Project Fundamentals Course


The Project Fundamentals Course is a comprehensive program designed for individuals who are new to project management or seeking to enhance their foundational knowledge in project management principles and practices. Whether you aspire to become a project manager, collaborate effectively on projects, or lead small teams, this course will provide you with the essential tools and techniques to successfully initiate, plan, execute, monitor, and close projects. Gain a solid understanding of project management concepts and terminology, and develop the skills necessary to navigate the complexities of project management with confidence.


10 Days

Who should attend?

Aspiring Project Managers

Team Members

Junior Project Managers

Business Professionals

Project Team Leaders

  1. Provide a comprehensive introduction to project management principles and practices.
  2. Familiarize participants with project management terminology and concepts.
  3. Equip participants with the skills to effectively initiate, plan, execute, monitor, and close projects.
  4. Enhance participants' understanding of project management methodologies and best practices.
  5. Develop participants' ability to identify and manage project risks and constraints.
  6. Foster collaboration and effective communication within project teams.
  7. Build a foundation for participants to pursue further professional development in project management.
  8. Empower participants to apply project management techniques in real-world scenarios.
  9. Instill confidence in participants to successfully contribute to project success.
  10. Provide practical tools and resources to support participants in their project management endeavors.

Module 1: Introduction to Project Management

  • Definition of project management
  • Importance of project management in various industries
  • Key project management principles and concepts

Module 2: Project Initiation and Planning

  • Project identification and selection
  • Project charter development
  • Stakeholder analysis and management
  • Creating a project management plan

Module 3: Project Scope Management

  • Defining project scope
  • Scope statement development
  • Scope verification and control
  • Handling scope changes and scope creep

Module 4: Project Time Management

  • Creating a project schedule
  • Activity definition and sequencing
  • Estimating activity durations
  • Schedule development and control

Module 5: Project Cost Management

  • Cost estimation techniques
  • Developing a project budget
  • Cost control and monitoring
  • Earned value management

Module 6: Project Quality Management

  • Quality planning and assurance
  • Quality control techniques
  • Six Sigma and other quality improvement methodologies

Module 7: Project Risk Management

  • Risk identification and assessment
  • Risk response planning
  • Risk monitoring and control
  • Contingency planning and risk mitigation

Module 8: Project Communication Management

  • Communication planning
  • Stakeholder engagement and communication
  • Effective communication techniques
  • Project status reporting

Module 9: Project Human Resource Management

  • Team development and management
  • Roles and responsibilities in project teams
  • Conflict resolution and motivation
  • Leadership skills for project managers

Module 10: Project Procurement Management

  • Procurement planning
  • Solicitation and contract management
  • Supplier selection and evaluation
  • Contract administration and closure

Module 11: Project Integration Management

  • Integration planning and execution
  • Change control processes
  • Project closure and lessons learned

Module 12: Professional and Ethical Considerations in Project Management

  • Ethical standards for project managers
  • Professional responsibility and accountability
  • Legal and regulatory considerations

Enroll for this Course

We are proud to offer this course in a variety of training formats to suit your needs.


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Join a scheduled class with a live instructor and other delegates.

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Keep track of your own progression throughout your course and ensure continuous improvement.

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Benefits of Taking a Course at IRES


Our courses are carefully curated to keep you abreast of latest industry trends, technological advancements, and best practices. We employ a variety of teaching methodologies, including hands-on workshops, case studies, and interactive sessions, all aimed at fostering an engaging and effective learning environment. Our expert instructors bring a wealth of knowledge and real-world experience, providing our clients with insights that can be immediately applied in their professional lives.


Our courses serve as a vibrant platform for professionals to connect and engage with a diverse community of peers, industry leaders, and experts. By participating in our programs, you gain access to an invaluable network that spans across various sectors and geographical boundaries. This networking aspect is not just about forming professional relationships; it's about creating a supportive ecosystem where ideas, opportunities, and collaborations can flourish.


Our courses are designed to challenge and inspire professionals to step out of their comfort zones and explore new horizons. Through a combination of theoretical knowledge and practical application, our programs help professionals refine their existing skills and acquire new ones, making them more versatile and competitive.

FAQs & Course Administration Details:

This training can also be customized to suit the needs of your institution upon request. You can have it delivered in our IRES Training Centre or at a convenient location. For further inquiries, please contact us on Phone: +254 715 077 817 or Email: [email protected].
The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprise of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web-based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields. All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.
Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Institute (IRES) certificate certified by the National Industrial Training Authority (NITA).
Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank on or before start of the course. Send proof of payment to [email protected].
Accommodation and airport pickup are arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer. Email: [email protected] Phone: +254 715 077 817.

Who else has taken this course?

# Job Title Organisation Country
1 N/A Kenya