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BSB51415
Diploma of

Project Management

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Duration
12 months
Mode
100% online
Units
12 units

Summary

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Gain a sophisticated understanding of the methods and techniques you’ll need to advance in order to move your career to the next level. Head in the direction of managing major project builds in almost any  professional sector with the Diploma of Project Management. This contemporary course will target what you already know in the context of business; and will take your skills to the next level.
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In this age of growth and innovation, it is critical to continue to learn new skills and methods for application in the workplace.
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Detail

This course will give you the confidence to manage a major project from end to end. With units on planning, budgeting, reporting and scope, you’ll become confident in assessing risk, presenting your vision to stakeholders and leading team effectiveness. This qualification has so much relevance to many types of roles and business applications and could really take your career to the next level.
  • 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.

  • 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 a project management role
    • Successful completion of a Certificate IV in Project Management Practice or a qualification equivalent
  • 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.
  • BSBPMG511
    Manage project scope

    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to determine and manage project scope. It involves obtaining project authorisation, developing a scope-management plan, and managing the application of project scope controls.

  • BSBPMG512
    Manage project time

    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to manage time in projects. It involves determining and implementing the project schedule, and assessing time-management outcomes.

  • BSBPMG513
    Manage project quality

    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to manage quality in projects. It involves determining quality requirements, implementing quality control and assurance processes, and using review and evaluation to make quality improvements in current and future projects.

  • BSBPMG514
    Manage project cost

    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to identify, analyse and refine project costs to produce a budget, and to use this budget as the principal mechanism to control project cost.

  • BSBPMG515
    Manage project human resources

    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to manage human resources in and for projects. It involves planning for human resources, implementing personnel training and development, and managing the project team.

  • BSBPMG516
    Manage project information and communication

    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to link people, ideas and information at all stages in the project life cycle. Project communication management ensures the timely and appropriate generation, collection, dissemination, storage and disposal of project information through formal structures and processes.

  • BSBPMG521
    Manage project integration

    his unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to integrate and balance the overall project management functions of scope, time, cost, quality, human resources, communications, risk and procurement across the project life cycle; and to align and track the project objectives to comply with organisational goals, strategies and objectives.

  • BSBPMG517
    Manage project risk

    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to manage risks that may impact on achieving project objectives. It involves identifying, analysing, treating and monitoring project risks, and assessing risk-management outcomes.

  • BSBWOR501
    Manage personal work priorities and professional development

    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to manage own performance and professional development. particular emphasis is on setting and meeting priorities, analysing information and using a range of strategies to develop further competence.

  • BSBWOR502
    Lead and manage team effectiveness

    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to facilitate all aspects of teamwork within the organisation. It involves taking a leadership role in the development of team plans, leading and facilitating teamwork and actively engaging with the management of the organisation.

  • BSBMGT502
    Manage people performance

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage the performance of staff who report to them directly. Development of key result areas and key performance indicators and standards, coupled with regular and timely coaching and feedback, provide the basis for performance management. It applies to individuals who manage people. It covers work allocation and the methods to review performance, reward excellence and provide feedback where there is a need for improvement. The unit makes the link between performance management and performance development, and reinforces both functions as a key requirement for effective managers. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

  • BSBPMG519
    Manage project stakeholder engagement

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage stakeholder relationships. It applies to individuals responsible for managing and leading a project in an organisation, business, or as a consultant.

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