CRICOS COURSE CODE: 097494D
BSB51415 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
The Diploma of Project Management is up to 52 weeks (40 weeks delivery plus up to 12 weeks term break).
Commencement dates are the start of every term. See the website for our intake dates or ring the office for details.
Graduates may work in the following occupations:
- Project Team Leader
- Contract Manager
- Procurement Manager
Students undertaking BSB51415 Diploma of Project Management may progress through the Project Management Pathway as follows:
- BSB61215 Advanced Diploma of Program Management – to
- BSB80415 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|
|BSBWHS506||Contribute to developing, implementing and maintaining WHS management systems||Elective|
|DELIVERY STRUCTURE – A BLENDED MIX OF CLASSROOM AND ONLINE|
The course is offered in a blended delivery mode of delivery and assessment. This means students are required to completed 20 hours per week made up of 15 hours face-to-face full-time classroom study plus 5 hours of structured online learning each week.
You will use the E-learn Mercury Colleges platform.
Students are required to complete a range of tasks for each unit. Assessments may include a variety of written tasks and a project that is based on a business simulation. The project activities reflect authentic workplace techniques and processes. The projects require the collection of information and the presentation of outcomes. Students will be expected to complete some project tasks in the classroom. Then complete the written components such as report writing outside of class time.
Students are required to pay a compulsory resource fee to receive the following:
- Learner Guides
- e-Learning Resources
Students will use a computer to complete the course in class and in your own time. We recommend you have your own laptop computer. You can also access College computers. Wi-Fi is accessible throughout the campus.
|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 website and Student handbook for more details and talk to a course advisor.
Students that successfully complete all 12 units of competency will be issued with BSB51415 Diploma of Project Management by Mercury Colleges. This qualification is recognised nationally under the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).