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Diploma of Project Management BSB51415

Overview

This very popular program is designed for people currently working in project administration, assisting with major projects or those who are required to complete small projects. It will provide you with an introduction to project management and will equip you with the key project management skills to move into this important and expanding area. This qualification is highly valued and in great demand by employers.

The qualification reflects the role of individuals who possess a sound theoretical knowledge base and use a range of specialised technical or managerial competencies to plan, carry out and evaluate their projects and/or the work of a team.

Qualification: Diploma of Project Management BSB51415
Program No: DP-BC43
Campus: CIT Reid 
Duration: Part-time, online independent learning (approximately 10 - 15 hours each week) individual learning, research, project work and workplace application.

Each subject takes 9 weeks to complete (maximum) depending on your previous experience and knowledge. Most students will complete in 1 year (2 semesters).

If you have extensive relevant work experience and/or other relevant qualifications, you may be able to seek skills recognition or fast-track through the learning requirements and complete your qualification in less time.
Likely Job Outcome: This program is suitable for middle and senior project managers and administrators in a cross-section of public and private sectors, including financial, IT, marketing, human resources, property, engineering, health, transport and telecommunications, environment, mining, banking, finance, defence, education, facilities management and construction.

This course is suitable also for project coordinators, project management officers / leaders, project team members and project or program administrators.
Application Type: Public
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Additional Information

This qualification is available totally online. Flexible start applies to these units of study. Each unit is to be completed in 9 weeks (maximum). Census date is 2 weeks from your start date. Census date will be stated on your invoice after enrolment.

Entry Requirements / How to Apply

Open entry

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Literacy Skills Information

We suggest that you will need Australian Core Skills Framework literacy levels of at least 3 across reading, writing, learning, oral communication and, depending on your program of study, numeracy skills to successfully complete this program. See below to check your literacy skills. If you do not have this level, you can still enrol and seek support to improve your skills or you may prefer to begin with the lower level program. Please visit Education and Community or phone (02) 6207 4872 to have a chat to one of our teachers.

Transition Information

Qualifications at CIT are regularly updated or replaced to meet current industry needs and maximise your employment opportunities. If this occurs while you are part way through a qualification, you may need to vary your learning to meet the new national requirements. CIT will aim to make this as smooth as possible for you.

Subject Cancellations/Changes

To ensure positive outcomes for all students, CIT may need to cancel or change classes at short notice. CIT will make every effort to inform students as soon as changes are made and will also make every effort to offer alternative arrangements for students to meet the requirements of the subject and complete their qualification. In an unfortunate instance when this cannot be met, you will receive a full refund. Please ensure you maintain current contact details via CIT Self Service or by contacting CIT Student Services at infoline@cit.edu.au.


Subject Information

Complete all 12 subjects

  • BSBPMG511  Manage project scope
    • CIT Code: MGNT750
      Cost: $85.00
      Description:

      This unit 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 applies to individuals responsible for managing and leading a project in an organisation, business or as a consultant.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBPMG512  Manage project time
    • CIT Code: MGNT752
      Cost: $85.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage time during projects. It involves determining and implementing the project schedule, and assessing time management outcomes. It applies to individuals responsible for managing and leading a project in an organisation, business, or as a consultant.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBPMG513  Manage project quality
    • CIT Code: MGNT748
      Cost: $85.00
      Description:

      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. It applies to individuals responsible for managing and leading a project in an organisation, business, or as a consultant.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBPMG514  Manage project cost
    • CIT Code: MGNT743
      Cost: $85.00
      Description:

      This unit 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. It applies to individuals responsible for managing and leading a project in an organisation, business, or as a consultant.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBPMG515  Manage project human resources
    • CIT Code: MGNT745
      Cost: $85.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage human resources related to projects. It involves planning for human resources, implementing personnel training and development, and managing the project team. It applies to individuals responsible for managing and leading a project in an organisation, business, or as a consultant.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBPMG516  Manage project information and communication
    • CIT Code: MGNT746
      Cost: $85.00
      Description:

      This unit 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. It applies to individuals responsible for managing and leading a project in an organisation, business, or as a consultant.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBPMG517  Manage project risk
    • CIT Code: MGNT749
      Cost: $85.00
      Description:

      This unit 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. It applies to individuals responsible for managing and leading a project in an organisation, business, or as a consultant.
      No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBPMG521  Manage project integration
    • CIT Code: MGNT731
      Cost: $125.00
      Description:

      This unit 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. It applies to individuals responsible for managing and leading a project in an organisation, business, or as a consultant.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBPMG518  Manage project procurement
    • CIT Code: MGNT747
      Cost: $85.00
      Description:

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

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBPMG519  Manage project stakeholder engagement
    • CIT Code: MGNT751
      Cost: $85.00
      Description:

      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.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBPMG520  Manage project governance
    • CIT Code: MGNT744
      Cost: $85.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to establish and implement project governance. It involves identifying, applying, monitoring and reviewing project governance. It applies to individuals responsible for managing and leading a project in an organisation, business, or as a consultant.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBMGT516  Facilitate continuous improvement
    • CIT Code: MGNT544
      Cost: $125.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to lead and manage continuous improvement systems and processes. Particular emphasis is on the development of systems and the analysis of information to monitor and adjust performance strategies, and to manage opportunities for further improvements. It applies to individuals who take an active role in managing a continuous improvement process in order to achieve an organisation’s objectives.
      At this level, work will normally be carried out using complex and diverse methods and procedures which require the exercise of considerable discretion and judgement, using a range of problem-solving and decision-making strategies.

      Prerequisites: Nil

Related Courses

Graduate Certificate Project Management Practice

More Information

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