4IR: Project and Financial Management

Jun. 07, 2022


Course Objectives

  • Plan a project and understand project life cycle and roles within a project
  • Understand how to deliver a project against a project plan
  • Use relevant project management tools
  • Learn how to manage project risks and issues
  • Understand and apply finance-related governance and compliance to ensure effective budgetary control
  • Know how to deliver value for money
  • Understand how to set and monitor budgets and produce accurate financial updates

Course Structure

  • Needs of a successful project
  • Effective project sponsors
  • Project manager – Role and responsibility
  • Developing an integrated team
  • Generic project documents
  • Business case
  • Risk register
  • Managing risks
  • Project risk approach
  • Building the network – the critical path
  • Microsoft Project
  • RACI for tasks
  • Making estimates
  • Principles for controlling changes
  • Stakeholders
  • Key project communication thoughts
  • Tracking projects
  • Project close
  • Finance
  • Stakeholders in a business
  • Governance and Compliance
  • Application in ILM of Governance and Compliance


  • Certificate of Completion by Kaplan (will be received within 1-2 working weeks upon course completion)
  • 5 Kaplan Employability Statement (KES) points (only for eligible students)
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