Project Management Skills

  • Are you tired of projects going off the rails? Do you want to learn how to keep your projects on track, on time, and on budget?
  • Do you wish you could confidently manage projects of any size? Whether it's a small team initiative or a large-scale endeavor, strong project management skills are essential.
  • Are you ready to become the go-to person for successful project delivery? Project managers are in high demand, and this program will give you the skills to excel.

Project Management Skills Overview

Course Purpose:

To equip participants with the essential knowledge and practical skills necessary to effectively initiate, plan, execute, monitor, control, and close projects successfully. This workshop is designed to enhance participants' project management capabilities and confidence, enabling them to deliver projects on time, within budget, and to the required quality standards.

Course Objectives:

By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  1. Understand the fundamental principles, concepts, and terminology of project management.
  2. Identify the key phases and processes involved in project management.
  3. Develop comprehensive project plans, including scope, schedule, budget, and resource allocation.
  4. Apply effective project monitoring and control techniques to track progress and identify potential risks.
  5. Utilise communication and leadership skills to manage project teams and stakeholders.
  6. Implement problem-solving and decision-making strategies to address project challenges.
  7. Evaluate project performance and conduct post-project reviews to identify lessons learned.

Course Outline and Layout:

Course Outline:

Day 1:

  • Introduction to Project Management:
    • Definition and key concepts
    • Project management methodologies and frameworks (Agile, Waterfall, etc.)
    • Project lifecycle and phases
    • Project manager roles and responsibilities
  • Project Initiation and Planning:
    • Defining project scope and objectives
    • Identifying stakeholders and their needs
    • Developing a project charter
    • Creating a work breakdown structure (WBS)
    • Estimating project duration and resources
    • Developing a project schedule (Gantt chart)

Day 2:

  • Project Execution and Monitoring:
    • Managing project teams and resources
    • Tracking project progress and performance
    • Identifying and managing project risks
    • Implementing change control processes
    • Conducting project status meetings and reporting
  • Project Control and Communication:
    • Monitoring project budget and costs
    • Implementing corrective actions
    • Managing project communication with stakeholders
    • Resolving conflicts and managing issues
    • Using project management software and tools

Day 3:

  • Project Closure and Evaluation:
    • Finalising project deliverables
    • Conducting project acceptance and handover
    • Closing project accounts and documentation
    • Conducting post-project review and evaluation
    • Identifying lessons learned and best practices
  • Case Studies and Practical Exercises:
    • Hands-on application of project management concepts and tools
    • Interactive group discussions and problem-solving activities
    • Real-world project scenarios and case studies

Target Group :


Project Managers, Project Coordinators, Program Managers, Project Engineers, Site Managers, IT Managers, Construction Managers, Production Managers, Heads of departments


Public Sector Project Managers, Program Officers (Manage grants and funding initiatives), Policy Analysts, Department Heads/Directors, and Contractors (Working on government projects need to align with their methods)


Research Project Managers (handling grant-funded research projects), Faculty Members (Leading research projects or curriculum development), Department Chairs/ Deans (Overseeing strategic initiatives and changes), Administrative Staff (Managing events, facilities upgrades, etc. as projects.), Graduate Students (Often involved in research projects, need the skills)

Let Us Customise to your Needs

The actual program content may vary depending on the specific needs and experience level of the participants. Additional topics such as risk management, quality management, procurement management, and stakeholder management can also be included as per the course duration and objectives.

Duration of Course :

3 Days

Venue :

In-house (at your company)