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Introduction to Project Management

V.S. Sriram, BTME

Course Outline

This course briefly covers the fundamentals of the procedures and approach required to successfully manage a project along with the common pitfalls encountered. The key ingredients of successfully managing a project are also briefly discussed.

This course includes a multiple choice quiz at the end, which is designed to enhance the understanding of the course materials.

Learning Objective

At the conclusion of this course, the student will be able to:

Intended Audience

The intended audiences are engineers, surveyors, architects, and project managers.

Benefit to Attendees

At the end of the course, the reader should be able to get a fair amount of idea regarding the "do's" & "don'ts" in a typical project.

Course Introduction

Managing a project successfully is a challenge in itself. The writer draws from his experience of 15 years in the field to highlight the key ingredients of a project, the common difficulties, challenges and pit falls encountered in a typical project and suggests ways and means to identify these so as to avoid them as much as possible for a successful project completion.

Course Content

The course content is in a PDF file (86 KB) Introduction to Project Management. You need to open or download this document to study this course.

Course Summary

One of the keys to the success of a project is the Project Manager's capabilities to execute the project with a very balanced approach taking care of all aspects including but not limited to timely completion, cost and budget constraints, quality, safety, etc. Needless to say, there would be numerous challenges and constraints faced during this process. The key is to overcome these and come out with flying colors.


Once you finish studying the above course content, you need to take a quiz to obtain the PDH credits.

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DISCLAIMER: The materials contained in the online course are not intended as a representation or warranty on the part of PDH Center or any other person/organization named herein. The materials are for general information only. They are not a substitute for competent professional advice. Application of this information to a specific project should be reviewed by a registered architect and/or professional engineer/surveyor. Anyone making use of the information set forth herein does so at their own risk and assumes any and all resulting liability arising therefrom.