Project Management Fundamentals

New Horizons Learning Centre Perth

Event outline


The Project Management Fundamentals course is a primer on the basics of Project Management. Participants learn how to use a range of project management techniques to manage the project life cycle and associated phases of a project. You will gain skills to plan, organise, control, document and close out their projects successfully. You will also examine strategies around budgets and risk minimisation.

Target Audience:

This course is designed for participants who want to understand the basic concepts of Project Management. It is useful for Technical specialists/engineers moving into a project management team role, or working for a project manager but who have not had much, if any, experience to date.


Some project management experience and scheduling software such as Microsoft® Project is helpful but not required.

Key Participant Benefits:

  • Builds confidence by ‘knowing’ best techniques and templates/steps to follow
  • Make it easier to manage the people equation by better people management skills
  • Increases time effectiveness by more adept handling of all aspects of the project
  • Lessens stress by better planning and having direct reports take on more accountability
  • Increases productivity and the potential of a favourable reputation by better scope and people management

Key Business Benefits

  • Decreases costs through greater productivity and effective scope management
  • Helps foster accountability for project subordinates through better people management
  • Mitigates risk through better scope and risk management
  • Appeases internal and/or external customers through timeliness
  • Saves potential cost of rehiring, retraining and lost productivity by better people management

At Course Completion:

Participants will discover how to:

  • Identify key stakeholders and their roles
  • Collect actual work performed on projects
  • Update plan components
  • Manage project risk and maintain a schedule and budget with consistent predictive power
  • Manage cost, scope, time, risk, quality, and project change according to a set of processes
  • Analyse projects and the project management process continually

Dates & registration

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Provider information

New Horizons Perth is a training provider based in the Perth CBD. All trainers must have a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, at least two years group training experience and industry experience.