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A 3-day intensive project management workshop that gives a comprehensive overview of the main features, tools, and techniques of project management. This course is aligned to SAQA US 120385 - Apply a range of project management tools and techniques and builds on US 120372 - Explain the fundamentals of project management. Delegates will work on case studies and apply the knowledge to their own work environment. Delegates will complete formative assessments in class and prepare a summative assessment in the form of a Portfolio of Evidence, which will be formally assessed and submitted to MICT Seta to be endorsed for these unit standards. There is an additional charge for this service which is included in your course fee.

SAQA ID 120385
UNIT STANDARD TITLE Apply a range of project management tools and techniques
NQF Level 4

Knowledge assumed to be in place below.  A baseline assessment will be done in class or online to test that this knowledge is in place.  If not, we recommend that a delegate come on our Project Management Fundamentals course to acquire the knowledge.  Any person who has project management experience should have this knowledge.   

SAQA ID 120372
UNIT STANDARD TITLE Explain the fundamentals of project management
NQF Level 4

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Delivery Method

Instructor Led classroom based training. Scheduled classes are normally held in Woodmead - near to Sandton in Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa. Stationary and textbook included. Refreshments, including 2 tea breaks and a cooked meal for lunch are provided. Contact hours are between 9am to 4pm.


Anyone who needs an accredited, NQF aligned and credit bearing short-course on project management that is practical and relevant and trained by an expert.

Ideal for someone new to project management or on a project team who does not have a formal project management qualification, but who needs a grasp of the terminology and methodology of project management in order to effectively participate in a project team. This is a great base course for someone embarking on a career as a project manager or who would like to find out if project management is the path for them.

It is also an excellent refresher course. 


Any work experience is beneficial.  No direct project management experience necessary, although it is beneficial to have been involved in project work.

One must have the knowledge component of the Leading Training Project Management Fundamentals Course in place or have attended the Fundamentals course if you are completely new to project management.  If you are not able to attend this course, please request a pre-reading pack to cover this knowledge component.  

Course Outline / Curriculum


What is a Project?           

Project Management Basics       

Approaches to Project Management     

Traditional or Waterfall Project Management

PMBOK 6 Guide

Principles of Project management based on PRINCE2

Agile Project Management

Choosing the Best Approach

Organisational Structure

Organizational Breakdown Structure

Roles and Responsibility              

Role of the Project Manager

Other Roles


The Project Life Cycle

The Project Processes

Phases or Stages of a Project

Goals and Objectives

Project Charter

Defined Purpose

Statement of Scope

Project Deliverables

Goals and Objectives


Cost and Schedule Estimates

List of Stakeholders

Authority Levels

Assumptions and Agreements

The Communication Plan

Communication in Projects


Risk Management

Risks Management Strategies


Contingency Planning

Planning Tools and Techniques

Work Breakdown Structure


Critical Path Analysis

The Network Diagram

Gantt Charts



Schedule Dates and Booking

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Start Date Branch Duration  
Mon 24 Feb 2020 Woodmead 3 Days
Mon 23 Mar 2020 Woodmead 3 Days Book Now
Mon 20 Apr 2020 Woodmead 3 Days Book Now
Mon 25 May 2020 Woodmead 3 Days
Mon 29 Jun 2020 Woodmead 3 Days
Mon 27 Jul 2020 Woodmead 3 Days
Mon 24 Aug 2020 Woodmead 3 Days
Mon 28 Sep 2020 Woodmead 3 Days
Mon 26 Oct 2020 Woodmead 3 Days
Mon 23 Nov 2020 Woodmead 3 Days