Project Management Essentials - TFCOSC0007

Project Management Essentials Course

Kickstart your project management career with Transformed’s Project Management Essentials course. Build a solid understanding of project management to impress potential employers. Learn how to better lead, plan, monitor, control and deliver projects to accelerate your career in this fast-growing field. With Project Management Essentials under your belt, you will be on the fast-track to success.

This Project Management Essentials course is perfect for anyone looking to jump into the field of project management – especially if you have no previous training or experience in project management.

With insights from project managers with both private and public sector experience, we’ve designed the course as the easiest and fastest way to develop a thorough grasp of the essentials. You will learn how to better lead, plan, monitor, control and deliver projects – crucial skills today’s organisations are looking for in employees.

Complete the course in just two days or study at your own pace over three months. Whichever you choose, you’ll be able to tap into the knowledge of our experienced trainers and be ready to put your new skills to practice immediately.

Are you an organisation looking to upskill your employees in project management? Talk to us about our tailor-made training to meet your needs.

At the completion of this training program, participants will be able to:

  • Manage their work projects to achieve planned outcomes
  • Effectively define the project scope
  • Plan the key tasks required to meet operational plans
  • Identify and manage risk in the project environment
  • Set and meet own work priorities
  • Set up the project team
  • Manage requests to change the project
  • Plan resources to meet targets
  • Monitor resource usage
  • Manage project finalisation and review processes

Speak to our team about fees for in-house delivery.

This course will be delivered by industry practitioners in 2 full days (9am-5pm). Alternatively, you can choose to complete the course via distance learning over three months.

Talk to our team about the right course delivery for you.

Are you looking to upskill your employees?

We can custom-design a course to suit the needs of your people and organisation. Talk to us to find out more.

  • Project definition
  • Project life cycle
  • Elements of a project
  • Project scope
  • Project scheduling
  • Project budget
  • Risk Management

2-day course or self-paced study over 3 months.

This course is designed as an introduction to project management. Students typically have limited or no prior knowledge of project management.

There are no entry requirements for this course.

There is no formal assessment for this course.

This program provides essential skills and knowledge that may help you achieve a nationally-recognised project management qualification:

  • Certificate IV in Project Management Practice
  • Diploma of Project Management

Download the course pdf here.

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Are you interested in finding out if you have options for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a qualification?
Do you have some work experience or have been in the workforce for a number of years but not sure how you can apply your existing knowledge to achieving a qualification?
Our self assessment survey will give you more information for what your self paced learning pathway looks like based onyour work and life experience – ie do you have options for Recognition of PriorLearning (RPL) or is a distance package best for you – or a blend of both.
The survey is free and it takes just 10 mins to complete and within 24 hours you will have a response from a Transformed team member with your recommended learning pathway as well as the fee to complete and the next steps should you wish to enrol. We have payment plans to suit all budgets. 
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""...I originally enrolled in Transformed's Diploma of Project Management on the basis of their flexibility. ..As I subsequently discovered, Transformed's approach extends even further to include 'one on one' coaching sessions... and adjusting the training to fit in with the client.."

Michael Irwin, Austrade
"I engaged Michael Young from Transformed to assess me for the Australian Institute of Project Management Certified Practicing Project Manager. I wanted to be certified as I wanted to verify that the skills and knowledge was in line with industry best-practice. At first it seemed a bit daunting, however, Michael made the process very easy, providing templates for references and self-assessment as well as providing a list of the project management documents I would need to provide as evidence. The assessment interview was very relaxed and more like a conversation than an assessment, which brought out the best experiences to evidence my capabilities. Because of Michael's current government security clearance, we were able to look at specific of particular projects, rather me than having to spend a heap of time sanitising documents. Since the assessment, I have been successful in gaining a promotion.."

Mike McCarthy