non Members:
    $1,510.00
Host(s)
Engineering Education Australia
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