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.
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
Earn a certificate from the University of Cape Town (UCT)
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. Disclaimer: The visual representation of the certificate here serves as an exemplar, and may be subject to change at the discretion of the University.
At GetSmarter, we improve lives through better education. One of the ways that we achieve this is by bringing rich industry context to an academic environment through our expert facilitation and engagement. We work with university faculty and industry experts to provide a practical, industry lens on the world's leading university subjects.
KYLE DE FREITAS
Project Management Specialist
When do I start?
Our next available short course starts 25 November 2019.
You can either pay your tuition fees in full before the course starts, or you may opt for a two-part payment plan for courses nine weeks and shorter. For courses ten weeks or longer, there is a three-part payment plan available. To find out more on payment options please visit our Payment and Financing page.
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 Success Manager who will help you set goals and track key milestones, manage your time, and field any administrative requests you might have.
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 and 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 Success Manager, you can use the Online Campus to get in touch.