UNIVERSITY OF CAPE TOWN (UCT)

Project Management Foundations online short course

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Course information

Registration Closes:
21 November 2017
Course Starts:
27 November 2017
Length:
10 weeks online
Effort:
7 - 10 hours per week
Price:
ZAR R13,900Options Available
University:
University of Cape Town (UCT)
Language:
English

Course Information

Registration Closes:
21 November 2017
Course Starts:
27 November 2017
Length:
10 weeks online
Effort:
7 - 10 hours per week
Price:
University:
University of Cape Town (UCT)
Language:
English

Introduction

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.

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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
GetSmarter is 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 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.

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Your teaching team

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.

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 in 6 days. (Still accepting late registrations)
Too soon for you? Register now for the next presentation that starts on 29 January 2018

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