Project Management Essentials

The foundation of what every project manager needs to know in order to successfully manage projects is presented in this three-day course. PM Essentials covers the basic concepts of the five fundamental project management processes: initiating, planning, executing, monitoring and controlling, and closing. Participants gain an understanding of how the project management processes are used during each phase of a project to build a better, more effective project plan. This programme is for any individual who may need to perform project management activities in their job role on either a formal or informal basis, or any project team members who want to enhance their knowledge to interact more productively with a project manager and perform more effectively on a project team. Through the use of short case studies, practical exercises, class discussions, and lectures, participants have the opportunity to apply best practices in a non- threatening classroom environment.

Course Duration:
3 Days of Instruction (18 Hours)

On Site and Off Site (UAE and GCC)

None required

Course Description

Writing is a key method of communication for most people, and it’s one that many people struggle with. Writing and communication skills have degraded with more and more people communicating through email and text messaging. Developing writing skills is still important is the business world as creating proper documents (such as proposals, reports, and agendas), giving you that extra edge in the workplace.
The Business Writing workshop will give your participants a refresher on basic writing concepts (such as spelling, grammar, and punctuation), and an overview of the most common business documents. These basic skills will provide your participates with that extra benefit in the business world that a lot of people are losing.

Who Should Attend

  • Project Managers – both new to project management and experience project managers who have not had formal project management training
  • Project team members
  • Account managers
  • Anyone wishing to be more competitive in today’s job market
  • Anyone wishing to be more competitive in today’s job market

Aims & Learning Objectives

Upon completing this programme, the learner would be able to:

  • Understand the role of the project manager
  • Examine the ten project management knowledge areas
  • Learn the five processes of the project management lifecycles
  • Apply the project management lifecycle in daily operations

Understand risk management and minimization techniques


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