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<ul><li><p>Mak</p><p>e yo</p><p>ur </p><p>mar</p><p>k w</p><p>ith</p><p> Dam</p><p>elin</p><p>Go for it!Achieve career </p><p>success with Damelin Correspondence College, </p><p>one of the most employer recognised colleges in Southern Africa</p><p>correspondenceThe Career Development College</p><p>D15450 11-10</p><p>correspondenceThe Career Development College</p><p>Make your mark with Damelin</p><p>Damelin Correspondence College (Pty) Ltd. Co. Reg. No. 1996/000339/07Provisionally registered as a private FET college with the Department ofHigher Education and Training until 31 Dec 2014.Prov. Reg. No. 2008/FE07/037Provisionally accredited by Umalusi, the Council for Quality Assurancein General and Further Education and Training, www.umalusi.org.zaUmalusi Prov. Accr. No. FET 00475 PADCC is a Registered Credit Provider: NCRCP 2325</p><p>Register Today!</p><p>1st Floor, Mineralia House78 De Korte Street,Braamfontein 2001P.O. Box 31001, Braamfontein 2017</p><p>+27 11 712 2556+27 11 712 2517</p><p>JOHANNESBURG246 Cape Road, Mill ParkPort Elizabeth 6001P.O. Box 27067, Greenacres 6057</p><p>+27 41 363 0877+27 41 363 0896</p><p>PORT ELIZABETH</p><p>25 Brown Street, Nelspruit 1201+27 13 752 2400+27 13 752 6184</p><p>NELSPRUITShop 6, 273 Andries Street,Pretoria 0002P.O. Box 1332, Pretoria 0001</p><p>+27 12 352 9111+27 12 322 6369</p><p>PRETORIA</p><p>Shop 34, Matador Centre,62 Strand Street, Cape Town 8001P.O. Box 4180, Cape Town 8024</p><p>+27 21 417 8160+27 21 417 0300</p><p>CAPE TOWN</p><p>The Educor Gallery,325 Anton Lembede (Smith) Street,Durban 4001P.O. Box 2553, Durban 4000</p><p>+27 31 374 9750+27 31 301 0301</p><p>DURBAN</p><p>Shop 17, Mezzanine FloorBPI House, 269 Independence Ave.Windhoek</p><p>+264 61 308 835+264 61 308 691</p><p>NAMIBIA</p><p>Post your registration form to:The Registrar, Damelin Correspondence,</p><p>P.O Box 31001, Braamfontein, 2017</p><p>With one of the most employer recognised colleges</p><p>Project ManagementProspectus</p></li><li><p>Project Management 1</p><p> MessagefromtheGeneralManager 2</p><p> WhychooseDamelinCorrespondence? 4</p><p> DamelinCorrespondenceCollegeBusinessCareerprogrammes 6</p><p> ComputerisedProjectManagementDiploma 8</p><p> IntroducingProjectManagementCertificate 9</p><p> IntroductiontoProjectManagementCertificate 10</p><p> ProjectManagementTechniquesCertificate 11</p><p> 10StepstoYourSuccess 12</p><p>D15450 11-10</p><p>Contents</p></li><li><p>Project Management2</p><p>Message from the General Manager</p><p>DearStudent</p><p>Rightnow,youhaveyoursightsfirmlysetonexploringyourcareerdevelopment.Asyoucontemplatefurtherstudy,youwanttobecertainthatyourhardworkwillenjoythecredibilityandrespectofemployers.</p><p>RestassuredthatDamelinCorrespondenceCollegeisalearninginstitutionthatisemployer-recognisedandtrusted.Damelinpridesitselfonofferingyoutheverybestlearningprogrammes.</p><p>Asyoupagethroughthisprospectus,keepyourcareergoalsfirmlyinfocus.Thiswillenableyoutoidentifytheprogrammethatwillopenthedoortoyourcareersuccess.</p><p>WhystudywithDamelinCorrespondenceCollege? DamelinisthelargestandmostcomprehensiveofferinginSouthern</p><p>Africa.