Project Management Essentials – Part 2 Online Course

Project Management Essentials Online Course

Part 2 includes modules on the Work Breakdown Structure, Project Scheduling, Risk Management, Communications Planning and more …

This online CPD course consisting of seven modules covers project planning and builds on Project Management Essentials-Part 1


Practical, engaging and interactive, Project Management Essentials-Part 2 consists of seven modules covering:
Module 1. The Work Breakdown Structure [Total 2.5 hours]

  • Identify all the tasks in a project
  • Describe what is involved with each task
  • Develop a comprehensive work breakdown structure in graphic or outline format using the practical skills and techniques provided in the online course.
  • Download Work Breakdown Structure Course Overview…

Module 2. The Project Work Schedule [Total 2.5 hours]

  • define key terms relating to work scheduling
  • identify the steps in scheduling the work and place them in a logical order
  • estimate time and duration for each task
  • understand how to identify resource requirements
  • sequence the tasks using network diagrams and Gantt charts
  • create a draft work schedule and optimise the schedule.
  • Download Project Work Schedule Course Overview . . .

Module 3. Project Costing and Budgeting [Total 2.5 hours]

  • Understand the financial resources required to successfully complete projects
  • Develop cost estimates
  • Determine the purpose and degree of accuracy of estimates
  • Identify key cost categories
  • Select and use appropriate costing methods
  • Factor in risks, apply contingency reserves and review estimates.
  • Download Project Costing and Budgeting Course Overview…

Module 4. Establishing the Project Team [Total 1.5 hours]

Module 5. Risk Management [Total 2 hours]

  • Definitions and a description of the risk management process
  • practical skills for preparing a Risk Management Register so that you can incorporate sound risk management into all of your projects going forward.
  • A coded Excel template is also provided so you can easily create a comprehensive Project Risk Register.
  • Download Risk Management Course Overview…

Module 6. Communications Planning [Total 2 hours]

  • Define the purpose and content of the Communications Plan.
  • Know who you need to communicate with.
  • Understand what information needs to be communicated.
  • Know how and when this communication should take place.
  • Understand formal and informal project communication methods.
  • Write a Communications Plan suited to the scope and scale of your project.
  • Download Communications Planning Course Overview…

Module 7. Quality Management [Total 2 hours]

  • Define quality and quality  management
  • List the steps of your project’s quality management process
  • Prepare A Quality Management Plan
  • Incorporate sound quality management processes into all of your projects going  forward.
  • Download Project Quality Management Course Overview…

Who should take this Project Management Essentials Online Course?

  • project managers
  • project team leaders and project team members
  • Any practitioners intending to move into project management or leadership roles.
  • anyone involved in planning and managing projects
  • public or private sector managers, supervisors, consultants, cross-functional team leaders or anyone who would like to gain a better understanding of project management

The principles in this course apply to anyone who needs to manage and plan projects. It applies to practitioners across a range of skill sets including the science, engineering, architectural, planning, IT, marketing and sales fields.

How long will it take?

The Project Management Essentials Online Course is equivalent to 15 hours of continuing professional development. If it takes longer to complete, then you can claim extra CPD credits. Your progress through the project management online course is recorded by Continuing Professional Development’s learning management system. At the completion of the course you will be able to print a unique certificate of completion for your records which shows the equivalent hours of CPD. Project Management Essentials-Part 2 online course forms part of Continuing Professional Development’s online project management series.


“Topics were varied and seemed on-point. Administrators always answered queries very quickly . . . Topics were explained very well and the quizzes were good. Forum was a good opportunity to “discuss” issues with others also doing the course. Quite happy that I did this.”

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