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BSB50820

Diploma of Project Management

Learn to coordinate teams and projects with a nationally recognised diploma.

Advance your career by specialising in project management.

Are you a master of pulling people together to complete projects? Do you get great satisfaction when a big job gets ticked off one milestone at a time? Specialising as a project manager or project team leader could be the perfect career path for you – and the BSB50820 Diploma of Project Management will take you there. 

This project management course equips you with the skills to handle every element of coordinating projects from small to large. You will learn how to identify, measure and account for scope, time, quality, costs, human resources required, risks, integration, and more. This means you will graduate with the confidence to step into any project manager or project team leader position. The project management diploma on your resumé will ensure potential employers take note of you.

When you complete your BSB50820 Diploma of Project Management online with Foundation Education, you are taking a key step towards a rewarding and reliable career path. Project managers enjoy substantial salaries, high job satisfaction, and projected strong job growth (data from Seek). So, your project management training will lead you to uncountable opportunities to put your organisational skills to good use.

This course is delivered entirely online, so you have the freedom to study anytime from home or anywhere else that suits you.

*Source: Seek.com.au

The BSB50820 Diploma of Project Management is a Nationally Recognised course.

Eligibility Requirements

Education

Whilst there are no formal recognition of prior learning (RPL) or entry requirements mandated by the training package, students’ skills and capabilities to undertake this training product will be assessed and advice on suitability will be provided during the pre-enrolment process.​​​​

Minimum Age

You will need to be at least 16 years old. If you are under 18 your enrolment form will need to be signed by a parent or guardian.

Residency Status

You will need to be a permanent Australian resident or equivalent.

Computer Requirements

In order to successfully complete the online part of the project management course you will need regular access to the following:

  • Computer: Laptop or desktop computer with working speakers or headphone points
  • Internet: High-speed internet such as Broadband or ADSL, T1/T2, fibre optic (Dial-up access is not recommended)
  • Windows: Operating system – Windows 8 or above
  • Internet Browser: Google Chrome, Firefox or Microsoft Internet Explorer 11
  • MAC: Operating system - OS X 10.14 Mojave or later
  • Software: Flash, Adobe Reader, Microsoft Word (or Open Office which is free to download).
Qualification

Diploma of Project Management

Delivery

Online Course available

Length

The length of the course is up to 12 months

Study Load

Submit 1 unit of competency every 4 weeks to graduate in 12 months

Cost

Contact us on 1300 616 197 for course costs

Payment Options

Upfront Payment
Payment Plan

Course Outcomes

By completing this project management certification online, you will gain the skills to oversee and coordinate every aspect of a project, from scope and timelines to costs and resources required. The electives of this course will also prepare you to create workplace policies relating to sustainability, influence others through communication, and help your colleagues apply critical thinking while working on projects with you.

Project Manager

Deliver projects on time and within budget as a project manager. This role entails delegating tasks to the appropriate people in your team, reporting to stakeholders on the progress of the project, performing key administrative tasks, and fostering communication between team members.

Project Team Leader

Take the lead on important projects within your organisation. Your day-to-day work will ensure every contributor to the project is meeting their deadlines and keeping within budget. You will also pre-emptively identify potential obstacles and risks while developing strategies for your project team to overcome them.

Delivery Options and Length

Online Course

Flexible online learning, meaning you can study whenever and wherever suits you through our online learning platform, My eCampus.

The length of the course is up to: 12 months

Cost & Payment Options

Upfront Payment
Payment Plan

Your course fee includes the delivery and assessment of your qualification, your study materials (including all resources) and ongoing support from our Education Team.

Upfront payment All course costs can be paid in total via VISA/MasterCard or bank deposit.

Payment plan Paid via a series of regular weekly or fortnightly instalments.

Online Course

Contact us on 1300 616 197 for course costs

Course Structure & Prerequisites

BSBPMG530

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

BSBPMG531

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

BSBPMG532

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

BSBPMG533

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

BSBPMG534

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

BSBPMG535

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

BSBPMG536

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

BSBPMG540

Manage project integration
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to integrate and balance overall project management functions and to align and track project objectives to comply with organisational goals, strategies and objectives. The unit applies to individuals responsible for managing and leading a project in an organisation, business, or as a consultant.

BSBOPS501

Manage business resources
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage resources according to planned business strategies. It includes analysing resource requirements, developing resource plans, allocating resources, and reviewing and reporting on resource usage. The unit applies to individuals with a role in allocating and monitoring the use of physical and/or human resources to meet defined business objectives.

BSBSUS511

Develop workplace policies and procedures for sustainability
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop and implement workplace sustainability policies and to modify the policy to suit changed circumstances. The unit applies to individuals with managerial responsibilities who undertake work developing approaches to create, monitor and improve strategies and policies within workplaces. These individuals also engage with a range of relevant stakeholders and specialists. 'Sustainability' in this unit refers to a broad approach that focuses on the minimisation of an organisation’s social, economic and environmental impact, as well as proactive value creation in these areas.

BSBCRT511

Develop critical thinking in others
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop critical and creative thinking skills in others within a workplace context. The unit applies to individuals who are developing and coaching others, for whom critical thinking skills (including analysis, synthesis, and evaluation) are an important part of their job roles. This unit applies to individuals who are typically responsible for leading teams.

BSBCMM511

Communicate with influence
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to present and negotiate persuasively, lead and participate in meetings and make presentations to customers, clients and other key stakeholders. The unit applies to individuals who are managers and leaders required to identify, analyse, synthesise and act on information from a range of sources, and who deal with unpredictable problems as part of their job role. They use initiative and judgement to organise the work of self and others and plan, evaluate and co-ordinate the work of teams.

Prereqs

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

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Recognition of Prior Learning

Given that some students may already be able to demonstrate their competence in some units, a recognition of prior learning (RPL) assessment process may be available to students to recognise skills and knowledge that may have been gained through formal and informal training and/or learning, work experience and life experience.

Why choose us?

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Laura Andrews, Diploma of Business

Having a flexible study option means that I can still work full-time and have a social life whilst completing my qual

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Flexible Online Study

All of our courses are delivered online, giving you the flexibility to choose your course length.

Dedicated Student Support

Our industry experienced Technical Advisors, Assessors and Support Officers will support you from enrolment through to graduation.

Industry-relevant Courses

Course material is developed in consultation with industry experts to equip you with job-ready skills.

Nationally Recognised Training

All of our courses are Nationally Recognised and accredited. 

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