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Project Management

Project Management is Ideal for

  • Political Executives
  • Municipal Managers
  • Municipal Officials responsible for projects
  • Municipal CFOs and Accounting Officers
  • Project Managers

This course is accredited by the Local Government Seta and covers unit standards 119343 at NQF level 5 worth 15 credits.


This programme is part of the National Treasury Municipal Finance Management Programme (MFMP) designed to help meet the Minimum Competency Regulations for Municipal Managers, CFOs, CEOs, Senior Managers, Heads of Supply Chain Management and Middle Managers.

This is a comprehensive course aimed at providing the skills and knowledge for an operations research approach to project management in a South African municipality.

3 Day Skills Programme

See the Course Schedule.

Learning Outcomes

Demonstrate an understanding of project management principles as they relate to the public finance management and administration context.
Identify and apply a range of project management tools to support research in the management of project activities.
Initiate and manage specific projects within the public finance management and administration context.
Evaluate projects.

Programme Content

  • Introduction
  • Principles, methods and techniques for scoping a project
  • Project management tools
  • Managing project teams
  • The use of computerized tools for specific project applications
  • Project measurement tools

What Participants Get

Participants are given 30 days to complete a Portfolio of Evidence for assessment. Successul participants receive a certificate of competence endorsed by the LGSETA.


Each participant receives a workshop manual that serves as both an in-class activity book and a reference guide that can be used after the workshop to revise the concepts covered.

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