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Basics of Project Management 
– PM 1

Basic Knowledge and Skills for Efficient Project Management

Basics of Project Management – PM 1 is concise and effective training. It will provide you with the knowledge and tools to manage your projects. The aim of the training is to provide you with basic project management knowledge and the skills to support participation in projects.

Effective and Professional Project Management as the Goal

In the Basics of Project Management – PM 1 training, you will learn the knowledge and good practices needed for professional project management. Through the example project, you will learn about the challenges of design, implementation, and guidance, and the best methods in practice. You will learn how to proceed smoothly from a project idea to a successful outcome. After the workshop, you will be able to manage your own project in a more controlled and professional way, and you will understand how project work can be developed.

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September 30, 2024


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The workshop is intended for everyone who does project-related work:

  • Project managers
  • Sub-project leaders
  • People working in a project-centered office
  • People working on projects who need a good overview of the methods and benefits of project management and work
  • Project coordinators, engineers, and designers
  • People working on development and delivery projects in various fields

Contents and Schedule

The duration of the training is two days and it consists of lectures, group work, and exercises.

The training covers the following areas:

  • Scope management
  • Cost control
  • Timetable management
  • Quality management
  • Management of the whole, resources, and risks
  • Project organization, changes, and communication
  • The start and end of a project

Program Structure

Day 1 Day 2

Introduction to Projects and Project Management

  • Project management process groups and areas
  • Project characteristics, management models
  • Project management organizations and standards

Project Management by Sub-Areas

  • Management of the whole
  • Scope management
  • Resource and timetable management

Project Management by Sub-Areas

  • Cost control
  • Communication management
  • Quality management
  • Procurement management

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Kai Koskinen, DiscoverIT

Instructor Kai Koskinen has over 10 years of experience in implementing project management training programs and trainings tailored to companies.

He has worked as a project business researcher at the Helsinki University of Technology, and studied in the postgraduate project management training program in Montreal. He has extensive experience in various project environments, as well as with project management methods and project management tools. Koskinen is a PMP-certified project manager.


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