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Project Management

Diploma Of

Code: BSB51415

Overview

Campus

Preston

Duration

full time / 6 months part time

Duration

full time / 6 months part time

Next Intake

Midyear

Next Intake

February, July

A flexible qualification

A good project manager can work across a huge number of industries. Project managers who can effectively plan, implement and evaluate projects on time and on budget are in high demand. In fact, project management has been identified as 8th of the top 15 careers of the future. Organisations are increasingly drawing on talented project managers to increase their efficiency and optimise their projects. Melbourne Polytechnic’s Diploma of Project Management is a widely recognised qualification that can be applied to almost every sector, giving you the flexibility to pursue a career in a variety of industries

Wide-ranging learning opportunities

This diploma is taught by Melbourne Polytechnic’s experienced industry-based instructors with the skills and experience to train you in current project management practices. You’ll learn the essential components of successful project management, including project planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and review. Areas of study include scope, cost, time, risk, human resources, cost and quality management, as well as leadership and managing teams.

A career with a global future

A Diploma of Project Management from Melbourne Polytechnic can open many doors in a wide variety of organisations and sectors. Project managers are highly sought after in virtually every industry, and with sufficient industry experience there are ample opportunities to advance and work on high profile projects across industries such as government, professional services, construction, finance, information technology, energy and healthcare. You will graduate industry-ready, with a qualification and skills that are recognised and in high demand around the world.

Career Pathways

Where will this take me

This qualification will is the start of your project management career and will open career pathways across many sectors
  • Program Administrator
  • Project Administrator
  • Project Leader
  • Project Management Facilitator

Pathways

Successful completion of this course will enable you to enrol in our HEBSBUS Bachelor of Business

Akolda Bil

"It means future to me now. All I was doing before this was working in small jobs, or jobs that aren't going to get me far in life, so studying is a huge deal to me. It got me where I am now.... And it actually, studying gave me a path to go somewhere in my life."

Course Details

Class Schedule

Runs two night per week. Classroom delivery.
Class Schedule: *

Tues - 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Thurs - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

*Classes run across these days and times. Detailed timetable information is available from an Education and Course Advisor

Assessment Methods

Various forms of assessment may be used, including case studies, demonstrations, and project work

Units of Study

The hours displayed are nominal, actual classroom hours delivered may differ. Please contact us for the latest student contact hours information.

Units of Study
Code Subject Elective Hours
BSBPMG516 MANAGE PROJECT INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION Core 40
BSBMGT517 MANAGE OPERATIONAL PLAN Core 70
BSBLDR502 Copy of LEAD AND MANAGE EFFECTIVE WORKPLACE RELATIONSHIPS Core 50
BSBPMG514 MANAGE PROJECT COST Core 40
BSBPMG513 MANAGE PROJECT QUALITY Core 40
BSBPMG512 MANAGE PROJECT TIME Core 40
BSBPMG515 MANAGE PROJECT HUMAN RESOURCES Core 40
BSBWOR502 LEAD AND MANAGE TEAM EFFECTIVENESS Core 60
BSBPMG521 MANAGE PROJECT INTEGRATION Core 60
BSBLDR511 DEVELOP AND USE EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE Core 60
BSBPMG511 MANAGE PROJECT SCOPE Core 40
BSBPMG517 MANAGE PROJECT RISK Core 40

Fees & Costs

Displayed course fees are indicative only. There are many variables that impact the total amount of your full course costs including qualification for government subsidies, concessions or recognition of prior learning. Tuition fees do not include the cost of student amenities or material costs.

To find out if you’re eligible for a Government subsidy we recommend you contact us help you find out.

Melbourne Polytechnic offers a range of payment options to help you pay your tuition fees, so you can get on with your studies.

Fees displayed are effective for new applications received on or after 1 November 2019. Tuition fees do not include textbooks, course materials or overseas student health insurance and visa fees.

After initial deposit, international students are able to pay tuition fees in installments, four times per year.

For more detailed information please read the International Student Fees.

Tuition Fees
$4400.00 - $5700.00
Estimated based on eligibility
Course Fees are only estimated. Find out what subsidies apply to you by contacting us.

Materials and Amenities cost

If you are required to purchase textbooks, a complete list will be provided at course commencement.

Attend an Info Session 

Now’s the time to register for our information and enrolment sessions. We give you an in-depth look at your chosen area of study and a tour of our department facilities.

Requirements

There are no mandatory requirements for entry to this qualification. We expect you to possess the underpinning skills and educational level to enable achievement of the objectives

Next Steps

We're really excited for you to join the Melbourne Polytechnic community and we look forward to supporting you on your education journey.

The first step to enrolling is completing the application short form. You'll then receive a link to complete a few more personal details.

It is a mandatory government requirement for all prospective students to complete an online literacy and numeracy assessment. Once you are ready to enrol, you will be invited to attend of our Skills and Job Centres, or come to campus to complete your enrolment in person.

For Diplomas and Advanced Diplomas, you may be eligible for a VET Student Loan. Read more about them here.

If you need assistance with your application and the next steps, you can contact one of our Education and Course Advisors on 03 9269 8400 or follow a step-by-step guide to enrolling for vocational education local students.

Application procedure