Project Management Fundamentals

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Professionals with project management skills are increasingly in demand. A recent report* indicates that not only skilled Project Managers are going to have more jobs to choose from, they will also be able to pick and choose the jobs they take, because demand will remain higher than supply for a long time to come.

This is great news for future project professionals.

Projects are now an essential component of how we work today, and this course is designed to teach participants the language, terminology, structures, and tools that are the hallmarks of modern project management.

This project management fundamentals short course is designed for people who want to quickly and efficiently learn the important principles of project management and how to apply them.

You will learn the basics in the project life cycle, from scoping and planning the project, through delivering and monitoring, and close with the finalisation and evaluation. This course gives you a solid, fundamental knowledge of how to lead projects that deliver.

* Report published by the Project Management Institute on project management job growth (Project management – Job Growth and Talent gap, 2017 – 2027)

Next Steps

Swinburne Professional offers a range of courses and qualifications in project management that can take you from a short course to a globally recognised qualification.

This is our recommended starting point, and our Customer Development Advisors can speak to you about your skills, knowledge and goals, and recommend the right Swinburne Professional project management options for you. They are available on 1800 633 560 or

Who should attend?

This is an introductory project management course for people who don’t have any formal project management training, who manage small projects as a part of their role, or who wish to learn more about how projects work.


2 days

Study modes

Face-to-face, Live online, workplace


$1550 (2023)

(unless stated, Swinburne Professional courses do not attract GST)