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Advanced Project Management (PMP)

- Services SETA: 12611US120373, NQF4, Credits: 9 and US120384, NQF4, Credits: 8

Learnfast is a PMI Authorized Training Partner, this course is aligned to the Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification exam. 

Welcome to this five-day learning programme that will lead you to greater understanding of contributing to project initiation, scope definition, scope change control and developing a schedule to facilitate effective project execution.

 

This Advanced Project Management course are both Services SETA unit standard-aligned AND Project Management Institute (PMI) aligned for your Project Management Professional (PMP)®certification exam, the only such course aligned to both local and international bodies.

 

The person credited with this unit standard is able to participate in the identification of stakeholders and their needs and expectations, as well as preparing scope documentation and assisting in monitoring scope. Learners accessing this standard will be involved in project management teams or involved in building small project management teams. These projects may be technical projects, business projects or developmental projects and will cut across a range of economic sectors.

 

 

 

Features & Benefits

  • This course is accredited with Services SETA upon successful completion of your Portfolio of Evidence (PoE) for Unit Standard SAQA ID 120373 & 120384.

      

         

  • Get 12 months access to your course via our myWay Learning Platform that includes video lectures, extra resources, questionnaires and much more.
  • Take full advantage of our new Hybrid Learning by attending on campus or virtually. Have all your classes ready to be downloaded and watched, anytime, anywhere. (Read More)

         

  • Project Managers will gain more confidence and enhance their project implementation skills.

Outcomes & Objectives

Upon completion of this course and successful assessment, learners will have acquired these skills

  • Contribute to the identification and co-ordination of stakeholders, their roles, needs and expectations
  • Contribute to the identification, description and analysis of the project needs, expectations, constraints, assumptions, exclusions, inclusions and deliverables
  • Contribute to preparing and producing inputs to be used for further planning activities
  • Contribute to the monitoring of the achievement of the project's scope
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the purpose and process of scheduling project activities
  • Define and gather information about project activities from technical (subject matter) experts and within own field of expertise
  • Develop a simple schedule for a project or part thereof
  • Pricing & Payment Options

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  • Duration

    In Class/Virtual Class, Hybrid Learning (Learn More)
    • 5 Days (08:30 – 16:00) Classes are presented via our Hybrid Learning allowing learners the flexibility to attend on-campus or in the comfort of their home or workplace.
    Online , Mentored Learning (Learn More)
    • 12 Months Self-paced, access anytime, anywhere via our myWay Learning Platform. 
  • Course Prerequisites

    It is assumed that the learner:
     
    • is competent in mathematics and communication skills at NQF level 4 or equivalent
    • computer literacy and applicable software at NQF level 4 or equivalent
    • ID120372 - Explain fundamentals of project management
  • CPD Credits

     

Our Delivery Methods

Our innovative "myWay” learning methodology is built around the students individual learning requirement, allowing each student to learn in a style that is most suitable for their skills set, knowledge and schedule.

Instructor-Led Classes

Reach your full potential through our “myWay Instructor-Led” classes combined with interactive lessons, supporting video content, practical assignments and in field experience, done during the traditional 08:00 – 16:00 working day.

Online Mentored Learning

Do a course at your pace via our “myWay Online Mentored Learning”, combining self-study with supported interactive online video lectures, an online course mentor, extra resources, questionnaires and more, all supported via out Online Student Portal.

Part Time Mentored Learning

Designed for the working professional, our part time programmes provides you with the flexibility and benefit of our myWay Blended Learning with at home exercises/assignments and mentored or in-class lectures at a manageable schedule and pace.

Our Hybrid Delivery Methods

Our Hybrid Delivery Methods

myWay Hybrid Learning is a technology mediated delivery method that extends the benefit of flexibility and technology to all students. Each Hybrid delivery method is described in the section below.

#AnywhereAnytime

Have all your classes ready to be downloaded and watched, anytime, anywhere.

#NoStudentLeftBehind

Never miss a classs because of health, traffic, or transport issues.

#Flexibility

A personalized class schedule, attend class on campus, virtually or both.

 

In Class or Virtual Class Based Learning

A technology mediated delivery method allowing campus based class or virtual class attendance, or a combination of both. Classes can be in the form of lecture based or mentored based.

 

Mentored Online Learning

A technology mediated, self paced online delivery method with personal mentorship.

What you get

On completion learners will earn:

  • Certificate of Completion from Learnfast
  • Certificate of Competency from Services SETA upon successful completion of the PoE process (Moderated and found competent)

 

Note: All certificates are electronically issued.

