PM01A/1 – Project Management Awareness

Duration : 0.5 day Technical : 1 Leadership : 2 Strategic : 1 PDU: 4
Course Overview

This program is intended to create an understanding with non-project management for project management in general and the role management should play in relation to the projects the organization is carrying out.

Managers need to play an active role in the management of the projects in the organization. This program will address all the areas that senior management needs to be involved with or need to understand.


Course Outline
  • What are projects?
  • Why do projects fail or succeed?
  • What is project management and what does a project manager do? 
  • The 5 phases of a project; Initiation, Planning, Executing, Monitoring and Control and Closing
  • The 4 Project Constraints; Scope, Time, Cost and Quality
  • Business Case
  • Stakeholders Engagement
  • Requirements and Scope Planning
  • Critical Path Planning and Gantt Charts
  • Cost estimating and budgeting
  • Risk Management
  • Executing and Monitoring the project
  • Managing changes during the project execution
  • Closing a project and creating lessons learned
Learning Outcomes
  • Understand the critical activities during project management
  • Understand the role management needs to play on projects
  • Understand why we do projects and how to manage business benefits
  • Understand the different phases of a project and the project constraints
  • Being able to identify and analyze project risks
  • Being able to create a critical path and Gantt chart
  • Understand how to give guidance to the project team
Target Audience

Non-Project Managers and Executives who are involved in projects and initiatives or who need to give guidance to those who are managing projects or initiatives