Project management - an introduction


Project management is the discipline of planning, organising, and managing resources to bring about the successful completion of specific project goals and objectives.

The primary challenge of project management is to achieve all of the project goals and objectives while honouring any project constraints, such as scope, time and budget.

This course provides a brief introduction to the concept of project management, and is designed to encourage you to further explore the full nature and importance of project management as a discipline.

Formal qualifications are also available in Project Management.

Topics covered

  • The important features of project management.
  • The key factors in defining a project.
  • The role of a project manager at different stages of a project.
  • The organisational context of resource planning, and how internal and external factors influence the use of resources

Target audience

This course is ideal for people from all vocations moving into a team project, or who are interested in moving into a project management role.


Approximately 1.5 hours

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