Project Management for non-Project Managers

Whether you’ve found yourself in a project management role with no formal training or you’re looking to upskill, this short course will introduce you to the techniques you need to successfully execute a project.

Learn how to implement established project management processes including project initiation and planning, goal setting, team management, and troubleshooting.

This Skillsoft course takes just five hours to complete, and is delivered entirely online so you have the flexibility of studying anywhere, any time.

The Project Management (for Non-Project Managers) short course is made up of the following five units:

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Price: $295 AUD

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5 hours
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Study from anywhere, when it suits you best and graduate with the identical qualification as an on-campus student.


Study part of the course online. Combine your online learning with classes or practical sessions on-campus at a college or university.


Attend classes on-campus at a university, TAFE or college and interact face-to-face with teachers and fellow students.

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What you'll learn

You'll learn about:

  • The fundamentals of project management enabling you to directly manage projects relating to your area within an organisation
  • The challenges a new project manager may face, including the development of a successful project team
  • Which factors should weigh in during the project selection process and how to effectively plan a project from beginning to end
  • How to identify examples of micromanagement
  • Managing the constraints of time, money, and schedules, and how they relate to the overall quality of your project and product
  • How to match imposed team issues with solutions
  • How to match the five stages of team development to their characteristics
  • How to conduct effective meetings and using troubleshooting tools during the project
  • How to close the project

Course structure

5 units

Project Management fundamentals

This unit will teach inexperienced project managers the fundamentals of project management so you’ll be able to manage projects related to your area of responsibility within an organisation.

Transitioning into a Project Management role

Time and experience will develop and refine your project management skills, but this unit will prime you for the process of transitioning into a project management role. You’ll learn the changes a new project manager may face, including the development of a successful project team.

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  • Receive access to the course by email
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Price: $295 AUD

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