Want to Build a Strong Foundation in Project Management?

Join my course on Project Management Fundamentals.

About The Course

This course has been designed ground-up to create a strong foundation in project management. 

Through this course you will learn the nuances and best practices of project management. It will teach you how to complete a project successfully.

The course has 5 modules with each module having multiple lessons. Each lesson has a mix of study aids like videos, downloadable pdfs, case studies, assignments, and exercises to make your learning easy.

You will get a course completion certificate at the end of the course. If you want, you can use this certificate for applying to the PMP exam.

Through 2027, the project management-oriented labor force in seven project-oriented sectors is expected to grow by 33 percent, or nearly 22 million new jobs.

- Project Management Job Growth and Talent Gap

The Beginning...

Most people think that a project management course is synonymous with a PMP facilitation program but it is not.

In fact, nothing can be farther from the truth.

PMP certification is for practicing project managers. A PMP training teaches you how to crack the PMP exam. It is not meant for learning project management.

Whereas, a learning-oriented project management course will teach you nuances and fundamentals of project management.

Hi, I am Praveen Malik. I have been managing projects since 1998.

In 2004-2005, I managed projects that generated a revenue of over $2M for my company but I was disappointed as I didn't have a formal project management education.

To be honest, in those days there was nothing other than PMP facilitation program that could be called as project management education.

So, I joined a facilitation program in 2005 and cracked the exam in the same year.

Immediately after that, I started taking training sessions on project management.

In 2008, I quit my job to become a full time project management trainer.

I realized that there was a vast gap between what PMP programs were dishing out in the name of teaching project management and how project management should be learnt. 

The Course

In my endeavor to teach the best practices of project management, I designed an offline course. We are in process of launching online version of this course.

My course is a completely learning-oriented course.

As part of the course, I will take you through a project case scenario. We will understand how to successfully Initiate, Plan, Execute, Monitor & Control, and Close a project with the help of this case scenario.

Although my course is primarily oriented towards learning the fundamentals of project management, it can help you in passing the PMP exam also.

My course is based on the best practices that are described in the PMBOK Guide and can be used for applying to the PMP exam. We will issue a 35 hours certificate that is mandatory for applying to the exam.

I would suggest you to join the course if your primary objective is to learn project management and secondary objective is to pass the PMP exam.

All the best.

PMP Facilitation Training vs Our Course

The purpose of both the training courses is different. One is not better than the other.

The main purpose of a PMP facilitation training is to prepare you for the PMP certification exam. Our training has entirely different objective. It will teach you the fundamentals and best practices of project management. So that you can deliver your projects successfully.

Now, someone might say that PMP exam is a project management exam. So, while preparing for the exam wouldn't we learn project management.

No. Not exactly!

The PMP exam is designed to the PMBOK Guide, which is a big tome and a difficult book to read. It is a difficult book because it contain bucket full of disparate project management terms without any real life examples.

The book does not give guidance of how these terms are related to each other or how they should be used while managing projects.

Reading PMBOK is like going to a fancy grocery store and picking up foreign vegetables and spices without knowing the recipe of dishes.

After taking a PMP facilitation training you will know the ingredients of project management without really knowing how to practically use them in real life projects.

As said earlier, PMP training has a purpose. If your objective is to pass the PMP exam go for PMP training but if your objective is to learn the nuances of project management then you should enroll into our training.

Why Is My Course Unique?

Case study oriented course - learn to manage a project step-by-step through a practical case scenario.

Build a strong foundation in project management.

100% coverage of the PMBOK Guide.

Course based on the best practices defined in the PMBOK Guide.

Complete understanding of the project management fundamentals.

Who Should Enroll In This Course?

  • Practicing project managers
  • Scheduling professionals
  • Product owners
  • People who want to learn project management
  • Project team member
  • Quality specialists
  • Business analysts
  • People who want to make a career in project management

The average mean wage of all occupations is $58,260 but the average mean wage of Project Management specialists is $98,420.

- U.S. Bureau Of Labor Statistics

Why Should You Enroll In This Course?


Create strong foundation in project management.


Learn the best practice of project management.


Successfully manage and complete your projects.

What Will You Get When You Join this Course?

