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Competent Project Management

About this programme:

This programme provides an objective overview of Project Management from a practical business perspective: from initial conceptualisation, to planning, to implementation and subsequent evaluation. Increasingly, projects are seen as a vehicle for accomplishing tasks and meeting objectives in competitive markets, to address customer and organisational needs. The role of the project manager is being re-defined to ensure the successful completion of corporate and major capital projects. Delegates attending the course will have the opportunity to develop practical skills for use directly on their return to the organisation.

How you will benefit:

  • Develop a conceptual scoping statement
  • Compute the duration of a project
  • Cost activities and manage budgets
  • Predict risks and develop contingencies
  • Develop quality standards
  • Construct work and technical breakdown structures
  • Manage a project and project team
  • Measure the progress and results of a project’s implementation

Key focus areas:

  • Defining projects
  • Project characteristics
  • Project Life Cycle (short and long term)
  • Project management and strategy
  • Measurement tools for competent project management
  • Making projects work – technical skills
  • Project planning
  • Network planning
  • Socio-cultural skills
  • Managing group dynamics
  • Time management

Who should attend:

  • Anyone involved in or associated with projects, either as a project manager, planner, accountant, influencer, sponsor or part of a project team
  • This programme is suitable for candidates in the business and government sectors

Entrance requirements:

  • Matric and/or relevant industry experience
  • Applicant must have access to a reliable Internet line to complete required hours online


3 days (interactive sessions with facilitators)

  • Full implementation plan to be communicated on registration
  • Recorded sessions will be available only for registered delegates for a limited period
  • Assessments are restricted and all social distancing measures are adhered to as per the DOH regulations

Learning Methodology:

Delegates attending the course are provided with a unique blended learning methodology which combines online access to subject content with real time engagement with facilitators, and the opportunity to add value through contact learning sessions, where feasible and appropriate.

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Course Details

Apply By:
01 September 2021
Start Date:
08 September 2021
Durban, South Africa
R7 830
Contact the individual below.
Contact: Nashlene Maharaj
E-mail: Send me an e-mail

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