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ICT60415
Advanced Diploma of

Information Technology Project Management

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Duration
12 months
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Units
15 units

Summary

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Got great leadership, organisation, and time management skills? Foster your skillset in an ICT context with our Advanced Diploma of Information Technology in Project Management. Our 12 month course covers the fundamentals in business analysis, change management, and communication skills within an IT environment, and enables participants to manage projects in specialty areas such as software development, hardware procurement and implementation, web and system development, and more.
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Learn all the technical skills involved with managing ICT projects – including project closure, initiation, planning, delivery, and quality. Training will also cover the control of ICT project risks, systems implementation, and the copyright, ethics and privacy within an ICT environment. Qualified students will be able to find work opportunities in senior roles such as an IT manager, quality assurance manager, e-Business project manager, and more.
  • Course structure

    The standard course is conducted over a 12 month period; within a self-paced online learning environment. 

    Upskilled will gather information about your previous experience and skills, weekly study commitment and online learning experience to provide you with an projected duration for your course based on your individual circumstance. 

    Upskilled uses MyUpskilled to manage the delivery and assessment of your course. This means you can learn at your own pace.

    This course is made up of a range of vendor neutral courses, along with Upskilled's own workshops.

    Vendor Neutral Courses Upskilled Courses/Workshops
    • Solving Business Problems
    • Project Management
    • Leadership
    • ITIL Foundations
    • Business Analysis
    • Communication skills
    • Change Management
    • Privacy, Ethics and Copyright
    • Business Needs
  • Entry requirements

    There are no specific entry requirements for this qualification.

    Target audience for this program are existing ICT staff who wish to further develop, or formalise their skills by gaining an Advanced Diploma in IT Project Management.  

    As a guide, entrants to this program may:

    • have 3-5 years of experience with ICT products
    • hold a Diploma in a similar discipline
    • hold a premier vendor certification
    • ​complete an interview process with a designated Upskilled representative to ascertain suitability to the program and to review your current skills and experience, as this may allow you to move through the course more quickly
     

    This program would also suit participants wishing to gain entry to higher level ICT discipline qualifications or move in to IT Project Management roles.

  • Inclusions
    Upskilled courses include specialised learning materials, and access to:
    • Upskilled’s fully customised online learning platform, MyUpskilled
    • Student Rewards Program
    • Student Support services
    • your trainer via the trainer/student messaging system
    • webinars; both live and recorded sessions
    • video content access via:
  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
    Work experience or formal qualifications you have may count towards your course. If you have previously undertaken study at a recognised institution or have some relevant work experience, you might gain credit towards specific units in a course; shortening the time you have to study. You can send your application for Credit Transfer or RPL during the enrolment process.
  • Assessment
    Upskilled takes evidence gathered from a variety of sources to deem a student as competent. Assessment processes might include some or all of the following:
    • Recognition of Prior Learning and/or credit transfer
    • summative and formative assignments
    • written reports and/or portfolio assessments
    • scenarios and/or case studies
    • projects
    • written/oral questions
    • regular training and assessment contact will be maintained by Upskilled in conjunction with the participant and their employer (where applicable). Critical dates during the program will be identified for participants to ensure compliance to assessment due dates, and attendance at monthly webinars as required.

Outcomes

This qualification could give you several career and/or further study outcomes. After completing this course, you could explore some of the following outcomes. 
  • Career outcomes
  • University pathways
    This course might include a pathway to university. University pathways are current at the time of publishing but are subject to change.

    The pathways available to learners who undertake this qualification include ICT Graduate Certificate qualifications or other relevant higher education sector qualifications.

    Southern Cross University
    ​Southern Cross University is a progressive, young and connected regional research university, with vibrant campuses in northern New South Wales and the southern Gold Coast. They offer undergraduate and postgraduate degrees and many are available in a dynamic online form.  Upskilled has an articulation agreement in place with Southern Cross University. Graduates may be eligible for guaranteed entry and credit transfer into the following Bachelor Degree/s after successful completion of select Upskilled qualifications. For more information on SCU Articulations click here.
  • Vendor certification mapping

    This qualification covers the learning content for the following Certification:

    ITIL Foundations

    All recommended learning materials for this certification are provided in this Upskilled Advanced Diploma - we recommend that you have hands-on experience with the product along with studying these materials.

    * Vendor Certifications are current at the time of publishing but are subject to change as these are managed by external organisations to Upskilled.

Subjects

This qualification consists of the below units of competency. All competencies must be successfully completed to attain the qualification.

