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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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Detail

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 course is conducted over a 12 month period; within a self-paced online learning environment. 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 formal entry requirements for this qualification.

    Students will need access to a computer, and the internet, and have basic computing skills. A Language Literacy and Numeracy skills assessment may be required before enrolment can be confirmed.

    Preferred pathways for candidates considering this qualification may include:

    • Demonstrated vocational experience in a range of work environments in senior information technology or systems roles, including analyst or designer
    • Successful completion of an ICT Diploma or a Diploma in a related field of study
  • 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.

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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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