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Coventry University

Foundations of Project Management

Coventry University via FutureLearn


Discover the principles of project management

What is project management? What are the essential concepts of project management? What factors affect the state of a project? Answer these questions and others with this course.

You’ll be taught the essentials of project management, including theoretical and applied perspectives. You’ll study project constraints such as cost, time, and resources.

You’ll also look at the role and the skills of project managers and investigate the opportunities for further professional development.

You’ll discuss and demonstrate competence in selecting and starting a project within an organisational context.

This course is for anyone interested in project management.

Please note that the individuals detailed in the ‘Who will you learn with?’ section below, are current staff members and may be subject to change.


  • Introduction to Projects
    • Projects
    • Project managers
    • Focus on the future
  • Project Lifecycle
    • Project lifecycle
    • Project initiation
    • Course wrap up

Taught by

Edyta Kostanek


4.6 rating at FutureLearn based on 252 ratings

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