Project Management Overview


If you would like pricing for the Project Management Overview course please contact DDLS on 1800 ULEARN (1800 853 276). You might not be directly responsible for managing projects, but it's important to be familiar with the terms and concepts of this critical discipline when working in a project-based organisation. This one-day course covers everything you'll need to participate in the project management process. It will include the significance of effective project management, important tools and techniques, and how your role can affect future project management results. Upon completion of this course, students will have a firm grasp of the Process Groups and Knowledge Areas, which help to form a basic foundational knowledge of project management. Features Our facilitators bring real-world experience to every course Our perspective is based on working with hundreds of companies from diverse industries   Industry Association Recognition This course is aligned to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®) and is endorsed by the Project Management Institute (PMI) and the Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPM). Project Management Institute (PMI)® Contact Hours: 7 hours Professional Development Units (PDUs): 7 PDUs Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPM) Continual Professional Development (CPD) points: 5 points


Discover how to:

  • Identify various tools and techniques used within project management
  • Understand the project management processes
  • Use the nine key PMI knowledge areas
  • Use techniques while practicing with a case study
  • Discuss and explore project ideas, concerns, and issues
  • Identify areas that can benefit from applying professional project management principles


This course is appropriate for project managers, project team members, and project sponsors.

DDLS is a Registered Education Provider (REP) for the Project Management Institute (PMI) ®

We can also deliver and customise this training course for larger groups saving your organisation time, money and resources. For more information, please make a note when you enquire.




Key Concepts

  • Project Management Concepts
  • The People Side of Project Management
  • Planning the Project
  • Executing the Project
  • Controlling the Project
  • Closing the Project

Project Management Processes

  • Initiating
  • Planning
  • Executing
  • Controlling
  • Closing

Project Manager's Role

  • Provide Leadership and Motivation
  • Coordinate with Team Members
  • Facilitate Work
  • Control the Project
  • Maintain Focus
  • Maintain Commitment
  • Manage Expectations
  • Use Resources Efficiently and Effectively

The Core of Project Management

  • Constraints and Strategies
  • Exclusions and Assumptions
  • Decomposition
  • Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
  • Estimating
  • The WAG Method
  • The SWAG Method
  • Dependencies
  • Critical Path
  • Evaluating Performance

Training provider

Teaching mode: Classroom - Instructor Led
Duration: 1 day
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