</p><p> EmployersrecogniseandhaveconfidenceinaDamelincertificateasbeingacademicallysoundandrelevanttotheirneeds.</p><p>DamelinCorrespondenceCollege(Pty)LtdisprovisionallyregisteredasaprivateFETcollegewiththeDepartmentofHigherEducationandTraininguntil31Dec2014.Prov.Reg.No.2008/FE07/037</p><p> DamelinCorrespondenceCollege(Pty)LtdProvisionallyaccreditedbyUmalusi,theCouncilforQualityAssuranceinGeneralandFurtherEducationandTraining,www.umalusi.org.za.TheprovisionalaccreditationnumberforDamelinCorrespondenceCollege(Pty)LtdisFET00475PA.EmployersarerequiredtoquotethisnumberintheirclaimstotheSkillsLevyFund,forinvestingintheiremployee'seducationassetoutintheSkillsDevelopmentActNo31,2003.</p><p>DamelinCorrespondenceCollegeoffersyoutheflexibilitytogainqualificationswhileyouareworking.</p><p> Damelinfocusesonprovidingyouwithprogrammesofstudythatarecareer-related,andacademicallydriven.</p><p>Damelinsexpertiseincludesprogrammedevelopment,curriculumdesign,content,andstudentsupportmethodsthatarerightuptodate.</p><p>DamelinCorrespondenceCollegeisaRegisteredCreditProvider,NCRCP2325</p><p>Registernowandbeonestepclosertothecareerpositionyoudesire,andthefutureyouareaimingfor.</p><p>YourssincerelyRakeshPatelDamelinCorrespondenceCollegeGeneralManager</p></li><li><p>Project Management 3</p><p>Message from the General Manager cont...</p><p>DCCs Learning OpportunitiesDCCcatersforawidevarietyoflearnerneeds.Thismeansthatweofferbothformalandnon-formalprogrammes.Itisimportantthatyouunderstandthetypeofprogrammeforwhichyouareenrolling.</p><p>Damelin Correspondence College offers you the following learning opportunities :</p><p>National qualifications arecredit-bearingqualificationsregisteredontheNQFandaccreditedbyaQualityAssuranceBody,suchasaSETA.Askillsprogrammeisanaccreditedcomponentofanationalqualification.AnexampleofaNationalQualificationofferedbyDCCistheNationalCertificateinBookkeeping,NQFLevel3,SAQAID58375,accreditedbyFASSET.</p><p>DCC Provider ProgrammesareDCCsvocationalcertificatesanddiplomasthatenhanceyourskillsandimproveyourcareeropportunities.ProviderProgrammesarenotlinkedtotheNQF,buttheyareinhighdemandandcarrytheapprovaloftheDCCAcademicBoard.AnexampleofaDCCProviderProgrammeistheDCCCertificateinProfessionalSecretary. Agent ProgrammesareprogrammesforwhichDCCofferstuition,butwhereDCCdoesnotissuethefinalcertificate.Theagentbodyissuesthefinalcertificateandmanagesthefinalexaminations.AnexampleofanAgentProgrammeofferedbyDCCistheMicrosoftOfficeUserSpecialist(MOUS)programme.</p><p>Continuous Professional Development (CPD) Programmes areshortcoursesthathelpyouaddtoyourcurrentprofessionalknowledgeinaparticularfield,andhenceboostyourabilitieswithinyourcareer.AnexampleofaDCCCPDprogrammeistheDCCShortCourseinConflictManagement.</p><p>Orientation Programmesareshortcoursesthatintroduceyoutoaparticularfieldorcareer,andthatofferyoutheopportunitytoexploreaninterestorskillssetwithouthavingtoenrollonafullprogramme.AnexampleofaDCCOrientationProgrammeistheDCCShortCourse:IntroductiontoRadioBroadcasting.</p><p>Self-employment Programmes weredesignedtorefineyourskillsinaparticularfieldofinterest,toteachyouhowtomakealivingfromaparticularskill,interestorhobby,andtohelpyoustartyourownbusiness.AnexampleofaDCCSelf-employmentprogrammeistheDCCDiplomainComputerisedBookkeeping.