Procons Academy

Essential Project Management skills for Non-Project Staff

Unlock success by mastering essential project management skills!


Tailored for non-project personnel, this course builds fundamental project management skills essential for Non-Project Staff. Participants will learn to understand project timelines, manage resources efficiently, and coordinate teams effectively, ensuring projects are delivered on time and within budget. The contents for this program will be based on the PMI PMBOK 7 Guideline.

Course Details


Eng. Tilakasiri Ekanayaka

Project Management Specialist/ Key Expert Planning Consultant of an International consultancy JV
PMP (PMI-USA), PMI-RMP, PMI ATPI, MBA, B.Sc. Eng., Chartered Engineer

Programme objectives

  • Enhance project leadership skills through understanding project management principles.
  • Equip participants with practical tools for effective project planning, execution, and control.
  • Foster teamwork and collaboration for efficient project coordination.
  • Cultivate a culture of continuous improvement by applying lessons learned from past projects.

Target Audience


Course Duration & Times

2 hrs per week



What you will learn.

  • Introduction to project management principles and terminology
  • Overview of project management methodologies and best practices
  • Understanding project lifecycles and their stages
  • Defining project scope and setting clear objectives
  • Developing comprehensive project plans, including schedules and budgets
  • Identifying and analyzing project risks and developing risk management strategies
  • Allocating resources effectively based on project requirements
  • Assigning tasks and responsibilities to team members and initiating project execution
  • Tracking project progress using KPIs and project management tools
  • Managing and mitigating project risks in real-time to ensure successful outcomes
  • Implementing strategies for controlling project scope and preventing scope creep
  • Ensuring quality assurance through effective monitoring and control processes
  • Enhancing team communication and collaboration through effective communication strategies
  • Resolving conflicts and managing stakeholder expectations to maintain project momentum
  • Conducting a thorough project closure, including documenting lessons learned and celebrating successes
  • Reviewing project outcomes, identifying areas for improvement, and planning for future project

Learning outcomes

By the end of the training programme, participants will be able to

  • Grasp project management principles and best practices, enhancing their capacity for effective project leadership. 
  • Strategize, execute, and monitor projects adeptly, ensuring timely delivery within allocated budgets. 
  • Facilitate team collaboration and communication, fostering a supportive and productive team environment. 
  • Cultivate a culture of ongoing improvement, drawing insights from past experiences to propel organizational growth and success.


Participants need to complete a comprehensive quiz comprising 40 multiple-choice questions (MCQs). 



Upon successful completion, participants will receive an internationally recognized certificate. This includes both digital and printed copies.


*Successful completion entails achieving more than 50% in each assessment, with a minimum attendance of 80%.