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Diploma of Project Management BSB50820

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Great Project Managers are worth their weight in gold in any company. If you’re looking to take the next step in your Project Management career, our nationally accredited BSB50820 Diploma of Project Management is the best move for you.

As a qualified Project Manager, you will initiate, plan, execute, and evaluate projects in a leadership or management role across a range of industries. For large and small projects, you will be the go-to person who can bring it all together.

Our course will give you expertise in a range of areas, including:

Project scope, time, quality, and cost.
Project human resources.
Project stakeholder engagement.
Project integration.

Our industry experts work hard to ensure this qualification meets all current industry standards, and reflects the skills and competencies you need for success in this field.

BSB50820 Diploma of Project Management, is the latest release PM Diploma and comes endorsed by the Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPM).

AIPM is Australia’s longest-serving Project Management body (over 40 years). AIPM advocates on behalf of Project Management professionals across the country and supports them throughout their careers.

To get our DIP/PM program endorsed by AIPM we were required to go through a rigorous review by its auditors, so rest assured you are receiving relevant and current industry training when graduating an AIPM endorsed program.

Becoming a Certified Professional Project Manager (CPPM) is highly recommended if you’re chasing a high-level salary position in this field. However, be cautious of generic low-quality courses in the market. Look for reputable approved programs by leading Project Management associations.

So, what are the benefits of graduating an AIPM endorsed program?

You’ll be eligible to have your Membership upgraded to an Associate Membership as soon as you receive your formal qualification from Open Education Academy.
You’ll get access to ProNexus, a personalised Project Management job and graduate marketplace.
You’ll also get access to the AIPM Mentoring Program.
You’ll receive invitations to exclusive member-only events.
You’ll be eligible for member pricing for AIPM National Conference and chapter events.
Plus, when a member is Reg PM certified, they are entitled to use AIPM post-nominals (CPPP, CPPM, CPSPM, CPPD, CPPE, CPPS) after their title.
Members are also acknowledged for their status on the AIPM website.

To summarise, AIPM certification is highly regarded in the industry.
It communicates credibility, and can help display a member’s ongoing commitment to professional development.

The opportunities are endless. This type of ‘Street Cred’ matters if you want to cut through all the noise.

Learning Outcomes

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply Project Management skills and knowledge in a variety of contexts, across a number of industry sectors.

Individuals in these roles have Project Leadership and Management roles and are responsible for achieving project objectives.

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.

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Career

Here’s a breakdown of some of the common Project Manager roles in Australia and their corresponding annual salaries:

Construction Project Manager: Construction Project Managers plan, direct, and coordinate the construction of buildings, highways, and other structures. Annual salary: AUD $100,000 – $170,000.

IT Project Manager: IT Project Managers oversee the development of software and technology projects. Annual salary: AUD $90,000 – $130,000.

Product Manager: Product Managers are responsible for developing and launching new products. Annual salary: AUD $95,000 – $140,000.

Program Manager: Program Managers oversee multiple related projects and ensure they are completed on time, within budget, and to the satisfaction of stakeholders. Annual salary: AUD $100,000 – $150,000.

Operations Manager: Operations Managers are responsible for the day-to-day operations of a business, including managing staff, overseeing production processes, and ensuring the efficient use of resources. Annual salary: AUD $90,000 – $130,000.

Project Director: Project Directors are responsible for leading and managing large-scale projects, typically with budgets in excess of AUD 5 million. Annual salary: AUD $120,000 – $200,000.

Project Management Consultant: Project Management Consultants provide advice and guidance to organisations on how to improve their project management processes. Annual salary: AUD $95,000 – $150,000.

(Please note that these are estimates, and the salary ranges can vary depending on the company, region, industry, and qualifications of the individual. Research conducted by Polymath)

Course Info

Delivery & Support

This qualification is delivered 100% on-line including theory, text books, projects and assessments.

You will receive full support for the duration of your course and can call our team from 8.30am to 5.00pm Monday – Friday.

You can also correspond with our team via email, on-line chat, SMS and communicate to your trainer and support officer through your on-line profile.

Once completed you will be issued a formal hard copy qualification/certificate free of charge including an electronic email version.

Course Breakdown

BSB50820 Diploma of Project Management, requires the completion of 12 units of competency, comprising of 8 core units and 4 electives.

Students will have up to 18 months to complete this program. If the learner requires more time, please see extension options in our student handbook or contact our office.