</p></li><li><p>Project Management4</p><p>Why Choose Damelin Correspondence?</p><p>Employer CredibilityTodaysjobmarketishighlycompetitive,particularlyforyoungpeoplewhoareseekingtheirfirstjob.Inthisenvironment,themostvaluableassetthatajob-seekercanhaveisarelevantqualificationfromanacclaimedandrespectedinstitution.Studentscanrestassuredthat,withover40yearsexperienceinpreparingstudentsforemployment,andbranchesinmostmajorcities,DamelinCorrespondenceCollegehasanunrivalledreputationasaneducationalinstitution.EveryemployerknowsandrespectsthecalibreofDamelinCorrespondenceCollegegraduates.</p><p>Flexibility and Commitment to the StudentStudyingbycorrespondencehasseveraladvantagesoverattendingclassesatacampus: Studentscanregisteratanytimeoftheyear.</p><p> Studentscanlearnathome,accordingtoaconvenientschedule,withouthavingtoincurthecostandinconvenienceoftravellingtoclassesatfixedtimes.</p><p> Studentscancontinuetoearnanincome,whilestudyingoutsideofworkinghoursathome.</p><p> StudentshaveaccesstohighlyqualifiedandexperiencedDamelinCorrespondenceCollegetutorswhocanprovidequickfeedbackbygivingdetailedcommentsonassignments,andcanprovidetelephonictutorialsonaone-to-onebasis.</p><p> Studentscanengagewithstudymaterialthatisdividedupintologicallysequenced,manageableunits,whichformpartofanintegratedandsoundlearningprocessofintroduction,reinforcementandreview,interspersedwithstudent-centredexercises.</p><p>Career Counselling &amp; Development ServiceStudentsareencouragedtomakeuseofDamelinCorrespondenceCollegesfreeeducationalcounsellingservice.StudentscancontacttheDamelinCorrespondenceCollegeCallCentrebytelephoneforreferraltoaCareerCounsellor,ortomakeapersonalappointment.Alternatively,studentscane-mailqueriestotheCollege.</p><p>TheCareerCounsellorcanassiststudentsinchoosingacareer.Heorshecanalsoprovideadditionalacademicsupport(suchasstudyskills,tipsforwritingassignmentsandpre-examtechniques,lifeskills,time-management,copingwithstress,andmore),orcansimplyprovidejob-searchingtechniques.</p></li><li><p>Project Management 5</p><p>Why Choose DamelinCorrespondence cont...</p><p>Providing for Students with Disabilities or Audio NeedsDamelinCorrespondenceCollegeseekstoprovidestudentswhohavedisabilitieswitheveryopportunitytoparticipatefullyintheCollege.Whenregistering,studentsareinvitedtodiscloseanydisabilitiesthattheymayhave,andtoindicateanyindividualsupportorspecialexaminationarrangementsthattheymayneed.StudentsarealsowelcometocontactaDamelinCorrespondenceCollegeStudentConsultantforfurtherinformation.Inaddition,studentswithdisabilitiesareinvitedtodiscusstheirparticularneedswiththeCareerCounsellor,whoisavailabletoassistwithpersonal,academicandcareerchoices.</p><p>Studentswhoexperiencedifficultyinstudyingfromprintedmaterial,forwhateverreason,areencouragedtocontacttheEducationDeskofTapeAidsfortheBlind,toarrangeforprintedmaterialtobetransferredtoaudio.Phone0313094800.</p><p>Admission requirements Recognition of Prior LearningDamelinCorrespondenceCollegeappliestheSouthAfricanQualificationAuthoritys(SAQA)policyofrecognisingpriorlearning.Therefore,ifstudentsdonotmeettheadmissionrequirementsofaparticularlearningprogramme,asstatedintheentrancerequirementsforeachcourse,theyshouldcontacttheCollegetoevaluatetheirpriorlearningandexperienceanddecideiftheycangainadmissiontotheprogrammeoftheirchoice.