Project Management: Principles and Practices

University of Stellenbosch Business School

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University of Stellenbosch Business School

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Who should attend

Those new to project management will find a comprehensive guide to running a project successfully. This course is ideal for those operating in the project domain where integration of different technical inputs is vital, and project administrators wanting to update their knowledge of current project management principles.

About the course

The Project Management: Principles and Practices course focuses on guiding participants through the development of a comprehensive project plan, from inception to delivery and evaluation.

Why choose this course?

The Project Management: Principles and Practices online short course includes the distilled practical experience of project management experts, aligned to project management methodologies used internationally. Over the course of the programme, participants will be equipped to:

  • Apply project management theory and project management decision making
  • Follow a specific process for the execution of an identified, one-off, substantial deliverable
  • Design a critical path diagram and a Gantt chart
  • Utilise the Gantt chart to develop a project baseline
  • Develop the budget of a project

Course breakdown

Week 1 - Orientation to Project ManagementWeek 2 - Initiating a ProjectWeek 3 - Scoping Stakeholders and Determine ComponentsWeek 4 - Risk ManagementWeek 5 - Project ScopingWeek 6 - Work Breakdown StructureWeek 7 - Project SchedulingWeek 8 - Cost ManagementWeek 9 - Earned Value ManagementWeek 10 - Managing the Baseline

Experts

MC Botha

After a career in local government and the consulting industry, MC Botha joined USB-ED as Executive: Centre for Project Management Intelligence. In 2007, he was appointed as Senior Lecturer Extraordinaire in Project Management at the USB, serving as the Head of the Postgraduate Diploma in Project...

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