MA6081 Fundamentals of Project Management

Course Provider

School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE)



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 course is part of:

- Graduate Certificate in Project Management
- FlexiMasters in Project Management

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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$3,888.00

SSG Funding Support

Course fee payable after SSG funding, if eligible under various schemes

Fee BEFORE funding & GST

Fee AFTER funding & 8% GST

Singapore Citizens (SCs) and Permanent Residents (PRs) (Up to 70% funding)



Enhanced Training Support for SMEs (ETSS)


SCs aged ≥ 40 years old
SkillsFuture Mid-career Enhanced Subsidy (MCES)
(Up to 90% funding)

• NTU/NIE alumni may utilise their $1,600 Alumni Course Credits. Click here for more information.

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MA6082 Management of Project Plan, Schedule and Resources3
MA6083 Project Budget and Cost Management3
MA6084 Procurement and Contract Management in Projects3
MA6085 Organization Culture and Leadership in Projects3

Listed courses are:

  • Credit-bearing and stackable to Graduate Certificate in Project Management (total 9AUs) and FlexiMasters in Project Management (total 15AUs).
  • SSG funded and SkillsFuture Credit approved.