Important Notes

  • Learners to arrive at the training venue from 08:00 in preparation for 08:30 starting time
  • Bookings are only confirmed upon receipt of the proof of payment or an official company purchase order.
  • For full day, on campus courses, Learnfast will supply you with a computer to use for training (if applicable),& tea/coffee and a full lunch. Catering is not included for On-Site training and laptops are available for hire at an additional cost if required.
  • Cancellation or rescheduling requests must be in writing and reach us via email at least 5-10 working days prior to the course commencement date. Full course fees will be retained for no shows.
  • Virtual learners are required to have a stable internet connection & a working headset available for sound purposes.
  • Learners who use their own laptops are fully responsible to ensure that administration rights, software installations, etc. are working sufficiently prior to training.
  • Learnfast reserves the right to cancel or postpone dates if we require to do so and undertake to inform clients in writing and telephonically of these changes.
  • Learnfast is not responsible for costs associated with cancellation of classes such as flight and accommodation for clients.

 

Module 1: Stakeholders, Their Roles, Needs and Expectations

 After completing this module, the learner will be able to contribute to the identification and co-ordination of stakeholders, their roles, needs and expectations.

  • Identify project stakeholders and record or explain their roles on achievement of project outcomes with examples
  • Identify project stakeholders’ needs and expectations and document them according to an agreed format
  • Verify project deliverables against the needs of stakeholders
  • Document approved modifications to stakeholder needs and communicate them to relevant parties


Module 2: Project Needs, Expectations, Constraints, Assumptions, Exclusions, Inclusions and Deliverables

After completing this module, the learner will be able to contribute to the identification, description and analysis of the project needs, expectations, constraints, assumptions, exclusions, inclusions and deliverables.

  • Agree objectives with all relevant parties
  • Identify and record assumptions, needs, expectations, constraints, exclusions, inclusions and deliverables according to the agreed format
  • Develop work packages to present overall view of the project scope
  • Develop and document a work breakdown structure within agreed time frames


Module 3: Inputs to be used for further Planning Activities

After completing this module, the learner will be able to contribute to preparing and producing inputs to be used for further planning activities.

  • Compile scope documentation in accordance with instructions and procedures
  • Ensure that scope document contains a rudimentary sequence of events and/or milestones Ensure that scope document is communicated to stakeholders for approval
  • Record measures for project success in the agreed format


Module 4: Monitor Achievements of the Project’s Scope

After completing this module, the learner will be able to contribute to the monitoring of the achievement of the project’s scope.

  • Ensure that feedback of progress towards delivering the scope is communicated in agreed manner
  • Identify deviations from scope and communicate opportunities for corrective action or improvement to the relevant individuals/teams
  • Identify, analyse, describe and report the impact of scope change according to agreed procedures
  • Process approved change requests to scope in accordance with project change control procedures
  • Verify project deliverables as complete as per agreed scope definition or specified requirements


Module 5: Understand the Purpose and Process of Scheduling Project Activities

After completing this module, the learner will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the purpose and process of scheduling project activities.

  • Describe and explain the purpose and importance of a schedule of activities on a project
  • Explain the schedule development process in accordance with established industry practices
  • Explain the differences and implications of project completion within the shortest possible time and at specified due date
  • Explain the use of a work breakdown structure in assisting the development of a schedule


Module 6: Define and Gather Information about Project

Activities After completing this module, the learner will be able to define and gather information about project activities from technical (subject matter) experts and within own field of expertise.

  • Identify and prioritise activities specific to a project within the objectives and scope of the project
  • Identify specific project activities and gather information from technical experts
  • Document activities at a level of detail to support further planning activities
  • Update associated documents to reflect identified activities


Module 7: Develop a Simple Schedule for a Project

After completing this module, the learner will be able to develop a simple schedule for a project or part thereof.

  • Identify and record activity dependencies in agreed format
  • Produce an activity sequence and show it in a schedule
  • Source time duration estimates for activities from responsible individuals
  • Update the schedule with time duration estimates
  • Identify resources required for activities, allocate them to work and document them per activity according to agreed processes and formats
  • Determine the project duration and record it in the agreed format
  • Present the project schedule to stakeholders in an agreed format
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    12 November 2021
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By completing the below online booking, a booking confirmation will be sent out and an invoice will be generated. A place will be reserved on this course and you are expected to attend. If you require a quote first please contact Learnfast offices and speak to a sales consultant.

Advanced Project Management (PMP)





  1. By booking for this course, an invoice will be generated and you will be liable for the payment of this invoice. If you require a quote, please contact The CAD Corporation Offices.
  2. After the generation of the invoice a training confirmation will be emailed using the details provided above.
  3. The CAD Corporation retains the rights to change this calendar without any notification.
  4. Tea/coffee and a light lunch will be provided.
  5. All university students will receive a 10% discount for cash payments.
  6. The minimum notice of cancellation is 5 (five) working days prior to the course commencement date. If you fail to do so the full amount is payable.
  7. Students are to be at the training venue by 08h00 in preparation for a 08h30 start time.

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