Free Project Foundations course

Professionals are facing increasing pressure by government and the community for well-planned and delivered projects. This free course will help you with establish the foundations of your project and business case.

  • Professional work involves delivering projects

  • Setting up a solid foundation leads to success

  • Proven process – follow this step-by-step training

  • Four modules – should take you less than one hour.

Learn at your own pace

when, where, how you want

  • Professional practice

    Develop your professional capability, increase productivity and enhance career opportunities.

  • Proven best practice

    A proven process developed and refined over many different projects.

  • Online learning

    Online course materials with presentations, tools and exercises.

Course outline

  • 1

    Project Foundations

    • Welcome to preparing Project Foundations

  • 2

    Module 1. What is the Problem?

    • What is the Problem?

    • Guide: What is the problem?

    • Project Brief Tool

    • M1 What is the Problem Quiz

  • 3

    Module 2. Challenges

    • Strategic Analysis Tools

    • PESTEL Analysis Tool

    • SWOT Analysis Tool

    • M2 Challenges Quiz

  • 4

    Module 3. Results Focus

    • Results Focus

    • Results Focus Tool

    • M3 Results Focus Quiz

  • 5

    Module 4. Key Stakeholders

    • Key Stakeholders

    • Stakeholder Analysis Tool

    • M4 Stakeholders Quiz

  • 6

    Where Next

    • Where Next?

    • Assess your current capability - download and complete scorecard

    • Build your Capability

    • Please provide your feedback

  • 7


    • About your Instructor

Free Enrolment


Prof Phil Charles

Phil is a practitioner and skilled educator with extensive experience in transport strategy development, road safety, traffic management, public transport and professional capability development. Phil has qualifications in civil engineering, transport, business and public administration and higher education.


  • When does the course start and finish?

    The course starts as soon as you enrol ! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.

  • How long do I have access to the course?

    After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course - across any and all your available devices.

  • How much does the course cost?

    Nil. Nothing. No charge.