Project Management

This qualification is intended for those with prior work experience or an NQF Level 3 qualification in project management or business administration or equivalent. The learners accessing this qualification will be working in or with project management teams or using a project approach to their business. These projects may be technical projects, business projects, government projects or community development projects and will cut across a range of economic sectors. This qualification is also of value to learners running their own business, as project management is an integral component of any business system. 

Explain fundamentals of project management

what are project objectives in project management?

The goal is to train and develop project managers to be leaders in the context of a small project/sub-project involving few resources and having a limited impact on stakeholders and the environment. This standard will also add value to learners who are running their own business and recognise that project management forms an integral component of any business. Being able to think out of the box and be a strategist implementing new innovative ways to:

  • Simply explaining the nature of the project,
  • Undertaking management activities from start to end,
  • Developing schedules to facilitate project execution effectively,
  • Supervise and monitor teams working on project
  • Evaluating work progress and identifying challenges.
  • Implement project objectives.

These are the business objectives that you want the project to accomplish. Within project management, it is of utmost importance that a project’s objectives are stated clearly as these will impact every decision in the project lifecycle.

Project objectives must be measurable and contain key performance indicators that will be used to assess a project’s success. These indicators will often encompass areas such as budget, quality, and time to completion.

  • They are the specific goals that you hope to accomplish with your project.
  • They are challenges the project will come across.
  • They are concerned with project budget and schedule.
  • Undertaking management activities from start to end.

Support the project environment and activities to deliver project objectives

The goal is to train and develop project managers to be leaders in the context of a small project/sub-project involving few resources and having a limited impact on stakeholders and the environment. This standard will also add value to learners who are running their own business and recognise that project management forms an integral component of any business. Being able to think out of the box and be a strategist implementing new innovative ways to:

  • Simply explaining the nature of the project,
  • Undertaking management activities from start to end,
  • Developing schedules to facilitate project execution effectively,
  • Supervise and monitor teams working on project
  • Evaluating work progress and identifying challenges.
  • Implement project objectives.

These are the business objectives that you want the project to accomplish. Within project management, it is of utmost importance that a project’s objectives are stated clearly as these will impact every decision in the project lifecycle.

Project objectives must be measurable and contain key performance indicators that will be used to assess a project’s success. These indicators will often encompass areas such as budget, quality, and time to completion.