Diploma of Project Management

COURSE OVERVIEW

This course focuses on building communication, leadership and planning skills, which are fundamental in all managerial positions. The course should enhance promotion prospects for those already in project management or those aspiring to a senior project manager position.

Project management skills are highly regarded. The ability to lead, plan and execute projects to stringent deadlines and budgets is a primary skill in all areas of industry. Those who can demonstrate competence in this area are attractive to prospective employers.

This Diploma is also suitable for those qualified in other disciplines at a management level who want to enhance their skills base by obtaining project management skills at a management level.

Location of Course Delivery

This course is delivered from Lonsdale Institute’s Melbourne and Sydney city campuses. Melbourne is located at 277 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria. Sydney is located at 72 Bathurst Street, Sydney, New South Wales.

Delivery Approach and Mode

Delivery of the course is based on 24 hours face to face delivery per week over a period of 20 weeks delivered over 1 semester. This course is available online, classroom and blended delivery.

Course Duration

This course is delivered over 20 weeks which is based on 20 hours of face to face delivery per week. However, depending on the time of enrolment and holiday periods throughout the year, the total duration of the course could be up to 26 weeks (including holidays)

Delivery and Assessment

A variety of methods are incorporated into the course to accommodate different learning styles. These include project work, reports, portfolio development as well as individual presentations.

Entry Requirements

Demonstration of potential to undertake vocational education and training at diploma level, including:

Completion of the Certificate IV in Business or other relevant qualification

or

Demonstration of substantial vocational experience in project roles where they may have had some limited responsibility without a formal project management qualification

Students must be 18 years of age or over

International students require an English language proficiency score of 5.5 IELTS (or equivalent).

Pathways

After achieving the Diploma of Project Management, candidates may undertake an Advanced Diploma of Project Management.

COURSE CODE: BSB51415 CRICOS Code: 087442K

Course Structure

To attain a Diploma of Project Management, competency in the following 12 units must be achieved:

UNIT NO.

UNIT CODE

UNIT NAME

CORE OR ELECTIVE

1
BSBPMG517
Manage project risk
Core
2
BSBPMG521
Manage project integration
Core
3
BSBPMG511
Manage project scope
Core
4
BSBPMG512
Manage project time
Core
5
BSBPMG513
Manage project quality
Core
6
BSBPMG514
Manage project cost
Core
7
BSBPMG515
Manage project human resources
Core
8
BSBPMG516
Manage project information and communication
Core
9
BSBPMG19
Manage project stakeholders engagement
Elective
10
BSBMGT516
Facilitate continuous improvement
Elective
11
BSBWOR502
Lead and manage team effectiveness
Elective
12
BSBINN502
Build and sustain an innovative work environment
Elective

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