Project Management Basics

Learn how to plan, organise, manage and implement a project. Register now and start anytime.

10 hours

About this short course

Project management skills enable you to efficiently plan, organise and coordinate a variety of tasks. These skills can also be applied across all areas of your life. Undertaking projects, whether at home or at work, can be rewarding, challenging and complex. Great project managers apply strategies and techniques and draw on available resources to steer a project to a successful outcome.

On completion of this course, you will be able to manage various projects within a personal, business or professional context.

Who should do this course?

The course is designed for people interested in learning how to plan, organise, manage and implement a project e.g., create a product or service, or implement a new process, using proven approaches.

Course Structure

This self-directed course provides 10 hours of quality learning. On completion you will be able to:

Navigate the stages in the project lifecycle.

Apply a range of project management tools and techniques to create a product or service, or to implement a new process.

Assign roles and responsibilities, and coordinate team members and resources to complete projects.

Meet your instructor

Dr Cherie Hawkins

Dr Cherie Hawkins' main area of expertise is in career development and life aspirations, and she is passionate about programs, projects and activities that enable individuals to build their skills and knowledge through experiential learning.

This course has been developed by a team of highly experienced educators, industry experts and skilled professional practitioners including Dr Cherie Hawkins, Dr Ana Lobo, Jennifer Kemp-Smith, Dr Amanda Harper, Associate Professor Andrea Carr, and Netty Gibson. It has been informed by community and industry consultation and draws on contemporary principles and practices.