Project Management test - Academy of York

Project Management test

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Course Overview

Starts 16 February 2015

13 weeks online

7-10 hours per week (approx.)

R8 500 Once off fee.
Payment Plan: R4000 upfront & R2000 p.m for 3 months

Registration Closing Date: 31st Dec 2014


Project Management is fast becoming one of the leading growth industries in South Africa. With a global shortage of suitably qualified Project Managers forecast for the coming years, this course will provide you with a solid background in this highly lucrative field.

Our comprehensive 13 week course, will give students practical skills and theoretical knowledge to successfully Plan, Cost and Implement a project. It will cover aspects such as project planning, budgeting, communication, management skills & techniques, strategic thinking and risk management. Upon successful completion you will be equipped to manage projects as diverse as hosting a local event, planning a software installation to Implementing a global marketing campaign

This course is offered in accordance with the standards contained within the Project Management Institute’s (PMI®) Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK™) together with the latest global techniques. With these skills you will be able to effectively and strategically bring your Project to completion within budget and on time


Section 1: Introduction to PM – The Project Framework

Section 2: What is Project Management?

Section 3: Time/Cost/Quality trade-off

Section 4: Concepts of Management, Project Participants, Organisation Structures

Section 5: Stakeholder Analysis and Communications

Section 6: Project Life Cycle, Methodologies and Processes

Section 7: Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) and Deliverable Breakdown Structure (DBS)

Section 8: Critical Path Analysis, Estimating time, The Gantt Chart

Section 9: Risk Management, Cost Management

Section 10: Project Initiation and Project Definition

Section 11: Project Planning

Section 12: Project Execution and Measuring progress

Section 13: Project Close-out and the way forward


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Dennis Comninos
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