Introduction to Project Management

Increasing your confidence and competence in the fundamentals of effective project management.

  • Explore project management principles and philosophies.
  • Identify the key stages in the process of formulating and completing a project from initial concept to final completion.
  • Consider the different types of projects - from “tangible” construction to the “intangible” organisational change programs.
  • Participate in activities to develop knowledge and skills in applying project management theory.
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  • What is covered in the course?

    • Project management concepts.
    • Understanding the Project Management Framework.
    • Developing project scope.
    • Project planning methods.
    • Managing the schedule.
    • Managing small projects.
    • The Project Manager's role.
  • Should I attend?

    This course is suitable for participants with limited or no knowledge of project management principles and tools.

  • How will I benefit?

    You will gain:

    • an understanding of the key principles of project management and how they can be applied in your work
    • fundamental skills and strategies to effectively manage projects including: defining your project, setting objectives, establishing a work breakdown structure, scheduling tasks, estimating resources and monitoring and evaluating progress
    • an appreciation of different approaches Project Management, with an focus on PMBOK
    • an understanding of the leadership qualities required for successful outcomes including balancing task and people management factors.

  • How will my organisation benefit?

    Your organisation will gain an individual with:

    • knowledge and tools for effective project management that can be applied to many aspects of your organisation’s key functions and operations
    • proven approaches for successful project initiation, management and completion
    • an understanding of an effective Project Management Framework
    • strategies for leading and working successfully in project teams.

    Need customised training for your organisation?

    Contact our team to discuss customising this course to meet your needs.

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  • AQF Equivalence, Articulation Pathways CPD Points and Certification

    • You will receive a soft copy University of Adelaide Certificate of Completion.
    • This PACE course may contribute to earning Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points or credit. Many professional associations accredit CPD at a standard rate of 1 hour of professional development / learning=1 CPD point. This should be used as a guide only and confirmation should be sought from your accrediting body prior to registration in any PACE course or program.
Overall there was a good mix between learning the technical skills of project management and the soft people-oriented aspects.past participant

What will I receive as part of this course?

  • course materials (PDF copy for tablet on request)
  • certificate of Completion and training record
  • refreshments during the day, including a light lunch on full day courses for in person attendance
  • post course evaluation.

Online courses will be delivered via our virtual learning platform and includes the following:

  • access to online course materials and activities 1 week prior to live virtual learning session
  • online support and interaction with your facilitator and course coordinator
  • live virtual learning sessions with your facilitator
  • further self-learning resources to embed your learning.

What should I bring to the course?

Our courses are designed to be work-related and interactive. Please bring current workplace examples related to this topic for use on the day.

What further development can I do?

We recommend Risk Management or Project Management Essentials.

Online courses

You will need:

  • computer or tablet
  • web browser Chrome or Firefox to view your course online
  • webcam, headphones and microphone
  • internet connection (broadband or 4G minimum)
  • notepaper and pen
  • a willingness to participate and engage with the instructor and other course participants
  • if your first language is not English, you must be equipped to demonstrate English Language Proficiency throughout your short course enrolment at a minimum IELTS Level 6.5 in all bands in line with the University of Adelaide’s Minimum English Language Requirements.

Available course dates:

  • Friday 3 June, 2022 (9.00am - 4.30pm)

    Course Start Date: Friday 3 June, 2022 (9.00am - 4.30pm)
    Location: L 7, 10 Pulteney St. Adelaide
    Instructor(s):
    Carlo Galeano BE (Hons) Univ of Adelaide, CPEng

    Carlo consults extensively in Project Management, covering areas such as project independent audits and reviews, project recovery, project process/documentation development, mentoring and coaching, project planning and selection processes, customised training, Project Risk analysis and a range of project facilitation services. He has worked for large multinational organisations and conducted a wide variety of consulting, business improvement and training activities both in Australia and Overseas. He has extensive experience in the design, delivery and facilitation of programs on Project Management, Operations Management, Risk Management, Problem Solving and Quality Improvements and he provides a practical perspective to implementing these and other improvement initiatives. A hands-on practitioner focused on implementing working and functional solutions to a wide variety of clients and organisations, Carlo brings a depth of practical experience to his training delivery.

    Schedule number: 8007
    Required fees: Price
    Registration (GST Free)$660.00
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  • Tuesday 23 August, 2022 (9.00am - 4.30pm)

    Course Start Date: Tuesday 23 August, 2022 (9.00am - 4.30pm)
    Location: L 7, 10 Pulteney St. Adelaide
    Instructor(s):
    Bianca Galeano BE (Hons), BFin, Dip PM
    Bianca is an experienced professional, having successfully delivered a wide variety of multidisciplinary projects in the water industry over many years. She applies a highly effective framework based approach to all phases of the Project Management life-cycle, from project scoping, development, design, implementation, commissioning and hand-over. Bianca is passionate about the value that successful projects provide to organisations, the development of in-house Project Management competences and the dissemination of knowledge, skills, tools and techniques in what is today a core organisational capability.
    Schedule number: 8005
    Required fees: Price
    Registration (GST Free)$660.00
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  • Wednesday 30 November, 2022 (9.00am - 4.30pm)

    Course Start Date: Wednesday 30 November, 2022 (9.00am - 4.30pm)
    Location: L 7, 10 Pulteney St. Adelaide
    Instructor(s):
    Bianca Galeano BE (Hons), BFin, Dip PM
    Bianca is an experienced professional, having successfully delivered a wide variety of multidisciplinary projects in the water industry over many years. She applies a highly effective framework based approach to all phases of the Project Management life-cycle, from project scoping, development, design, implementation, commissioning and hand-over. Bianca is passionate about the value that successful projects provide to organisations, the development of in-house Project Management competences and the dissemination of knowledge, skills, tools and techniques in what is today a core organisational capability.
    Schedule number: 8006
    Required fees: Price
    Registration (GST Free)$660.00
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