There are certain fundamentals of project management that remain the same no matter the size of project being worked on or the industry.

QMII’s 3-day Project Management Essentials training is designed to for personnel looking to get an introduction (or perhaps a refresher) to project management up to an intermediate level.

If you are looking for a project management training for lower/middle management and/or non-project managers moving into roles of leadership to provide them with the basic project management framework to support the successful planning, execution, and management of any project, then this course will be a perfect fit.

This project management essentials training includes exercises and quizzes that reflect the concepts included within PMI PMP® Certification Exams.

  • Manage projects more effectively and efficiently
  • Differentiate between the 4 general stages of every project
  • Apply and associate tools and techniques to all processes
  • Learn risk analysis to decrease negative effects to project scope, schedule and costs
  • Demonstrate project leadership in various roles
  • Setting and measuring project objectives
  • Evaluating stakeholder needs and meeting them
  • Developing an action plan
  • Manage Project contraints
  • Identify risk and create risk response plans.
  • Team Leaders
  • Administrators

All those looking to learn how to manage projects and other similar activities in a structured manner.



  • What is a Project?
  • What is a Project?
  • What are Stakeholders?
  • What is a Project Life Cycle?
  • What are the basic tools & techniques needed to manage projects within a program?
  • Lesson Quiz
  • Defining the Project to match Program Objectives
  • How to plan, execute, monitor & control, and close a project?
  • What is a Project Charter?
  • How to define a Scope Statement?
  • How to develop a Schedule?
  • How to determine a Cost Budget?
  • How to identify Project Risks vs Program Risks?
  • How to define and measure success factors?
  • Lesson Quiz


Controlling the Project

  • What are the processes used to control scope, schedule and cost?
  • How does constraints effect your deliverables?
  • What are measurable quality metrics?
  • How to utilize leadership strategies to overcome roadblocks?
  • Lesson Quiz
  • Managing Risks
  • What are the Risk Management Processes?
  • What is a Risk Management Plan?
  • How to assign risk priority scores?
  • How to track risk responses?


Reporting Project Information

  • What is a Work Performance Report?
  • What are Performance Reviews?
  • How to use Variance Analysis to measure project performance?
  • How to determine information required for each stakeholder?
  • Lesson Quiz Closing the Project
  • What are the Closing Processes?
  • How to deliver project outputs to customers?
  • How to capture lessons learned?
  • How to resolve all issues?
  • Lesson Quiz Summary
  • Project Management Plan
  • Scope, Schedule, and Budget Baselines
  • Critical Path Method
  • Risk Response Plans
  • Work Performance Reports
  • Project Closeout

– Attendees successfully completing the training will receive a Certificate of Completion satisfying the 23 educational hours needed to apply for the CAPM® Certification Exam