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Project Management Foundation Course

This Project Management Foundation workshop is an excellent way to get to grips with essential project management skills over 2 interactive days of training. Our Project Management Foundation course combines the practical aspects of project management with some important tools for delivering projects in scope, on time and within budget.

We currently only offer this course for group or in-company bookings. For individuals, we recommend our 4-day Certified Project Management Course.

  • Fast Facts
  • Course Content
  • Which Course is Right For Me?
  • Group Training

Fast Facts About This Project Management Foundation Course

  • Delivery Style

    This is a learner-focused, active learning workshop. You will apply the knowledge and tools to your own projects through interactive exercises and discussion
  • Experienced, Qualified Trainers

    Our trainers are formally qualified and bring a wealth of hands-on project management experience to this workshop.
  • Globally Recognised Methods

    This workshop uses Project Management Institute (PMI)® guidelines to help you gain an excellent foundation and structured approach to managing your projects.
  • Gain Key Project Management Skills

    This Project Management Foundation course covers the project management essentials you need to successfully lead projects. These include strong organisational, communication and people management skills.

What is covered in this Project Management Foundation Course?

  • Module 1: Introduction

    Introduction to the PMI® Project Management Framework
  • Module 2: Initiation & Stakeholder Management

    - Defining the Project
    - Identifying Project Stakeholders
  • Module 3: Planning The Project

    3A: Project Scope & Quality Management
    Using a Work Breakdown Schedule (WBS) & a Scope Statement
    Defining Quality Metrics

    3B: Project Scheduling
    The Time Planning Process Using a Gantt Chart

    3C: Project Cost Management
    Understanding the Cost Estimating Process

    3D: Project Change Management
    Change Control Procedure

    3E: Project Risk Management
    Identifying & Analysing Project Risk
    Developing Risk Responses
  • Module 4: Project Communications

    Stakeholder Communication Plan
    Running Effective Project Meetings
  • Module 5: Executing, Monitoring & Controlling the Project

    Monitoring & Controlling Performance Against the Plans
    Avoiding Scope Creep, assessing impact, updating plans
  • Module 6: Closing the Project

    Essential steps to close a project effectively

Which Project Management Course is Right for Me?

We offer options to suit all levels of project management training.

Project Management Foundation


  • Recommended for all experience levels
  • Ideal for those who want to gain fundamental project management skills quickly
  • Uncertified - Skills focused workshop
  • Currently only available for group or onsite bookings.


Certificate in Project Management - QQI Level 6


  • Suited to all levels of experience
  • Practical Workshop
  • Leads to QQI (formerly FETAC) Level 6 Certification


Certified Associate in Project Management - CAPM®


  • Suitable for beginners
  • Recommended for those with less than 3 years of project management experience
  • Exam Preparation Course
  • Passing your exam leads to PMI® Certification


Project Management Professional - PMP®


  • Designed for experienced project managers with 3+ years of experience
  • Exam Preparation Course
  • Passing your exam leads to a PMI® Credential

In-Company and Group Training

The interactive structure of this Project Management Foundation workshop makes it ideal for in-company (on-site) or group training.

Some of the key benefits of in-company training include:

  • Flexibility:

    You choose the training dates and venue.
  • Cost-Effectiveness:

    When you have a group of trainees, on-site training is the smartest option for your budget.
  • Customisation:

    When delivering on-site training, we tailor the course content to meet the goals and requirements of each client.

Find out More

Click below to download our full course brochure or ask a quick question. You can also reach us by phone at Freephone 1800 910 810.

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