Certificate in Event Project Management

Course Code: CATI070

Course Overview

The Certificate in Event Project Management is an online professional development course that focuses on event management within a project management framework. The course examines the critical factors for success of event projects, providing students with the theories, tools, techniques and knowledge required to succeed in the events industry.
Upon completion of the Certificate in Event Project Management, students will have gained a thorough understanding of key concepts and theories in event management combined with practical skills in key areas such as marketing and sponsorship, event conception and implementation, risk management, client service and venue and project management.
Graduates will be prepared to work in business, government and non-profit sectors. Work with events organisers, festivals, venue operators and events service providers, destination marketing, and venue operators on sports, arts and community events.

Topics

  • Introduction to managing projects and events
  • Types of events
  • Goals and objectives>
  • Impacts of events
  • Venues
  • Project planning
  • Project proposals
  • Project bidding
  • Feasibility
  • Project definition and development
  • Planning and project lifecycle
  • Project implementation
  • Project monitoring and control
  • Project Evaluation
  • Project scheduling
  • Effective Project managers
  • Event project logistics
  • Event budget
  • Risk management and legal issues
  • Event project contracts
  • Event marketing planning
  • Sponsorship
  • Integrated marketing communications
  • Human resources and project teamwork

Assessment:Assignment-based

Course duration: Approximately 25 hours. As a guide, certificate courses can be completed within 5-10 weeks of part-time study. E-learning access: 3 months’E-learning access, with free extensions available.

Cost: USD 500

 

Certificate in IT Project Management

Course Code: CATI071

Course Overview
The Certificate in IT Project Management will equip you with the skills and knowledge required to successfully manage a software project. This online software project management course will introduce you to the fundamental principles of software project management, the project life cycle and software development, as well as managing project risk, quality and performance. Graduates of this course will also learn the principles of vendor management, from the project planning and implementation phase through to the close out of the contract.
Topics

  • Project scope
  • Triple constraint
  • Controlling scope creep
  • Work breakdown structure
  • Planning a software project
  • Software project planning
  • Risk management
  • Project life cycle
  • Software quality
  • Project needs analysis
  • Project manager skills
  • Project timelines
  • Critical path method
  • Budgeting
  • Outsourcing
  • Project plan
  • Quality management plan
  • Project risks
  • Project management tolls
  • Project team development
  • Conflict management
  • Vendor management
  • Project performance
  • Project metrics
  • Project monitoring and controlling
  • Quality testing
  • Closing the software project
  • Closing out contracts
  • Documentation
  • Legal considerations

 Assessment: Assignment-based
Course duration: Approximately 25 hours. As a guide, certificate courses can be completed within 5-10 weeks of part-time study. E-learning access: 3 months’-learning access, with free extensions available.

Cost: USD 500

 

Certificate in IT Project Management

Course Code: CATI072

Course Overview
The Certificate in IT Project Management will equip you with the skills and knowledge required to successfully manage a software project. This online software project management course will introduce you to the fundamental principles of software project management, the project life cycle and software development, as well as managing project risk, quality and performance. Graduates of this course will also learn the principles of vendor management, from the project planning and implementation phase through to the close out of the contract.
Topics

  • Project scope
  • Triple constraint
  • Controlling scope creep
  • Work breakdown structure
  • Planning a software project
  • Software project planning
  • Risk management
  • Project life cycle
  • Software quality
  • Project needs analysis
  • Project manager skills
  • Project timelines
  • Critical path method
  • Budgeting
  • Outsourcing
  • Project plan
  • Quality management plan
  • Project risks
  • Project management tolls
  • Project team development
  • Conflict management
  • Vendor management
  • Project performance
  • Project metrics
  • Project monitoring and controlling
  • Quality testing
  • Closing the software project
  • Closing out contracts
  • Documentation
  • Legal considerations

 Assessment: Assignment-based
Course duration: Approximately 25 hours. As a guide, certificate courses can be completed within 5-10 weeks of part-time study. E-learning access: 3 months’-learning access, with free extensions available.

