Short Learning Programme: Project Management in Information Technology

Faculty Of  • SAQA ID No.  • NQF6 • 10 Credits • 

This short learning programme is intended for entry level project managers and project managers wishing to expand and formalise their knowledge and skills in MICT Projects. The short learning Programme on software project management aims to provide enrolling students with basic skills, knowledge and competence to effectively understand and manage Information Technology Projects.

Brief description of Content:
• Introduction to Project Management
• History of Project Management
• Project Lifecycle
• Feasibility study
• Project Selection
• Project Estimating
• Planning and control Cycle
• Scope Management
• Work Breakdown Structure
• Critical Path method
• Gantt Charts
• Procurement Schedule
• Resource planning
• Project Accounts
• Project Control Earned Value
• Quality management
• Risk management
• Project communication
• Project Organization Structure Matrix
• Project Teams
• Project leadership

Senior Certificate or an equivalent NQF Level 5 qualification. In the event of an application for the Recognition of Prior Learning the learner will be required to submit a portfolio of evidence of relevant experience, in a prescribed format, to be assessed for formal recognition.

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