Project Management Fundamentals

Project Management Fundamentals

In this workshop, we aim to achieve the following objectives:
  • Equip participants with a holistic understanding of Project Management (PM) principles, methodologies, and best practices
  • Develop management and communication skills specific to project management contexts
  • Provide hands-on experience with project management tools and techniques
  • Enhance leadership and communication skills in strategic project planning, successful results and project execution


(The following sample content will be customized to your organization's needs)
  • Introduction to Project Management: Definition of PM, value and types of project management e.g. Traditional Project Management, Agile Project Management, Waterfall Project Management
  • Project Initiation and Planning: Project charter, business cases, benefit management plan, Risk Management. Understanding the initiation phase and developing a solid foundation for project planning, including scope definition and stakeholder engagement.
  • Project Execution and Monitoring: Work breakdown structure and addressing the execution phase, focusing on effective team management, tracking progress, and monitoring project performance.
  • Case Studies: Participant presentations of case studies
  • Risk Management: Identification, assessment, and mitigation of project risks where participants will learn how to identify, assess, and mitigate risks to ensure project success
  • Stakeholder Engagement: Stakeholder identification, communication planning, and effective engagement
  • Alignment in Project Managers: Effectively aligning projects with organizational strategy by understanding the strategic aspects of project management, ensuring that projects contribute to overarching organizational goals

Target Group

The Project Management Fundamentals Workshop is designed for all team members within your organization. It's ideal for:
  • Individual Team Members or Junior Project Managers: To enhance existing basic or intermediate project experience
  • Aspiring Project Managers: Individuals who are transitioning into project management roles who are looking to gain foundational knowledge and practical skills
  • Team Members: To enhance their understanding of Project Management and contribute effectively to project teams
  • Cross-Functional Team Members: Individuals who are involved in projects across various departments to gain insights into project management principles to foster enhanced collaboration and understanding among team members
  • Supervisors and Managers: To develop the skills necessary to lead and manage projects successfully
  • Individuals and Teams within your organization who are looking to improve their Project Management capabilities within your organization


Before the workshop:

  • Project Management Skills Assessment (PMA): Prior to the workshop, a PMA survey will be conducted to assess the current status, PM strengths, development areas and experience of participants
  • Pre-Workshop Survey: Prior to the workshop, the participants will complete a survey to understand expectations for the workshop

During the workshop:
1-2 Day Virtual or Face-to-Face Workshop/Customized to clients’ needs

  • Knowledge Transfer and Best Practices: The participants acquire in-depth knowledge and best practices in Project Management based on the PMI and PMBOK tools and handbooks
  • Practical Exercises and Case Studies: Participants actively engage in workshops to apply project management tools and techniques to personal/organizational real-world scenarios
  • Facilitator-Led Discussions: Participants share experiences, discuss challenges, and learn from each other’s insights

After the workshop:

  • Real-World Application: The program goes beyond theory, emphasizing the practical application of Project Management standards and best practices using participants’ real-life projects.
  • Certification and Quiz: Upon completion of the workshop, the participants receive a certificate of workshop completion and a badge demonstrating successful completion of the Project Management Program

Summary: Project Management (PM) Fundamentals

This Project Management Program covers Traditional, Agile, and Waterfall methodologies throughout the project lifecycle. Emphasizing practical application in Project Execution and Monitoring, it focuses on team management, progress tracking, and performance monitoring, enriched by real-world case studies. The program guides participants through Risk Management, emphasizing identification to mitigation.

Stakeholder Engagement is a key focus, addressing identification, communication planning, and effective engagement. The program aligns projects with the participants projects and organizational strategy, ensuring contributions to overarching goals. Participants undergo a Project Management Skills Assessment (PMA) and a pre-workshop survey for tailored content delivery.

In the 1-2 day workshop, knowledge transfer occurs through practical exercises, case studies, and facilitator-led discussions, encouraging real-world application of Project Management standards. This program combines theoretical knowledge with hands-on application, providing a holistic understanding and practical tools. Upon completion, participants receive a certificate and badge, validating their successful Project Management Certification. 

Project Management Fundamentals
Contact us for a customized offer that suits your organization‘s Project Management Training requirements.