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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16 open courses«1 of 2»
Online Course in Cost and Management Accounting Image
Online Course in Cost and Management Accounting
Starts: 2 May 2019
Price: R6 500
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Online Programme in IT Project Management
Starts: 11 May 2019
Price: R10 600
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Online Course in eBusiness and eCommerce
Starts: 15 May 2019
Price: R1 820
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Online Course in eSkills for Entrepreneurs
Starts: 15 May 2019
Price: R1 254
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Online Course: Introduction to Database Design Image
Online Course: Introduction to Database Design
Starts: 15 May 2019
Price: R3590
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Online Course in Food Microbiology Image
Online Course in Food Microbiology
Starts: 1 June 2019
Price: R5 800
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Introductory Programme in Sectional Title Management Image
Introductory Programme in Sectional Title Management
Starts: 1 June 2019
Price: R25 000
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Online Course in Maintenance Management
Starts: 1 July 2019
Price: R4 900
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16 open courses«1 of 2»
16 open courses«1 of 2»
Online Course in Project Procurement Management Principles & Practices
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The Online Course in Principles and Practices of Project Management provides you with the practical know-how to schedule and authorise projects, allocating resources and setting up cost and time estimations. During the course, you will gain insights to develop a business case for a project, initiate the project, plan its lifecycle phase, manage scope changes and deliver a scope statement, identify work packages and identify stakeholders (including their roles and responsibilities) on a project in your organisation – yielding the benefits of project support systems and specialised management planning techniques. This course earns you credit towards the Programme in Project Management (PPM).

Starts: 1 May 2019
Price: R7 325
Online Course in Project Management Professional (PMP®) Preparatory Workshop
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Online Course in Project Management Professional (PMP®) Preparatory Workshop Image

The Online Course in Project Management Professional Exam (PMP®) Preparatory Workshop assists you in improving your knowledge of project management in preparation for the PMP® examination. Unlike other certifications that focus on a particular geography or domain, the international PMP® certification can lead to project management work in virtually any industry, using various methodologies and/or in any possible location.

Starts: 1 May 2019
Price: R7 400
Online Course in Cost and Management Accounting
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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: 2 May 2019
Price: R6 500
Online Programme in IT Project Management
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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: 11 May 2019
Price: R10 600
Online Course in eBusiness and eCommerce
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The Online Course in eBusiness and eCommerce focuses on optimising customer relationship management in an online environment by examining eBusiness and marketplace models, eBusiness strategies, eMarketing and procurement in some detail. The initial investment for an eBusiness start-up is generally lower than starting a traditional business, and with technology becoming more advanced and easier to obtain, the barriers to opening a business have been significantly reduced or even removed. Because buyers and sellers can transact at any time and from anywhere, eBusiness and eCommerce not only provide cost-saving advantages, but also make goods and services accessible on a global scale.

Starts: 15 May 2019
Price: R1 820
Online Course in eSkills for Entrepreneurs
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The Online Course in eSkills for Entrepreneurs provides you as entrepreneur the opportunity to better understand technology and see how it can assist you in growing your business. The course will help to optimise your communication skills through technology, not only with your employees, but also with your suppliers and customers. During the course, you will also start to understand the benefits of social media and how it can be used to help a business grow. This course is a great way for entrepreneurs and small business owners to start to explore the important role technology can play in their business.

Starts: 15 May 2019
Price: R1 254
Online Course: Introduction to Database Design
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The Online Course: Introduction to Database Design provides you with the fundamental knowledge of designing simple databases by means of entity relationship diagrams and the implementation of these designs in a relational database management system. Effective databases are essential tools in the contemporary business environment, and the ability to store, modify, extract and search for information through databases is a valuable skill in this environment. During the course, you will also become familiar with the fundamentals of structured query language (SQL), learn how to design simple small-scale databases, including how to functionally apply SQL to implement and manipulate such databases.

Starts: 15 May 2019
Price: R3590
Online Course: Introduction to Enterprise Architecture Concepts
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The Online Course: Introduction to Enterprise Architecture Concepts provides you with a concise, yet fundamental, overview of critical enterprise architecture concepts. The field of enterprise architecture considers the conceptual blueprint that defines the structure and operation of an organisation, and this course particularly focuses on core concepts and ideas behind architecture, using enterprise architecture frameworks and linking this knowledge back to notational styles and their application by means of relevant case studies. You will further be equipped with a better understanding of enterprise architecture and how it can be applied through the relevant frameworks, documentation and modelling approaches currently used.

Starts: 15 May 2019
Price: R3 000
Online Course in Food Microbiology
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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 June 2019
Price: R5 800
Online Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM®) Preparatory Workshop
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Professionals who would like to build on their knowledge of project management or pursue it as a potential career path are invited to enrol for the online Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM®) Preparatory Workshop.

