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BCS Foundation in IS Project Management Online (inc. Exam)


Foundation in IS Project Management course focuses on project management issues in the context of IS/IT applications. Key course areas include:
  • the nature of projects and project work
  • effective project planning
  • monitoring and control
  • change control
  • configuration management
  • quality issues
  • project estimation and risk
  • project organisation and communication
The course acts as an important first stepping stone in acquiring a more formal knowledge of IS/IT project management principles and is ideal for those about to take up a management role for the first time.

What's Included

The price of this course includes:

  • 40 days access to the elearning
  • Exam Voucher (taken at a Pearson Vue examination venue)

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Course objectives

  • Describe the key elements of project management.
  • Explain the importance, purpose and contents of a business case and of the initiation stage of a project.
  • Explain the planning cycle and its component elements.
  • Describe and use a range of estimating and planning techniques.
  • Describe the way a project is monitored, controlled and managed towards success.
  • Explain the closure stage of a project, including the need for project and benefits reviews.

How the course works

The Foundation in IS Project Management e-course contains detailed course content with an audio voice-over provided by an experienced tutor. The course provides numerous multiple choice questions which may be used to reinforce learning through self-assessment.

The course is designed to provide flexible navigation. Learners can choose to follow the learning path through the course itself or jump to different sections as required. The product also offers access to further reading and dedicated contact with course tutors should further help be needed.


This course covers the subjects in the one-hour, multiple-choice examination leading to the Foundation Certificate in Project Management which is part of the BCS Professional Certification portfolio (ISEB). The examination is a closed-book test with 40 multiple-choice questions. This certificate contributes to the BCS International Diploma in Business Analysis and in addition, the course enables participants to develop SFIA skills PRMG, level 4.

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