QUALIFICATION TITLE Diploma of Project Management
DIPLOMA>>DEGREE>>MASTERS Graduates of the Diploma of Leadership and Management (BSB51915) will receive course credits to pathway into APM’s Bachelor of Business programs, which means you could shave up to one year of study time off the degree.
STUDY OPTIONS IBBM On-campus or Flexible Online Delivery. The course is also available via APM’s online learning portal, which offers the flexibilityof studying from home, in transit and around your work or family schedule. You’ll learn in a supportive and interactive online learning environment with lecturers on hand to answer your questions and support your learning.
COURSE LENGTH : 1 year
COURSE STUDY REQUIREMENTS 10 hours study required per subject, per week, during a trimester.
ASSESSMENTS Written Assignments and Exams
FEES 2018 PGK 2100 per subject, 8 subjects to complete
COURSE OUTLINE The Diploma of Project Management (BSB51415) has been developed by industry professionals and endorsed by a number of industry bodies to equip you with the practical knowledge and skills required to step up and hit the ground running as project managers in small, medium or large organisations, across all industry sectors. Providing a broad introduction to the project management function of a business, you will learn a variety of essential skills; including the fundamentals of financial management, project design, risk assessment, integration and the essentials in how manage a team of project team members.
CAREER OUTCOMES In today’s business world, Project Managers need a range of skills in order to achieve success and balance in keeping stakeholders, customers and employees satisfied. They possess 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/or the work of others.
Graduates of the Diploma of Project Management (BSB51415) will have the knowledge and skills to manage projects in a variety of contexts, across a number of industry sectors. They have potential for project leadership and management roles and are responsible for achieving project objectives. Some examples of job titles in this area include:
- Project manager (generic)
- Project manager (industry specific)
- Project leader
- Project team leader
- Project contract manager
- Project vendor manager
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS A minimum of a High School Certificate from a recognized PNG or Australian High School is preferred. If your High School Certificate was not taught in English, please attach evidence to indicate that you have: an IELTS score of 5.5.
In addition applicants must also have at least three years of relevant work experience. If you do not hold a High School Certificate you are eligible to apply for entry to this VET Diploma. If you have seven years of professional, administrative or managerial work experience. Applications will be assessed on a case by case basis. You must attach certified copies of your qualifications & CV or resume outlining required work experience and other formal or informal qualifications and certificates for your application to be processed. All documents must be in English.
START DATES 2018
- 2018 Trimester 01 - 19th Feb 2018
- 2018 Trimester 02 - 4th June 2018
- 2018 Trimester 03 - 17th Sep 2018
BSBWOR501 Manage personal work priorities and professional development
BSBLDR501 Develop and use emotional intelligence
This subject describes the skills and knowledge required to create systems and processes to organise information and prioritise tasks. In addition, it covers the development and use of emotional intelligence to increase self-awareness, self-management, social awareness and relationship management in the context of the workplace.
BSBPMG511 Manage project scope
BSBPMG512 Manage project time
BSBPMG513 Manage project quality
This subject 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 also covers the skills and knowledge required to manage time during projects. It involves determining and implementing the project schedule, and assessing time management outcomes. Additionally, 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.
BSBPMG515 Manage project human resource
This subject 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.
BSBPMG514 Manage project cost
BSBPMG518 Manage project procurement
This subject 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. This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to undertake procurement in projects
BSBPMG517 Manage project risk
This subject 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
BSBFIM501 Manage budgets and financial plans
This subject describes the skills and knowledge required to undertake financial management within a work team in an organisation. It includes planning and implementing financial management approaches, supporting team members whose role involves aspects of financial operations, monitoring and controlling finances and reviewing and evaluating effectiveness of financial management processes
BSBPMG516 Manage project information and communication
This subject 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.
BSBPMG521 Manage project integration
This subject 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.