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Project Management Basics


Produce Project Success By Using the Core Principles of Project Management.

Good project managers apply organizational, communication, and leadership skills every day.

This course gives you the opportunity to learn about the skills, knowledge areas, and attitudes that are most important to project management. You will also learn how to balance the triple constraints of scope, time, and cost.

This course also provides an overview of the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) while using environmental project examples and scenarios.

This course is ideal for Environmental Professionals not primarily trained or educated in project management, but who have been elevated into project leadership or critical supporting roles.

To reinforce your learning and support the course content, you will hear from experts, work through activities and knowledge checks, and be provided with a glossary and additional resources to further support your learning.

You’ll also:

  • Learn the terminology of project management so that you can speak the language of project managers
  • Perform key project management tasks to gain experience with project management techniques
  • Develop your own project management practices that you can adapt and apply to your work

This online Environmental Project Management course covers the topics of the official Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK). It uses engaging videos, practical examples from environmental managers and industry experts and activity workbooks to present the material. The course is presented in two parts and the topics include:

  1. Project Management Basics Part I:
  • What is Project Management?
  • What Makes a Good Project Manager?
  • Project Management Fundamentals
  • Integration Management
  • Scope Management
  • Time Management

2. Project Management Basics Part II:

  • Cost Management
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Risk Management
  • Communications Management
  • Quality Management
  • Human Resources Management

Once you’ve completed the course, you will receive a Certificate of Completion that can be printed.

What is the deadline to enroll?

There are no set enrollment 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 will be able to print a formal Certificate of Completion once you have completed all of the required course topics. 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?

The course will take up to 5 hours to complete. You choose the pace and order that you want to complete the course topics.

+ Overview

Produce Project Success By Using the Core Principles of Project Management.

Good project managers apply organizational, communication, and leadership skills every day.

This course gives you the opportunity to learn about the skills, knowledge areas, and attitudes that are most important to project management. You will also learn how to balance the triple constraints of scope, time, and cost.

This course also provides an overview of the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) while using environmental project examples and scenarios.

This course is ideal for Environmental Professionals not primarily trained or educated in project management, but who have been elevated into project leadership or critical supporting roles.

To reinforce your learning and support the course content, you will hear from experts, work through activities and knowledge checks, and be provided with a glossary and additional resources to further support your learning.

You’ll also:

  • Learn the terminology of project management so that you can speak the language of project managers
  • Perform key project management tasks to gain experience with project management techniques
  • Develop your own project management practices that you can adapt and apply to your work
+ Course Topics

This online Environmental Project Management course covers the topics of the official Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK). It uses engaging videos, practical examples from environmental managers and industry experts and activity workbooks to present the material. The course is presented in two parts and the topics include:

  1. Project Management Basics Part I:
  • What is Project Management?
  • What Makes a Good Project Manager?
  • Project Management Fundamentals
  • Integration Management
  • Scope Management
  • Time Management

2. Project Management Basics Part II:

  • Cost Management
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Risk Management
  • Communications Management
  • Quality Management
  • Human Resources Management

Once you’ve completed the course, you will receive a Certificate of Completion that can be printed.

+ FAQ

What is the deadline to enroll?

There are no set enrollment 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 will be able to print a formal Certificate of Completion once you have completed all of the required course topics. 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?

The course will take up to 5 hours to complete. You choose the pace and order that you want to complete the course topics.