Combine proven theory with real project experience to enhance
your project management expertise and effectiveness
The Applied Project Management Programme is a programme aimed at practicing project managers who want to formalise and build on their existing practical project management skills and achieve a national qualification. This qualification is a performance or competence based qualification that is registered with the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). The qualification is intended for someone who is working as a Project Manager of small to moderately complex projects and it is based on the key competencies expected of someone fulfilling
The course places a strong focus on workplace assignments which are to
be completed by delegates and submitted for formal assessment in
order to obtain aNational Certificate in Project Management Both formative and summative assessments are conducted. Formative assessments provide rich and detailed feedback of the work submitted so that the assignments serve as valuable learning experiences in addition to forming part of the overall course mark. Summative assessments verify that delegates can demonstrate their competence to the level required to be awarded with a National Certificate in Project Management.
Aspiring project managers who have not yet had the opportunity to manage a project would find FTI's Certificate Programme in Project Management Practice
-present and deliver business presentations toavariety of stakeholders confidently
-compile and represent key project deliverables in a professional
manner including a project charter and project management plan,
progress reports and project review reports
-set up, execute, monitor and control project activities and learn how to take appropriate corrective actions where necessary
-manage teams effectively and establish and maintain project
stakeholder relationships by applying leadership and change
-Demonstrate your project management competence in a way
which is verifiable through both formative and summative
Introduction and briefing
Context of projectmanagementin today's world; gaining formal presentation skills.
Initiating successful projects
Delegates get feedback on their selected workplace project.
Project selection and prioritisation; project charters, high-level requirements, risks, milestones, budget and strategy
Compiling an Effective Project Management Plan
Including project scope, schedule, resources, budget, strategy and plans for communication, risks, quality, procurement and human resources.
Delivering Project Value
Project monitoring and control; managing variances and project changes; commission and closeaproject; post project reviews and lessons learned.
Leadership and Change Management
Leadership vision&styles; influencing stakeholders; effective decision making; political and cultural awareness; organisational change management
Portfolio of evidence: summative assessment
Course Assessment Overview
This course has a formal assessment mechanism. In order to successfully complete the programme, delegates will need to complete and pass the following:
-Project Charter Document submitted in writing and presented formally
-Project Management Plan Document submitted in writing and presented formally
-Project progress reports and lessons learnt submitted in writing
-Final practical examination
-Submit a comprehensive portfolio of evidence
To be awarded the FTI Applied Programme in Project Management,
delegates must achieve a final overall course mark of 50% or more, with a subminimum of 50% for the examination. Delegates obtaining a final course aggregate of 80% or more achieve distinction.