Basics of Project Management

Project Management, Basics of

Off campus
Online Zoom Session
Target Audience
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Free of charge or ticket price
€125 charged to your school / unit

Course code: DCU151 

Course Duration: TWO FULL DAYS

Day 1: 14th February (9:30 am - 4:30 pm)

Day 2: 21st February (9:30 am - 4:30 pm)

participants must be available to attend both sessions

Course Description:  

This course covers the Project Management from initiating and planning your project through to monitoring and controlling risk. It equips you with the principles of solid project management and the skills to make your project a success.

The training will walk through a project from beginning to end, introducing the concepts and the practical steps take along the path to a successful project. There are plenty of opportunities for open discussion and worked examples with templates are used throughout the course.

Related concepts such as team management, change management and agile are incorporated and discussed where appropriate. The course is aligned with PMBOK® and takes account of Principle based project management in PMBOK® version 7.

The Main topics in the course are 

  • Project Management in Context
  • Initiating a Project
  • Planning Project Work
  • Developing Project Schedules, Cost Estimates, and Budgets
  • Planning Project Quality, Staffing, and Communications
  • Analysing Risks and Planning Risk Response
  • Monitoring and Controlling Project Schedules and Costs
  • Monitoring and Controlling Project Risk and Constraints
  • Closing the Project

Aims & Objectives: 

At the end of this course you will be able to

  • Identify a project and the appropriate approach to that project
  • Develop the skill to initiate and plan a project
  • Recogise how to monitor and control a project
  • Use key project management tools such as risk management and project reporting
  • Recognise the key steps in project management and be able to align your project to them



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