Project management entails understanding and using the project life cycle as a tool to initiate, plan, implement, monitor and evaluate projects. This course focusses on ensuring the effective and efficient management of time, quality and costs in the context of project management.
Participants will gain insight into aligning project plans with the strategic vision of the organisation. Key success and failure factors with respect to projects will be interrogated. The effective management of the project team and stakeholders will also be explored to ensure successful project implementation.
This course will benefit managers, project team members and entrepreneurs who have a fundamental understanding of project management and require additional skills and knowledge to hone their expertise.
The successful completion of this course could create career advancement opportunities.
Upon completing this course, you should be able to:
Evaluate project management terminology and concepts
Determine the link between strategic plans, programmes and projects
Align organisational, project and individual goals using a systems approach
Critically assess the role of the project manager and teams in project management
Manage key project management failure and success factors
Understand the project management cycle and relevant tools
Conduct a stakeholder analysis
Develop a project plan
Critique resource planning processes and cost projects effectively
Evaluate project implementation challenges
Develop project monitoring and evaluation plans
Evaluate the tender and contract management processes
Write professional project proposals and reports
A Certificate of Competence will be awarded to all participants who successfully submit and pass their assignments, and exams*
A Certificate of Completion will be awarded to all who successfully submit and pass their assignments
A Certificate of Attendance will be awarded to all who attended the training session
On successful completion of this short learning programme, the participant may be considered for exemption from the equivalent course in the respective qualification, provided that he or she meets qualification entrance criteria. Exemption fees may apply.
2-day course contact time including facilitation and group activities