The program is broken into 4 logical clusters of training within the broad category of ICT systems: 1/ Core Infrastructure; 2/ Continuity & Security; 3/ Continuous Improvement; and 4/ Service Delivery & Governance.
  • ICTICT610
    Manage copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage the issues of copyright and professional and ethical conduct in a team, as well as to ensure that personal information of stakeholders is handled in a confidential and professional manner. It applies to individuals who operate at a senior level with a high degree of autonomy in managing policies and system security.

  • ICTPMG601
    Establish ICT project governance

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to establish an information and communications technology (ICT) project, with a governance framework within small, medium or large organisations. It applies to individuals who may be required to use advanced project management skills in developing logical and sustainable ICT project plans using organisational/established benchmarks and ethical practices.

  • ICTPMG602
    Manage ICT project initiation

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to initiate an information and communications technology (ICT) project within small, medium or large organisations. It applies to individuals who may be required to apply project management skills to establish the necessary foundation to facilitate successful delivery of agreed project outcomes.

  • ICTPMG603
    Manage ICT project planning

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to plan and manage an information and communications technology (ICT) project within small, medium or large organisations. It applies to individuals who may be required to apply advanced project management skills in developing and documenting logical processes and timelines to ensure that projects are delivered in accordance with stakeholder expectations.

  • ICTPMG604
    Manage ICT project delivery

    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to manage the creation and delivery of the products of an information technology (IT) project within small, medium or large organisations.

  • ICTPMG605
    Manage ICT project closure

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to decommission or close an information and communications technology (ICT) project within a small, medium or large organisation. It applies to individuals who may be required to use advanced project-management skills in undertaking a strategic assessment of the status of a project.

  • ICTPMG606
    Manage ICT project quality

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to implement quality assurance processes using quality control data to ensure continuous improvement for the benefit of current and future information and communications technology (ICT) projects. It applies to individuals who may be required to apply high level business management, quality and technical knowledge and skills to ensure that projects are delivered, evaluated and monitored in accordance with organisational quality management systems and processes.

  • ICTPMG607
    Manage and control ICT project risks

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage and control risks in an information and communications technology (ICT) project within small, medium or large organisations. It applies to individuals who may be required to apply a high level of business, technical and risk management skills to ensure that project risks are managed and controlled in accordance with organisational risk management strategies.

  • ICTPMG608
    Manage ICT project systems implementation

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage the system-implementation process in an information and communications technology (ICT) project within small, medium or large organisations. It applies to individuals who may be required to use high-level business management technical and communication skills to ensure that ICT projects are implemented to ensure alignment with project and system development documentation.

  • BSBINN601
    Lead and manage organisational change

    This unit describes skills and knowledge required to determine strategic change requirements and opportunities; and to develop, implement and evaluate change management strategies. It applies to managers with responsibilities that extend across the organisation or across significant parts of a large organisation. They may have a dedicated role in human resources management, human resources development, or work in a strategic policy or planning area. The unit takes a structured approach to change management and applies to people with considerable work experience and organisational knowledge.

  • ICTSAD605
    Elicit ICT requirements

    This unit describes the outcomes, skills and knowledge required to undertake and engage stakeholders in the key task of defining information and communications technology (ICT) requirements. This unit applies to individuals required to ensure that requirements elicited are complete, clear, correct and consistent, and can serve as a solid foundation for the solution to the business needs.

  • ICTSAD606
    Analyse stakeholder requirements

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to analyse stated requirements, determine potential solutions, and define possible features available to meet stakeholder needs. This unit applies to individuals who require high-level management, business and technical skills necessary to manage complex analysis efforts within the information and communications technology (ICT) industry, often as part of business critical ICT projects.

  • ICTICT608
    Interact with clients on a business level

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to interact with clients at a management level. It applies to individuals working as management personnel in a range of information and communications technology (ICT) areas who are responsible for maintaining client relationships.

  • ICTICT509
    Gather data to identify business requirements

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify, analyse and document business requirements. It applies to individuals working as systems analyst developers and project team leaders, and managers responsible for gathering data to identify business requirements.

  • ICTICT813
    Manage ICT services

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to apply the principles of service quality management and to develop a code of practice for information and communications technology (ICT) service management. It applies to individuals who work in senior management positions and manage a wide range of ICT projects, and lead the analysis, implementation and management of emerging, and converging, ICTs as they are integrated into the business process to support organisational strategic goals.

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