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University of Cape Town

Project Management Foundations

May 27—Aug 31
Online
ZAR 14900 ≈USD 1033

How it works

Description

Mastering project management is an essential workplace skill guaranteed to boost the impact you have on any organisation.

With this online short course from the University of Cape Town you have the opportunity to get effective project management training and become the office expert when it comes to leading a projectised approach to your daily operations. Whatever industry you find yourself in, the transferable skills this project management course gives you will help you build and lead project teams, handle time and budget constraints, and communicate solutions to stakeholders.

What will set you apart

This project management course will equip you with the ability to:

  • Grasp and define requirements like project scope, risk, time and cost
  • Expand your project team leadership skills, ensuring success of projects you manage
  • Earn a PMI-approved certificate, acknowledging your ability to effectively manage projects from UCT

Course curriculum

This project management course from the University of Cape Town is designed to help you have the most impact on the projects you lead with up-to-date project management skills. Each week you’ll tackle a new module, giving you maximum flexibility to work in your own free time. With a personalised and supported framework, you’ll study in your own time, guided by industry experts and a dedicated support team. Here’s what you’ll cover:

  • Orientation Module: Welcome to your Virtual Learning Environment
  • Course Module 1: Introduction to project management
  • Course Module 2: Initiating a project and identifying stakeholders
  • Course Module 3: Risk management
  • Course Module 4: Work breakdown structure
  • Course Module 5: Realistic scheduling and accurate estimating
  • Course Module 6: Understanding cost, schedule and quality
  • Course Module 7: Selecting a project team
  • Course Module 8: Clear communication among project stakeholders
  • Course Module 9: Measuring progress and solving common project problems
  • Course Module 10: Advancing your practice of project management

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