Online Course

Project Management Essentials

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

Learn Essential Project Management Skills Created by Environmental Experts for Environmental Professionals

Did you know Project Management is one of the top five skills most desired by employers in the environmental sector?

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. The course follows a real-life project scenario and uses practical exercises, resources, and templates to prepare learners for the successful leadership and execution of their next project.

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:

  • Recently graduated students seeking to understand how project management works in the environmental sector
  • 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 will I have access to the course?

Once you have purchased the course, you will have six months of access to complete the course.

What is the course format?

This is an online, self-directed course. You will work through the course material at your own pace. Your learning will also be supported with expert videos, activities, knowledge checks, a glossary and additional resources.

Do I need to buy separate course materials (e.g. textbooks, guides, etc.)?

All of your learning materials are included, so you don’t need to buy anything extra.

How long does this course take?

It should take up to five hours to complete the course, however, it is up to you how much time you spend on the material. Once purchased, you will have six months of full course access.

I have a membership with ECO Canada, where do I find my online course discount code?

If you are an EPt, EP, EP Auditor, ECO+ PRO or ECO+ Enterprise member, you receive a discount on our online training courses. To retrieve your discount code, that can be applied at checkout, you must:

  1. Login to your ECO Account by clicking here >>
  2. Click on your member tab “My Certification” or “ECO +”
  3. Locate the applicable discount code
    • Under the “EP Member Discounts” button of the “My Certification” tab
    • Under the “Training & Webinars Discounts” section
  4. Enter code on purchase page to receive your discount

Get Started:

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

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