Project Management Basics

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Luc De Ceuster, MSc, PMP

Short Course Description:
The course “Project Management Tools and Techniques”, introduces the participants to the “Art of Project Management”. It provides the participants with the necessary vocabulary, definitions, and terms and terminology. The course guides the participants through a project in 10 easy to implement steps combining theory and practical applications. After completing the course, the participants will be able to apply their freshly obtained knowledge in their day-to-day jobs.

You claim 15 PDUs in the category On-line Training and use the following information to complete the application related to the talent triangle:

Provider: De Ceuster Academy @ APraCom, s.r.o.

Technical: 10
Strategic & Business: 2
Leadership: 3


  • Introducing Project Management Definitions, Terms and Terminologies
  • The Project Management Process and Life cycle
  • Define the project
  • Generate Tasks
  • Determine Resources, Roles, and Responsibilities and Develop estimates
  • Define Task Interdependencies and Analyse Critical Path
  • Develop Schedule
  • Perform Resource Loading and Leveling
  • Generate Project Budget
  • Uncertainty and Risks in Projects
  • Develop a Risk Management Plan
  • Project Execution, Follow up and Reporting
  • Project Close-Out Phase and lessons learned
  • Case studies/Exercises
  • Final Test
  • Certificate of Successful Completion (15 PDU)

Learning Outcomes
At the end of the course, the participants will be able to:

  • Define and describe what a project is and what the major steps are to define, plan, execute, monitor & control and close out a project
  • Paraphrase the main terminology related to projects according to the PMBOK® Guide, Sixth Edition, 2017
  • List the main steps in the project life cycle: define, plan, execute, monitor and control, and closeout
  • Decompose a project and create a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) and identify tasks to complete
  • Create a project schedule using the Precedence Diagramming Method, calculate and interpret the critical path
  • Allocate resources to Activities and calculate the duration and cost of individual tasks
  • Calculate the time-phased and cumulative budget and S-curve
  • Determine the critical path position of the project
  • Identify, Qualify and Quantify Project Risks
  • Create a risk management plan
  • List the advantages and disadvantages of projects
  • Apply the tools and techniques on an in-class project and projects in their company

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