Cost: USD 500

 

Certificate in Procurement and Contract Management

Course Code: CATI073

Course Overview
The Certificate in Procurement and Contract Management is a short online professional development course designed to introduce the learner to the procurement and contract management process.
The Certificate in Procurement and Contract Management provides students with the foundation knowledge required for effective procurement and contracts management essential to all organisations, including the government.
This online procurement and contract management course addresses the expanding needs of private and public sector organisations for trained procurement/contracting officers and is ideal for those individuals beginning their procurement career or early procurement career individuals looking to enhance their chances of promotion.

Topics

  •  Introduction to procurement
  • History of procurement
  • Procurement myths
  • Procurement and organisational strategy
  • Procurement and managing change
  • Procurement planning
  • Procurement strategy
  • Procurement cycle
  • Tendering process
  • Selection criteria
  • Tender evaluation
  • Tender negotiations
  • Risk management
  • Supplier relationship management
  • New supplier engagement
  • Contracts and contract management
  • Contract administration
  • Contract law
  • Monitoring supplier performance
  • Procurement ethics
  • Supply market analysis
  • Specifications
  • Selection of suppliers

Assessment: Assignment-based
Course duration: Approximately 25 hours. As a guide, certificate courses can be completed within 5-10 weeks of part-time study. E-learning access: 3 months’-learning access, with free extensions available.

Cost: USD 500

 

Certificate in Project Communications and Stakeholder Management

Course Code: CATI074

Course Overview
The Certificate in Project Communications and Stakeholder Management is an online professional development course that focuses on the tools and techniques that project teams can use to build an effective communication plan and effectively management stakeholders. 
Designed for project managers, team leaders, and those responsible for communication management, this online course will help you to identify appropriate audiences, learn to develop appropriate communication and manage the flow of information while ensuring that stakeholder concerns are taken into account, and expectations managed. The course will also take you through developing a communications management strategy, how to conduct an effective stakeholder assessment and analysis.
Topics

  • Project characteristics
  • Portfolios and programs
  • Project lifecycle
  • Process groups
  • Project management body of knowledge (PMBOK)
  • 9 knowledge areas
  • Planning, monitoring and controlling
  • Project roles and responsibilities
  • Stakeholder roles and responsibilities
  • Managing stakeholder expectations
  • Organisational influencers
  • Stakeholder interests
  • Project communications management
  • Communications planning
  • Tools, techniques and outputs
  • Stakeholder analysis
  • Communication models, breakdowns, and methods
  • Communication technologies and methods
  • Communications management plan
  • Stakeholder management strategy 

 Assessment: Assignment-based
Course duration: Approximately 25 hours. As a guide, certificate courses can be completed within 5-10 weeks of part-time study. E-learning access: 3 months’-learning access, with free extensions available.

Cost: USD 500

 

Certificate in Project Human Resources

Course Code: CATI075

Course Overview
The Certificate in Project Human Resources is an online professional development course that will guide you through the process of managing a successful project team, including the human resource planning, acquiring the team, developing the team and managing the team for maximum effectiveness. This online project human resources course will also teach you how to manage conflict and enhance team performance to achieve project goals and objectives.
Topics

  • Project characteristics
  • Project Management Competencies
  • Stakeholder roles
  • Project life cycle
  • Process groups
  • Nine knowledge areas
  • Key life cycle concepts
  • Project Management processes
  • Initiating processes
  • Planning processes
  • Executing processes
  • Monitoring and controlling processes
  • Closing processes
  • Organisational process assets
  • Enterprise environmental factors
  • Project human resources
  • Human resource responsibilities
  • Develop human resource plan
  • Acquire project team
  • Develop project team
  • Manage project team
  • Human resource planning
  • Roles and responsibilities of the Project Team
  • Responsibility matrix
  • RACI charts
  • Networking and organisational theory
  • Staffing management plan
  • Assessing a team's performance
  • Managing a team
  • Project leadership
  • Managing conflict
  • Documenting results
  • Performance appraisals

Assessment: Assignment-based

Course duration: Approximately 25 hours. As a guide, certificate courses can be completed within 5-10 weeks of part-time study. E-learning access: 3 months’-learning access, with free extensions available.

