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Project Management Tools and Techniques



This interactive, hands-on course helps participants understand how to apply the various tools and techniques in project management. Participants work in teams through all five process groups on a fictional project, coached by the training instructor in each exercise.

Topics covered

  • Project initiation and selection: tools and techniques for selecting projects
  • Planning: tools and techniques to identify deliverables; plan tasks, resources, estimates and assessments; and prioritize operations
  • Execution: tools and techniques to ensure communication and track project progress
  • Project monitoring: tools and techniques to control deliverables, schedules, costs and variation analyses
  • Risk management: tools and techniques to analyze risks
  • Closing: tools and techniques to wrap up a project


This hands-on course is designed for professionals looking to better understand how to apply tools and techniques beneficial to project management. 


  • Understand the stages of the project management process
  • Understand the criteria involved in the transition between the stages of the project management process
  • Apply estimation, planning, project execution control and closing tools
  • Monitor project progress and budget status


  • Knowledge of project management

Evaluation methods

  • Pre- and post-training evaluations

Educational tools

  • Manuals
  • Examples of tools and techniques
  • Practical exercises

PMP, CAPM & PMBOK are registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

Target audience

Educational approach

Days and pricing

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