A practical introduction to project management. 

Learn the basics with this set of micro-learning experiences, which will get you jumpstarted into the field of project management.

Not only theoretical concepts, but especially practical tools & techniques will be provided, so you can get started straight away!



Get introduced to some basic but important and useful project management concepts to get you started into the 'art of project management'.

Key objectives: 

You will be able to:

  • Understand better key project management concepts;
  • Being able to manage the expectations of your management;
  • Understand the importance of decomposing the project's timeline;
  • Understand the concept of stakeholders.



Get insight in which factors contribute to project success and which factors at the same time can induce failure.

Key objectives: 

You will be able to:

  • Understand and use the two different views on project success;
  • Better manage the expectations on project success;
  • Use project management success factors as a health check on the project;
  • Use a model of project success to report on the project's health.



Learn more on how to organize your project. Which key roles have to play a role and what exactly do they do? Understand clearly the activity of managing a project.

Key objectives: 

You will be able to:

  • Understand what managing a project is;
  • Define your role as a project manager;
  • Define and discuss other key roles;
  • Set-up a simple project organization;
  • Understand and explain the difference between a permanent function and a temporary role.



Get introduced in key steps to start-up a project. Starting up your project is like laying the fundaments of a building: if not done correctly, you will have an instable situation for your complete project.

Key objectives:

You will be able to:

  • Understand the importance of project objectives;
  • Define and formalize project objectives;
  • Understand the justification of a project and how to document it;
  • Define an overall project strategy or approach;
  • Set-up a structured project documentation system;
  • Communicate the start of the project.