project_management_courses

Diploma of Project Management

BSB51415

  • Study a course that has been developed by industry professionals with this Diploma of Project Management (BSB51415)
  • Learn online at your own pace (part-time, full-time or accelerated)
  • Complete in just one year

Have a question about this course?

At a glance

Study mode

laptop
Online

Provider

APM at Torrens University Australia (RTO 0269)
Career Opportunities
  • Project Coordinator
  • Project Manager
  • Project Leader
  • Project Team Leader
  • Project Contract Manager
  • Project Vendor Manager
Recognition

Nationally recognised - meets Australian Qualifications Framework standards.

Prerequisites

Year 12 or successful completion of a Language Literacy & Numeracy (LLN) test.

Location

Online

Course length
Full-time: 1 year | Part-time: 70 weeks | Accelerated: 36 weeks (plus breaks)
Study mode

Online


Online

Study from anywhere, when it suits you best and graduate with the identical qualification as an on-campus student.

Blended

Study part of the course online. Combine your online learning with classes or practical sessions on-campus at a college or university.

In-class

Attend classes on-campus at a university, TAFE or college and interact face-to-face with teachers and fellow students.

Assessment
Assignments
Start date

6 start dates per year.

Provider
APM at Torrens University Australia (RTO 0269)

APM College of Business and Communications at Torrens University Australia is renowned for delivering excellent marketing, PR and event management qualifications.

Developed by the industry for the industry, APM at Torrens University Australia (RTO 0269) courses are highly regarded and focus on career-relevant and practical skills. Combined with the work experience you gain through APM at Torrens University Australia's internship program, you'll graduate with your foot in the door.

APM College of Business and Communication is a trading name of Think: Colleges Pty Ltd and Torrens University Australia Ltd, Think: Colleges Pty Ltd: RTO No. 0269, HEP No. 4375| Torrens University Australia Ltd: RTO No. 41343, HEP No. 4449

Price

The course price can vary depending on a few factors, including whether you are an Australian resident or your chosen payment option. To find out more, contact the course provider.

What you'll learn

You'll learn:

  • A variety of essential project management skills
  • Fundamentals in project management
  • Fundamentals in project design
  • Fundamentals in risk assessment
  • How to manage a team of project team members

Course structure

8 units

Units

  1. Effective meetings


    This subject describes the skills and knowledge required to manage a range of meetings including overseeing the meeting preparation processes, chairing meetings, organising the minutes and reporting meeting outcomes. Students will also learn how to manage document design and production processes to ensure agreed standards are met.

    Units of competency:
    BSBADM502 - Manage meetings
    BSBADM506 - Manage business document design and development

  2. Financial planning


    This subject describes the skills and knowledge required to undertake financial management within a work team in an organisation. It includes planning and implementing financial management approaches, supporting team members whose role involves aspects of financial operations, monitoring and controlling finances and reviewing and evaluating effectiveness of financial management processes.

    Unit of competency:
    BSBFIM501 - Manage budgets and financial plans

  3. Project communication


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

    Unit of competency:
    BSBPMG516 - Manage project information and communication

  4. Project integration


    This subject describes the skills and knowledge required to integrate and balance 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 project objectives to comply with organisational goals, strategies and objectives.

    Unit of competency:
    BSBPMG521 - Manage project integration

  5. Project management principles


    This subject describes the 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. It also covers the skills and knowledge required to manage time during projects. It involves determining and implementing the project schedule, and assessing time management outcomes. Additionally, this unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage quality within 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.

    Units of competency:
    BSBPMG511 - Manage project scope
    BSBPMG512 - Manage project time
    BSBPMG513 - Manage project quality

  6. Project resourcing


    This subject describes the 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. This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to undertake procurement in projects.

    Units of competency:
    BSBPMG514 - Manage project cost
    BSBPMG518 - Manage project procurement

  7. Project team management


    This subject describes the 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. This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to undertake procurement in projects.

    Unit of competency:
    BSBPMG515 - Manage project human resources

  8. Risk management


    This subject describes the skills and knowledge required to manage risks that may impact achievement of project objectives. It involves identifying, analysing, treating and monitoring project risks, and assessing risk management outcomes.

    Unit of competency:
    BSBPMG517 - Manage project risk

Support and delivery

Studying online explained

When you study online with APM at Torrens University Australia, you can:

  • Study from anywhere, when it suits you best.
  • Graduate with the identical qualification as an on-campus student.
  • Get comprehensive support from teachers via phone and email.
  • Access course materials online.
  • Interact with teachers and fellow students via platforms like virtual classrooms, forums and video calls.

Learn from industry experts

APM at Torrens University Australia courses are designed and delivered by industry practitioners, ensuring that what you learn is practical, relevant and up-to-date.

Have a question about this course?

Our Learning Consultants can:
  • icon enquiry 1Provide guidance on courses
  • icon enquiry 2Give advice on job outcomes
  • icon-enquiry-connectproviderConnect you with the relevant education provider

Free call 1800 675 282

9am - 5.30pm AEDT Monday - Friday