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Duration: 2 days

Accreditation:- This course is accredited by ECSA through SAAMA with

CPD Points:- 2 CPD Points

What is it all about? In the words of Rory Burke; “There is a silent revolution happening in the field of project management ......” Project Management is a part of daily life and in a smaller or bigger measure we are all using the principles of Project Management to guide us through our day. Even to the extent that many of today’s business managers are managing their businesses on a project basis using the fundamental and more elaborate principles of Project Management. In the competitive world that we are living in, it is essential that we optimise our efforts and time to secure the desired outcomes, and this course will equip the delegate with the basic tools and understanding to make that happen.

What makes it different?

 The course was designed by leading experts with many years’ experience in the practical application of Project Management;

 The skills learned are practically applied while on the course to ensure that the knowledge gained is reinforced while still fresh;

 Delegates will gain an understanding of what Project Management is and how to apply it towards optimising productivity and effectiveness

Who should attend?

 Project Managers.

 Anyone expected to deliver projects on time, within budget and according to the desired quality.


Public Training - scheduled at all major cities across Southern Africa and Zambia.

On-site Training - anyplace, anywhere.

Course Outline

Modules covered in this 2 day intervention:

Introduction to Project Management

This module covers an introduction to project management, touches on the concepts of Management-by-Projects and the role of the project manager.

History of Project Management

This module covers the development of Project Management since its inception in the 1900’s through to the current trends in Project Management.

Project Management Support Tools

This module covers aspects such as Project Accounts, Communication, Organisation, Teams, Leadership and Computing. Delegates will be required to work on and prepare a project plan as the course progresses as part of the classroom exercises. The course explores the techniques used in most Project Management Software and can be extended to include a basic introduction to MS Project.

Project Lifecycle

This module takes an in depth look at the four elements of the project lifecycle:

Commission                     Design

Test                                  Work Breakdown Estimate

Run-up equipment              Risk Analysis

Quality testing                   Critical Path Method

Closeout report                  Gantt Chart


Implementation               Model testing          

Award contracts                 Prototype testing

Plan and control                 Baseline plan

Scope change control        

Plan and control

Certificate of completion


Feasibility study

Identify stakeholders

Cost benefit analysis

Project Proposal


Key Activities