Cost: USD 500

 

Certificate in Project Procurement

Course Code: CATI076

Course Overview
The Certificate in Project Procurement is an online professional development course that will explore project procurement, acquisition planning, source selection, procurement documents, tendering and contract administration. Throughout this course you will learn the tools, techniques and strategies for successful procurement in a project environment. .
Topics

  • Project characteristics
  • Project Management Competencies
  • Stakeholder roles
  • Project life cycle
  • Process groups
  • Nine knowledge areas
  • Key life cycle concepts
  • Project Management processes
  • Initiating processes
  • Planning processes
  • Executing processes
  • Monitoring and controlling processes
  • Closing processes
  • Organisational process assets
  • Enterprise environmental factors
  • Project procurement management
  • Buyers, sellers and contract terms
  • Scope baseline
  • Make or buy analysis
  • Different contract types
  • Cost-reimbursable contracts
  • Time and materials contracts
  • Contract types
  • Seller selection criteria questions
  • Procurement management plan
  • Procurement techniques
  • Procurement management process
  • Qualified seller list
  • Seller proposals
  • Administer procurements
  • Procurement audits
  • Negotiated settlements
  • Records management system
  • Closed procurements
  • Elements of a procurement contract 

 Assessment
Assignment-based
Course Duration
Course duration: Approximately 25 hours. As a guide, certificate courses can be completed within 5-10 weeks of part-time study. E-learning access: 3 months’-learning access, with free extensions available.

Cost: USD 500

 

Certificate in Project Quality Management

Course Code: CATI077

Course Overview
The Certificate in Project Quality Management is an online professional development course that will take you through the quality management process and industry best practices. You will learn how to effectively plan and manage for quality management, quality assurance and quality control, using a variety of tools and techniques designed to develop your project management skills.
Topics

  • Project characteristics
  • Project Management Competencies
  • Stakeholder roles
  • Project life cycle
  • Process groups
  • Nine knowledge areas
  • Key life cycle concepts
  • Project Management processes
  • Initiating processes
  • Planning processes
  • Executing processes
  • Monitoring and controlling processes
  • Closing processes
  • Organisational process assets
  • Enterprise environmental factors
  • Quality management
  • Quality versus grade
  • Precision versus accuracy
  • Quality management systems
  • Quality processes
  • Quality and cost-benefit analysis
  • Quality planning tools and techniques
  • Quality management plan
  • Process improvement plan
  • Quality metrics
  • Quality checklists
  • Quality requirements
  • Kaizen approach
  • TQM
  • Six Sigma
  • Design of experiments (DOE)
  • Cost of quality
  • Quality assurance
  • Quality control measurements
  • Audit quality system
  • Process analysis
  • Root cause analysis
  • Quality control tools and techniques
  • Pareto charts 

 Assessment
Assignment-based
Course Duration
Course duration: Approximately 25 hours. As a guide, certificate courses can be completed within 5-10 weeks of part-time study.
E-learning access: 3 months’-learning access, with free extensions available.

