Introduction to Project Manager

On Demand


Dynamic Interactive Virtual Course


Traditional In-Person Workshop



  • 3 hours On Demand
  • 2×3 hour Virtual Sessions
  • 1 Day In Person 


Simple Works

It is not uncommon for individuals unfamiliar with project management to be put in positions to manage projects. Sometimes the accidental project manager is the best technical resource or the best engineer and they may end up being the worst project manager. This introduction to Project Management course will help the accidental project manager to understand and be able to project management principles and tools. The goals of this course is to provide you with insight into the role of a project manager and essential project management tools.


You will learn to:

  • Describe how project management can support your company 
  • Discuss the strategic and business values of project management 
  • Articulate the fundamental project management processes and describe their primary deliverable(s) 
  • Convey why project management is critical to business success 
  • Define a stakeholder and communicate important stakeholder roles and responsibilities 
  • The project lifecycle from Initiation to Close


Getting Started


Course Structure 

Course Goals and Objectives 


Foundation Concepts

Project Management Overview 

Fundamental Project Management Processes 

Project Competing Constraints

Define Project Success 

Define Why Projects Fail

Project Roles and Responsibilities 

Initiating the Project 

Project Selection

Project Charter Contents

Identifying Key Stakeholder

Project Planning

Defining Project Requirements and Scope 

Developing the Project Schedule and Budget 

Understanding, Evaluating and Adjusting for Risk

Creating a Communication Plan 

Executing, Monitoring and Controlling the Project 

Status Reporting

Managing Conflict

Managing Change

Closing the Project 

Review the Steps to Close a Project