Fundamentals of Project Management *IN PERSON*

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August 21, 2024 - August 22, 2024

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Learn the basic principles of project management and the structure that every successful project needs. 

Almost every leader will have to manage projects of one form or another, whether they are large infrastructure projects, new IT systems, or the implementation of new work processes. This workshop would help participants learn the basic principles of project management and the structure that every successful project needs. Fundamentals of Project Management teaches how to turn a "good idea" into a project which can be planned, managed and executed. The course teaches the essential processes and components of project management and reviews the concepts of deliverables, scope, resource planning and estimating, scheduling, stakeholder analysis, risk assessment and communications planning among others. Participants will also learn how to initiate and close projects and the importance of project integration and documentation.

Key Learning Outcomes

  • Review project definition and success criteria
  • Identify common project challenges
  • Practice thinking like a project manager
  • Link your project to a sound business case
  • Assess the nature of a project and its environment
  • Manage project teams and stakeholders
  • Project plan development

What Our Clients Say

"Tremendously enjoyed this two-day program. Jordan was a fabulous instructor. Very Knowledgeable and personable. The Gardiner Centre is a great facility. I will definitely be back in the future." - Angela Dawe, Town of Grandfalls-Windsor                                                      

"This training was well laid out and presented clearly. The material was engaging. The instructor was knowledgeable and personable."

"Fun and engaging introduction into the most valuable project management concepts. Well done!"

Course Endorsements and Partnerships

This course qualifies for Professional Development Units (PDUs) as defined by the Project Management Institute (PMI).

Each course has a specific qualifying factor for PDUs. Please reach out to Melissa at if you require the PMINL PDU breakdown for this course.

To learn more about PDUs and how to apply these credits to your active credential please see

Continuing Education Contact Hours: 14

Please note, this course can be offered in French - click here for more details


Jordan Wright

Jordan Wright has experience working with private, public and not-for-profit organizations, both locally and nationally. Jordan is currently Lead 2025 Canada Games at Memorial University and was previously Director - Operations, Conference Services and Events with Memorial University and was responsible for the Operations of Memorial's Emera Innovation Exchange at Signal Hill Campus along with its Graduate Student Accommodations and Conference and Events services for both the Signal Hill and St. John's Campuses. Immediately prior to this, Jordan managed the Office of the Associate Vice-President (Facilities) at Memorial University, where he worked on the University's overall infrastructure planning, which included capital renewal and new construction projects.

Jordan has also worked with the University's Office of Public Engagement, Gardiner Centre as well as the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador's Department of Advanced Education, Skills and Labour. These positions allowed him to work on a number of marketing and communications, event production, human resource development, consulting, economic and business development projects. Jordan has also been involved with the national Shad program since 2006 providing guidance on business plan development, project management and leadership fundamentals.

Jordan holds a Masters of Business Administration and Bachelor of Arts (French & Economics) from Memorial University, as well as a Masters Certificate in Project Management and Masters Certificate in Leadership from York University Schulich Executive Education Centre and Project Management Institute's (PMI) Project Management Professional (PMP) designation. Jordan previously held volunteer roles with the East Coast Trail Association and Horizon TNL, is a past-president of PMI NL Chapter and is a former National Vice-President of Canadian Parents for French.

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