CRICOS Course Code: 106715F Campus location: Sydney
BSB50820 Diploma of Project Management has been designed for individuals who want to develop project management skills and knowledge to manage projects in a variety of contexts and across a number of industry sectors.
Students will develop the ability and skills to undertake leadership and management roles, be responsible for achieving project objectives, develop a sound theoretical knowledge base and use a range of specialised, technical and managerial competencies to initiate, plan execute and evaluate their own work and the work of others.
International students must be over eighteen years old and provide evidence to demonstrate both academic and English language entry requirements as follows:
- Successful completion of Year 12 or equivalent and/or above
English Language Requirements as follows:
- IELTS 5.5 or equivalent
Any AQF qualification at the Certificate III level or above in any discipline area delivered and assessed in English only will be deemed as meeting both the academic and English language entry requirements.
Entry into the course will depend on the Australian Immigration office’s Assessment Level for an international student’s country. At present, countries are classed from Level 1 through to Level 3. See Immigration’s website: www.immi.gov.au for details.
The Diploma of Project Management duration is up to 104 weeks. There are 80 weeks of course delivery plus 24 weeks term break.
Graduates may work in the following occupations:
- Project Team Leader
- Contract Manager
- Procurement Manager
Students undertaking BSB50820 Diploma of Project Management may progress through the Project Management Pathway as follows:
- BSB60720 Advanced Diploma of Program Management – to
- BSB80220 Graduate Diploma of Portfolio Management
|QUALIFICATION STRUCTURE AND COURSE CONTENT|
The Diploma of Project Management course structure includes 12 units of competency as follows:
- 8 core units
- 4 elective units
|Units of Competency|
|BSBPMG511||Manage project scope||Core|
|BSBPMG512||Manage project time||Core|
|BSBPMG513||Manage project quality||Core|
|BSBPMG514||Manage project cost||Core|
|BSBPMG515||Manage project human resources||Core|
|BSBPMG516||Manage project information & communication||Core|
|BSBPMG517||Manage project risk||Core|
|BSBPMG521||Manage project integration||Core|
|BSBPMG518||Manage project procurement||Elective|
|BSBPMG519||Manage project stakeholder engagement||Elective|
|BSBINN502||Build & sustain an innovative work environment||Elective|
|BSBWHS521||Ensure a safe workplace for a work area||Elective|
|DELIVERY STRUCTURE – A BLENDED MIX OF CLASSROOM AND ONLINE|
The course is offered in a blended mode of delivery and assessment. This means students are required to attend 15 hours face-to-face full-time classroom study plus complete 5 hours of structured online learning every week.
The course is provided through the Mercury Colleges ELearn platform. Your teachers deliver lectures and tutorials face to face on campus plus students are to complete weekly study online through ELearn. Progress is tracked for every student.
The students access the assessments through ELearn.
Assessment methods include:
• Class Tests
• Written Reports
• Financial Calculations
Computers – Students must have their own laptop computer. You will use a computer to complete the course in class and in your own time. You may also access College computers when available.
Online learning – Students are required to pay a one-off compulsory resource fee to receive the Mercury Colleges online learning resource called ELearn.
|COURSE CREDIT AND/OR RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING|
Students may be entitled to gain course credit and/or recognition prior or after commencing the course that will exempt them from completing one or more units of competence. See the Student handbook for more details and talk to a course advisor.
Students that successfully complete all 12 units of competency will be issued with BSB50820 Diploma of Project Management by Mercury Colleges. This qualification is recognised nationally under the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).