Project management

  • The Diploma Project Management  is a course that concentrates on the total approach to the management of projects and contains the information below .
  • Instruction is highly participative, with the emphasis on case studies and group work.
  • Our Training Facilitators are experienced senior managers. 




4 days full-time (week days) or 12 weeks part-time (Saturday mornings) or 2-12 months by correspondence. The average learner will need approximately 145 hours (15 notional credits), consisting of 48 hours of tuition and 96 hours for readings and assignments, to successfully complete the programme.


12 written assignments (one following the completion of each learning module) and 1 final written examination.


MERseta accreditation number 17-QA/ACC/0724/12. The abovementioned course is aligned with SAQA Qualification ID number 79286 NLRD Number 57712 with qualification title: Process Manufacturing.  The learning sub-field is Procurement and the minimum no of credits is 120.

Course Objectives

Course Content

Chapter1:  Modern Project management

Chapter2:  Organization Strategy and Project Selection

Chapter4:  Defining the Project

Chapter5:  Estimating Project Times And Costs 

Chapter6:  Developing a Project Plan

Chapter7:  Managing Risk

Chapter8:  Scheduling Resources and Cost

Chapter9:  Reducing Project Duration

Chapter 10: Leadership: Being an effective Project Manager

Chapter 11: Managing Project Teams

Chapter 13: Progress and Performance Measurement and Evaluation

Chapter 14: Project Closure             

Further information regarding latest course dates for full-time and part-time enrolment, course fees, enrolment forms and any other queries, please contact:

Cape Town: 021 855 2693

Johannesburg : 011 865 5443

The content of this brochure, accurate at time of going to print, is subject to change without notification due to legislation, market requirements or any other reason. Due to legislative action pending at the time of print, the terms “Programme”, “Diploma” and “Advanced Diploma” may require alteration due to Government requirement. PSM College reserves the right to change the course content without notice.