Project Management Training

Project Management Training by PTRS Consultings

Ptrs Consulting can work with clients to develop training products that suit their specific needs, or you can get us to run one of these proven products:

Introduction to Project Management

This program introduces the participants to an overview of the world of project management. They will learn the difference between projects and operations, the project management lifecycle and understand why the 10 knowledge areas (Scope, Time, Cost, Quality, Stakeholders, Resources, Information Management, Risk, procurement and integration) are so important to ensure that projects are delivered efficiently and effectively.

Project Management Fundamentals

This program is designed to give the participants a working knowledge of the application of key elements of the 10 knowledge areas (Scope, Time, Cost, Quality, Stakeholders, Resources, Information Management, Risk, procurement and integration) and essential knowledge, skills and tools to work in a project environment.  These include Defining the project scope, developing a Work Breakdown Structure, developing a schedule, developing a budget, analysing stakeholders, determining appropriate communications strategies, planning for procurement and protecting the project from risks.  

Risk Management Fundamentals

This program takes participants through the risk management standard (ISO AS/NZ31000) and gives them a working understanding of applying risk management skills and techniques to protect their projects from uncertainty in a way that is practical, effective and applied in any industry setting.

Project Management Governance Workshop

This workshop is designed to give Governance position holders a deeper understanding of the links between business strategic planning and the world of project management.  They will learn the best ways to structure, direct and support the project to achieve greater strategic benefits for the organisation.

Steering Committee Workshop

This workshop is aimed at Steering Committee members and focusses on their role to govern and support projects in the achievement of organisational benefits and go through the common problems facing steering committees. 

Integrated Project Management Course (6days), leading to a National Qualification:

  • BSB41515 Certificate IV in Project Management Practice (coursework)
  • BSB51415 Diploma of Project Management (Coursework + 3 work-based assignments)

These programs are described as Integrated because they take advantage of the practical activities conducted throughout the training course, where participants are broken into project teams to work through project management activities and develop up solutions, and uses the outputs of this process to assist in the qualification assessments.  This reduces considerably the amount of work a candidate needs to do post training in order to gain a Qualification.  The course is structured to take participants through each of the 10 knowledge areas (Scope, Time, Cost, Quality, Stakeholders, Resources, Information Management, Risk, procurement and integration) and provides the underpinning knowledge, skills and techniques required to plan, and deliver project outputs in order to achieve organisational benefits in an efficient and effective way.