Project Management is a skill in high demand across every industry sector. This custom-developed 10-week course will give you the tools, tactics and techniques to develop, implement and evaluate a project plan; and align it with operational objectives. You’ll 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, and how to tailor the message to the various stakeholders so that they get the information they need, and you get the best results
Learn from leading industry experts
Many contributors, along with prolific industry input, have shaped this 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 his ability to connect with participants and communicate serious information in a clear and humorous fashion.
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 managementrole
If you’re a new entrant in the job market
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
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
To qualify you need to meet the following requirements:
The right attitude, a keen desire to succeed, and great communication skills (literacy, numeracy, comprehension).