Working professionals who wish to master the essentials of management and apply PM skills and principles in a work context.
The content of this short course deals largely with project management principles, tools and techniques as applied in practice and illustrated in the various areas of the “Project Management Body of Knowledge” (PMBOK) of the Project Management Institute (PMI) and the “Competency Baseline” (ICB) of the International Project Management Association. It prepares candidates for PMI’s CAPM (Certified Associate in Project Management) or PMP (Project Management Professional) certification, depending on the practical experience of the student.
Study materials include a textbook, live online lectures, lecture videos, a tutorial letter, and a detailed step-by-step study guide, which guides the student through the syllabus and the practical assignments.
All short courses are completed individually through technology-enhanced distance learning. You do not need to attend any classes. You have access to your lecture videos and other material on a weekly basis, and all your assignments are submitted online.
The fee is R 19, 950.00, which includes your online study material. Persons based outside South Africa can pay in US Dollars, Euros or GB Pounds. Payment of fees must be effected before access to the course.
Professor Pieter Steyn Pr Eng, BSc Eng, MBA, DCom
Dr Roche Steyn AdvDipPM (Cranefield), BLC, LLB, HonsBA (Psych), LLM, LLD
Ernst Swanepoel Pr Eng, BSc Eng (Hons), MComPM (Cranefield)
Short courses are available internationally. A new cycle of short courses starts every first Monday of each month from February to November.
Short courses are available internationally. A new cycle of short courses starts every quarter (January, April, July, and October) of the year.
Mα: Project Management: Perspective, Planning and Implementation
|Quarter 1 2024||Quarter 2 2024||Quarter 3 2024||Quarter 4 2024|
|1st Lecture||24 Jan||10 Apr||10 Jul||02 Oct|
|2nd Lecture||07 Feb||24 Apr||24 Jul||16 Oct|
|3rd Lecture||21 Feb||08 May||14 Aug||30 Oct|
|4th Lecture||06 Mar||22 May||28 Aug||13 Nov|
|5th Lecture||20 Mar||12 Jun||18 Sept||04 Dec|
Classes are inter-active online streamed globally on the internet.
5 online lecture dates per Module, 09h00 to 12h00.
Final assessment takes the form of a practical examination assignment. A certificate is awarded upon successful completion of the short course. The certificate states that the student has successfully completed the CPD short course: ‘Project Management: Perspective, Planning and Implementation’. Should you achieve a distinction, this will be indicated on your certificate.