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Project Management

Project Management

Course Summary:

The Project Management Essentials course offered by Magna Skills is designed to provide participants with the fundamental knowledge and skills needed to effectively plan, execute, and control projects.

Whether you're a seasoned professional looking to enhance your project management capabilities or a newcomer to the field, this course will equip you with the tools and techniques to successfully manage projects of varying sizes and complexities. Through a combination of theoretical learning and practical exercises, you will gain a solid foundation in project management principles and methodologies.

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of the Project Management Essentials course, participants will be able to:

  1. Understand the core concepts and principles of project management.
  2. Apply a structured approach to project initiation, planning, execution, monitoring, and closure.
  3. Define project scope, objectives, and deliverables.
  4. Create comprehensive project plans, schedules, and budgets.
  5. Effectively communicate with project stakeholders and team members.
  6. Identify and mitigate project risks and issues.
  7. Monitor and control project progress and performance.
  8. Implement best practices for project documentation and reporting.
  9. Apply different project management methodologies, including Agile and Waterfall, as appropriate.
  10. Prepare for professional project management certification exams, if desired.

Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to Project Management

  • What is Project Management?
  • Key Project Management Concepts
  • Role of a Project Manager
  • Project Management Frameworks

Module 2: Project Initiation

  • Identifying Project Stakeholders
  • Defining Project Objectives and Scope
  • Creating a Project Charter
  • Conducting Feasibility Studies

Module 3: Project Planning

  • Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
  • Developing a Project Schedule
  • Resource Allocation and Management
  • Risk Assessment and Management
  • Budgeting and Cost Control

Module 4: Project Execution

  • Team Building and Development
  • Procurement and Vendor Management
  • Quality Assurance and Control
  • Communication and Reporting

Module 5: Project Monitoring and Control

  • Performance Metrics and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
  • Change Management
  • Issue Identification and Resolution
  • Scope Management

Module 6: Project Closure

  • Project Closure Criteria
  • Handing Over Deliverables
  • Lessons Learned and Post-Project Evaluation
  • Celebrating Success and Recognizing Team Contributions

Module 7: Agile Project Management

  • Introduction to Agile Methodologies
  • Scrum, Kanban, and Lean Practices
  • Agile Roles and Responsibilities
  • Integrating Agile with Traditional Project Management

Module 8: Exam Preparation and Professional Development

  • Overview of PMI and Other Project Management Certifications
  • Preparing for PMP, CAPM, or Other Relevant Exams
  • Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

Course Format:

  • Duration: 4 weeks (24 hours of instruction)
  • Delivery: In-person or online
  • Assessment: Quizzes, assignments, and a final project
  • Certification: Magna Skills Project Management Essentials Certificate


This course outline is subject to modification based on the specific needs of the participants and industry trends. It aims to provide a comprehensive understanding of project management principles, methodologies, and best practices.