Project Management

Date: 26 – 27 May 2021
Time: 08:30 – 16:00


Venue: Little Tuscany, 48 Queens Road, Bryanston/ Zoom


Workshop Outline:
In modern management of organisations, there is a compelling push that resources are managed effectively using project management discipline and methodology.

With the ever-increasing demand for timeously delivering on work assignments within budget; project managers are at the same time challenged to use principles of stakeholder management and communication management to embed the success of projects.

Therefore, it is vitally important to build a cadre of communication management practitioners including public relations management practitioners to be conversant with project management discipline and methodology to lead work assignments and projects. The project management for communication management and public relations management practitioners’ workshop will cover areas such as:

  • Introduction of Project management features, systems and methodology and principles
  • Planning phasing, managing and implementing a project
  • Programme management
  • Project Scope Management
  • Project Administration
  • Organisation and People (Leadership and Management)
  • Project Communication Management
  • Project Procurement Management
  • Project Risk Management
  • Project Evaluation

About our facilitator:
Dante Mashile, an Accredited in Public Relations (APR) practitioner with over 18 years’ experience in the development of strategy in communication management, marketing management and media management including corporate affairs. He is an APR that is internationally recognised attesting to him having integrated communication management principles with contemporary strategies and tactics coupled with personal and professional commitment to excellence.

Considering his leadership roles, he served as a Board member of the Public Relations Institute of Southern Africa, Project Management Institute of South Africa with responsibilities to advocate for the professionalisation of public relations management and project management in the market. He has had an early exposure of reputation management through professional engagement with the Reputation Institute in 2005. Dante is a member of the Global Corporate Affairs Council, a research-led programme for leading global corporate affairs professionals developing greater insights and shared best practice. The Council is seated within the Oxford University Centre for Corporate Reputation. The Council advances reputation thinking and engagement combined with functional and professional development. The Global Corporate Council has 120 leading professionals from Asia, Australasia, China, Russia, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Scandinavia and the Americas.

Dante is an invited Guest Lecturer at University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Graduate School of Business and Leadership in the MBA programme of Leadership and Strategy.

CPD Programme Fees 2021

Duration:  2 days
CPD point: 15
Early bird PRISA member R 4 800.00
Late PRISA member R 5 030.00
Early bird non-member R 5 320.00
Late non-member R 5 600.00
PRISA registered students R 2 720.00

Accommodation NOT included in any of the fees | Fees subject to change
*Early bird: Book and pay before May 16, 2021.

Student and member fee rate/s only applicable if PRISA membership fees are paid in full at time of booking. The PRISA CPD programme adheres to the criteria required by SAQA for a recognised professional body. The programme is put together following the Global Alliance best practice professional development framework.

To book contact: Annah Jordan at cpd@prisa.co.za or 011 326 1262

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