Introduction to Project Management


Enroll for Introduction to Project Management certification training conducted by Project Management experts. Get access to our Introduction to Project Management practice tests and webinars to help you achieve your certification goals.

Self Paced Includes: 4 PDU’s

Introduction to Project Management


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Program Overview:

Learn the fundamentals of project management and kick-start your career with this
Introduction to Project Management course. This course covers the basics of PMP, agile,
scrum, and Microsoft Project 2013.

Program Features:

  • 6 hours of high-quality elearning content
  • 15 end-of-chapter quizzes
  • 5 downloadable ebooks
  • Course completion certificate
  • 4 PDUs offered

Delivery Mode:

Online self-learning


There are no prerequisites. Anyone with an interest in the project management field may take
this course.

Target Audience:

This Introduction to Project Management course is ideal for professionals who want to
learn the fundamentals of project management and pursue a career in this booming field.
It is ideal for project managers, associate/assistant project managers, team leads/team
managers, project executives/project engineers, software developers, and any professional
aspiring to be a project manager.

Key Learning Outcomes:

When you complete this Introduction to Project Management course, you will be able to
accomplish the following:

  • Master the fundamentals of project management and how portfolios, programs, and projects related to one another
  • Understand program evaluation and review technique, and perform qualitative risk analysis
  • Gain a fair understanding of agile methodologies and scrum topics
  • Learn how to manage projects using MS Project 2013

Certification Details and Criteria:

  • Complete 85% of the online self-learning course

Course Curriculum:

Lesson 01 – Introduction to Project Management

  • Introduction to Project Management
  • Objectives
  • Project
  • Project Management
  • Program Management
  • Portfolio Management
  • How Portfolios, Programs, and Projects Relate to One Another
  • Project Management Office
  • Managing the Triple Constraints
  • Organization Structure
  • Functional Organization
  • Projectized Organization
  • Matrix Organization
  • Project Lifecycle vs Product Lifecycle
  • Project Management Process Map
  • Project Management Process Groups
  • Quiz

Lesson 02 – Project Management Techniques – Overview

  • Project Management Techniques Overview
  • Objectives
  • Project Selection Techniques
  • Project Selection Techniques (contd.)
  • Project Selection Techniques (contd.)
  • Work Breakdown Structure
  • Work Breakdown Structure Example
  • Gantt Chart
  • Gantt Chart Relationships
  • Network Diagram
  • Network Diagram Example
  • Critical Path Method
  • Program Evaluation and Review Technique
  • PERT Example
  • Earned Value Management
  • Quality Planning vs. Quality Assurance vs. Quality Control
  • Quality Management Concepts
  • Responsibility Assignment Matrix and RACI
  • Risk Categorization
  • Perform Qualitative Risk Analysis
  • Perform Quantitative Risk Analysis
  • Plan Risk Responses
  • Types of Contract
  • Stakeholder Engagement Assessment Matrix
  • Stakeholder Engagement Assessment Matrix Example
  • Quiz

Lesson 03 – Introduction to Agile and Scrum

  • Introduction to Agile and Scrum
  • Objectives
  • Agile Manifesto
  • Agile Project Management
  • Agile Project Management Life cycle
  • APM Framework
  • What is Scrum
  • Scrum History
  • Overview of Terminologies used in Scrum
  • Overview of Scrum Roles
  • Best Practices of Scrum
  • Quiz

Lesson 04 – Other Agile Methodologies

  • Other Agile Methodologies
  • Objectives
  • Overview of Agile Methodologies
  • Overview of Crystal
  • Introduction to Extreme Programming
  • Introduction to Dynamic Systems Development Method
  • Overview of Feature Driven Development
  • Agile Unified Process
  • Quiz

Lesson 05 – Managing Projects Using MS Project 2013

  • Introduction to Project Management
  • Objectives
  • Microsoft Project 2013
  • Basic Information for a New Project
  • Microsoft Project 2013 Interface
  • Create Project from a Blank Project Template
  • Components of a Blank Project Template
  • Create Project from an Existing Template
  • Create Project from an Existing Project
  • Create Project from Microsoft Excel Workbook
  • Create Project from Microsoft SharePoint Task List
  • Types of Base Calendar
  • Create New Base Calendar
  • Set Baseline
  • Create a Template from a Completed Project
  • Create Task Dependencies with Links
  • Create Project Milestones
  • Timeline View
  • Project Summary
  • Resources
  • Responsibility Matrix
  • Types of Resources
  • Add Resources
  • Add Resources (contd.)
  • Work Resources
  • Material Resources
  • Cost Resources
  • Generic Resources
  • Adding Date Constraints
  • Setting Deadlines
  • Adding Project Percentage
  • Identifying Critical Path Using MS Project
  • Reports and Dashboards
  • Master Projects and Subprojects
  • Inter Project Dependencies
  • Resolve Resource Conflicts between Shared Projects
  • Quiz