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Project Management Tools and Techniques





A 3-day intensive project management workshop that gives a comprehensive overview of the main features, tools, and techniques of project management. This course is aligned to SAQA US 120385 - Apply a range of project management tools and techniques and builds on US 120372 - Explain the fundamentals of project management. Delegates will work on case studies and apply the knowledge to their own work environment. Delegates will complete formative assessments in class and prepare a summative assessment in the form of a Portfolio of Evidence, which will be formally assessed and submitted to MICT Seta to be endorsed for these unit standards. There is an additional charge for this service which is included in your course fee.

SAQA ID 120385
UNIT STANDARD TITLE Apply a range of project management tools and techniques
NQF Level 4

Knowledge assumed to be in place below.  A baseline assessment will be done in class or online to test that this knowledge is in place.  If not, we recommend that a delegate come on our Project Management Fundamentals course to acquire the knowledge.  Any person who has project management experience should have this knowledge.   

SAQA ID 120372
UNIT STANDARD TITLE Explain the fundamentals of project management
NQF Level 4

Delivery Methods

Delivery Method Duration Price (excl. VAT)
Fulltime 3 Days R 8,847.00
Webinar 3 Days R 6,747.00
R 6,747.00

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Anyone who needs an accredited, NQF aligned and credit bearing short-course on project management that is practical and relevant and trained by an expert.

Ideal for someone new to project management or on a project team who does not have a formal project management qualification, but who needs a grasp of the terminology and methodology of project management in order to effectively participate in a project team. This is a great base course for someone embarking on a career as a project manager or who would like to find out if project management is the path for them.

It is also an excellent refresher course. 


Any work experience is beneficial.  No direct project management experience necessary, although it is beneficial to have been involved in project work.

One must have the knowledge component of the Leading Training Project Management Fundamentals Course in place or have attended the Fundamentals course if you are completely new to project management.  If you are not able to attend this course, please request a pre-reading pack to cover this knowledge component.  

Please note that this course requires computer skills and delegates need to have access to a computer / laptop to complete the course.  Access to a stable internet connection is essential for webinar attendees.   Classroom based delegates can hire a laptop if needed.  MS Word and MS Excel will be used in class and access to a Learner Mangement System will be given - Moodle, to access exercises and resources. 

Course Outline / Curriculum


What is a Project?           

Project Management Basics       

Approaches to Project Management     

Traditional or Waterfall Project Management

PMBOK 6 Guide

Principles of Project management based on PRINCE2

Agile Project Management

Choosing the Best Approach

Organisational Structure

Organizational Breakdown Structure

Roles and Responsibility              

Role of the Project Manager

Other Roles


The Project Life Cycle

The Project Processes

Phases or Stages of a Project

Goals and Objectives

Project Charter

Defined Purpose

Statement of Scope

Project Deliverables

Goals and Objectives


Cost and Schedule Estimates

List of Stakeholders

Authority Levels

Assumptions and Agreements

The Communication Plan

Communication in Projects


Risk Management

Risks Management Strategies


Contingency Planning

Planning Tools and Techniques

Work Breakdown Structure


Critical Path Analysis

The Network Diagram

Gantt Charts



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Start Date End Date Branch Status  
Mon 31 May 2021 Wed 2 Jun 2021 Woodmead Scheduled

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Mon 26 Jul 2021 Wed 28 Jul 2021 Woodmead Provisional
Mon 20 Sep 2021 Wed 22 Sep 2021 Woodmead Provisional
Mon 15 Nov 2021 Wed 17 Nov 2021 Woodmead Provisional