Four-Month, Part-Time Course

(most popular course)

Course Contents:

  • Project management principles and techniques

  • Corporate project management

  • Managing project performance Course study materialTextbook by Prof Harold KerznerDr. Smalley's self-help book

  • Project organizational structures

  • Project staffing policies

  • Managing behaviour and conflicts

  • Deligating authority and using power

  • Working with executives

  • Project planning 

  • Pricing and estimating

  • Network scheduling techniques

  • Identifying and managing delays

  • Managing cost and schedule

  • Initiating a project tradeoff analysis

  • Managing project risk

Course Dates and Venue for 2017:

Course Dates

Four-Hour Examination Date

Course Venue and Lecture Sessions

01 Feb - 27 May 2017

01 Mar - 24 Jun 2017

04 Apr - 29 Jul 2017

02 May - 26 Aug 2017

06 Jun - 30 Sep 2017

04 Jul - 28 Oct 2017

01 Aug - 25 Nov 2017

27 May 2017
24 Jun 2017
29 Jul 2017
26 Aug 2017
30 Sep 2017
28 Oct 2017
25 Nov 2017

There are seven lecture sessions spread over the four-month period. The lecture sessions are conducted by Dr. Lionel Smalley at the SPM offices in Waterkloof Ridge, Pretoria and at Eskom's Leadership Development Centre in Midrand.

In-house Option:

This course can also be done in-house, for which group fees can be negotiated.
All candidates who successfully complete the course will be awarded the Kerzner-endorsed certificate and become eligible for full exemption from Module 1 of the Advanced Project Management Course (contact Dr. Lionel Smalley).

Course Fee:

Fee per candidate is R32500. Includes a copy of Kerzner’s best-selling textbook on Project Management (eleventh edition); a copy of Dr. Smalley's self-help book; a file of copyrighted course notes; handouts; and catering during the lectures.

    Online Application/Registration Form                        Home Page

If the answer to any of the following questions is "yes" click on Home Page and contact SPM:

  • Worried about the low standard of education and training in SA?
  • Frustrated in your present job and feel the need to make yourself more marketable in the job market?
  • Thinking of starting your own company or business?
  • Considering emigration and feel the need to improve your existing knowledge and skillset?

    Course Venue in Midrand

Click to view: 

Inside peek - course venue, Eskom's Leadership Development Centre

Inside peek - catering facilities, Eskom's Leadership Development Centre


Back to Home page