Project management in local government

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Course content

  • Introduction to program and project management
  • Legislative framework for program and project governance and project lifecycle management
  • Modern management techniques for program and project management
  • Program and project management application and integration
  • Program and project monitoring and evaluation

Learning outcomes

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to

  • demonstrate the ability to apply systematic and analytical methods in decision-making
  • improve the efficiency and effectiveness in the planning and control of programs and projects
  • understand and apply root cause analysis to determine why projects fail to meet cost and timelines.
  • demonstrate the value of a program approach as a process in order to articulate national priorities
  • realise sustainable human development objectives through a coherent and participatory national program framework
  • converge program and project management principles and practices as a logical approach
  • integrate the processes of macro-, meso- and micro-planning and management of any national development effort, and manage multiple teams and executive-level stakeholders.

Who should enrol?

This course is specifically aimed at senior managers in the South African public sector and/or public service employees aspiring towards a managerial position.

Course structure

  • Contact sessions: 3 days
  • Assignment due date: 4 weeks after last contact session

Start Time

8:00 am

November 30, 2020

Finish Time

4:00 pm

December 1, 2020



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