Project Management Essentials

Successful projects require good organisation, detailed planning and strong controls. But these skills alone are not sufficient to ensure success as projects, ultimately, are about people.

This practical workshop focuses on the main stages of a project life-cycle. It provides you with tips and techniques to build team cohesion, overcome people-related obstacles and deliver better outcomes for your stakeholders.

Who should attend?

Anyone who wants to improve the success rate of their projects. Both Project Managers and project team members will benefit.


e2i* funding is available at S$15 per hour/per pax for Singaporean or Singapore Permanent Residents


  • Be able to gain and maintain support for your projects
  • Help your project team to work better together
  • Gain tools to prioritise and manage stakeholder communication

Course Outline

Introduction and overview

  • Why do some projects fail?
  • Creating the right balance
  • Types of teams

Starting up a Project

  • Planning pitfalls
  • Articulating your aims
  • The AIDA formula

Managing your project

  • Managing team communication

      - Tuckman’s stages of team development

      - Building commitment, trust and rapport

      - Effective delegation

  • Managing conflict

      - Sources of interpersonal conflict

      - Giving feedback

      - Maintaining momentum

  •  Managing stakeholder communication

      - Identifying, analysing and mapping stakeholders

      - Planning your communication approach

Closing your Project

  • Closing a project successfully
  • Celebrating success

Course Information 

Public Training Dates 2018  
March 1-2 May 10-11 July 9-10
September 17-18 November 1-2  

Length: 2 days

Venue: Professional Development Centre, Toa Payoh

Maximum group size: 16

Course Fees: $908.43 (including GST)

e2i funded course fee: SG$698.43 (including GST)

*The Employment and Employability Institute Pte Ltd (“e2i”) is a strategic partner of the Workforce Singapore (“WSG”) in the national Continuing Education and Training (“CET”) effort. WSG provides funding to e2i to operate as an institution and to administer projects and grants on behalf of WSG to companies and workers as part of CET and related manpower initiatives. 

Funding for the above workshop is at S$15.00 per training hour. In order to be eligible for the funding the following criteria must be fulfilled:-

  1. The participant must be Singaporean or Singapore Permanent Residents
  2. The participant must provide us their NRIC details (MANDATORY)
  3. The participant must meet the minimum set of entry requirements for the course(s) within the Programme
  4. The participant must achieve at least 75% attendance of the workshops
  5. The participant and/or the Company shall not receive any other funding from government sources