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Project Management Course - FAQ

Why Should I Choose The Project Management Course?

Listed as part of the top 500 universities in the world. The University of Pretoria is listed as one of the top three universities in South Africa. The Graduate School of Engineering and Technology Management  (GSTM) is the only place that offers a master's degree in project management. The master's degree is accredited by the Global Accreditation Center (GAC) in the United States of America. Earn CDP points when registered with the Engineering Council of South Africa (ESCA). GSTM is a platinum status education and training provider.

How Credible Is The Project Management Course?

The Programme in Project Management (PPM) is a recognized certificate by the Project Management Institute (PMI) of the United States of America, Engineering Council of South Africa (ESCA), South African Council for the Project and Construction (SACPCMP) and Project Management of South Africa (PMSA). The University of Pretoria is an accredited higher education institution according to Act 101 of 1997.

What Certificate Would I Receive And Of What Value Would It Be?

You will receive a highly valuable certificate as the University of Pretoria offers the project management course for more than 30 years. The certificate is recognized nationally and internationally. (Click here to view an example certificate) Most of our lectures have industrial experience and extensive knowledge about the project management field. After your project management qualification, you qualify for a master's degree in project management at the University of Pretoria in South Africa. The master's degree is a one of a kind qualification at the University of Pretoria and is accredited by the Project Management Institute (PMI) in the United States of America.

What Is The (CAPM) And How Does It Relate To Project Management?

Become a Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) through attending our workshop at the University of Pretoria. The certification will make you stand out in the job market and give you more credibility to work on various projects. Project management is a fast-growing industry and the CAPM certificate will give you access to even more creative and exciting career opportunities.

How Credible Are The Project Management Certificate And Short Courses?

The University of Pretoria is an accredited public higher education institution on Act 101 of 1997 and the Council on Higher Education (CHE) accredited the university as a multi-purpose training provider in higher education and training. The certificate and short courses for project management are funded through the Counting Education (CE) at the University of Pretoria Trust. The trust takes full responsibility for all the activities related to completing the necessary qualification at the University of Pretoria in South Africa.

What Is The PMP And How Does It Relate To The Project Management Course?

The Project Management Professional (PMP) is a certificate offered by the American Project Management Institute (PMI). The University of Pretoria is registered at the American Project Management Institute (PMI). All project management qualifications are recognized by the Project Management Institute (PMI). The Programme in Project Management (PPM) gives background on the Project Management Professional (PMP) examination. You need a certain amount of Professional Development Units (PDU's) that can be obtained through the Programme in Project Management (PPM) course.

What Is The Project Management Professional Exam Preparation (PMP®) Short Course?

The Project Management Professional Exam Preparation (PMP®) short course prepares you to write the international PMP® certification exam. It is presented by the Graduate School of Technology Management, University of Pretoria. For information related to the Project Management Professional Exam Preparation (PMP®) short course (Benefits of PMP® certification, Course content, Course fees, Admission requirements, Accreditation and certification etc) download the brochure here: PMP® Exam Preparation short course Brochure

What Further Qualifications Can I Obtain After The PPM Course?

After your Programme in Project Management (PPM) qualification you qualify to study for the Advanced Programme in Project Management (APPM) course. After completing your Advanced Programme in Project Management (APPM) course you will gain an extra 120 credits. A further relevant qualification to study after the Programme in Project Management (PPM) qualification is BTech. degree.

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Accreditation

The PPM is recognized by the following:

  1. PMI (Project Management Institute) – USA and Globally
  2. ECSA (Engineering Council of SA)
  3. SACPCMP (South African Council for the Project and Construction Management Professions)
  4. SACNASP (South African Council for Natural Scientific Professionals)
  5. PMSA (Project Management South Africa)

On successful completion of the PPM, suitable candidates may be eligible to apply for the professional designation of Project Manager (PM) conferred by Project Management South Africa (PMSA). PMSA is the SAQA recognized professional body representing the interests of project managers across sectors.

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