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Diploma of Project Management

BSB51415

The Diploma of Project Management (BSB51415) will give you the necessary skill set to explore roles such as Project Manager or Project Administrator in a variety of different fields.

The course is based on the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK), which is the recommended global standard for project management.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to effectively lead a project through from start to finish. You will be trained in managing all aspects of a project from costs, to communications and human resources.

You can enjoy the flexibility of online learning and tailor your studies to suit your time and needs. This qualification is perfect for those wanting to add to their skills in the workplace or are already experienced in the project management field but just want to formalise their experience.


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At a glance

Study mode

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Online

Provider

OTEN – Open Training & Education Network (RTO 90004)
Career Opportunities
Recognition

Nationally recognised - meets Australian Qualifications Framework standards.

Prerequisites

No prerequisites for this course.

Location

Online

Course length
Self-paced (e.g. 24 hrs a week = finish in 6 months, 12 hrs a week = finish in 1 year). Complete within 1 year.
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 & online tests
Start date

Enrol anytime.

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.

TAFE NSW - Open Training & Education Network (RTO 90004) trading as Open Training & Education Network

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

Become trained in:

  • Designing, implementing and managing complex projects
  • Scheduling and controlling resources
  • Managing funding and facilities required to achieve business objectives
  • Developing and implementing sustainability projects
  • Managing project costs
  • Implementing personnel training and development

Resources required

  • A reliable internet access with at least 2GB of data per month
  • A computer capable of running MS Office 2010 or above

If you are using a non-Windows operating system you will need to know how to run Windows in a virtual environment.

Course structure

12 units

Core units

  1. 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.

  2. BSBPMG520 - Manage project governance


    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to establish and implement project governance. It involves identifying, applying, monitoring and reviewing project governance.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. BSBPMG521 - Manage project integration


    This 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.

  6. BSBPMG518 - Manage project procurement


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

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. BSBPMG519 - Manage project stakeholder engagement


    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage stakeholder relationships.

  11. 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.

  12. BSBBINN601 - Lead & 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.

Support and delivery

Studying online explained

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.

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