Online Course

Project Management Key Concepts

Lead and execute a successful project! You’ll learn how develop a plan, identify and mitigate risk, manage a team, and more.

Learn key concepts created by environmental project managers for environmental professionals

The Project Management Essentials course was developed in partnership with expert project managers and is founded on extensive research on the key skills for success in the environmental sector.

You’ll learn how to: 

  • Determine scope and draft a comprehensive project charter
  • Identify potential risks and mitigation strategies
  • Establish project governance and recruit a team
  • Create work, budget, and communication plans
  • Develop successful organizational strategies
  • Form valuable leadership skills and conflict resolution techniques

This course is ideal for:

  • Junior to mid-level environmental professionals seeking to enhance their project management skills or transition into a new role
  • Experienced technical environmental professionals who are ready to take on more of a project management role

How long can I access the course?

Once you have purchased the course, you will have six months to complete it. In total the course should take you 3.5 hours of time.

What is the course format?

The Project Management Essentials course is online, self-directed and easy to work through at your own pace. Each concept will be covered with interactive videos, knowledge checks and clear summaries.

Do I need to buy additional course materials?

No. All learning materials are included in the purchase price.

Are there any related courses or knowledge resources that complement this training?

We also offer this course as part of an additional training package:

I have a membership with ECO Canada. Where do I access my course discount?

Retrieve your discount code inside your Account under “My Certification”.


Simply email, and a member of our Training team will reach out to answer any additional questions you or your team might have.

Get Started:

Non-Member Price:
Save up to 25%
Course Length:
Up to 5 hours
Career Stage:
Junior to Mid-Career, Mid-Career

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