University of Pretoria - Leaders in Project Management

Delivery Options

The Programme in Project Management (PPM) offers different delivery options to suit your time availability and budget. The full PPM can be conducted in a weekender format or classic 20-day PPM. You can also have a look at our online courses, select from a short course (the first module) or a full PPM online.

20 Day PPM


PPM Weekender


Online Courses


About the Project Management Course

This practical, well-established Project Management course has been designed to develop project management knowledge, skills and insight. It equips delegates with the tools and techniques necessary to succeed in project management. The course is based on international standards and best practices and is also filled with local content to ensure its relevance in South Africa. The department responsible for the academic aspect of this programme is a registered education provider (REP) of the Project Management Institute (PMI) in the USA

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Why Choose Us

The University of Pretoria, South Africa has been offering education and training in Project Management for more than 30 years and is the undisputed leader in project management education in Africa.

Project Management is a multi-disciplinary field that includes a variety of aspects such as scheduling, people-management, aspects relating to finances and cost, legal aspects, procurement and contracting, risk management, organisation structured, quality management, etc. As one of the largest multi-disciplinary universities in South Africa (with more than 1000 permanent lecturers), we are ideally positioned to address this multi-disciplinary field.

30+ Years of

The University of Pretoria, South Africa has been offering education and training in Project Management for more than 30 years.

Accredited by
Top Institutions

The PPM is recognized by PMI (Project Management Institute), ECSA (Engineering Council of SA), SACPCMP, PMSA


The lecturers are to a large extent the same ones who teach Africa’s only masters degree that is accredited by the PMI Global Accreditation Center.

Flexible Delivery

Choose between the classic 20-day PPM delivered during contact lectures, the Weekender or the online Project Management Course.

“Thank you ..... the PPM certificate has opened a whole lot of doors for me, this is not just a blessing for myself but for my whole family.”
“The course landed me a job as Project Coordinator with an EPCM company in Pretoria.  The company is dynamic and continues to grow positively amidst the present difficult economic climate.”
“Rarely do you find an institution that makes you feel so valued. I can honestly say that every single lecturer was outstanding and put great effort into the preparation and delivering of modules.”
“Having attended various short-courses on Project Management, I highly recommend the PPM run by the University of Pretoria's Graduate School of Technology. I commend Professor Steyn and his colleagues on the level of their commitment to students”

What Students Say About Us

Some testimonials from our delgates who attended the Project Management course.