School of Administration & Management
Project Management in South Africa
Qualification / Course Information
Self-study within 6 weeks. Minimum focused learning time required: approximately 72 hours.
Certificate of Completion
Successful completion of this short course can be included to your portfolio of evidence for RPL consideration
Unassisted Online Learning
Why are project managers so sought after in business? What makes a good project manager? This Online Short Learning Programme will empower you to answer these questions. Upskill yourself with foundational knowledge of project management, strategy, project selection and feasibility, project stakeholders and project scope. The Online Short Learning Programme is ideal for anyone interested in project management and how to think when planning for project success. Individuals that will benefit greatly from this Online Short Learning Programme include aspiring project managers, and managers looking to take their career to the next level. It is also an excellent prelude to this exciting skill set for individuals in specialised careers such as engineering looking to acquire project management skills.
A desktop / laptop computer (this product is not mobile-friendly)
A reliable internet connection with continuous access and a minimum speed of 4MB (this product is not available offline)
There are no entry requirements for this Online Short Learning Programme.
However, it is recommended that the applicant has achieved English language competence at a level that is equivalent to Grade 12.
This Short Learning Programme consists of the following four units of learning:
Unit 1: Project management within organisations
Unit 2: Strategy, project selection, and feasibility
Unit 3: Project stakeholders and scope
At the end of this Short Learning Programme, you should be able to:
Explain the nature and application of projects and project management
Outline the project management life cycle
Describe the role and responsibilities of a project manager
View project management from a strategic perspective to drive business success
Explain the role, importance and key characteristics of project stakeholders
Apply your knowledge of projects and project initiation to both fictional and real life cases and scenarios