UNIVERSITY OF CAPE TOWN

Advanced Project Management online short course

Starts on 16 January 2017
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Course information

Length:
12 weeks online
Effort:
10-12 hours per week
Price:
R17,900 | Options available
University:
University of Cape Town
Language:
English

Course Information

Length:
12 weeks online
Effort:
10-12 hours per week
Price:
R17,900 | Options available
University:
University of Cape Town
Language:
English

Introduction

Every industry is in need of skilled project managers.

But it takes a certain skill set to rise up the ranks.

Move beyond the project management basics with an online short course from UCT, and create a project plan that speaks to your specific organisational needs. Become invaluable to any employer as a project manager by addressing process problems and providing the solutions for optimal project performance.

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What will set you apart

This short course will ensure you’re recognised as a project manager expert by equipping you to:

  • Construct a comprehensive and strategic project plan, suited to your industry 
  • Master the complexities and requirements around large-scale projects
  • Understand project scope, risk, time and cost, ensuring quality in all projects you manage
  • Earn a PMI-approved certificate, acknowledging your expertise as a project manager
GetSmarter is an approved by PMI as a Registered Education Provider (R.E.P) providing you the opportunity to join the largest project management network. Find out what PMI membership means for you.

Course curriculum

This online short course for project managers will help you be recognised as an industry-expert. With a personalised and supported framework, you will 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 Online Campus
  • Course Module 1: Strategic project management
  • Course Module 2: The project manager
  • Course Module 3: The project management process
  • Course Module 4: Managing project integration, stakeholders and initiation
  • Course Module 5: Managing project scope
  • Course Module 6: Managing project time
  • Course Module 7: Managing project cost
  • Course Module 8: Managing project risk
  • Course Module 9: Managing project quality
  • Course Module 10: Managing project communications and procurement
  • Course Module 11: Managing talent in projects
  • Course Module 12: Project delivery and closure

Earn a certificate from the University of Cape Town

On completion of this course you earn a certificate from a top-tier university as powerful proof of your new competencies and use it to set yourself apart from the rest and get recognised in the job market.

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Dean genade

“I am impressed with the standard of the lecture content and I have no doubt that the course will help towards my future growth in my current role.”

— DEAN GENADE, ADVANCED PROJECT MANAGEMENT ONLINE SHORT COURSE

Your success team

In collaboration with the world's top-tier universities, we design online short courses around the insights of experienced faculty members and authoritative industry experts. On the course, you can expect to learn from these specialists via online video lectures, which will be accessible to you anywhere, any time.

Readiness test

This Readiness Test will help you assess your preparedness for this course by asking you a few quick questions relating to time management, technological requirements, your expectations, and the subject matter level - to help you confirm that this online course is the right fit for you.

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When do I start?

Our next available short course starts on 16 January 2017.
Too soon for you? Register now for the next presentation that starts on 6 February 2017

Still have a question? These may help

WILL I HAVE THE TIME?

GetSmarter’s learning model is designed to help you as a working professional, improve your skills without compromising on work and family responsibilities. The course work is broken up into weekly, manageable bite-sized modules, with incremental deadlines, designed to help you pace yourself over the duration of the course and allow you the legroom to work when it suits you best.

At the beginning of each week you’ll be presented with all the lectures, notes and assignments necessary for completion.

You also have access to your Course Coach who will help you set goals and track key milestones, manage your time, and field any administrative requests you might have.

WHAT ARE MY PAYMENT OPTIONS?

You have four payment options available to you, depending on the length of your course:

You can pay your tuition fees in full before the course starts.

You may opt for a two-part payment plan for courses shorter than 9 weeks. You’ll be able to pay your fees in two parts, spread over the duration of your course.

Three-part payment for courses 9 weeks or longer. You’ll be able to pay your fees in three parts, spread over the duration of your course.

A short term loan from FeverTree who will help you fund your studies immediately.

If you want to find out more about any of these options or you want to know which you qualify for, please get in contact with a Course Consultant here.

CAN MY EMPLOYER ASSIST WITH PAYMENT?

By improving your skills and industry knowledge, you’ll be having an influence on the success of your organisation.

Why wouldn’t you ask your boss to help you fund your studies if its going to have an impact on the way you do business?

37% of our past students receive financial assistance from their employers. You can ask for help, too. Here is a guide to show you how.

WHAT IS THE ONLINE CAMPUS?

The Online Campus will be your virtual classroom for the duration of your course. Through its easy-to-use interface you’ll have access to a diverse variety of course content formats, including: interactive video lectures, module notes, practice quizzes, Prezis, assignment briefs, and additional web resources.

On the Online Campus, you’ll also be able to ask questions, interact with your fellow students and Head Tutor through the Online Campus discussion forums. If you’re experiencing tech issues or need advice from your personal Course Coach, you can use the Online Campus to get in touch.

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