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Advanced Diploma of Information Technology Project Management

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Qualified project managers are in high demand across many sectors. If you already have an IT qualification or experience, this course could help you move into the growing project management field.

This Advanced Diploma trains you to successfully manage IT projects. You’ll learn how to analyse projects, interact with clients, and manage teams and processes.

You can study this course online when it suits you, so you can fit your study around your current job and apply new skills as you learn them.


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Provider

OTEN – Open Training & Education Network (RTO 90004)
Career Opportunities
  • Project Director
  • IT Project Manager
  • IT Manager
  • Program Delivery Manager
Recognition

Nationally recognised - meets Australian Qualifications Framework standards.
Meets membership requirements for Australian Computer Society as a Provisional Associate (AACS Prov).

Prerequisites

Diploma in IT or minimum of 3 years in an IT role at an IT Diploma level preferred.
If you pay using VET FEE-HELP you need to provide a Year 12 Senior Secondary Certificate of Education or complete a Language Literacy & Numeracy test.

Location

Online

Course length
Self-paced (e.g. 14 hrs a week = finish in 1 year). Complete within 18 months.
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
Online quizzes, activities & written assignments
Start date

Enrol anytime. .

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Provider
OTEN – Open Training & Education Network (RTO 90004)

TAFE NSW - OTEN - Open Training and Education Network (RTO 90004) is the largest online TAFE provider in Australia.

You can study OTEN’s accredited online TAFE courses at your own pace, and start anytime.

OTEN’s flexible courses are developed in consultation with relevant industry groups – to ensure you build the skills that are valued by employers.

Many OTEN courses are VET FEE-HELP approved so you can study now and pay later.

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Payment options

Study now pay later – VET FEE-HELP

12-month interest free payment planTerms & conditions apply

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Price
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Prerequisites

  • Diploma in Information Technology; OR
  • a minimum of 3 years in an IT role at an IT Diploma level

If you pay for the course using a VET FEE-HELP government loan, you need to:

  • provide a Year 12 Senior Secondary Certificate of Education (from an Australian agency), OR
  • successfully complete a Language Literacy & Numeracy (LLN) test.

What you'll learn

Graduates will have the knowledge and skills to:

  • Schedule, control and direct projects
  • Manage resources, people and funding to achieve business objectives
  • Manage and control IT project risks
  • Gather data
  • Identify business requirements
  • Manage copyright, ethics and privacy in an IT environment

Resources required

You will need reliable internet access with at least 2GB of data per month.

Course structure

15 units

Core units

  1. BSBPMG521 - Manage project integration


    On completion of this unit you will have the 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.

  2. BSBSUS501 - Develop workplace policy & procedures for sustainability


    On completion of this unit you will be able to develop and implement a workplace sustainability policy, including the modification of the policy to suit changed circumstances.

  3. ICTPMG602 - Manage ICT project initiation


    On completion of this unit you will have the skills and knowledge required to initiate an information technology (IT) project within small, medium or large organisations.

  4. ICTICT603 - Manage the use of appropriate development methodologies


    On completion of this unit you will have the skills and knowledge required to nominate the most appropriate methodology from traditional and non-traditional systems development methodologies for use by a team.

  5. ICTICT509 - Gather data to identify business requirements


    On completion of this unit you will have the skills and knowledge required to identify, analyse and document business requirements.

  6. ICTPMG603 - Manage ICT project planning


    On completion of this unit you will have the skills and knowledge required to plan an information technology (IT) project within small, medium or large organisations.

  7. ICTPMG604 - Manage ICT project delivery


    On completion of this unit you will have the skills and knowledge required to manage the creation and delivery of the products of an information technology (IT) project within small, medium or large organisation.

  8. ICTICT505 - Determine acceptable developers for projects


    On completion of this unit you will have the skills and knowledge required to ensure that development projects are contracted to developers who are credible and able to accomplish the task within the confines of the mutually agreed parameters of the project. The process involves analysis and recording of objective evidence across a broad range of technical and managerial operations.

  9. ICTPMG607 - Manage & control ICT projects risks


    On completion of this unit you will have the skills and knowledge required to manage and control risks in an information technology (IT) project within small, medium or large organisations.

  10. ICTPMG606 - Manage ICT project quality


    On completion of this unit you will have the skills and knowledge required to ensure quality within information technology (IT) projects. It covers planning for quality based on stakeholder needs, implementing quality assurance processes, and using quality control data to ensure continuous improvement for the benefit of current and future projects.

  11. ICTICT610 - Manage copyright ethics & privacy in an ICT environment


    On completion of this unit you will have the skills and knowledge required to manage the issues of copyright, professional and ethical conduct in team, as well as to ensure that personal information of stakeholders is handled in a confidential and professional manner when dealing with stakeholders.

  12. ICTSAS515 - Manage the testing process


    On completion of this unit you will have the skills and knowledge required to effectively manage and administer the end-to-end testing process, including test definition, execution and reporting.

  13. ICTSAS505 - Review & update disaster recovery & contingency plans


    On completion of this unit you will have the skills and knowledge required to analyse the impact of the system on the organisation and carry out risk analysis, disaster recovery and contingency planning.

  14. ICTPMG605 - Manage ICT project closure


    On completion of this unit you will have the skills and knowledge required to decommission or close an information technology (IT) project within a small, medium or large organisation.

  15. ICTPMG601 - Establish ICT project governance


    On completion of this unit you will have the skills and knowledge required to establish an information technology (IT) project within small, medium or large organisations.

Support and delivery

When you study online with OTEN, 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.

OTEN's online courses can also be referred to as distance education. Some hard-copy course materials and assessments may be accessed or submitted via post.

Recognition

After graduation, you'll be eligible for membership of the Australian Computer Society at the grade of Provisional Associate (AACS Prov). With an additional two years of experience in IT, you'll be eligible for upgrade to Associate (AACS). 

Payment options

There are 3 ways you can pay for this course:

1. Study now pay later – VET FEE-HELP

If you are eligible, you can pay for this course through the Australian Government’s VET FEE-HELP loan scheme.

This means you don’t need to pay upfront for the course if you:

2. 12-month interest free payment plan

Pay for your course over time by making weekly, fortnightly or monthly repayments.

This flexible payment plan requires no deposit, and you pay no interest for the first 12 months.

3. Upfront payment

You can pay for this course upfront via credit card or bank transfer.

To understand more about payment options or find out if you’re eligible for a funding entitlement, contact a SEEK Learning Consultant.

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