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Introduction to Project Management Fundamentals

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About This Course

This course begins by answering the question, “What is project management?” Learn as Andy Crowe defines roles, tells the history, and profiles this dynamic profession. You will learn how to define the scope and goals of your project, how to create a schedule, draft a budget and integrate risk by identifying and assessing the project’s uncertainty. This course also focuses on leadership components, such as communication excellence and the very essence of project management—knowing how to lead a team.

Introduction to Project Management Fundamentals dives into diverse projects for organizations ranging from health-care providers, to the Georgia Aquarium, to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

This course is also available in the bundle, 24 PDUs to Satisfy Your Talent Triangle, as well as the PDU Passport, our all-access pass to every InSite PDU course.


  • Stakeholders
  • Constraints
  • Document and Control the Scope
  • Build the Schedule
  • Budgets Large and Small
  • Communications

Target Audience: Managers, Business Analysts, Project Managers, Sponsors

Outcome: Professional Development Units (PDUs) that can be applied towards the following certifications: PMP (2), CAPM (2), PgMP (2), PfMP(0.5), PMI-ACP(0.5), PMI-BA(0.5), PMI-RMP(0.75), and PMI-SP(1)

Author: Andy Crowe

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Will I earn Professional Development Units (PDUs)?

    Yes, you can! All of our InSite courses qualify for Professional Development Units (PDUs) through PMI®. We’ve aligned them to meet the requirements of the PMI Talent Triangle™ making it easy for you to submit them with PMI®. We’ve created step-by-step instructions to claiming your PDUs here.

  • What is the Talent Triangle, and how does it impact my PDUs?

    PMI requires that you earn a minimum number of 8 PDUs in Technical Project Management, Leadership, and Strategic and Business Management categories. This course qualifies for 2 PDUs (1.5 Technical PDUs, 0.25 Leadership PDUs and 0.25 Strategic & Business PDUs) towards your recertification.

  • How long will I have access to this course?

    If you purchase the individual course or the 24 PDUs to Satisfy Your Talent Triangle Bundle, you will have access for 6 months from the time you activate the course key(s) in your account. If you purchase the PDU Passport, you’ll have either 6 or 12 months from date of purchase depending which PDU Passport subscription you chose.

  • When will I be able to access this course?

    Upon purchase, this course will automatically be added to your account. If you purchased this individual course or 24 PDUs to Satisfy Your Talent Triangle Bundle, your 6-month access period will not begin until you activate the course key(s).  Once activated, you can access the course anytime you want, 24/7, with internet connection for 6-months. If you purchase the PDU Passport, your access will begin right away.

  • How long will it take me to complete the course?

    You will earn 2 PDUs (maximum) for completing this course. Therefore, it should take you about 2 hours to complete the course, but you can revisit sections or watch lessons as many times as you wish during your access period. One of the best features is you can pause a course and pick up right where you left off when you log back into your account. InSite is self-paced, which makes it simple for you to learn when it is convenient for you.

  • Can I access this course from a mobile device?

    Yes, you can take this course from your computer, tablet or mobile device.  If you can access the internet, you can access this course.

  • How do I report my PDUs?

    You can report your PDUs and check your current PDU balance directly through PMI. For your convenience, we’ve created step-by-step instructions to claiming your PDUs here. You will receive a Certificate of Completion when you complete this course which you should save in case you get audited by PMI.

  • PDUs: 2

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Once you purchase the course, your access key will be added to your account. Your subscription period begins when you activate the key rather than when you purchase the access. Buy now. Learn later.

Introduction to Project Management Fundamentals

PMI Talent Triangle™

  • Leadership PDUs: .25
  • Technical PDUs: 1.5
  • Strategic PDUs: .25

"The course content was just what I needed as I get ready to start a new project; a great refresh/review of the fundamentals"

-Ron C., PMP

"I liked the video aspect, and data from Alpha study!"

-Jim H., PMP

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