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Graduate Certificate in Project Management Practice


The course is designed to provide you with the essential communication and project management skills needed to successfully manage a substantial project. Completion of the course provides entry as well as full credit into Charles Sturt University’s (CSU) Graduate Diploma or Master of Project Management programs.

The Graduate Certificate in Project Management Practice is a part-time one year course designed to fit in with the busy lives of managers.

The course includes four subjects covering financial management, human resource management, project management and risk management.

This is a CSU qualification jointly delivered by CIT and CSU at CIT's Reid campus. When you successfully complete this program, your Graduate Certificate will be awarded by CSU. This qualification also offers full credits for entry into the Graduate Diploma in Management (Professional Practice) program.

Qualification: Graduate Certificate in Project Management Practice
Program No: CSU-2314PP
Campus: CIT Reid 
Duration: Two subjects will be offered each semester, February to June (Semester one) and July to October (Semester two). Classes will run on one day each week, from afternoon through to and evening. For each hour of class time participants should expect to spend at least one hour out of class in preparation and follow up work.
Likely Job Outcome: Middle and senior management positions
Enrolment Type: CSU AGMC

Additional Information

CSU-logo You may be eligible for a FEE-HELP loan to help pay your tuition fees. See the FEE-HELP Website.

Note: This program is jointly delivered by CIT and Charles Sturt University.

Entry Requirements / How to Apply

You must have:
- an undergraduate degree from a recognised Australian institution or a qualification deemed to be equivalent, with at least two years relevant work experience
- a Diploma or Advanced Diploma from TAFE or other Registered Training Organisation, with at least five years relevant work experience in a supervisory / management capacity
- more than five years' experience in a senior supervisory / managerial position with significant responsibilities and good writing skills.

Apply directly to CSU via the AGMC website

To study any course at CIT (excluding degrees and non-accredited training) you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

  • 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

Subject Information

Related Courses

Diploma Project Management BSB51415
Certificate IV Project Management Practice BSB41515

More Information

For more information about this course please contact CIT Student Services on (02) 6207 3188 or email