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Project Management Guidebook_Part 1 Practical Concepts

Jurandir Primo, PE

Course Outline

This five-hour online course is only an introduction of many practical concepts utilized in Project Management, but even as a level course, therefore, covers the fundamental theory, tailored for beginners, students, engineers, technicians, land surveyors, architects, contractors or anyone who would like to become a project leader or manage their projects more efficiently.

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:

Intended Audience

This course is intended for everyone, women or men, begginers, students, technicians, land surveyors, architects, engineers, contractors and professionals interested or working with project management or manage projects more effectively.

Benefit to Attendees

Attendee of this course will be able to understand, specify and apply high level management in short or large projects since he (she) is a qualified professional or looking for qualification.

Course Introduction

To become a good project manager, one needs to understand all aspects of project management, which involve many knowledge areas: project integration, production systems, planning, scope, time, cost, quality, communications plans, risk and procurement. The student will understand the terms, concepts and the basic principles used in Project Management.

Course Content

In this lesson, you are required to download and study the following course content in PDF format:

Project Management Guidebook_Part 1 Practical Concepts

Please click on the above underlined hypertext to view, download or print the document for your study. Because of the large file size, we recommend that you first save the file to your computer by right clicking the mouse and choosing "Save Target As ...", and then open the file in Adobe Acrobat Reader. If you still experience any difficulty in downloading or opening this file, you may need to close some applications or reboot your computer to free up some memory.

Course Summary

Project Management Guidebook_Part 1 – Practical Concepts can be used to give the main guidelines to choose the correct application under the PMBOK or other mandatory requirements, or production activities. Project management defines the project selecting methods, quality control, managing scope, cost and planning schedule. Project management skills are very important for licensed professionals such as engineers, land surveyors and architects because they deal with projects on a daily basis.

Related Links

For additional technical information related to this subject, please visit the following websites:
Max's Project Management Wisdom 
TenStep Project Management Process 
Project Management Tips - Guidance for Real Life Situations 
Essential Resources for Successful Projects...


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.