There is a project management knowledge gap existing among those responsible for managing projects within different industries. This course has been designed to provide delegates with sufficient contemporary project management skills in order to allow them to be efficient in managing resources and time when working on projects.
This course is expected to turn current ‘accidental project managers’ into knowledgeable and consequently skilled project managers. This course is a core offering for business across key sectors of the economy and is important for managers in developing skills to effectively manage projects within an organisation.
How you will benefit? You will learn to:
Understand the project management environment and its setting
Understand the complexity of projects irrespective of size
Understand the project anatomy/project life cycle and project parameters (cost, quality, schedule, stakeholders management, health and safety, environment)
Understand project management nomenclature and basic definitions
Understand the fundamentals of creating value in the project management process
Understand the process of carrying out a feasibility study and the importance of a feasibility study
Understand the project scoping process and development of a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) and how the WBS relates to project budgeting and the formulation of a schedule of activities – managing and control
Understand how to manage project risk and project contracts/service level agreements
Understand how to prepare a cost estimate of a project and manage project costs
Understand how to select an appropriate project procurement system
Understand how to prepare a project schedule and manage it
Understand how to optimise project resources
Understand how to learn from a project
Key focus areas:
Project Environment and its Dynamics
Project Planning and Control
Project Scheduling and Control
Managing Project Cost and Control
Project Risk Management, Procurement and Contracts
Managing Project Human Resources and Learning from Projects
Who should attend?
This course is aimed at corporate and public sector clients who will be considering or would be involved in managing projects in the future.
Matric plus industry experience and some basic project management experience.
Six months (12 contact days – block sessions)
20 August 2018
The programme fee of R29,760 (incl. VAT) covers tuition, instruction material, lunches and refreshments
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