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Project Management

COURSE INFORMATION

Oct
19

Starts: 19 October 2020
Registration Closes: 23 October 2020

Duration:
10 weeks

Cost
ZAR 13 500

You can still register for this course!

Project Management is a skill in high demand across every industry sector.

This custom-developed 10-week project management course will give you the tools, tactics and techniques to develop, implement and evaluate a project plan. You’ll be able to align your plan with operational objectives. Learn how to structure a plan of action for achieving the optimal outcome, factoring in the constraints of time, resources and budget.

You’ll also learn the art of communication. Specifically how to tailor the message to the various stakeholders so that they get the information they need. This will ensure you get the best results.

Learn from leading industry experts

Many contributors, along with prolific industry input, have shaped this project management course. But the key driver has over 20 years’ experience in business management and people development.

Nigel Bailey: has collaborated with Red & Yellow on a number of projects. He has a BSc Hons and a post-graduate diploma in labour law (UCT). Nigel is known for his ability to facilitate successful training and development events through by connecting with participants and communicating serious information in a clear and humorous fashion.

 

UNIQUELY HUMAN SKILLS

The reality is that AI and robots will replace many of the jobs we know today. The likes of NASA and Google are already ahead of the game in their early recognition of the importance of ‘soft’ skills. Our courses and programmes are designed to prepare humans for this unknown world, by combining topic-specific knowledge and know-how, as well as a selection of the 10 uniquely human skills we’ve identified that will set us apart from ‘robots’:

Creative thinking, leadership, empathy, conflict resolution, critical thinking, adaptability, social intelligence, persuasion, negotiation, mindfulness

This course includes:

This course is perfect for:

Anyone wanting to master the skills required to transform a great idea or need into a tangible, successful outcome, but more specifically:

  • If you are in client-service
  • If you need to harness the collective force of many stakeholders and manage the optimal outcome
  • If you own your own business
  • NGOs that need to implement and manage projects effectively
  • If you’re newly appointed in a management role
  • If you’re a new entrant in the job market

Outline

You’ll learn how to structure a plan of action for achieving the optimal outcome, factoring in the constraints of time, resources and budget in 10 weeks. And as we know, even the best-laid plans aren’t immune to unanticipated external and internal factors that crop up in the implementation phase. So you’ll also learn how to spot the danger signs, and how to adjust and adapt your approach.

  • Module 1: Introduction to Project Management
  • Module 2: Strategy & Planning
  • Module 3: Project Planning
  • Module 4: Issue, and Change Management
  • Module 5: Quality Management and Measurement
  • Module 6: Budgeting and Control
  • Module 7: Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Module 8: Leadership skills

Benefits

8 modules that will teach you:

  • The knowledge of best-practice approaches
  • The ability to distinguish which approach will deliver the best outcome
  • The ability to translate the desired outcome into clear and logical action points
  • To control budget, timing and resources during the roll-out phase
  • To create plans for ensuring optimal outcomes
  • To understand and implement agile methodology
  • To analyse, evaluate and learn how to improve on project management methodologies

PRE-COURSE REQUIREMENTS

To qualify you need to meet the following requirements:

The right attitude, a keen desire to succeed, and great communication skills (literacy, numeracy, comprehension).
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