Why online learning at UP is winning the race

As part of the University of Pretoria’s hybrid learning environment – Professional Online Development (PODs)® – our online and blended courses provide you with lifelong learning opportunities presented by thought leaders right at your fingertips.

Literally access online programmes anywhere, at any time – perfect when you are strapped for time.

Course and supplementary materials are immediately available and feedback happens in real-time.

Technology-based learning and multimedia approaches provide more effective and far-reaching learning opportunities.

Learn at your own pace and complete assignments, case studies and online quizzes at your leisure.

Choose from a multitude of online courses that suit your professional and personal development goals
all in one place and right at your fingertips.

Complete any of our online courses and receive a certificate of completion from the University of Pretoria.

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18 open courses«1 of 2»
Online Course: Introduction to Neuroscience Coaching Image
Online Course: Introduction to Neuroscience Coaching
Starts: 29 July 2019
Price: R7 700
R20190729
Online Course in Advanced Debt Review Image
Online Course in Advanced Debt Review
Starts: 29 July 2019
Price: R 8 600
R20190729
Online Course in Cost and Management Accounting Image
Online Course in Cost and Management Accounting
Starts: 1 August 2019
Price: R6 500
R20190801
PCEL Module 10: Capstone Image
PCEL Module 10: Capstone
Starts: 1 August 2019
Price: R5 463
R20190801
Online Programme in IT Project Management Image
Online Programme in IT Project Management
Starts: 3 August 2019
Price: R10 600
R20190803
Online Course in Food Microbiology Image
Online Course in Food Microbiology
Starts: 1 September 2019
Price: R5 800
R20190901
18 open courses«1 of 2»
18 open courses«1 of 2»
Online Course: Introduction to Project Management
R2019
Online Course: Introduction to Project Management Image

The Online Course: Introduction to Project Management provides you with practical skills in the management of the scope and quality, time and cost, risk, human resources, communication and procurement processes of any project. As organisations are increasingly structuring and managing their operations on project management principles, the success of adopting a project approach in all work aspects, and acquiring and mastering project management skills, are increasingly important in today’s professional environments. This course offers you the fundamental knowledge base in project management to gain the necessary insights to set you apart in a competitive job market or already established career.

Starts: Open
Price: R7 050
Online Course in Project Risk Management
R2019
Online Course in Project Risk Management Image

The Online Course in Project Risk Management provides you with the insights and knowledge to better determine and quantify uncertainties in a project, and consequently develop controls or action plans to enhance its chances of success. Whether you need to execute projects successfully, finish on time, within budget and deliver the required performance and quality, this course will help you to obtain the required theoretical knowledge of project risk management with an emphasis on the tools, techniques, procedures and processes to manage various risk factors prevalent in projects. This course earns you credit towards the Programme in Project Management (PPM).

Starts: Open
Price: R4 900
Online Course in Neuroscience: Visual skills testing and training
R2019
Online Course in Neuroscience: Visual skills testing and training Image
Starts: Open
Price: R11 000
Online Course in Non-Radiological Diagnostic Imaging of the Horse
R2019
Online Course in Non-Radiological Diagnostic Imaging of the Horse Image

The Online Course in Non-Radiological Diagnostic Imaging of the Horse provides you with a good working knowledge of the methodology and diagnostic capabilities of various non-radiological imaging modalities by focusing on diagnostic ultrasonography and the physical factors involved in diagnosing pathological conditions in horses. You will gain a better understanding of the physical principles of diagnostic ultrasound, correct equipment selection, scanning techniques, interpretation of images, limitations of the imaging technique and the making of an ultrasonography diagnosis. During the course, you will be able to apply your acquired skills by making diagnoses and stating relevant prognoses of specific pathological conditions.

Starts: Open
Price: R7 500
Online Course: Introduction to Neuroscience Coaching
R20190729
Online Course: Introduction to Neuroscience Coaching Image

The Online Course: Introduction to Neuroscience Coaching
provides you with a comprehensive overview of the neuroscience
approach to coaching in both organisational and personal contexts.
During the course, you will explore how brain-based coaching
delivers professional and personal results faster, how this is done
to achieve more sustainable results, and how you can apply
neuroscience coaching in your professional practice. You will also gain
an in-depth understanding of important aspects in neurophysiology
and psychophysiology, insights to the brain that will change your
outlook, an understanding of how the brain functions during work
and play, as well as the neuroscience behind leadership. This course is credit-bearing towards FLG327 (30 credits) at the University of Pretoria.

Starts: 29 July 2019
Price: R7 700
Online Course in Advanced Debt Review
R20190729
Online Course in Advanced Debt Review Image
Starts: 29 July 2019
Price: R 8 600
Online Course in Cost and Management Accounting
R20190801
Online Course in Cost and Management Accounting Image

The Online Course in Cost and Management Accounting is designed to help you better understand the overall costing process and how to effectively determine costs whether in private or public sector entities. As an essential component of financial management, you will gain requisite skills in using cost accounting to advise management on the most cost-effective structures for operative decision making. The course further covers topics of managing funds by means of budgets, the use of management accounting information to make informed and accountable decisions, traditional cost allocation versus activity-based costing, cost-volume-profit relations, as well as absorption, variable, job and process costing.

