Career Builder Programme for Project Management

In a nutshell..
The Career Builder Programme for Project Management equips school leavers and young graduates to take up entry-level opportunities in/as: Junior project manager, Project administrator, Project planner, Project coordinator, Project assistant.

The programme is available as online learning with tutor support. The initial enrollment period is 12 months which can be extended if required. Students proceed with their studies at their own pace, from anywhere they have an internet connection, at anytime. The programme consists of 15 courses, each with tasks, exercises and a final assessment. On completion of all the courses, a final assignment must be completed for the entire programme. A Certificate in Project Management is awarded for successful completion of the programme.

Students can enrol and pay online to gain immediate access to their programme, or spread the cost over 5 months.
Once-off online payment: R9900.
Terms: Deposit: R4100 and 4 monthly payments of R1800.

Programme overview
Project management related work involves a great deal of careful planning to carry out a range of tasks which often form part of a larger objective. Some of the functions that typically forms part of a project include: planning of the project, planning and managing budgets, presenting, obtaining approval, appointing and managing staff, detailed planning of activities and milestones, quality control, change management, reporting, procurement, outsourcing, etc. Your involvement may depend on the size of the project – in smaller projects, you may be required to carry out several of the functions and in large projects, you may only play a smaller role.

The specific selection of courses included in your programme will provide you with substantial insight and knowledge to enable you to confidently enter this industry in a junior position. Each of the project management courses in the programme build on the previous to explore a bit deeper and in more detail to help build the correct skill-set.

The GradCampus Career Builder Programme for Project Management offers candidates the opportunity to enter the job market and earn a living by providing a range of services that are generally in high demand, especially for small and medium size businesses. The comprehensive skill-set in this programme will stand our student in good stead when finding and crafting career opportunities and throughout his/her career. There is a strong demand for knowledgeable people in a range of project management positions.

Who should enrol
School leavers and young graduates who have a keen interest in making project management related work their career, or just to get a good foothold in the world of work. The programme has a strong focus on project management functions and the application of those functions. Generally, graduates will much benefit from the fairly comprehensive exposure to personal and professional skills their CBP offers in the world of work.

Career prospects:
Entry-level careers and roles in/as:

  • Junior project manager
  • Project administrator
  • Project planner
  • Project coordinator
  • Project assistant

Entry requirements:
A Matric pass and a good command of English are highly recommended for successful completion of the programme. You must also have regular access to the Internet via a computer or laptop - you will not be able to complete your work effectively from a cell phone.

What do I get on completion?:
Successful graduates receive a Certificate in Project Management from GradCampus on completion. A unique verification key is printed on all certificates so that it can be validated on GradCampus.com’s website by prospective employers. Please note that this is not a formal qualification that would normally be used to gain entry into formal higher education. The SCRS Group offers professional development programmes in support of continued and life-long learning to expand and refine skill-sets and career prospects. As part of the Group, GradCampus offer our Career Builder Programmes to young people starting their careers to help them gain the knowledge, skills and attributes to improve their employability and employment prospects and to prepare them to enter the job market successfully.

Do you provide support?:
Yes – all students are allocated to an online tutor and you may email him or her any time of the day when you need advice or assistance with your studies, or run into a problem. You will typically receive a response within 24 hours during weekdays. There are also forums for online collaboration and other channels to stay in contact with Support.

Payment options:
The cost for this programme is R9900 if paid in full online.
You can pay directly online with a credit card or EFT. If you pay online, you will be enrolled directly and immediately.

If you wish to pay in monthly installments, please email accounts@gradcampus.com to request an invoice for this purpose. The following payment terms are available:
Deposit required at registration: R4100 plus 4 x monthly payments of R1800 each - The total cost for the payments option is: R11300.

How do I enrol?
The process has been made as easy as possible:
1. You register directly online at www. gradcampus.com;
2. Select the programme that you wish to enroll in and pay online
3. After payment, you will have direct access to your learning material and can start straight away
If you choose to pay in installments, email us at: accounts@gradcampus.com and we will send you an invoice on the 20th of each month to be paid by the 1st of the next month.

Are there any other hidden costs?:
No – your course fee includes your registration fee, all study fees, support provided and certification. Your internet connection is for your own account. You will be studying online and therefore you will also not have any accommodation, traveling and book fees. If you do not have a computer or laptop, you may have to purchase one and also arrange for a 3G (or other) internet connection.
You should have no problem completing your programme within 12 months, but you may extend your enrollment for an additional R900 per month after the initial 12 months, if something unforeseen happens that slows you down.

What can I expect from GradCampus after completing my programme?:
After completing your programme, the SCRS Group will invite you to list on our database. If you agree, the Group will share your details with selected partners and keep you in the loop with opportunities for employment, learnerships, work projects, and network opportunities. We would like to keep in touch with you, follow your career success, and share opportunities with you as they emerge, and share career and business opportunities as they become available.

The SCRS Group has a considerable network and reach, and are active in the education and employment industry, in particular as far as entry-level opportunities are concerned. In addition, we gladly include alumni in our network and will continue to communicate with you to hear how you are doing, and provide guidance along the way to help you make the most of your talents! We are extremely passionate about graduate and school leaver employment and employability and are we strongly favour an entrepreneurial culture. Above all, we want to help you to succeed in your studies and career!

Modules included in your programme:
1. Getting your job search started
2. Goal Setting
3. Workplace Success - 7 Key Skills
4. Time Management
5. Being a Team Player
6. Emotional Intelligence
7. Active Listening
8. Business Ethics for the office
9. Personal Brand: Maximizing Personal Impact
10. Project Management Training - Understanding Project Management
11. Project Planning - All you need to know
12. Intermediate Project Management
13. Change Management - Change and how to deal with it
14. Problem Solving: Decision Making
15. Creative Thinking and Innovation

Contact Details

Contact Person: 

Sales
Contact: GradCampus.com
Course Details

Unit Standard: 

N/A

Course Delivery Method: 

E-learning E-learning

Distance Distance

On Demand On Demand

Course Duration: 

12 months

Cost: 

R9900 once-off, or R11300 on terms

Course fee Includes: 

All studies, material, support. You only need to have your own laptop and internet connection.