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 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

    What is the Problem?

    • What is the Problem?

    • Project Brief Tool

  • 3


    • Strategic Analysis Tools

    • PESTEL Analysis Tool

    • SWOT Analysis Tool

  • 4

    Results Focus

    • Results Focus

    • Results Focus Tool

  • 5

    Key Stakeholders

    • Key Stakeholders

    • Stakeholder Analysis Tool

  • 6

    Where Next

    • Where Next?

    • Assess your current capability

Free Enrolment



Phil Charles

Phil Charles, the founder of the Transport Futures Institute, is a practitioner and skilled educator and trainer with wide-ranging experience in government, consulting and academia. Phil has extensive experience in transport strategy development, road safety, traffic management, public transport, strategic analysis, institutional strengthening and professional capability development. Phil is an adviser to transport organisations, Professor of Transport at the University of Queensland in Brisbane and 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.

  • Ho much does the course cost?

    Nil. Nothing. No charge.