Project Management Training

Welcome to the online Project Management training course. In this course you will learn about the lifecycle of a project and learn about the eight sequential steps of project management. You will become competent and knowledgeable in all aspects of project planning which will help you to turn the vision and mission of your organization into a profitable reality. 

Define project management principles and activities

When getting underway and starting up your project, you should try to:

Integrating the 8 sequential steps of project management into a project plan.

Step 1 includes, discussing a project in order to have clarification on its objectives and goals, defining the project and including all stakehlders and sponsors. This step includes how to draw the range and scope of the project,  including amongst other things the end results, milestones and technical requirements. Step 2 details the planning of quality and explains ho to breakdown the work and set specifications for each sub section. Step 3 discussed time management and determining the order and time limit of events. Step 4 deals with cost management and explains how to estimate costs and draw up budgets for each section of the project. Step 5 is about assigning duties, authorities and accountabilities to empower the team and to set up procedures in order to create control for the project. Step 6 entails controlling the progression of work I’m starting to establish reporting requirements. Step 7 discusses how to do a follow and how to take corrective action and deliver praise. Step 8 deals with wrapping up the project, which include bringing projects to a successful conclusion, evaluating project effectiveness and learning for the future in order to do better next time. A diagram showing the 8 steps in a circle will be added to the notes to show the process of moving from step 1 to step 8. A table with 8 rows and 2 columns will added at the end showing the steps in column A and summarised details that make up the phase in column B.

  • Wait to get a definition of the project from stakeholders
  • Involve the project sponsor thoroughly to elicit commitment
  • Estimate the cost and draw up a budget
  • Assign responsibilities, authorities and accountabilities