Cost: USD 500

 

The Certificate in Project Risk Management

Course Code: CATI078
Course Overview
The Certificate in Project Risk Management is an online professional development course that explores the risk management process and will teach you how to approach, plan and executive project risk management activities. This online project risk management course will also take you through quantitative analysis, risk response planning, monitoring and risk monitoring and control.
Topics

  • Project characteristics
  • Project Management Competencies
  • Stakeholder roles
  • Project life cycle
  • Process groups
  • Nine knowledge areas
  • Key life cycle concepts
  • Project Management processes
  • Initiating processes
  • Planning processes
  • Executing processes
  • Monitoring and controlling processes
  • Closing processes
  • Organisational process assets
  • Enterprise environmental factors
  • Defining project risk
  • Examples of risk
  • Risk management processes
  • Iterative planning
  • Reducing uncertainties
  • Developing responses
  • Risk management techniques
  • Risk management plan
  • Risk probability and impact
  • Risk identification
  • Risk information gathering techniques
  • Risk register
  • Root cause analysis
  • Cause and effective diagrams
  • Process flowcharts
  • SWOT analysis
  • Risk breakdown structure
  • Stakeholder register
  • Risk probability and impact assessment
  • Risk categorisation
  • Quantitative risk analysis
  • Risk analysis techniques
  • Positive and negative risk response strategies
  • Contingency planning
  • Monitoring and controlling risks process

Assessment
Assignment-based
Course Duration: 3 month enrolment period, with extensions available. As a guide, certificate courses can be completed within 5-10 weeks. Students can complete their course more quickly or at a more leisurely pace depending on work and other commitments.
Cost: USD 500

 

Certificate in Project Quality Management

Course Code: CATI079

Course Overview
The Certificate in Project Scope Management is an online professional development course that will teach you how to define a workable project scope and will take you through the project planning process in order to manage scope and deal with management and client expectations. Throughout this course you will explore Work Breakdown Structures, and project planning techniques that will help you manage the scope of complex projects in the face of constant change.
Topics

  • Project characteristics
  • Project Management Competencies
  • Stakeholder roles
  • Project life cycle
  • Process groups
  • Nine knowledge areas
  • Key life cycle concepts
  • Project Management processes
  • Initiating processes
  • Planning processes
  • Executing processes
  • Monitoring and controlling processes
  • Closing processes
  • Organisational process assets
  • Enterprise environmental factors
  • Project scope
  • Scope creep
  • Project scope management processes
  • Scope and the planning process group
  • Tools and techniques
  • Approaches to group creativity
  • Using stakeholder requirements
  • Defining project scope
  • Project scope statement
  • Requirements management plan
  • Assumptions and constraints
  • Deliverables
  • Work breakdown structure
  • Control scope process
  • Scope changes
  • Scope variance analysis
  • Change control process

 Assessment: Assignment-based

Course duration: Approximately 25 hours. As a guide, certificate courses can be completed within 5-10 weeks of part-time study. E-learning access: 3 months’-learning access, with free extensions available.

Cost: USD 500

 

Certificate in Project Time and Cost Management

Course Code: CATI080

Course Overview
The Certificate in Project Time and Cost Management is an online professional development course that will develop the skills required to effectively manage the schedule and budget of a project. As part of the Triple Constraint, this online course will teach you how to effectively manage the time and cost constraints of a project to achieve project success.
Topics

  • Project characteristics
  • Project Management Competencies
  • Stakeholder roles
  • Project life cycle
  • Process groups
  • Nine knowledge areas
  • Key life cycle concepts
  • Project Management processes
  • Initiating processes
  • Planning processes
  • Executing processes
  • Monitoring and controlling processes
  • Closing processes
  • Organisational process assets
  • Enterprise environmental factors
  • Estimate cost process inputs
  • Estimate costs tools and techniques
  • Bottom-up estimating
  • Budget determination
  • Project cost management processes
  • Forecasting performance
  • Control costs process inputs
  • Work performance measurements
  • Budget forecasts
  • Change requests
  • Organisational process assets updates
  • Project management plan updates

Assessment: Assignment-based
Course duration: Approximately 25 hours. As a guide, certificate courses can be completed within 5-10 weeks of part-time study.
 E-learning access: 3 months’-learning access, with free extensions available.

Cost: USD 500

 

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