Project Management Fundamentals


Course duration: 1 day, 9am – 5pm

Learn the fundamentals of project management and be ready to initiate a project in your organization and position it for success

Successfully managing a project requires effective planning and adherence to the industry’s best practices. By understanding the fundamentals of project management, participants will be better prepared to initiate a project in their organization and position it for success.

In this course, participants will learn effective project management practices and their related processes. Participants will develop a good understanding of the fundamentals of project management and its underlying structure and elements, including project phases, project life cycles, stakeholders, and areas of expertise.

On completion of the course, participants are ready to take on the responsibility of managing projects by applying effective project management techniques to improve the efficiency and delivery of their projects.

In this course, participants will examine the following elements of project management and apply the generally recognized practices to successfully manage projects:

  • Key processes and requirements of project management
  • Project lifecycle that spans initiation, planning, execution, management, control and closure of a project.
  • Getting started with project management
  • Initiating a project Planning for time and cost
  • Planning for project risks, communication and change control
  • Managing a project
  • Closing the project.

Anyone who is considering a career path in project management and desiring a complete overview of the field and its generally accepted practices can benefit from this course.

There is no prerequisite for this course.

Trainer profile

Hoon Wee Tan

Hoon Wee is an experienced IT professional with broad international experience in managing IT shared services, project management and end-user support. He is well versed in both waterfall and agile practices, being a PMP, PRINCE2 Practitioner, AgilePM Practitioner and Certified Scrum Master. Hoon Wee has performed advisory roles for organizational change strategies related to process design, optimization and implementation.

A consummate service professional at heart, Hoon Wee displays exceptional client service and communication skills with abilities to develop and maintain outstanding client relationships and is able to manage multiple engagements and competing priorities in a highly challenging, flexible, interactive and results-based team environment.

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