Convener: Sarel Snyman
Managers manage people and “things” and it is the management of the “things” that we will be focusing on. When we manage “things” such as...
What this course is about
There has been a growing awareness of project management as a special skill and competency that is learned and applied, much the same as the traditional specialization areas of engineering or architecture. Project management is a separate and distinct function that is performed independently of, but in conjunction with, contractors / construction managers, speciality engineers, architects or suppliers.
A project is a set of activities carefully chosen to optimise the use of resources such as time, money, people, materials, energy, provisions, communication, quality, risk etc. to meet pre-defined objectives.
Who should be doing this course?
Business managers have the responsibility to deliver many projects – and should aim to optimise the use of resources such as time, money, people, materials, energy, provisions, communication, quality risk etc. to meet the pre-defined objectives.
After completing this course, you should be able to:
How is your course mark calculated?
Your course mark is calculated using the average mark obtained in each of the Chapter tests. In order to pass this course, you must obtain a final course mark of at least 50%. This means that even if you fail a few of the chapter tests, if your test marks in the other chapter tests are high enough you will still be able to pass the course. Good Luck!
Study at your own pace!
We’ve created our courses to suit your busy life! The duration of this course is based on a student guide where one 300 – 500 word article is read per day, and the assessment is done on a separate day after the relevant articles have been reviewed. But you can do the course in your own time and at your own pace. If you choose to do two readings per day, it will take you half of the estimated time, four readings per day means doing the course in a quarter of the time etc. We leave that decision up to you!
In the 6 chapters of this course you'll be covering the following areas:
It was bit tough at first but I managed to achieve more with each chapter.
The Project Management course was very interesting, informative and eye opening. I have learned a great deal of things in this course.
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