A new 'best of breed ' short course in project management

Course Overview

Our aim is to provide participants with a “world class” short course in project management.

This 2 day project management essentials short course is aimed at people who need to quickly and efficiently learn the critically important principles of project management and how to apply them in their own workplace.

In attending this project management essentials course you will learn directly from proven ‘world class’ projects managers. Based on experience they will teach you exactly what you need to know and how to apply it? The focus will always be to keep things simple & practical.

This project management essentials short course follows globally accepted best practice standards, for managing projects.

Our primary goal is to ensure ALL participants walk away from this short course with a full understanding of the important principles of project management and can confidently apply these to practice using the tools provided during this 2 day project management essentials course.

    Introduction to Project Management
    • Projects vs. Operations
    • Success & failure of projects
    • Portfolio, programs and projects
    • Project life cycles
    • PMBOK Project Framework
    • What it takes to be a top class PM
    • Project methodologies
    Project Initiation
    • Project Charter
    • Project Stakeholders
    Project Planning
    • Integration Management
    • Scope Management
    • Time Management
    • Cost Management
    • Quality Management
    • HR Management
    • Communications Management
    • Risk Management
    • Procurement Management
    Project Execution
    • Directing & managing project work
    Project Monitoring and Control
    • Monitor & control Project work
    • Integrated change control
    • Reporting performance
    Project Closure

Please be advised all participants will be provided with a detailed course workbook and copies of electronic templates.

Learning Outcomes

ETM’s expectation will be that ALL participants walk away from our short course with the following:

  • A solid understanding of globally accepted best practice principles for managing projects
  • A clear view of what’s needed to competently manage a project including how to:
    • Initiate a project?
    • Plan a project?
    • Execute a project?
    • Monitor & control a project?
    • Close a project?
  • To confidently know the ‘secrets’ to delivering successful projects
  • To confidently understand the difference between the major project methodologies in existence and when each may be applicable
  • Participants to be able to confidently explain and apply this new knowledge.


Two consecutive days.

Who Should Attend?

This course is suited to anyone who wants to know how projects should be managed to get a successful outcome. Participants could include existing project managers, organisational managers, business analysts, project co-ordinators, team leaders, project officers and/or any persons aspiring to become successful project managers.


$715 (Including GST) per person.

Corporate Delivery?

A specific short course can be designed for corporate clients. Prices are available on request. Please contact the ETM team at or call on +61 3 9556 1407.


“If you think training is expensive try ignorance”
Peter Drucker

ETM Management Training is a specialist organisation providing ‘world class’ training programs for project leaders.