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Essentials of Project management for the Nonproject Manager (Live Online)

Does your staff have the basic PM know-how to support project success?
Learn and apply basic elements of PM to your job to support project success. 
In just four Live Online lessons, this seminar will help you develop an understanding of essential project management terminology and apply basic tools and techniques to increase your effectiveness—both on your team and in your own functional area. 
The lessons are designed for individuals with little or no prior knowledge of project management who serve on project management teams—or those who simply want to know more about PM or are making the transition to project management. 

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Upcoming Sessions

Date City Times Course# 66548
  • Jul 17, 2017
    - Jul 20, 2017
    Live Online 2:00 PM
    - 5:00 PM
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  • Oct 2, 2017
    - Oct 5, 2017
    Live Online 2:00 PM
    - 5:00 PM
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  • Jan 22, 2018
    - Jan 25, 2018
    Live Online 2:00 PM
    - 5:00 PM
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Do you need a different date or location? We offer Courses On Request.

Course Details

What You Will Learn

Getting Your Hands Around Project Management
  • Distinguish between projects and operations
  • Recognize the factors that contribute to project success or failure
  • Identify the framework for project management
Getting It off the Ground
  • Recognize why and how a project is important to the organization and to you
  • Explain the elements of a charter and a charter’s relevance to initiating a project
  • Identify stakeholders, and explain their role(s) on a project 
Planning the Work
  • Apply techniques to define the work to be done
  • Identify and apply techniques to estimate time, cost, and resources needed for a project 
  • Apply techniques to schedule a project
Planning the Work (cont’d)
  • Identify roles and responsibilities for a project 
  • Plan for potential risks to the project
Working the Plan
  • Build an effective status report 
  • Identify the types and purposes of meetings 
  • Identify action items and issues
Working the Plan (cont’d)
  • Recognize the importance of managing change 
  • Use project closure checklist 
  • Compare closing out successfully vs. unsuccessful or cancelled projects

How You Will Benefit

  • Know the purpose and process of project management
  • Understand the roles, responsibilities and needs of project team members
  • Identify and apply critical project management tools
  • Identify stakeholders, their relationships to each other and how these relationships affect projects
  • Recognize stakeholder issues within the organization
  • Identify and apply critical communication tools and protocols

Additional Details

Four 3-hour sessions run over a 2 week period

Live Online courses are delivered in partnership with the American Management Association.

These courses offer the high-calibre faculty and quality content that Canadian Management Centre is known for, but in a live online format— delivered in easy-to-manage lesson installments that won’t disrupt your work week. Learn new skills, sharpen existing ones and enhance your career journey!

  • Interactive, instructor-led course in a user-friendly platform
  • Talk and text with faculty and peers via chat and VoIP
  • Share files and work in breakout group activities
  • Access live, 24/7 customer support throughout your AMA learning experience
  • Lessons are divided into manageable 3-hour blocks


  • $2,100 Member         
  • $2,399 non Member

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Who Should Attend

Those who are involved in projects but do not manage them such as subject matter experts, team members, project sponsors, contributors, facilitators and coordinators.