Dear Learner

Welcome to this micro-course in the Introduction to Project Management series.

IPM102 Initiating a project is hosted at the OERu. The OERu envisions a world where all learners will have more affordable access to higher education. The OERu is a charitable collaboration of international institutions committed to widening access to more affordable education opportunities for all. For more information about the OERu, please view our promotional video on Youtube.

In this course you’ll gain knowledge of project management theory and apply it to planning the initiation of a team project.

These instructions are for: Independent study before the course starts.


During this introductory session you will familiarise yourself with the IPM102 course site. You will also establish your personal learning journal blog.

Course site: (bookmark this page).

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Welcome aboard and the OERu community look forward to seeing you online!

With kind regards
The IPM102 course development team