SAQA ID: 50080 | FURTHER EDUCATION AND TRAINING CERTIFICATE: PROJECT MANAGEMENT | NQF LEVEL 4: 136 CREDITS

Project management refers to the way one organizes and oversees resources needed to complete a project. It strongly implies the success of projects by directing them from beginning to end. Project planning requires skills in budgeting, time management, and communication; that’s why Project leaders are often found in legal teams, training and logistics departments. This AACA one year online course is about exactly that, acquiring the discipline of project management.

The AACA course is designed, to guide you to discover new and established project management tools and techniques, and help you gain an understanding of a project life cycle.

Whatever industry you find yourself in, the transferable skills that this course gives you, will help you to work more effectively and efficiently.
You’ll learn how to build and lead project teams, handle time and budget constraints, and communicate workable solutions to stakeholders.

The course is designed with the same intensity and quality as our on-campus learning, with the added flexibility of studying from anywhere in the world. Making use of the latest technologies in virtual learning, we are able to deliver to you the experience that makes AACA the best. The lessons are delivered though our App and live online class lectures.

AACA highly values the importance of practical sessions in the discpline of project management, that’s why the lessons are integrated with guided-practicals, projects, quarterly masterclasses, simulated work experience where the students all get together to master project management techniques. In addition, they connect, network and grow, under the supervision of industry professionals.

This course is perfect for anyone, young or old, student or employed, and passionate about the discpline of project management.
This course is aimed at both those currently working in a project-oriented role and those aspiring to launch a career in formal project management. Professionals who are new to the field, or who are looking to upskill themselves, will gain the foundational knowledge and confidence they need to run projects more effectively to make a real difference to their company.

At the same time, existing project managers can polish and consolidate their understandings, and earn a certificate as proof of their refined competencies.

COURSE INFO:
Course Start Date: 25/01/2021
Duration: One Year
Number of Lessons: +/- 80

Curriculum

The one year online course, is delivered in 4 cycles. Each cycle offers a unique approach and is designed to take the student through an exciting experience of gaining practical skills to address requirements like project scope, risk, time and costs.
On completion of this course, the student will have the ability to identify challenges and improve processes to effectively manage project teams.

Requirements

a) Minimum Qualification Requirements
• Grade 11 or Matric or Equivalent
• ID or Valid Passport
• Proof of residence
• Curriculum Vitae
• Competence in Communication and Computer Literacy.

b) Course Requirements
• Laptop
• Smartphone
• Internet connection

Modules:
• Introduction to project management
• Getting started: Identifying stakeholders and initiating a project
• Managing risk
• Work breakdown structure
• Realistic scheduling and accurate estimating
• Understanding cost, time, and scope
• Managing a project team
• Clear communication among project stakeholders
• Measuring progress and solving common problems
• Advancing your practice of project management

Certification

NQF Level 4 – Further Education And Training Certificate: Project Management:136 Credits
AACA certificate of completion.

CAREER PATH

  • Secretary
  • Project Administrator
  • Data Capturer
  • Office Administrator
  • IT or Business Environment