Project Management Essentials

Public Class

Live Virtual Class

Private Class

In-House Class

Key points about this course

Duration: 2 Days
Time: 9.00am – 5.00pm
Course Fee: RM 2,600.00
HRD Corp Claimable Course

Course Overview

Project Management Essentials teaches the best practices in Project Management. Begin with understanding the project management context, role of project manager and project management processes. 

The processes includes 5 phases of Project Lifecycle: Initiating, Planning, Executing, Monitoring & Controlling, and Closing. The processes  were developed by the Project Management Institute (PMI) in 1960s.

The concept of the project lifecycle was developed and refined over several decades, the formalisation and publication of these standards in the form of PMBOK by PMI occurred in the mid-1990s.

Mastering these processes help you deliver projects on time,  budget, and achieve your goals. Good project managers communicate effectively and lead with confidence. And it all starts with understanding the essentials.

If you’re just beginning or want to refine your skills, this Project Management training is the perfect fit. We will introduce you the essential tools and guide that help you to excel in managing projects. 

Our Project Management Essentials public class is available in Kuala Lumpur. For a private group, we conduct in-house training at your location anywhere in Malaysia.

Who Should Attend
Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

Course Outline
Module 1 - Introduction to Project Management
  • Definition of project
  • Project Constraints
  • Global Standards Governing Project Management
  • Project Management knowledge areas
  • Project Life Cycle
Module 2 - Project Initiating
  • Influence on a project
  • Identifying key stakeholder
  • Roles of project governance
  • Project selection
  • Selection Tools
  • Project Charter
  • Requirements and specifications
Module 3 - Project Planning
  • Core Project team
  • Project management plan
  • Scope management
  • Estimating Techniques
  • Creating schedule
  • Network diagram
  • Determining Budget
  • Cost components
  • Resource Planning
  • Risk planning
  • Response strategies
  • Procurement planning
  • Communication planning
  • Project management plan
  • Project baseline
Module 4 - Project Executing
  • Assessing Project Performance
  • Earned Value Management
  • Corrective action
  • Performance reporting
  • Managing change
  • Managing risk
  • Managing quality
  • Developing project team
  • Managing stakeholders
Module 5 - Project Monitoring & Controlling
  • Progress Tracking
  • Progress Reviewing
  • Progress Reporting
Module 6 - Project Closing
  • Closing out project or phase
  • Customer acceptance
  • Project closeout issues
  • Procurement closeout vs project closeout
  • Lesson learned
Module 7 - Wrap up and closing
  • Course summary
  • Q & A
  • Closing

Teaching Methods

This training allows you to apply theoretical concepts in practical scenarios. The methods include:

Frequently Asked Questions
Who is Project Management Essentials training for?

The Project Management Essentials training is a for people new to project management. It teaches the important parts of managing projects. It’s a good first step if you want to work in this field

Where can I take the Project Management Essentials course in Malaysia?

You can join our training in Kuala Lumpur, where we usually have face-to-face classes. If you have a private group, we can also come to you and teach at any location in Malaysia

Is the Project Management Essentials a HRDC claimable course?

Yes, this is a HRDF claimable course.  

Can I customise the Project Management Essentials course for my team?

Yes, you can. If you ask for a private group training, we can modify the syllabus to better fit your team’s needs, especially if you have a current project that can benefit from the training.

Is this a certification course?

No, it isn’t. The main goal of this course is to give participants the knowledge and skills they need for project management. It’s designed to help them be more effective in a project team.

How do I sign up for the Project Management Essentials class?

It’s simple! Just look at our schedule, pick the date you like, and register on the PM Essentials page.

What should I do after completing the Project Management Essentials course?

After this course, you can aim to become a senior project manager, or further your education by pursuing PMP certification to advance your career.

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