Project Management Foundations

Project Management Foundations

Teach participants the language, terminology, structures and tools of modern project management.

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Project Management Foundations

How to lead projects that deliver!

Designed for engineers, technical officer and works supervisors

Presented by Swinburne University of Technology, this this four x half-day online course provides participants with the language, terminology, structures and tools that are the hallmarks of modern project management.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Produce a project outline to support initiation and approval
  • Create a project plan for a small project, including risk, quality, and change
  • Select tools and processes to effectively monitor project implementation
  • Develop closure reports and documentation
  • Evaluate the success of the project and capture lessons learned
  • Understand the core principles of project management
  • Outline what is needed to competently manage a project in detail
  • Understand the different project methodologies and when each may be applicable

This course provides CPD in an area related to engineering.

Project Management Foundations

Study Mode

4 Online Modules


4 weeks


16 hours


IPWEA members: $1,980
Non-members: $2,420


Session 1

Laying the foundations


8 November 2023

Session 2

Costing the project


15 November 2023

Session 3

Project leadership


22 November 2023

Session 4

Delivering a quality project


29 November 2023

This course is one of eight in the Public Works Foundations Program. Completion entitles participants to a digital badge for social media use.



$450 Municipal Engineering Foundation Victoria subsidies are available for IPWEA Victoria members. Contact David Hallett for details.

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