</p><p>www.dcc.edu.za</p><p>For further information and distance </p><p>learning guidance visit our website at:</p></li><li><p>Project Management6</p><p>The Damelin Correspondence College Business Career Programmes</p><p>General Business Studies</p><p>DamelinCorrespondenceCollegehasplayedamajorroleinbusinesseducationandtrainingforover40years.TheCollegeprovideshighqualitytrainingforthosewhoneedhands-onskillstoadvancetheircareersintheSouthAfricanbusinessworld.</p><p>DamelinCorrespondenceCollegesGeneralBusinessStudiesdivisionoffersarangeoflearningprogrammesthathavebeenaccreditedbothbyDamelinCorrespondenceCollegeandbyvariousexternalprofessionalinstitutes.DamelinCorrespondenceCollegeactsasaneducationalagent,inrespectoftheselearningprogrammes,fortheexternalbodies.</p><p>Admission Requirements</p><p>Itisimportantthatastudentschoiceoflearningprogrammeisbasedonhisorhercurrentlevelofeducationandexperience.Itisoftendetrimentaltostudysuccessifastudentregistersforaprogrammeforwhichheorshedoesnthavethenecessaryeducationalbackground.Itmightalsoproveablowtothestudentsself-confidence.Therefore,weurgestudentstotakeaconservative,realisticapproach,andinsodoingbuildasolidfoundationforfurtherstudy.</p><p>Wehaveoutlined,inthisprospectus,theadmissionrequirementsforeachprogramme.However,ifstudentshaveanydoubtsaboutadmissionrequirements,theyareencouragedtocontactaDamelinCorrespondenceCollegeStudentConsultant,whowillbeabletoansweranyqueries.</p><p>Assessment methodsInternalassessmentscanbeportfoliosofevidenceorassignmentsbasedorwrittenexams.</p><p>Externalassessmentconsistsofassignmentsandwrittenexamspersubject.Thesearesetandmanagedbyexternalassessmentbodies(suchasICB-InstituteofCertifiedBookkeepersorIBS(InstituteofBusinessStudies).</p><p>Nationalqualificationsassessmentsconsistofportfoliosofevidence(formativeandsummativeassessments)</p><p>Awards</p><p>Uponsuccessfulcompletionofalltheapplicableassessmentrequirementsasstatedinyourstudymaterialyouwillbeawardedtherelevantaward. </p></li><li><p>Project Management 7</p><p>The Damelin Correspondence College Business Career Programmes cont...</p><p>Professional Institute Programmes</p><p>Aswehavealreadymentioned,DamelinCorrespondenceCollegeoffersaselectionofprogrammesthatareaccreditedandexternallyexaminedbyprofessionalinstitutions.Theseprofessionalinstitutionsare:theInstituteofBusinessStudies(IBS);theInstituteofCertifiedBookkeepers(ICB).</p><p>Detailsoftheprogrammesconcernedcanbefoundinthisprospectus.</p><p>Damelin Correspondence College Business Career Courses</p><p>MostoftheDamelinCorrespondenceCollegebusinessaccreditationsformpartofstructuredcareerprogrammes.Inordertoadvancethroughaprogramme,astudentmustcompletehisorherchosensubjectsatconsecutivelevels.Alternatively,studentsmayobtainexemptionfromgivensubjectsonthebasisoftheirpriorlearningorexperience.</p><p>TheprogrammesofferedbyDamelinCorrespondenceCollegesBusinessGroupareexaminedprogrammes.Thecompletionofeachprogrammeisrewardedwithafulloutcomes-basedaccreditation.