MA6081 Fundamentals of Project Management

Course Provider

School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE)


Continuing Education and Training Certificate

Academic Unit



This course introduces the key aspects of the project management processes and specific techniques that have been devised to bring about the successful conclusion of projects.

*This is a single credit-bearing course from NTU Postgraduate Degree Programmes.

Course Availability

  • Date(s): 02 Aug 2021 to 03 Dec 2021

    Time: Please refer to schedule.

    Schedule: Download here

    Venue: NTU Main Campus

    Registration Closing Date: 30 Jun 2021

The course introduces tools and techniques for project definition, cost & time estimation, resource planning, critical path development, project monitoring and control, scope management, risk management and project closure. Application of the course knowledge will enhance organizational experiences by the application based assignments and exercises to enrich learning experience.
1. Demonstrate sound understanding of the key principles of project management.
2. Understand the importance of identifying critical project stakeholders and managing them within the context of project development
3. Develop knowledge of the technical skills needed to effectively manage a project; these skills include how to initiate, plan, execute, monitor, control and close a project.
4. Recognize traits that are strongly linked to effective project leadership.
5. Critically evaluate the characteristics of effective project teams and understand why teams fail.
6.  Describe in general terms the value of the PMBOK Guide
7. To critically evaluate a project using the PMBOK as a framework

Project Engineers, Project Managers, Software Development Managers, Business Analysts and/or Non-managers who desire to move to Project Management Related roles.

Standard Course Fee: S$3,852.00


Course fee payable after SSG funding, if eligible under various schemes  
Cat-A SSG Funded Courses S$1,155.60
Enhanced Training Support for SMEs (ETSS)  S$435.60
Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy (MCES) S$435.60


  • All fees stated are inclusive of 7% GST
  • SkillsFuture Credit can be used to offset course fees payable. Click here for more information.
  • NTU/NIE alumni may utilise their $1,600 Alumni Course Credits. Click here for more information.
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