Fundamentals of Project Management Program

1 Full Day | .7 CEUs

Project Management is an in-demand skill set and one of the fastest growing professional disciplines in North America. This project management program will provide you with working knowledge of the basics of project management and its processes.


Program Description

This one-day program covers the following:

Project Management Foundations

This segment introduces the basic concepts of project management and provides an overview of some of the tools and techniques from the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK). Other areas covered include the project life cycle, organizational and environmental influences on projects, the five required project process groups, and the multi-dimensional nature of project management.

Project Management Process Groups

This segment addresses the five process groups of project management and practical techniques to apply Project Management methodology to any work environment. The process groups discussed include:

  • Initiating Process – Focuses on those processes performed to define a new project or a new phase of an existing project by completing a Project Charter and obtaining authorization to start the project or phase while ensuring the project is in line with the organizations Strategic Objectives.

  • Planning Process – Defining the scope and objectives of the project and developing the course of action required to meet these objectives is the focus of this process. Knowledge areas that will be discussed include, time management, cost management, quality management, human resource management, communications management, risk management and procurement management.

  • Execution Process – Those processes that need to be performed to complete the work defined in the project management plan will be presented, along with techniques and tools on how to ensure project objectives are met.

  • Monitoring and Controlling Process – Techniques and processes will be shared to ensure concise tracking of the progress of the project is maintained to ensure the performance objectives defined in the project management plan are met.

  • Closing Process – Focuses on the processes to be performed to finalize all activities across all project management process groups to formally close the project or phase.
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The team from Nova Southeastern University came to Daytona Beach to meet with us, they listened to our needs and customized a program for our Synergy Leadership Academy. We found the program to be highly effective and very engaging. Our employees came away with a much higher level of self-awareness and a set of new skills that they could put to use right away. Nova Southeastern University really exceeded our expectations.

M. Jayson Meyer | CEO, Synergy Billing

Learning Outcomes

Participants in this program will:

  • Determine whether their planning is for a project, a program or a routine
  • Identify the customer and stakeholders in their project
  • Write a scope statement clearly identifying the objective of their project
  • Analyze the steps needed to actually carry out the project
  • Create a workable plan to ensure the successful completion of their project
  • Understand how to control and manage their project to completion



This program is designed for individuals that have not been exposed to Project Management and desires to learn the fundamentals or any individual that finds themselves exploring the many career opportunities and wishes to understand if Project Management is for them before committing to gaining a PMP® Certification.



Any of the executive education programs offered by the Hudson Center of Entrepreneurship and Executive Education (HCEEE) can be delivered to your organization at your location Please contact us for more information.


Program Fee

Program fee varies based on the size of your group and includes tuition, instructional materials and lunch. Please contact us for more information.


Course Customization

Using core programs, we can customize the material to fit your corporate training needs. With our extensive resources and program facilitators, we will design a program that is tailored to fit your specified objectives and requirements.

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Contact Information

For additional program information, please contact us at:

Hudson Center of Entrepreneurship and Executive Education
H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship
Nova Southeastern University
Carl DeSantis Building, Suite 2088
3300 S. University Drive,
Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33328-2004
Tel: (954) 262-5119
Toll Free: 800-672-7223, ext. 25119
Fax: (954) 262-3188