Introduction to Project Management - Complete Courseware Lectures 1 to 12

Introduction to Project Management

Professors, lecturers, teachers and trainers can use Introduction to Project Management to train industry project delivery professionals or to teach project management students. The course has been designed, structured and delivered at a University Masters level. The 36 hour (12 individual lectures x 3 hours) courseware program provides an introduction to project management with an industry focus, complete with presentations, case studies, class activities, assessments, exams. All courseware components are easily customizable

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Course Outline


  • Weeks 1 to 12 Complete Agenda
  • Course Program Weekly
  • Overall Program


  • Main Exam
  • Deferred Exam
  • Exam Solutions


  • Individual Assignment
  • Group Assignment

Week 1 Lecture – Introduction and Course Overview

  • Agenda
  • Mind Map
  • Individual Assignment
  • Group Assignment
  • Sample Project Plan
  • Group work task – create charter

Week 2 Lecture – Introduction to Project Management and Business Writing

  • Guest lecture
  • Introduction to Project Management Presentation
  • Class Activity – Project List
  • Class Activity – Systems and Methodologies
  • Business Writing presentation
  • Example Assignments
  • Macon Case Study

Week 3 Lecture – Project Structure and Culture

  • Structure and Culture power point presentation
  • Class Activity – Culture
  • Class Activity – Project Examples
  • Harvard Case Study – Boeing
  • Class Activity – Communication
  • Business Writing for Project Managers

Week 4 Lecture – Scope and Work Break Down Structure

  • Scope and Work Break Down Structure presentation
  • Class Activity – Scope Definition
  • Class Activity – Work Break Down Structure
  • Manchester Soccer – Case Study

Week 5 Lecture – Presentations & Leadership

  • Introduction to Project Management - Leadership
  • Presentation Assessment details
  • Presentation Lightning lab Case Study - Individual Assignment

Week 6 Lecture – Project Time

  • Project Time power point presentation
  • Class Activity 1
  • Class Activity 2
  • Harvard University – Case Study
  • Feedback Individual Assignment

Week 7 Lecture – Project Cost

  • Guest Lecture
  • Cost power point presentation

Week 8 Lecture – Project Procurement

  • Guest Lecture
  • Procurement power point presentation
  • Class Activity – Procurement
  • Case Study – Western Water
  • Group workshop

Week 9 Lecture – Project Risk

  • Industry Guest Lecture
  • Project Risk power point presentation
  • Class Activity Risk
  • Harward Case Study - Teradyne

Week 10 Lecture – Project Communication

  • Project communication power point presentation
  • Harvard case study - Regency Plaza
  • John whitty case study
  • Project Management artefacts and the emotions they evoke

Week 11 Lecture – Presentations & Project Quality

  • Introduction to Project Management - Project Quality
  • Presentation Assessment

Week 12 Lecture – Course Summary and Debrief

  • Guest Lecture
  • Debrief and Workshop
  • Feedback
  • Exam