Project Management Fundamentals 55


This fundamental course in Project Management is for Project Managers and for anyone who has worked in a project or is planning to be involved in a project. It provides an essential knowledge in project management fundamentals, methodologies and best practices.

The Project Management Fundamentals course will involve the participants through the Project Life Cycle, the five (5) project management processes, and the ten (10) Knowledge Areas that are common to any industry, whether it is architecture, construction, engineering, software development or product development. Exercises and case study workshop are included in the course. To understand the concept of Critical Path Method, a critical path simulation game will be played.

The knowledge gained in this course will add to the formal educational requirements of Project Managers who are interested to apply for the examinations leading to Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification.

The course includes insights from the Project Management Institute's "A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide)-6th Edition" and best practices from the international development community.


By the end of this course, successful participants will be able to:

  • Understand generic project management concepts, terminologies and applications
  • Comprehend the concept of Project Management and its relationship to other management disciplines
  • Recognize the Project Manager's Roles and Responsibilities within the various environments by which projects operate
  • Become familiar with the project management profession's Code of Ethics
  • Understand the basics of Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
  • Distinguish project effort and cost baseline
  • Learn how to develop a schedule baseline from the WBS using network diagram
  • Gain knowledge of identifying and assessing project risks
  • Appreciate quality management in projects
  • Recognize the value of motivation in building project teams
  • Learn how to use Earned Value Analysis (EVA) technique in tracking project progress
  • Acknowledge the value of change control in projects
  • Realize the need for a document management process
  • Be aware of the project closeout process

Dr. Kenneth F. Smith is project management consultant for ADB, World Bank, and USAID. He earned his DPA (Doctor of Public Administration) from the George Mason University (GMU) in Virginia and his MS from Massachusetts Institute of Technology/MIT (Systems Analysis Fellow, Center for Advanced Engineering Study). Dr. Smith is a Certified Project Management Professional (PMP®) and a member of PMI®-Honolulu Chapter.

  • Early Bird Rates (Payment should be made 3 weeks before the start of the class)
    • PHP 42,900.00 for PMI Philippines Chapter Members
    • PHP 44,900.00 for Non-members
  • Regular Rates:
    • PHP 44,900.00 for PMI Philippines Chapter Members
    • PHP 48,600.00 for Non-Members
  • Group Rate: PHP 42,900.00 (Minimum of 5 participants from the same organization)

All rates are VAT-inclusive. If your sponsoring company is VAT-exempt or is zero-VAT, please e-mail to us your company's BIR 2303 or PEZA Certificate (if zero-VAT).

Your training investment includes lunch, snacks (AM and PM) with free-flowing coffee/tea, training materials, PM Tool Kit in flash drive, a copy of the presentation slides and a chance to bring home the Critical Path Board Game.

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Training Training Date Early Bird Deadline Cancellation Deadline Registration Deadline
PMF-55 September 3 - 7 August 13 August 20 August 24

PMI Philippines Chapter reserves the right to adjust course schedules and/or fees without prior notice.

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Event Properties

Event Date 09-03-2018
Event End Date 09-07-2018