When a business needs to improve/modify a process or change the business a process it can spell disaster if it isn’t managed in structured and ordered way. The solution is ‘project management’, which means that it must be done correctly and according to the expectations of stakeholders and/or clients.
If you are an experienced Manager seeking to open career opportunities, or to enhance your current competencies, it is likely that you need project management skills. The Diploma of Project Management is the ideal qualification to equip you with these skills.
Graduates will have developed a solid base in the fundamentals of project management and will be able to apply it in any industry or workplace. It will have helped them to significantly improve their ability to define and manage projects, while maximising productivity.
Whether you wish to improve your project delivery capability or attain formal qualification and/or professional recognition, successful completion of this course will help you to meet these and other needs. The Diploma of Project Management reflects the role of individuals who apply project management skills and knowledge in a variety of contexts, across a number of industry sectors. The job roles that relate to this qualification may include Project Manager and Project Team Leader.
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.
View this Qualification on training.gov.au.
The Course Structure consists of 12 Units. This qualification has 8 Core units and 4 Elective units of which:
- 2 elective units may be selected from the elective units listed below or any endorsed Training Package or accredited course at Diploma level or higher.
- The remaining 2 elective units:- May be selected from the elective units listed below; or
– If not listed, may be selected from a Diploma or above, from this or any other currently endorsed Training Package qualification or accredited course.Elective units must be relevant to the work environment and the qualification, maintain the integrity of the AQF alignment and contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.
Online and/or Blended Delivery
Diploma of Project Management – BSB50820 (Release 1.0).
BSB Business Services Training Package (Release 7.0-7.1).
GEM Online Campus
The Learner is provided with User Name and Password to the GEM Online Campus, which enables access to the interactive Online Screen Guide; the Learner Guide (pdf); the Assessment Guide; and the Quick Reference Guide.
Study via face to face intensives; supported by Learner Guide, Assessment Guide; Online Seminars.
Nominal minimum hours of study plus individual research and on the job application is 1,200 – 2,400 hours (normally over a period of 12-24 months); OR approximately 10 hours research and study per week (face-to-face/online) for 12 months from commencement. During the balance of the time, learners will be engaged in work-based/simulated work-based (portfolio building) activities and assessments.
Assistance might be available for this qualification: http://www.gemcollege.edu.au/financial-assistance/. State Government funding/subsidies may be available within your state. Please check with your GEM representative if you require clarity in this regard.
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Tuition Fees include:
- Access to GEM Online Campus – and interactive Onscreen Guides
- Learner Guide for each Unit (pdf)
- Assessment Guide for each Unit (pdf)
- All essential reference materials.
- Additional Reference materials may be requested to further enhance your learning. These might attract an additional charge.
Contact our Administration Centre on (08) 8342 3316 for more information and payment options. Fees, charges and course offerings are subject to change.
Fees can be paid using EFTPOS, Visa, MasterCard, cheque, money order or purchase order. Note: GEM College may not accept upfront payments in excess of $1,500 from individuals, prior to a pre-enrolment discussion with a course advisor.
A limited number of Partial Scholarships are offered within Australia annually. A limited number of Offshore Scholarships are offered annually. See Application for Consideration for Scholarship on the GEM website.
Course Fees: $4,650
While there are no prerequisite formal requirements for this qualification, learners will need:
• Communication skills at a requisite level to complete the course
• Computer skills such as:
– Knowledge of common computing terms and word processing;
– Familiar with web browser software;
– Able to send/receive e-mail, including e-mail with attachments; and
– Proficient in navigating the Internet.
Articulation Pathways from the Qualification
On completion of this qualification, you may undertake Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management, or specialize with Advanced Diploma of Human Resource Management, or Advanced Diploma of Work Health and Safety.
Each applicant will be interviewed to ensure the suitability of this programme for the individual and his/her current position and/or career path.
Gaining University Entrance
A Certificate IV or Diploma may gain 6-12 months advanced standing in a university degree. Some Advanced Diplomas may be eligible for even more credit. Choosing a GEM College of International Business to University Pathway is a great way to get practical ‘job ready’ skills and then gain entry to a university at an advanced stage.
A Graduate Certificate/Diploma from GEM College of International Business, coupled with relevant industry experience, may gain entrance to post graduate qualifications.