Fundamentals of Project Management

Fundamentals of Project Management (PM101) is the ideal introduction to project management practices and your organisation’s capital investment and project procedures. Every operating environment creates a large number of small projects to be completed as part of ongoing efficiency improvement and risk reduction. PM101 is specifically tailored to the smaller budget (<$5M) lower risk projects in your sustaining capital budget which are commonly managed by novices and those with other ongoing responsibilities.

PM101 delivered by HAIN Consulting provides an understanding of the fundamental practices of project management and a toolkit of guides and templates suitable for successful delivery of small projects in an operating environment. Set in the context of your organisation’s project governance and approval procedures this workshop is the ideal starting point for any project practitioner.


  • 2 days recommended.


  • Demonstrate the benefits of using the fundamental techniques of project management.
  • Define the responsibilities and key skills required of a project manager.
  • Determine the client’s project goals, the stakeholders and the project risks.
  • Apply tools and templates to develop the project scope, schedule & budget.
  • Monitor status, implement control actions and report project progress.
  • Set performance expectations for completing projects that meet organisational business goals.

Key Features

  • Interactive workshop with small group case study exercises for hands on practice incorporating mock situationals.
  • 150 page fundamentals manual cross referenced to PMBoK knowledge areas.
  • Project Managers toolkit of templates and checklists.
  • Detailed answers to 6 case study exercises to demonstrate tools and templates.
  • Available in English and Spanish languages.
  • Certificates provided for full completion of workshop activities.
  • Endorsed by Institution of Engineers, Australia for professional development.

Suitable for

  • All personnel as an introduction to project management or as a refresher. Suits personnel required to manage or contribute to low budget low risk projects.

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Participant Feedback

“Working in groups was good due to a wider range of skills to complete case studies – we were all able to assist each other.”

“Material was presented clearly and I appreciated the depth of knowledge of the presenters.”

“Basics of project management were brought into focus and structure.”

“Good presentation with relevant practical application in our workplace.”

“The case studies helped me to practice what I learned right away! A good way of keeping people focused and concentrated.”