This three-day course is designed to help participants learn concepts of participatory project management, within the context of social and community development. The course is a blend of the Project Management Institute (PMI) methodology and participatory approaches in the management of development projects. The course is in complete compliance with the PMI® Guidebook, the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®) 5th Edition. Course will cover PMI’s processes: initiation, planning, execution, monitoring and control, and closing projects; focusing on the ten knowledge areas essential to project management interwoven with participatory approaches to management. This project management course, based on systems thinking, provides comprehensive training for beginners, mid-level and senior-level development professionals. After taking this introductory course, participants would be able prepare for the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification examination. This project management course is organized to follow the path of a normal project throughout its lifecycle. Further, the course will provide in-depth knowledge of tools, techniques, methodologies, processes and best practices to manage social sector as well as infrastructure projects.