Starts: 1 August 2019
Price: R6 500
PCEL Module 10: Capstone
R20190801
PCEL Module 10: Capstone Image
Starts: 1 August 2019
Price: R5 463
Online Programme in IT Project Management
R20190803
Online Programme in IT Project Management Image

The Online Programme in IT Project Management takes you through the entire lifecycle of a project by interacting with real- time challenges and imminent issues that typically crop up during projects. The programme equips you with practical skills to set up a project budget, plan a project, assign resources and make difficult decisions in times of crises. During the programme, you will encounter projects of real clients and stakeholders, while being expected to manage diverse project teams. The programme includes definite deadlines that a project manager must meet to simulate the pressure of making the right decision at the right time.

Starts: 3 August 2019
Price: R10 600
Online course in Environmental Impact Assessment Administration
R20190805
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The Environmental Impact Assessment Administration short course provides you with knowledge and insights in the evaluation, management and administration of Environmental Impact Assessments (EIAs). The course covers a review of EIA-related reports and applications (including applicable legislation and site investigations), setting and monitoring enforceable conditions and socioeconomic considerations in EIA for public participation. You will not only acquire invaluable skills in assessing the adequacy and quality of all relevant EIA documents, but you will also be able to determine and identify possible deficiencies before final decisions can be made. This course earns you credit towards the Programme in Environmental Management.

Starts: 5 August 2019
Price: R10 500
Online Course in Supply Chain Management for Public Officials
R20190819
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The Online Course in Supply Chain Management for Public Officials provides you with a better understanding of the principles, regulations and legislation specifically underlying Supply Chain Management (SCM) in the public sector that will enable you to further acquire requisite skills in public finance management and administration. The course covers topics of SCM principles, systems and resources and how to secure and manage supplier contracts. You will also gain invaluable insights to the elements of SCM in South Africa, including demand, procurement (acquisition), logistics, disposal and performance management, and guidelines to the legislative framework and policies in the public sector.

Starts: 19 August 2019
Price: R3 025
Online Course in Food Microbiology
R20190901
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The Online Course in Food Microbiology will not only provide you with an in-depth understanding of the general principles of microbiology – with a specific focus on micro-organisms and the intrinsic and extrinsic factors that affect their growth in food – but you will also be equipped with the practical skills and knowledge of its application in the food industry and the prevention of contaminants in food production and/or preservation. The course will also provide you with critical insights in the most recent developments and studies in food pathogens, toxins and microbial contaminants in order to produce and distribute safe food products.

Starts: 1 September 2019
Price: R5 800
18 open courses«1 of 2»
18 open courses«1 of 2»
Online Course: Introduction to Project Management Image
Online Course: Introduction to Project Management
The Online Course: Introduction to Project Management provides you with practical skills in the management of the scope and quality, time and cost, risk, human resources, communication and procurement processes of any project. As organis... Find out more
Starts: Open
Price: R7 050
Online Course in Project Risk Management Image
Online Course in Project Risk Management
The Online Course in Project Risk Management provides you with the insights and knowledge to better determine and quantify uncertainties in a project, and consequently develop controls or action plans to enhance its chances of success. W... Find out more
Starts: Open
Price: R4 900
Online Course in Non-Radiological Diagnostic Imaging of the Horse Image
Online Course in Non-Radiological Diagnostic Imaging of the Horse
The Online Course in Non-Radiological Diagnostic Imaging of the Horse provides you with a good working knowledge of the methodology and diagnostic capabilities of various non-radiological imaging modalities by focusing on diagnostic ultr... Find out more
Starts: Open
Price: R7 500
Online Course: Introduction to Neuroscience Coaching Image
Online Course: Introduction to Neuroscience Coaching
The Online Course: Introduction to Neuroscience Coaching provides you with a comprehensive overview of the neuroscience approach to coaching in both organisational and personal contexts. During the course, you will expl... Find out more
Starts: 29 July 2019
Price: R7 700
R20190729
Online Course in Advanced Debt Review Image
Online Course in Advanced Debt Review
Starts: 29 July 2019
Price: R 8 600
R20190729
Online Course in Cost and Management Accounting Image
Online Course in Cost and Management Accounting
The Online Course in Cost and Management Accounting is designed to help you better understand the overall costing process and how to effectively determine costs whether in private or public sector entities. As an essential component of f... Find out more
Starts: 1 August 2019
Price: R6 500
R20190801
PCEL Module 10: Capstone Image
PCEL Module 10: Capstone
Starts: 1 August 2019
Price: R5 463
R20190801
Online Programme in IT Project Management Image
Online Programme in IT Project Management
The Online Programme in IT Project Management takes you through the entire lifecycle of a project by interacting with real- time challenges and imminent issues that typically crop up during projects. The programme equips you with practic... Find out more
Starts: 3 August 2019
Price: R10 600
R20190803
Online course in Environmental Impact Assessment Administration Image
Online course in Environmental Impact Assessment Administration
The Environmental Impact Assessment Administration short course provides you with knowledge and insights in the evaluation, management and administration of Environmental Impact Assessments (EIAs). The course covers a review of EIA-relat... Find out more
Starts: 5 August 2019
Price: R10 500
R20190805
Online Course in Supply Chain Management for Public Officials Image
Online Course in Supply Chain Management for Public Officials
The Online Course in Supply Chain Management for Public Officials provides you with a better understanding of the principles, regulations and legislation specifically underlying Supply Chain Management (SCM) in the public sector that wil... Find out more
Starts: 19 August 2019
Price: R3 025
R20190819
Online Course in Food Microbiology Image
Online Course in Food Microbiology
The Online Course in Food Microbiology will not only provide you with an in-depth understanding of the general principles of microbiology – with a specific focus on micro-organisms and the intrinsic and extrinsic factors that affect th... Find out more
Starts: 1 September 2019
Price: R5 800
R20190901
18 open courses«1 of 2»

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