This two-day course focuses on the fundamentals of project management. It draws on the Project Management Institute’s 'Project Management Body of Knowledge' (PMBOK® Guide)*.
You'll learn about:
- the project lifecycle
- project management methodologies
- key roles
- risk management
- project quality
- closing projects.
Using a real project as a case study, you'll be able to share ideas, collaborate on concepts and discuss solutions. You'll learn practical tools and tips to use in the workplace. You'll also get a reference guide and documentation templates to use on future projects.
By the end of the course, you'll have gained the skills to improve time, cost and scope management. You'll also have practiced these new skills so you can confidently transfer them to real life scenarios.
*PMBOK® Guide is a registered trademark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.
We can customise this course for groups of six or more.
You choose the time, place, duration and format.
Find out how we can help you and your team by clicking on the button below to request a quote or calling us directly on +61 3 9321 1700.
- How to write a project charter
- How to evaluate a project management plan
- What to include in a status report
- Methods of scheduling project tasks
- How to analyse stakeholders
- How to resolve issues and manage change
- How to document lessons learned
- How to conduct a project review
Is this course for you?
This course is suitable if you:
- want to gain a hands-on understanding of the key areas of project management practice and process
- want to apply this knowledge in a practical way with best practice tools and techniques
- manage projects or are part of a project team and need to improve project outcomes.
Complete this course on its own or as part of a Project Management qualification:
The course content aligns to a unit of competency from each qualification. Your participation can also assist towards partial completion of:
- BSBPMG417 Apply project life cycle management process (from the Cert IV)
- BSBPMG521 Manage Project Integration (from the Diploma).
There are no prerequisites for this course.
Topics we'll cover
- Project management methodologies and frameworks
- Project governance
- Documents and processes commonly used in project management
- Understanding key roles and authority levels in a project
- Recognising each phase of a project’s lifecycle
- Introducing the triple constraints model
- Scoping and scheduling a project
- Managing issues and changes within project processes
- Identifying, assessing and managing project risks
- Quality planning, quality assurance and quality control processes for projects
- Project communication and stakeholder management
- Managing the procurement process
- Reviewing and finalising a project
Take this course to build skills and knowledge in the following Engineers Australia Chartered status competencies*:
5. Engage with the relevant community and stakeholders
6. Identify, assess and manage risks
*Completing this course does not automatically guarantee you a competency. However, you will gain the base knowledge you need to develop these specific Chartered competencies.
The Moreland Group (RTO number 6332) provides accredited technical and professional training to help advance the practice of engineering and related roles for the benefit of the community.
Facilitated and assessed by leading industry experts, the team is located nation-wide to support participants through their studies. Visit The Moreland Group website to find out more.
Dr Martin Sharry is an experienced technology change agent, project manager and education consultant. He has experience working in the welfare, transport, education and defence areas across both the private and public sectors.
Martin has managed education and organisational change projects, focusing on technology implementation and change. He has worked across the complete project management lifecycle - initiate, plan, execute, monitor and control, and close - using PMBOK, PRINCE2 and Agile methodologies.
Martin believes training is a partnership between the individual, the organisation and the trainer. He uses a wide variety of training techniques to enable individual learning and development and, through this, organisational change.
Colin Pulfer is a project manager with extensive experience in consulting, project management, operations management and training.
Colin has worked on projects with some of the largest global corporations – Siemens, Fujitsu, IBM, Telstra, and CSR Building among them. His expertise is in how to identify and manage complex multi-faceted situations in high-intensity environments.
He has successfully delivered a wide variety of projects, including streamlining and cost reductions in modem production and delivery, re-engineering a chemical manufacturing and distribution supply chain, and streamlining a food production and distribution business.
Colin is an enthusiastic, approachable teacher who uses work-based training to guide students at every level.
Dr Ross Yates PhD is an experienced, certified program and project management practitioner. He is a postgraduate university lecturer, an active researcher, and workplace trainer and assessor in project management practice.
Ross specialises in PRINCE2, PMBOK and Agile methods. His specialisation extends to business systems and processes, quality practice, and change management. He has extensive experience delivering projects in the mining, higher education, health care and not-for-profit sectors. Ross works closely with engineers across a range of fields as an educator and assessor of competence.
Ross also holds postgraduate and other qualifications in project management, and learning and development.
Ross is a member of the Project Management Institute (PMI). He is also a Certified Practising Project Director (CPPD) with the Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPM).
[The facilitator] was easy to understand, project management principles were applied to real life situations, [which made the course] easily relatable.
The regular involvement of the participants throughout the course and examples was most valuable.
[The focus on] implementing Project Management principles was most useful.