Online Training

Project Management Basics

$495 | EPs and EPts SAVE 25% | ALL CAREER STAGES | 15 HRS

Get the skills for project success.

Support senior project leaders or lead smaller scale projects independently with insights from seasoned environmental managers on how to manage project scope, time, costs, teams, and more.

This course was developed using the 11 topics of the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) from the Project Management Institute (PMI) using environmental project examples and scenarios typical in North America.

You’ll understand industry best practices and the stakeholders, business objectives and regulatory issues unique to environmental managers and industry professionals.

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This course is ideal for environmental professionals in the US and Canada not primarily trained or educated in project management but who have been elevated into project leadership or critical supporting roles, such as:

  • Project Managers
  • Project Coordinators
  • Engineers
  • Consultants
  • Team Leaders
  • Field Staff


This online course is designed for professionals not primarily trained in project management. It also qualifies as prep for the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) exam with the Project Management Institute.

  • Tackle new projects on your own or better support project leaders by understanding the common terminology and core principles of environmental management
  • Get a comprehensive guide an environmental manager can use to deal with scope, time, costs, teams and more.
  • Cooperate and collaborate more effectively with other project management staff by understanding roles and responsibilities
  • Build stronger relationships with clients and stakeholders by learning how to best communicate and coordinate expectations as an environmental manager
  • Develop a competitive advantage for your organization by delivering client projects on time, on budget and within scope.
  • Better utilize staff and resources in achieving the company’s goals.
  • Qualifies as prep for the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) exam.


This online environmental management course covers the 11 topics of the official Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) and uses engaging videos and practical examples from environmental managers and industry experts. Once you’ve completed 8 topics, you’ll receive a Certificate of Completion.

1. Fundamentals of Project Management
2. Integration Management
3. Scope Management
4. Time Management
5. Cost Management
6. Quality Management
7. Human Resource Management
8. Risk Management
9. Project Stakeholder Management
10. Communications Management
11. Procurement Management


  • What’s the deadline to enrol?
    There are no set enrolment dates, so you can start this on-demand course at any time. Once you’ve purchased the course, you’ll have 6 months of full course access.
  • What is the course format?
    This is an online, self-directed course. You’ll learn practical skills through expert videos, real-life scenarios, workbooks, and more.
  • How will I be recognized once I’ve completed the course?
    You’ll receive a formal Certificate of Completion once you’ve completed all of the required course topics and written the final exam. This course also counts towards professional development credits for EP Certification.
  • Do I need to buy separate course materials (e.g. textbooks, guides, etc.)?
    All of your learning materials are included, so you don’t need to buy anything extra.
  • How long does this course take?
    It takes about 15 to 25 hours to complete the course. You choose the pace and order that you want to complete the course topics.



Project Management Basics provides invaluable training for our teams to manage complex projects and collaborate with stakeholders.

Our team members work in diverse roles, so this training helps establish a a shared foundation of project management best practices.

I see this type of course benefiting organizations in many different industries.

Carly Bjornsson, Human Resources Generalist, Ducks Unlimited Canada

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