The online workshop prepares and assists you to become CAPM® certified. This certification is an asset that will distinguish you in the job market and enhance your credibility and effectiveness working on or with project teams. Project management is a rapidly growing profession. With the CAPM®, you’ll be on the fast track to many new and exciting career opportunities.

Starts: 1 June 2019
Price: R6 800
Introductory Programme in Sectional Title Management
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The Introductory Programme in Sectional Title Schemes Management provides you with the opportunity to gain a solid foundation in all matters relating to sectional titles that will enable you to follow a career path in the sectional title industry as portfolio manager. The programme cover topical issues of sectional title management, including the development of sectional title schemes and the opening of sectional title registers, relevant legal aspects such as the law of contract, administrative principles relating to sectional title schemes, occupational health and safety, land use management, the dynamics of property transactions, dispute resolution, the Sectional Title Schemes Management Act, the Community Schemes Ombud Service Act and professional communication.

Starts: 1 June 2019
Price: R25 000
Online Course in Maintenance Management
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The general objective on Online Course in Maintenance Management is to obtain an introductory knowledge of maintenance and maintenance management with an emphasis on the necessary tools to manage the maintenance function within a manufacturing enterprise or service provider organisation. The delegate will learn how to formulate a maintenance strategy, how to develop a maintenance plan and how to structure a maintenance organisation that is focused on achieving the objectives of the maintenance department in the industrial organisation. The delegate will also acquire a working knowledge of how to perform a maintenance audit.

Starts: 1 July 2019
Price: R4 900
16 open courses«1 of 2»
16 open courses«1 of 2»
Online Course in Project Procurement Management Principles & Practices Image
Online Course in Project Procurement Management Principles & Practices
The Online Course in Principles and Practices of Project Management provides you with the practical know-how to schedule and authorise projects, allocating resources and setting up cost and time estimations. During the course, you will g... Find out more
Starts: 1 May 2019
Price: R7 325
R20190501
Online Course in Project Management Professional (PMP®) Preparatory Workshop Image
Online Course in Project Management Professional (PMP®) Preparatory Workshop
The Online Course in Project Management Professional Exam (PMP®) Preparatory Workshop assists you in improving your knowledge of project management in preparation for the PMP® examination. Unlike other certifications that focus on a pa... Find out more
Starts: 1 May 2019
Price: R7 400
R20190501
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: 2 May 2019
Price: R6 500
R20190502
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: 11 May 2019
Price: R10 600
R20190511
Online Course in eBusiness and eCommerce Image
Online Course in eBusiness and eCommerce
The Online Course in eBusiness and eCommerce focuses on optimising customer relationship management in an online environment by examining eBusiness and marketplace models, eBusiness strategies, eMarketing and procurement in some detail. ... Find out more
Starts: 15 May 2019
Price: R1 820
R20190515
Online Course in eSkills for Entrepreneurs Image
Online Course in eSkills for Entrepreneurs
The Online Course in eSkills for Entrepreneurs provides you as entrepreneur the opportunity to better understand technology and see how it can assist you in growing your business. The course will help to optimise your communication skill... Find out more
Starts: 15 May 2019
Price: R1 254
R20190515
Online Course: Introduction to Database Design Image
Online Course: Introduction to Database Design
The Online Course: Introduction to Database Design provides you with the fundamental knowledge of designing simple databases by means of entity relationship diagrams and the implementation of these designs in a relational database manage... Find out more
Starts: 15 May 2019
Price: R3590
R20190515
Online Course: Introduction to Enterprise Architecture Concepts Image
Online Course: Introduction to Enterprise Architecture Concepts
The Online Course: Introduction to Enterprise Architecture Concepts provides you with a concise, yet fundamental, overview of critical enterprise architecture concepts. The field of enterprise architecture considers the conceptual bluepr... Find out more
Starts: 15 May 2019
Price: R3 000
R20190515
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 June 2019
Price: R5 800
R20190601
Online Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM®) Preparatory Workshop Image
Online Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM®) Preparatory Workshop
Professionals who would like to build on their knowledge of project management or pursue it as a potential career path are invited to enrol for the online Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM®) Preparatory Workshop. Th... Find out more
Starts: 1 June 2019
Price: R6 800
R20190601
Introductory Programme in Sectional Title Management Image
Introductory Programme in Sectional Title Management
The Introductory Programme in Sectional Title Schemes Management provides you with the opportunity to gain a solid foundation in all matters relating to sectional titles that will enable you to follow a career path in the sectional title... Find out more
Starts: 1 June 2019
Price: R25 000
R20190601
Online Course in Maintenance Management Image
Online Course in Maintenance Management
The general objective on Online Course in Maintenance Management is to obtain an introductory knowledge of maintenance and maintenance management with an emphasis on the necessary tools to manage the maintenance function within a manufac... Find out more
Starts: 1 July 2019
Price: R4 900
R20190701
16 open courses«1 of 2»

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