Learning videos

Case studies 

Downloadable & printable helping documents


Action plan

change in pmp exam 2011


Direct trainer's support through email

Lifetime access to private Facebook group

Course completion certificate

Course Curriculum

Module #1
Introduction to Project Management
  • Lesson 1: Introduction
  • Lesson 2: Project Management Definitions
  • Lesson 3: Project Management Context
  • Lesson 4: Organizations Types
  • Lesson 5: What is Project Management?
  • Lesson 6: Project Lifecycle and Phases
Module #2
  • Lesson 1: Initiation Tasks
  • Lesson 2: SMART objectives
  • Lesson 3: Project Charter
  • Lesson 4: Stakeholder Identification & Analysis
Module #3
  • Lesson 1: Project Planning
  • Lesson 2: Project Scope and WBS
  • Lesson 3: Project Estimation
  • Lesson 4: Create Project Schedule
  • Lesson 5: Network Diagrams
  • Lesson 6: Cost Planning
  • Lesson 7: Resource Planning
  • Lesson 8: Quality Planning
  • Lesson 9: Communication & Stakeholder Planning
  • Lesson 10: Risk Planning
  • Lesson 11: Procurement Planning
  • Lesson 12: Integrated Project Management Plan
Module #4
  • Lesson 1: How to Execute Projects?
  • Lesson 2: How to Manage Resources?
  • Lesson 3: How to Manage Quality? 
  • Lesson 4: What is Monitoring & Controlling?
  • Lesson 5: When to measure & how to control?
  • Lesson 6: Specific Monitoring & Controlling activities
  • Lesson 7: Earned Value Management (EVM)
Module #5
  • Lesson 1: Closeout
  • Lesson 2: Guidelines & Key Issues


Foundations in Project Management

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Old Students' Testimonials

I came across Praveen Sir during my PDU training for PMP test. I am thankful to him to coach me to clear my PMP exam. It was because of his expertise & command over the Concepts of Project Management that Going through hectic training session became an enjoyable & easy experience. It was him which made me feel that PMP is not about memorising but understanding the concepts.

- Sachin Madan, Manager Production Control at Bharat Electronics

Thank you for the training. As a learner, I found it was one of the best learning experiences. The classes were very informative and expanded my knowledge in the subject matter. Your honest guidance helped the other participants too. Your training sessions were very interactive and you made complex things easier with the help of interesting examples as I mentioned above. Thank you for your encouragement, motivation and guidance.

- Azizul Abedin, Chief Operating Officer at Sheba Networking Ltd

About Praveen Malik, PMP

I am a certified Project Management Professional (PMP®) with a rich 27+ years of experience.

I have been teaching project management since 2005. I have conducted several in-classroom & live-online workshops and trained thousands of project management professionals.


100% Refund Guarantee

You are fully protected by our 100% refund guarantee. We have a no questions asked full refund policy. If you are not satisfied with our course, just ask for a refund and we'll promptly send back your money.

You can ask for a refund within 7 days of your purchase. We will promptly refund the full amount. The guarantee will become void if you have already started your second module.

Frequently Asked Questions

How does your refund guarantee works?

We have a no questions asked refund policy. You can ask for a refund within 7 days of your purchase. We will promptly refund the full amount. The guarantee will become void if you have already started your second module.

Is this course better than a PMP facilitation program?

Although you can use the completion certificate of this course for applying to the PMP exam, this course should not be compared with a PMP facilitation program.

The primary objectives of both the training programs are different.

A PMP facilitation program teaches you how to pass the PMP exam. This program will teach you the fundamentals of project management. It will help you to successfully complete your projects.

When will I get course completion certificate?

Once you complete all the modules of the course you can can send us an email at praveen.malik@pmbypm.com. We will send you your course completion certificate.

Can I use the course completion certificate to apply for the PMP exam?

Yes, you can use this course completion certificate to apply for the PMP exam.

What is the primary focus of this course?

The primary focus of the course is to make you learn the fundamentals and best practices of project management. It will teach you how to complete projects successfully.

I am a PMI certification holder. Can I use this course to claim PDUs for renewing my certificate?

Yes, you can use this course to claim PDUs. We will issue a completion certificate, which can be used for claiming PDUs under Education category. You will be able to claim 35 PDUs under following categories.

  • Ways of Working - 15 PDUs
  • Business Acumen - 12 PDUs
  • Power Skills - 8 PDUs

What will happen if I don't like the course?

You can ask for the refund. We will issue the refund without asking any questions.

Your online course access is for 6 months. How long does it take to study per module?

Module 1, 2 and 5 are shorter than Module 3 and 4. Module 1, 2 and 5 should take between 3-5 hours of study time. Module 3 and 4 should take 15-17 hours and 8-10 hours respectively. These times include the time you would take to do exercises and solve case studies. The solution for these exercises and case studies are part of the modules.

Overall, it should take about 35 hours to complete the course. So, it can be easily completed even if you study on the weekends.

In addition, we will hold 2 live classes of 1 hour each in a month. These will be answer study related questions. So, you can add these also in your study time.

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