These units of competency have been developed in consultation with industry experts, along with our facilitators, to ensure the knowledge you gain is practical and applicable to the industry.

Tools Required

To successfully complete this course, you will require access to a desktop computer or laptop; and adequate access to internet connection.

You will also require an active email account and a mobile phone equipped with a camera.

Software – you will require access to MS Word, MS Excel, and online search platforms.

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Course Units

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.
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.
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage stakeholder relationships. The unit applies to individuals responsible for managing and leading a project in an organisation, business or as a consultant.
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to undertake procurement in projects. The unit applies to individuals responsible for managing and leading a project in an organisation, business, or as a consultant.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to lead teams in the workplace and to actively engage with the management of the organisation. The unit applies to individuals working at a managerial level who lead and build a positive culture within their work teams. At this level, work will normally be carried out using complex and diverse methods and procedures requiring the exercise of considerable discretion and judgement. It will also involve using a range of problem solving and decision-making strategies.
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.
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to implement systems and process that support the personal and professional development of self and others. The unit applies to individuals working in a range of managerial positions who are accountable for the development and performance of others.

Delivery

Study Options

We offer a range of flexible training options to suit your personal schedule. We understand that life can get in the way, with work, family, and life commitments. It can be challenging, we get it.

Our solution is to provide a tailored approach to your style of learning to help you maximise your time and fit in with your life schedule. Speak to our team for more information regarding the support we can offer you. 

Online

Our easy to use online platform gives you control of your learning experience.

You can access all learning via mobile and tablet, however our platform is desktop oriented and will provide the best experience. 

Assessments are conducted at the end of each unit and delivered in a variety of ways.

We focus on delivering theory based learning through multiple choice questions, written responses, interactive lessons, swipe left to right, and online projects. All part of our dynamic learning experience. 

You will also get access to local student support via phone, email, and online chat.

Self-Paced Learning

Self-paced learning means you can learn on your own time and schedule. You don’t need to complete the same assignments, or learn at the same time as others. 

You can move from one topic or segment to the next at your speed.

You get to select what units you wish to start with, and jump from one to another as you feel you need to. 

We give you full control over your learning experience.

Self paced learning removes the pressure of traditional class room training, and traditional University semesters.

Flexibility

Flexibility means you can work with our team to make the changes you need to get through your course.

You can defer for free or pause your course if your personal circumstances change.

If you find you’ve made the wrong choice when choosing your course, its simple – you can change courses to another that you feel is better suited to you, or you can gift your course to a friend, family member or work colleague – we have options!

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Now, it’s time to choose your payment method. Our most popular option is the upfront payment, which offers you the largest discount. Additionally, we provide interest-free financing and a pay-as-you-go plan for your convenience. All these payment options are readily accessible from the course page. Please note that for all specialised short courses priced under $500, upfront payment is required.

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The enrolment process varies based on the course you select. For Accredited Training courses, once your initial payment is processed, our team will personally guide you through the onboarding process with a phone call and follow-up email. For specialised short courses priced under $500, enrolment is streamlined and conducted exclusively through direct email.

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FAQ

We’re a new business but part of a bigger company that has been in the RTO training space since 2016.

100%. We are an Australian business, and always have been.

40+ and growing. We have staff all over the country and our HQ is in Brisbane.

No. Our campus is online! We are 100% virtual. We deliver all our courses online through our student learning portal. Without the large costs of a campus and infrastructure, we can offer the best industry prices. And you can study, anytime and anywhere.

Each course has a suggested time frame for completion. This can be viewed on each course page. Courses are self-paced however all have a specific end date. If you need more time, you can request an extension by contacting our office to discuss.

Yes, but let’s talk first. Contact us if you want to change your course, so we can make sure you move to the right pathway. We can direct you towards a new course of equal value without much difficulty. If the new course costs a little more or less, we’ll find a solution to get you sorted.

Yes. We understand that life gets in the way sometimes. Contact our support team and ask us to suspend your course until you’re ready to start again. We might also grant you an official extension. Some fees may apply.

You can contact our support office 5 days a week. We will listen to your concerns and walk you through your options. Generally, we’ll encourage you to push through. Learning can be challenging sometimes, but the challenge is where all the learning starts!

Once you complete and successfully pass your course, and pay your course fees in full, we will email an electronic copy of your full certificate to you. We will also send a hard copy certificate to your postal address.

We are not tax advisors, so we always advise you to seek professional advice. However, if the qualification relates to your job or industry, it is generally 100% tax-deductible. But please seek advice from your tax professional.

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