3-day Project Management Essentials Course

Participants will gain practical skills to:

  • Use the terminology and processes of modern project management–project scope, time, cost, and communications management.
  • Prepare a Project Charter and Project Plan.
  • Facilitate team discussions in preparing project plans and in executing projects.
  • Utilize project management templates.
  • Value the benefits of a consistent project management method.

The Project Management Essentials course is appropriate for individuals who are:

  • Responsible for managing smaller projects.
  • Participants on a project team of any size, especially those who have not yet been exposed to the tools, techniques and terminology of formal project management.

There is no prerequisite for this course. It functions as a stand-alone course.

You will receive a course binder containing copies of presentation slides, case studies, exercises, and suggested solutions.

Introduction and PM Context

  • Portfolios, programs, projects
  • Project success, project life cycles
  • Workshops: Project priorities, project success

Initiating the Project

  • Stakeholders and requirements
  • Project team, working in a matrix
  • Workshops: Project stakeholders, project charter

Planning the Project

  • Work breakdown structure
  • Project Change Control
  • Communications planning
  • Estimating
  • Project Risk Management
  • Critical path scheduling
  • Workshops: WBS, critical path scheduling, change control, project communications plan, risk management, project schedule

Project Execution

  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Scope management
  • Conflict management
  • Leadership and motivation
  • Schedule control
  • Cost Control
  • Workshops: roles and responsibilities, conflict management, schedule updates, reporting and control

Project Closure

  • Closing and lessons learned


  • Workshops: lessons learned



Date of Event: 
Monday, May 6, 2013 - 00:00 to Wednesday, May 8, 2013 - 00:00

May 6 - 8, 2013


Charlottetown Best Western


$795.00 plus HST (for Members of Engineers PEI)

$1195.00 plus HST (for non-Members)

Space is limited - register now!!

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For more information, please contact: 

Kim at 902-566-1268 or by email at info@EngineersPEI.com


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