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Project Management Fundamentals & Best Practices

Project Management Fundamentals & Best Practices

Over 250 project management training slides based on the Project Management Institutes Body of Knowledge (PMBOK). Included in this package are free project management templates used for class exercises. These are digital materials; no items will be shipped to you. You will receive the following digital download:


  • Over 250 colorful infographic PowerPoint slides with notes
  • 14 classroom exercises that allow students to practice what was learnt
  • Templates for the exercises
  • These slides can be printed in grayscale and handed to students. Printing black and white is a lot cheaper than color


Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Explain project management fundamentals
  • Define a project lifecycle
  • Explain the triple constraints of project management
  • Explain the nine project management knowledge areas based on the PMBOK
  • Explain how a project is initiated
  • Create a project charter 
  • Identify project stakeholders
  • Create a project Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
  • Explain activity dependencies (finish to start, finish to finish, start to start and start to finish)
  • Create a network diagram and calculate critical path, float, slack and project duration- Workbook exercise
  • Fast track and crash a project
  • Create a risk assignment matrix
  • Create a resource calendar
  • Define project constraints and risks
  • Explain team development stages
  • Describe conflict management approaches
  • Manage teams virtually or those that are co-located
  • Utilize the five cost estimating techniques
  • Create a project budget
  • Determine the status of a project via Earned Value Management (EVM)
  • Run meetings effectively
  • Create a project status report
  • Describe the six categories of risk and sourc