This course is intended for managers and supervisors who is required to manage a unit through applying effective management, planning and controlling skills.

Specifically, you will learn how to effectively plan, implement and control a project with your team. You will learn how to manage your team’s efforts to ensure the project is carried out in accordance to its objectives.

You will learn how to set goals for your unit as well as plan to achieve such objectives. You will further be able to implement a change management process that will allow your staff to implement changes within your unit or department.

Course Outcomes:

Once you have completed this course you will be able to:

  • Develop, implement and evaluate a project plan
  • Develop and implement a strategy and action plan for a team, department or division
  • Develop, implement and evaluate an operations plan
  • Recognise areas in need of change, make recommendations and implement change in the team, department or division.
  • Formulate recommendations for a change process.

Curriculum Overview

Chapter 1- Project Planning and Management

Chapter 2: Project Team Planning

Chapter 3: Operational Planning

Chapter 4: Change Management

Unit Standards that make up this course:

  1. Develop, implement and evaluate a project plan (252022)
  2. Develop and implement a strategy and action plans for a team, department or division (15219)
  3. Develop, implement and evaluate an operational plan (252032)
  4. Recognise areas in need of change, make recommendations and implement change in the team, department or division (15214)
  5. Formulate recommendations for a change process (252021)

NQF Level: 5

Credits: 27

Study Pathway

This course forms part of the following qualifications:

National Certificate: Generic Management: General Management NQF 5

This is an accredited course with the Services Seta

In order for you to enter this course the following learning should be in place:

  • Mathematical literacy at NQF Level 4.
  • Communication at NQF Level 4.
  • Grade 12

Classroom Based: 

  • Contact Phase: 4 days
  • Preparation of POE & Summative Assessment: up to 6 weeks.

Online Learning: 

  • Online learning will take at least 6-8 weeks to complete this course. You will be required to complete an online test after you have completed each lesson.
  • Preparation of POE & Summative Assessment: up to 6-8 weeks.
  • You will be required to attend at least one contact day on this course.

Two Certificates are issued under this course:

First Certificate – Certificate of Completion will be issued once you have completed the online course successfully. This certificate will be the same as a Certificate of Attendance.

Second Certificate – Certificate of Competence will be issued once you have completed all of the necessary assessments and assignments successfully.