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Project Management Course


The Project Management: Principles and Practices online short course includes the distilled practical experience of project management experts, aligned to project management methodologies used internationally. Theory is supported by examples, exercises and case studies that drive practical application and aid participants in becoming successful, forward-thinking project managers.

The course will guide you through the development of a comprehensive project plan, from inception to delivery and evaluation, completed as an assignment. You will be guided by a professional facilitator, ensuring that your progress is informed, focused, and enjoyable.

Becoming a PMSA Designated Project Manager

In addition to the skills and knowledge gained, completion of the Project Management: Principles and Practices programme provides participants with a crucial portfolio required in the process of becoming a designated Project Management South Africa (PMSA) Project Manager.

Project Management South Africa (PMSA) is a selfgoverning, voluntary professional association that stands as the authoritative body for project management practitioners in South Africa. By enrolling for this programme, you will become a member of Project Management South Africa. Becoming a member of the PMSA will expose you to a network of working project management professionals, acting as a springboard to launch you into contact with potential future colleagues and employers.

If you’re interested in pursuing a career in project management, this course will allow you to apply for a potential designation as a Project Manager with PMSA. Depending on your qualifications and previous work experience, with between 3-5 years of related work exposure on low complexity projects, you can use your successful studies in this course as part of a portfolio of evidence to be considered for designation.

Courses details

Course Duration

12 weeks online

Estimated Time

8 hours per week


R16 990

Payment Plan Option

We offer a two-part payment plan option: A 50% deposit to secure your enrollment on the course and the remaining 50% within 30 days after course start date.

We also offer students the option to apply for a Mobicred loan. Click here to apply online


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We offer distance learning of a wide range of business courses. Distance learning means that you can continue your work and family commitments while studying from home at times convenient for you. To support your teaching and learning, dedicated tutors are available online and by telephone.

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  • You can study from home
  • You can enrol - and start studying - at any time of the year
  • You will receive academic support from a qualified tutor
  • You can pay for your course in affordable monthly instalments

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  • Respect for all people
  • Proactive behaviour
  • Quality processes
  • Service-driven excellence


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