Prime Project Management Fundamentals

Prime Project Management Fundamentals

The Prime Project Management Fundamentals curriculum provides the foundation for the successful start-up, planning, and implementation of projects of any size and scope.

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Curriculum Overview

Aligned with the latest version of the PMI® Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide, 5th Edition) specifications, the Prime Project Management Fundamentals title provides the foundation for the successful start-up, planning, and implementation of projects of any size and scope. Clear, easy-to-follow steps create a dynamic learning experience for professionals with little or no project management experience, as well as those with moderate experience as either the leader or member of a project team. The improved quality of presentation, and contemporary look and feel of this suite of courses further enhance the eLearning experience.

At a Glance

Certification: PDU Credits: 23 PDUs

Prerequisites: PMI's A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, (PMBOK® Guide), 5th Edition.

Skill Level: Entry & intermediate level

Target Audience: Professionals who need to manage or work on a project.


Here is a complete informational listing of the courses in the Prime Project Management Fundamentals curriculum.

Project Start-Up (PM001)

Duration Course Description
2 hrs Overview of Project Management This course differentiates the characteristics and basic principles of a project from those of an operational process.
3 hrs Initiating a Project This course identifies the essential communication and organizational skills required to ensure a successful project launch.

Project Planning (PM002)

Duration Course Description
2 hrs Planning Project Scope This course provides learners with a foundation to define a high-level project scope statement from which the project can be broken down into manageable activities.
2.5 hrs Planning Project Activities This course helps learners to create and use tools, such as network diagrams and Gantt charts, to effectively manage projects by visually representing the activities within them.
2.5 hrs Planning Project Costs This course provides learners with a methodology for developing a personnel skills resource matrix as a first step toward estimating project costs. Multiple budgeting strategies are provided to assist course participants in applying their skills to a variety of business environments.

Project Implementation (PM003)

Duration Course Description
3 hrs Executing a Project This course describes the essential information that team leaders must communicate to the team members. Key messages are reviewed to coordinate and lead cohesive, high-energy teams.
3.5 hrs Monitoring & Controlling a Project This course provides a series of change management techniques that will help project teams quickly identify problems and appropriate resolutions.
1.5 hrs Closing a Project This course details the final documentation procedures and customer acceptance practices necessary to ensure successful contract closure.

Key Features

  • 23 hours total learning
  • 8 Courses (19 hours), each including Self Check Assessment
  • Online Resources (4 hours) - Job Aids, Glossary, Recommended Reading Lists, Links
  • Personalized eLearning System account
  • PreAssessment (PrimePath)
  • Mastery Assessment
  • Client Administration
  • Online Mentoring
  • American English

System Requirements

Operating System

Microsoft Windows Microsoft Windows (98, 2000, XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 10)
Apple OSX / iOS Apple OSX / iOS
Android Android

Web Browser

Chrome Chrome
Internet Explorer Internet Explorer
Edge Edge
Firefox Firefox
Safari Safari
Opera Opera

Other Requirements

  • Adobe Flash Player version 9 or higher is required
  • Adobe Reader plugin is required to view some curriculum Resources
  • A sound card with speakers or headphones are required to listen to audio

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