Project Management Fundamentals

This course provides a fundamental knowledge of the essential skills of project management and how they can be applied.

myAOLCC Hub (Online)
25 Hours
What you'll learn
  • Introduction to Project Management
  • Project Integration Management
  • Project Scope Management
  • Project Resource Management
  • Project Schedule Management
  • Project Cost Management
  • Project Quality Management
  • Project Risk Management
  • Project Communication Management
  • Project Procurement Management
  • Project Stakeholder Management

Course Introduction

The Project Management Fundamentals Level 1 course combined with Level 2 is designed to provide students with a fundamental knowledge of the essentials of project management and to provide them with the requisite hours and knowledge for writing the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPMĀ®) examination.

Upon completion of the Level 1 course, students will have a general understanding of the project management framework and the project management processes associated with project integration management, scope management, resource management, schedule management, and cost management.

Upon completion of the Level 2 course, students will have an understanding of the project management processes associated with project quality management, risk management, communication management, procurement management, and stakeholder management.

Course Prerequisites


Course Outline

Project Management Fundamentals Level 1

Module 1: Introduction to Project Management
Project Management Introduction; Project Fundamentals; The Process Groups

Module 2: Project Integration Management
Project Initiation and Planning; Managing Project Work; Project Changes and Closing; Capturing, Analyzing, and Using Project Lessons Learned; Strategically Focused Project Management

Module 3: Project Scope Management
Plan and Define Project Scope; Create Work Breakdown Structure; Validate and Control Scope

Module 4: Project Resource Management
Plan and Acquire Resources; Develop and Manage Resources

Module 5: Project Schedule Management
Define and Sequence Activities; Develop the Project Schedule; Control Project Schedule

Module 6: Project Cost Management
Creating a Project Budget; Keeping Your Project on Budget

Project Management Fundamentals Level 2

Module 1: Project Quality Management
Planning Quality Management; Manage and Control Quality

Module 2: Project Risk Management
Planning Risk Management; Identifying Risk; Analyzing Risk; Responding to Risk

Module 3: Project Communication Management
Plan and Manage Communications; Monitor Project Communications

Module 4: Project Procurement Management
Procurement Planning; Procurement Management

Module 5: Project Stakeholder Management
Planning Stakeholder Engagement; Managing Stakeholder Engagement

Course Notes

Students must successfully complete all components of the online course material. Level 1 consists of 6 graded end-of-modules and a final exam. Level 2 consists of 5 graded end-of-module quizzes and a final exam. Participants who are taking this individual course (not part of a program) that receive 75% or higher on their exam will receive a certificate.

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