Project Management Course: Introduction | Sydney Short Courses

Project Management Course: Introduction

What you'll learn

Learn to lead projects to success with our project management courses in Sydney.

This project management course will provide you with adequate training to learn the fundamental skills required to be an effective project manager. Also, you will learn to apply the range of the three common project management methodologies in Australia to your specific requirements, namely PMBOK (Project Management Body Of Knowledge), PRINCE2 (Projects In Controlled Environments, 2nd edition), and AGILE (Iterative Project Method).

By training on PMBOK and PRINCE2 project management methodologies, we will equip the students with the tools to gain knowledge and obtain the skills needed to effectively manage business projects.

If you're looking to develop your leadership skills and learn the fundamentals of project management, then this short course is for you!

Learning outcomes

After completing this project management short course, students should gain new skills and knowledge to become successful project leaders. These skills will develop the student's ability to:

  • understand the role of project managers
  • scope a project by managing upwards
  • achieve the project objectives by managing time, cost, human resources, and quality constraints
  • manage projects risk more effectively
  • identify and communicate with key stakeholders to obtain favourable results
  • utilise internal resources efficiently and procure additional resources as required
  • achieve success in managing projects.

Who is this project management course for?

This project management course is suitable for students new to project management and seeking to develop their careers by acquiring a toolkit of project management skills for immediate implementation.

Whether you are at a senior management level and would like to develop your leadership skills or an employee aiming to develop your career in Project Management, this training course is for you. This course is also suitable for students from various industries, including construction, business management, human resources & education.

You don't have to go to university to learn Project Management; our short courses will offer the students a part-time study option to learn from Industry Professionals at their own pace and develop their careers.

What will be covered in this project management course?

This Introduction to Project Management short course covers a broad range of practices and skills that help students develop their careers and open the door to a successful Project Management journey. This range of methods and skills include:

  • An introduction to PMBOK methodology includes a range of units – managing project scope, time, cost, quality, risk, procurement, human resources and communications, and integrating each of the project management functions.
  • An introduction to PRINCE2 methodology
  • An introduction to Agile methodology includes the Agile Manifesto, scrums, sprints, and iterative releases from a product backlog.
  • Key roles of the project team – project owner, project sponsor and project manager. In so doing, examining the importance of the project manager managing upwards, sideways and downwards.
  • Managing upwards to refine the project brief and prepare a project scope statement.
  • Overall responsibilities of a project manager versus project facilitators and workstream owners. Lead a team of project facilitators by empowering them to work within project constraints and with accountability.
  • Managing project time with the assistance of network diagrams
  • Managing a project budget and timing the release of funds against project costs so that the project remains financially viable.
  • Delivering against project quality metrics, including working within compliance requirements.
  • Developing contingency plans to manage the risk associated with a project pro-actively.
  • Obtain and allocate resources between projects and ongoing business.
  • Identifying key stakeholders and communicating accordingly for best outcomes.

Course venue

Rozelle Campus

2A Gordon St, Rozelle NSW 2039 (corner of Gordon St & Victoria Rd in the grounds of St. Joseph's Church)

If driving, there is no entry into Gordon Street from Victoria Road. Last block on your right before Victoria Road. Pedestrian access is opposite Prince Street.

Further Information

Sydney Community College has been a leading provider of short courses in Sydney since 1986. We focus on providing quality education & affordable tuition fee to the public.

Our short course program covers a range of subjects, including professional development and leadership training. We engage experienced teachers with a high level of expertise in their industries and teaching skills. Our courses are small in size, which allows for one-on-one support & interaction with the teachers.

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