</p></li><li><p>Project Management8</p><p>Computerised ProjectManagement Diploma</p><p>Programme Type</p><p>TheComputerisedProjectManagementLearningprogrammeisa Continuous Professional Development Programme. </p><p>Thefirstchallengeofprojectmanagementisensuringthataprojectisdeliveredwithinthedefinedconstraints.Thesecond,moreambitious,challenge,istheoptimisedallocationandintegrationoftheinputsneededtomeetthosepre-definedobjectives.AccompaniedwithProjectmanagementsoftwaremanytypesofProjectscanbebettermanagedandrunmoreeffectively,aswellasdealwiththecomplexityoflargeprojects.</p><p>Admission Requirements </p><p>Grade12(Std.10)withComputerLiteracy.(Ifthestudentwishestoregisterforthelearningprogrammeanddoesnotmeettheminimumadmissionrequirements,buthasthreeyearsrelevantworkexperience,theyshouldcallthenearestDCCbranchtodiscusstheprospectsforentrancetothelearningprogramme).</p><p>Programme Structure</p><p>IntroductiontoProjectManagementProjectManagementMicrosoftProject2007</p><p>Programme Duration</p><p>18months</p><p>Student Assessment</p><p>Itisnotcompulsoryforstudentstohandinwrittenassignmentsbuttheyarerequiredtowrite1formalexampersubject.PleasenotethatexamsarewritteninJuneandOctoberofeachyear.StudentsshouldcompleteanexaminationentryformandsubmitittotheCollege,togetherwiththeprescribedexaminationfeebeforetheclosingdateforthenextexamination.Pleaserefertoyourexamguideformoredetails.</p><p>Certification</p><p>OnsuccessfulcompletionofthislearningprogrammeyouwillreceiveyourDamelinCorrespondenceCollegeComputerisedProjectManagementDiploma.</p><p>Software is available from the College at a reduced rate.</p></li><li><p>Project Management 9</p><p>Introducing Project Management South Africa</p><p>PMSAistherepresentativeProfessionalBodyforProjectManagementinSouthAfrica.PMSAisanot-forprofitprofessionalassociationthatisgovernedbyaBoardofDirectors,managedandadministeredbyanationalOfficeanddirectedbyaNationalExecutiveCommittee.PMSAdoesnotoffertraininginProjectManagement.Itdoes,however,haveaprogrammecalledtheRegisteredEducationandTrainingProvider(RETP)programme,throughwhichtrainingandeducationprovidersapplytoberegisteredbyPMSA.</p><p>ThisPMSAendorsementisconferredonsuccessfulapplicantsaccordingtothequalityofthecoursesonoffer.</p><p>DamelinCorrespondenceCollegehasbeenawardedSilverRegisteredEducationandTrainingProvider(RETP)status.ThismeansthatbasedonthereviewofthethreeprogrammesnamelyIntroductiontoProjectManagement,ProjectManagementTechniquesandProjectManagementShortCourseCertificatehavebeendeemedcompliantwithaprevailinginternationalprojectmanagementmethodology.</p></li><li><p>Project Management10</p><p>Introduction to ProjectManagement Certificate</p><p>Thisprogrammewillprovideindividualswiththeknowledge,understandingandskillstoadministerandsupportvirtuallyanysmallprojectandevent.</p><p>ThisprogrammeisidealformanagersenteringProjectManagementandteammembersintheprojectmanagementoffice(PMO).</p><p>Programme Type</p><p>TheIntroductiontoProjectManagementisa Continuous Professional Development Programme.</p><p>Admission Requirements</p><p>Grade12(Std10)orequivalent.(Ifyoudontmeettheminimumrequirements,butyouhave3yearsexperience,pleasecontactyournearestDCCbranchtoapplyforpossibleadmissiontothecourse.)</p><p>Programme Struct...</p></li></ul>

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