Transferable Skills

Basic Project Management

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Learning Outcomes

Understand the fundamental principles of successful project management
Apply basic project management tools and techniques
Apply basic cost estimation methods
Understand project structure / phases, the importance of project planning and the essential steps to successful planning
Understand various roles of project stakeholders
Successfully apply risk management within the framework of project planning


By using proven planning and controlling Project Management methods, you can define and achieve agreed goals, and co-ordinate multiple resources within time and budget. NQF Level 4


Module 1: Introduction to Project Management
What is a Project?
The Project Life-Cycle
Module 2: Project Initiation
Stage 1: Project Specification
Project Management Roles
Stakeholder Identification
Project Objectives
Project Definition and Description
Determine Project Specifications
Determine Project Deliverables
Establish Project Quality Standards
Stage 2: Risk Assessment
Risk Analysis
Force-Filed Analysis
Creating a Risk Management Plan
Module 3: Project Planning
Stage 1: Scope of Work
Determine the Scope of Work
Scope Management Plan
Creating the Work Breakdown Structure ( WBS)
Stage 2: Resource Allocation
Resource Identification
Assigning Resources and Responsibility
Stage 3: Project Scheduling
Time Estimates
Assessing Time Constraints
Establish Activity Dependencies
Finalising the Project Schedule
Stage 4: Costing
Cost Estimation Methods
Developing the Project Budget
Determine Cost Constraints
Stage 5: Finalising the Project Charter
What is a Project Charter
Creating the Project Charter
Module 4: Project Implementation
Implementing the Project Plan
Quality Control
Performance Tracking
Module 5: The Closing Stage
Close-Down Process
Acceptance of Deliverables
Writing a Close-Down Report