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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, from setting priorities to controlling expenses and reporting on results. Gives a broad overview of project management methodology. This is aligned to SAQA US 120385 - Apply a range of project management tools and techniques, however, this course is not credit bearing. Should you wish to do the credit bearing version, kindly select the course Project Management Tools and Techniques.

An overview of the essentials of Project Management for anyone new to projects or who needs to understand the terminology, the project life cycle, the roles and responsibilities and the tools a project manager uses to get the job done.


$689.70 If you are currently resident in South Africa you will need to pay VAT at 15%.


3 Days


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Prices have changed from 1 March 2018. Information may change without notice.

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 for full time courses. Contact hours are between 9am to 4pm.


Anybody who would like to gain an understanding of the main components, tools, and techniques of project management.

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

Ideal for a manager without a formal project management qualification who needs a grasp of the terminology and methodology of project management in order to effectively lead a team involved in managing projects. 

This is an excellent crash course or refresher course. 


Any team and management experience beneficial.

No direct project management experience necessary, although it is beneficial.

It is beneficial to have attended the Leading Training Project Management Fundamentals Course if you are an absolute beginner.  If you can't attend that course, and are a beginner, please request a course pre-reading pack.

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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Note: places are only fully secured once payment has been made.

Start Date Branch Duration  
Mon 7 Oct 2019 Woodmead 3 Days Book Now
Mon 9 Dec 2019 Woodmead 3 Days Book Now