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Project Management

"Operations keeps the lights on, strategy provides a light at the end of the tunnel, but project management is the train engine that moves the organization forward." - Joy Gumz

Some of the things you'll learn in this academy:

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The history of project management

This lesson takes us back in time to see the evolution of Project Management as a discipline and looks specifically at the impact that technology had on the world of Project Management.

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Know your team

This lesson helps you understand the Human Skills Indicator questionnaire.  You get to understand the different personality traits of your team member.  This will enable you to better understand each other and in the process, work better together.

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Monitor progress

In this lesson we will learn what the different things are that we need to monitor to make sure the project stays on track.

Meet your presenter

Mr. Venter

Mr. Anton Venter is a certified Executive Leadership coach. He has an Honours Degree in Leadership and is the head of the Sutherland High School, School of Leadership. For the past 15 years, Mr. Venter has been developing young leaders and mentors. He is passionate about the development of leaders and mentors and wishes to make a difference in the lives of others.

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"I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed."

- Michael Jordan

Red Blazer Information

Introduction to Project Management is an integral component of the Red Blazer programme.  During this course you will learn how to organise your own project and you will acquire the skills to execute it.  This is an introduction to Project Management and gives students a good idea of what the discipline entails in case they are considering pursuing Project Management as a career.