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Project Management Courses – The Complete Online Guide

Unisa Project Management Courses

Project Management courses are very common in the business and computers sectors of the UNISA, Damelin and Intec curriculum. They are becoming more and more popular in the industry as business take on more load through third party contractors who need to have some formal Project Management background.
But in most cases Project Management can take on varying forms depending on the industry. From basic to expert, from practical business to software development there are many forms and it’s important to choose the right path early.

The world of project management courses is getting bigger and bigger. With further evidence that we are moving towards contracted work then learning to project manage through online project management courses or open distance learning programs is growing in popularity. Taking a project management short course or a project management program through UNISA can be a huge benefit to you and open up many doors within the industry you wish to grow and succeed.

With each institution (UNISA, Damelin, Intec) there are varying types of qualifications you can attain. From a degree, diploma or a simple short course to obtain certification there are programs and courses that suit almost everybody. See below for a full list of programs and courses available from each institution.

UNISA Project Management Courses

UNISA undoubtedly has a wide array of Project Management courses. You can apply online for project management courses and also online for short courses. Read further about obtaining a degree online here.

College of Economic and Management Sciences

Basics in project management 
A simple course in project management to give people an introduction in all aspects of business. The course is only available from June onwards and lasts for six months. Provided as an open distance learning course.

Center for Public Administration and Management

Short course
Project management for strategic change and upliftment
A UNISA short course on the principles of project management. This course lasts for 3 months.

Basic, intermediate and advanced project management (contact)
Training on all aspects of project management. This program lasts for 8 months. Training method is face to face.

Basic, intermediate and advanced project management (odl)
Training on all aspects of project management. This program lasts for 8 months. Training method is ope distance learning.

Graduate SBL


Advanced project management program
A full project management course available through open distance learning and project management online courses (interactive). The course duration is for one year.

Practical project management program
This is a 12 month program. A highly sought after course as it covers candidates to successfully enter the market place with the skills they need to succeed as a project manager.

Damelin Project Management Courses

Damelin offers a superb open distance learning program. There are options to apply (web) online for you degree online through the courses they offer. See below for a comprehensive list of courses and project management programs available at Damelin.

Business School

Project management techniques certificate (Correspondence course) – Price R9,655

Topics covered

• Project Management Techniques
• Project Integration Management
• Project Scope Management
• Project Time Management
• Project Cost Management
• Project Quality Management
• Project Human Resource Management
• Project Communications Management
• Project Risk Management
• Project Procurement Management

Computer School

Comptia Project+ Certificate R8,380
This is a globally recognised Project Management certification. Covering all aspects to allow you to plan and develop projects.

IT Project Management Certificate R8,888
This course will run for approx 12 months and covers various aspects of project management from initiating a project to planning procurements.

Project 2010 Certificate R6,347
The MCTS credential is internationally recognised. The course is based around anyone that wants to be MCTS certified. 

Intec Project Management Courses

Intec is another fantastic option. Intec also offer applications online and have a good array of business and computer related project management courses. See below for a comprehensive list of courses available.

Business School

Introduction to project management
This introduction will help give individuals the starts they need in project management courses. You will gain an understanding of how to administer and manage small projects.

Project management techniques certificate
This certificate is a career booster and the course goes for about 18 months.


Computerized project management diploma 
This Project Management Diploma will enhance your skills in using Microsoft Project. Completing this course in 18 months will prepare you for Project Management job in the field.

Computer School


Computerized project management diploma
This 12 month diploma you will learn the fundamentals of project management and learn to use Microsoft Project 2007.

Short courses

Project 2010 short course certificate
This Intec short course will run for approximately 12 months. You will focus on Microsoft Project and learn to plan and execute projects.

Project management expert certificate
For those already with an understanding of project management and looking for a career as a professional project manager. This certificate runs over 12 months.


10 Responses to “Project Management Courses – The Complete Online Guide”

  1. i am interrested on Project Manegement course

    Posted by Solomon | April 11, 2012, 9:26 am
  2. How much and when is the right time to enrol. i am looking for a course that i do for six months.

    Posted by Jacob | May 4, 2012, 10:36 am
  3. when are your registrations. send me detailed info about project management course

    Posted by Thatayaone molefi | May 4, 2012, 5:46 pm
  4. send me detailed info about project management course

    Posted by Thatayaone molefi | May 4, 2012, 5:47 pm
  5. if you have a certificate in project management the duiration is two years,My question is can i be accredited.Please contact me to the following numbers;073 7774723

    Posted by Richmond Mbongeni Mapila | May 22, 2012, 11:00 am
  6. Id lov 2 enrol 4 project mangment 3 mnths cours whn s it aplicable i dnt hv a studnt numbr?

    Posted by Mbali sbanele | June 8, 2012, 5:51 am
  7. Please can you assist, i would like to do the project management couse computirised on line or part time.

    My contact details are 0790119763

    Phila Dube

    Posted by philangenkosi | July 9, 2012, 7:28 am
  8. id like to register Project management short course online, please send me the details

    Posted by Pheladi | July 17, 2012, 11:42 am
  9. I am interested in studying the Project Management Course , Could you please send me detailed information regarding the course.

    Posted by PATRICK MAUBANE | September 13, 2012, 1:52 pm
  10. Please advaise me how to apply for, project management course online

    Posted by Ingrid Kgobetsi | September 24, 2012, 8:20 am

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