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ICT60415
Advanced Diploma of

Information Technology Project Management

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Summary

Got great leadership, organisation, and time management skills? Foster your skillset in an ICT context with our ICT60415 - 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.
 

Note: All IT training packages will be updated across Australia in 2021, which includes this course. This qualification remains a nationally recognised qualification and is still open for enrolment.

Please speak to an education consultant for more details.


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Duration
12 months
Units
15 units
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
Inclusions
Upskilled courses include specialised learning materials, and access to:
  • Upskilled’s fully customised online learning platform, MyUpskilled
  • 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 / Credit Transfer
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.

Subjects

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

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, which are subject to change. Please speak to one of our Education Consultants for more information.
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.

Entry requirements

Start date
Enrol anytime

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 ICT60415 Advanced Diploma of 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.

To ensure participants are able to seamlessly access our online learning platform and video content, they will require access to a modern computer with high-speed internet. Participants will also need to possess basic computing skills, and may be required to complete a Language Literacy and Numeracy skills assessment before enrolment can be confirmed.

Resource requirements

You will need access to a computer and the internet and have basic computing operational skills. Minimum specifications for your computer are:

All users:

  • Microsoft Office 2010 or equivalent
  • Broadband internet connection
  • 2GB of RAM
  • CD-ROM or DVD drive
  • Chrome or Firefox browsers
  • Adobe Reader XI or equivalent
  • Adobe Flash Player 10 or higher
  • Access to printer and associated software
  • Access to scanner and associated software
  • Digital imaging software
  • File compression software

Windows users:

  • Microsoft Windows 7 or higher (Windows 8 recommended)
  • 1 Ghz or faster processer (2GHz recommended)

Mac OS users:

  • Mac OSX v10.5 or higher (Mac OSX v10.6 recommended)
  • 1 Ghz or faster processer (2GHz recommended)
Recording equipment / software required

A digital video recording device (for example a webcam or mobile phone with a camera) and simple recording apps to save and upload videos, images and audio files.

You will also need software such as Windows Media Player, Windows Photo Viewer, or Quicktime to view online videos and images.

Language requirements

This course involves reading, researching and undertaking a range of written and practical assessments, as well as engaging in online forums and discussions. Furthermore, the delivery mode relies on the extensive use of written communication.

Other requirements

This course at present has no further requirements - should this change we will inform you.

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