Skills Academy Project Management Studies

Learn to start, plan, control and finish a project on time and within budget. You can gain all the skills needed to run projects well and grow in your career.

Skills Academy Offers the Following Project Management Courses:

Project Management Studies

Short Course In Project Management

 This is a short project management course that is made up of two subjects, and can be completed within four months.

Comprehensive Certificate in Project Management

This is our most advanced project management course. It is perfect for someone who has past experience in project management.

Proficiency Certificate in Project Management

The proficiency certificate in project management is made up of four subjects, and can take you up to six months to complete.

What is Project Management About? 

A project is a series of tasks which has a clear beginning and end (usually short-term) with specific goals set out by the project manager. Everything from hiring new staff, advertising new products, organising corporate events, and the construction of a new building are all examples of events.


Is This the Right Field for you?

You want to make sure that you have the right type of personality and have certain goals in mind in order to have a long and successful career in project management. Here are the qualities needed in someone who wants to work in this field.


You Want to get Into a Career Quickly

Project Management Institute (PMI) states that the demand for people skilled in Project Management will grow by 33%. This is equal to 22 million new jobs by the year 2027, you can read up on PMI’s great news here.


You do not Like Boredom

Two days are hardly ever the same in project management. You work with a team of different personalities, tackle a wide range of tasks and use a variety of skills for each situation.


You Don’t Have a Problem Saying no

There will be times when you have to disagree with requests, plans, and actions of your team members, managers, and boss.


You can Stay Calm Under Pressure

This is a very important skill to have in your career and to show during an interview. When times are tough, we will often look at our leaders to give us a solution on what to do next. To be able to be effective under pressure you have to be able to keep calm.


Where Will you Find Work in Project Management?


  • Technology
  • Engineering
  • Architecture
  • Information Technology Industry
  • Construction
  • Entertainment
  • Marketing and Advertising
  • Finance

Job Titles:

  • Project Director 
  • Project Assistant 
  • Program Manager
  • Project Lead
  • Project Coordinator
  • Resource Manager
  • Procurement Manager
  • Budget Manager
  • Risk Manager
  • Quality Control Manager 


How Much do Project Managers Earn?

As stated by Payscale, on this is what project managers working in South Africa earn per year.

  • Project Management Director: R845,000
  • Project Assistant:  R151 000
  • Project Coordinator: R209 000
  • Procurement Manager: R427 000 Per Year
  • Risk Manager: R499 000 Per Year
  • Quality Control Manager: R291 000 Per Year  


List of Project Management Courses:

Here are the Project Management courses on offer at Skills Academy:


Ready to get Started?

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Last updated: February 06, 2019

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