Project Management Fundamentals (Earn 5.5 PDU’s)

A Comprehensive Introduction for Beginners and a Worthwhile Refresher for the Adept (Earn 5.5 PDU’s)

Looking to get into one of the fastest growing professions in the modern world or just to brush up on your fundamental knowledge? Either way, this course is for you.

What you’ll learn

  • A complete and detailed overview of project management..
  • Background information on the development of project management as a field..
  • Sound fundamental project management knowledge..
  • What the 5 project stages are and how to implement them on your project..
  • A wealth of practical advice on effectively implementing project management processes..
  • Key definitions in project management..
  • What distinguishes the best project managers from the rest..
  • Core project manager skills and competencies..
  • How and why planning projects in phases is so important and how it can help you improve your ability to manage stakeholder expectations..
  • Be able to define project management processes and know where they fit into the grand scheme of things..
  • Know how an organization’s corporate structure influences a project..
  • Lead and manage a project and the project team..
  • Apply best practices in your personal project management methodology..
  • Much more!.

Course Content

  • Course Introduction –> 3 lectures • 4min.
  • Project Management: A Short History –> 4 lectures • 17min.
  • The Foundations of Project Management –> 5 lectures • 58min.
  • The Project Life Cycle and Project Phasing –> 3 lectures • 31min.
  • Organizational Influence On Project Management –> 3 lectures • 15min.
  • Project Initiation –> 6 lectures • 23min.
  • Project Planning –> 5 lectures • 31min.
  • Project Execution –> 5 lectures • 27min.
  • Project Monitoring and Control –> 5 lectures • 33min.
  • Project Closure –> 5 lectures • 14min.
  • Wrapping Up The Course –> 2 lectures • 4min.

Project Management Fundamentals (Earn 5.5 PDU's)


Looking to get into one of the fastest growing professions in the modern world or just to brush up on your fundamental knowledge? Either way, this course is for you.

Project management is growing at an immense rate, that despite the job market uncertainties brought about by the 4th industrial revolution. The Project Management Institute (PMI), probably the most recognized authority on project management worldwide, estimates that job growth in the project management industry will be a staggering 33% or 22 million jobs by 2027. If you are still researching your future career path, stop here, project management education is certain to secure you with a good future career packed with growth opportunities and top it all off it is one of the highest earning jobs out there.

The course is an excellent and thorough introduction to project management. It also caters for seasoned project managers looking to brush up on the basics, and in the process earn some PDU’s towards their PMP renewal.

This course will cover essential definitions and concepts that will help improve your personal project management methodology, and it will brush you up on project management lingo. We will also be looking at the importance of a phased approach towards project planning. The course provides some insight into the various common organizational structures and how these structures influence your role and authority as a project manager in an organization. The final sections of the course provides a thorough process overview of the five project management process groups as set out in the Project Management Body of Knowledge. In these final lectures we also look at some practical advice for improving effective execution of these processes.

The course design caters mainly for those who wish to lay the foundations for a career in project management and it will be instrumental to their personal en professional growth. However, the course is structured to add value even to seasoned project managers.

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