Advanced Programme in Project Management (APPM)
Brief Description
The Advanced Programme in Project Management (APPM) takes you beyond the basic project management principles focusing on mastering advanced concepts and the integration of modern technologies and approaches to project lifecycles.
Strategic aspects are balanced with practical application through the extensive use of software techniques, while elevating your skills and applying advanced risk and critical chain tools or techniques to project plans, as well as applying negotiating skills and techniques to project contracts.
You should have successfully completed the Programme in Project Management (PPM) or Comprehensive Project Management Programme for Built Environment Practitioners (CPMP) to enrol in the advanced programme.
Learning Outcomes
After successfully completing the programme, you will be able to apply advanced risk and critical-chain tools and techniques to project plans integrate and apply negotiating skills and techniques to project contracts incorporate innovation techniques into project approach integrate project control into the e-business environment, and develop customised methodologies and systems to project initiatives.
Course Content
  • Innovation for project managers
  • Project system development and methodologies
  • Advanced critical chain and simulation
  • Microsoft Projects
  • Project portfolio management
  • Strategic management
  • Negotiation and conflict management
  • Advanced risk management
The course will be presented online with one-day contact sessions per module. MS Projects will be covered in three contact days.
Entry Requirements
Prospective delegates should at least have successfully completed the Programme in Project Management (PPM) offered by the University of Pretoria or similar training intervention.

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Catalogue and Category:
Project and Risk Management
Who Should attend:
This programme is ideal for you if you have already completed the Programme in Project Management (PPM), or similar programmes, and have the need to embark on an exciting and more advanced programme that combines a unique combination of subjects.The programme covers both the private and public sectors, and includes services, finances, production, development, engineering and information management.
Delivery Mode:
Blended, Contact Sessions, Online
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