A Project Manager is a professional in the planning, procurement and execution of a project, in any undertaking that has a defined scope, defined start and a defined finish, regardless of the industry.

This 1 year course is aimed at a learner who is looking to as a project manager in any industry. The primary purpose of the qualification is to provide learners with a foundation of basic project management knowledge and skills which can be used to build further project management related competencies, competence to be an effective project team member, competence to provide administrative support to a project manager and team members and competence to provide assistance to a project manager of medium to large projects.*

PROGRAMME INFORMATION

The Programme is comprised of correspondence self study, completing and submitting of Assignments online, attending scheduled workshops (not compulsory), and writing final summative Exams at the chosen campus.

WORKSHOPS
Workshops will be scheduled during the semester at for students to attend at the campus. Learners must RSVP for the workshops. There will be no additional workshop dates provided. Dates will be pro-vided to learners in the Programme Academic Handbook in the welcome pack.

ASSIGNMENTS
Learners must submit Assignments via the Student Portal by the due date and no later. Due dates and instructions will be provided to learners in the Programme Academic Handbook in the welcome pack.

EXAMINATIONS
Learners must write Examinations on the provided dates at the chosen campus. Exam dates and instructions will be provided to learners in the Programme Academic Handbook in the welcome pack.

GRADUATION
Learners may attend the formal Graduation Ceremony on the earliest available date after completing the programme, provided fees are settled in full.

Support will be offered to learners by way of electronic assistance. A support ticket will be issued via the email system that a subject matter expert will respond to. Personal support is provided at Workshops.

CAREER DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME
Learners who successfully complete their qualifications with iStudent Academy have members only access to the Career Development Programme, where exclusive job opportunities for our Graduates are posted.

Learners will be enrolled in the current intake that is open. This intake will run for one year after the closing date. Learners will have to abide by that intakes Assignment, Workshop and Examination Dates. Learners must complete their programme in the allocated duration or they will pay per module not completed.

INTAKES
2 Intakes per year — closing 1 March and 1 July

ACADEMIC MATERIALS
Learners will be couriered Welcome Pack of Academic materials including installed Laptop and Textbooks upon payment of deposit.

MODULES

PM101 - END USER COMPUTING

15 Credits

This module focuses on introducing and developing students' business computing skills and their understanding of computing in a business environment.

Business computing skills covered in the course relate to spreadsheets, word processing, search techniques and the use of computers as a presentation medium, using the Windows Operating Systems and Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

PM102 - BUSINESS COMMUNICATION

25 Credits

The aim of this module is to teach learners to communicate effectively in a business environment, using a variety of techniques including oral and written communication skills.

PM103 - NUMERACY

16 credits

This module aims to tach learners to use mathematics to investigate and monitor the financial aspects of personal, business, national and international issues

PM104 - INTRODUCTION TO PROJECT MANAGEMENT

12 Credits

The aim of this module is to introduce learners to the fundamentals of project management, including concepts, terminology and processes.

PM105 - PROJECT MANAGEMENT BODY OF KNOWLEDGE

52 credits

The aim of this module is to teach learners practical project management skills, such a scheduling, budgeting and project monitoring.

PM106 - MANAGING PROJECT TEAMS

34 Credits

This module will enable the learner to supervise a project team of a small project to deliver project objectives.

PM107 - MICROSOFT PROJECT

25 Credits

This module will give the learners the skills to make use of the industry leading project management software, Microsoft Project, to conduct project documentation management and support project processes.

COURSE FACT SHEET

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