BSB50820 Diploma of Project Management

Project Managers are sought-after across a range of industries and it is a job that is challenging yet rewarding at the same time. Diploma of Project Management course is the ideal qualification for individuals seeking to gain intermediate project management knowledge.

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply project management skills and knowledge in a variety of contexts, across a few 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.

CRICOS course code: 104586D

Course level: AQF5

Duration

104 weeks / 8 terms

Admission requirements

  • Must be at Least age of 18.
  • Completion of a minimum of Australian Year 10 satisfactorily or equivalent or AQF qualification at least to Certificate IV level (AQF Level 4) .
  • Successful completion of General English at Upper Intermediate level or equivalent.
    Evidence of English language proficiency must be provided and includes:
    • A higher-level qualification completed through English in the applicant’s home country
    Scores in the following English language proficiency tests:
    • an IELTS examination result of 5.5 (overall score) or higher completed within the two years preceding the date of application
    • a Pearson Academic overall score of result of 42-49
    • TOEFL 46-59 (Internet based)
    • Successful completion of a General English course from an approved ELICOS provider at Upper Intermediate level or higher (CEFR = B2)
  • Students unable to provide any of the above evidence of English proficiency must complete IIB’s in-house Placement Test prior to enrolment to confirm that they hold the required LLN skills.
  • Fees

    Tuition fee: $16000 Non-tuition fee: $600.00

    PROGRAM DELIVERY AND ASSESSMENT METHODS

    The course program is scheduled to be delivered over a 104-week timeframe of full-time study consisting of 80 weeks of scheduled class time plus 24 weeks of breaks.

  • Classes are scheduled at 20 hours per week (15 hours face-to-face + 5 hours online learning).
  • Due to COVID-19, all classes are currently delivered online 20 hours per week. This is a temporary arrangement and will continue until further notice.
  • The course is divided into 8 terms.
  • Holiday periods are 3 weeks in duration for every term-break throughout the year.
  • The course is based on the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) and follows the project management lifecycle from project planning and governance considerations through to project implementation and project completion. This course is delivered over a duration of 104 weeks which is organised over a four 10-week term per year framework. There are face-to-face formal teaching amounting to twenty hours per week with simulated workplace activities (role-plays, oral presentations, conducting meetings, obtaining feedback from workplace etc) to assess the required performance criteria and is supported by online learning resources (lecture slides, full learner resources, supplementary videos and online reading resources, additional relevant references, webinars as well as a weekly discussion session) aid a learner's volume of learning for each unit of competency.

    Qualification
    Competency
    Unit
    Tuition fee/ Duration
    BSB50820
    DIPLOMA OF PROJECT MANAGEMENT
    Project management (Core units)
    BSBPMG530
    Manage project scope

    BSBPMG531
    Manage project time

    BSBPMG532
    Manage project quality

    BSBPMG533
    Manage project cost

    BSBPMG534
    Manage project human resources

    BSBPMG535
    Manage project information and communication

    BSBPMG536
    Manage project risk

    BSBPMG540
    Manage project integration

    $15,250
    104 weeks / 8 terms
    Project management
    BSBPMG538
    Manage project stakeholder engagement

    BSBPMG541
    Manage complex projects

    Teamwork and Relationships
    BSBTWK502
    Manage team effectiveness

    Work Health and Safety
    BSBWHS521
    Ensure a safe workplace for a work area

    Possible Employment outcome
    Project contract manager, Project leader/team leader, Project manager (industry specific), Project vendor manager, etc.

    INTAKES TABLE

    Year
    Term 1
    Term 2
    Term 3
    Term 4
    Primary
    Mid term
    Primary
    Mid term
    Primary
    Mid term
    Primary
    Mid term
    2021
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    12 Apr
    17 May
    12 July
    16 Aug
    11 Oct
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    2022
    10 Jan
    14 Feb
    11 Apr
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    11 July
    15 Aug
    10 Oct
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    2023
    09 Jan
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    10 Apr
    15 May
    10 July
    14 Aug
    09 Oct
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