Diploma of Project Management

BSB51415 - CRICOS Code: 094134G

The Diploma of Project Management offers a practical, hands-on approach to learning with an emphasis on solving real business problems. Our diploma is based on the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK), which is the recommended global standard for project management.

Learn the key areas of project management through interactive workshops and managing ‘live’ business projects. Develop a natural project management style, knowledge and skills to meet challenges faced by busy managers in today's dynamic workplace.
You will gain the knowledge and skills to effectively lead a project through from start to finish. You will be trained in managing all aspects of a project from costs, to communications and human resources.


  • Developing scope management plans
  • Determining and implementing project schedules and assessing time management outcomes
  • Implementing quality control and assurance processes and evaluating quality improvements
  • Identifying, analysing and monitoring project risks
  • Managing project costs and budget

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Entry Requirements

  • An overall equivalent of Australia’s Year 10

  • IELTS 5.0 or equivalent: intermediate English certificate or by completion of ABS VET pre-entry test (international students)

  • Students must be at least 18 years old

Start Dates

2018: Jan-8, Jan-29, Feb-19, Apr-9, Apr-30, May-21, Jul-9, Jul-30, Aug-20, Oct-8, Oct-29, Nov-19

2019: Jan-7, Jan-29, Feb-18, Apr-8, Apr-29, May-20, Jul-8, Jul-29, Aug-19, Oct-8, Oct-28, Nov-18

On the first day of the course, you will undergo an orientation process where you will receive the information you need to start your studies. Your attendance to this orientation is compulsory.

Program Delivery

52 weeks (including 8 weeks break)
4 Terms
Delivery 20 hours/week

Lecture: Monday from 9 am to 4 pm
Learner Support: Friday from 9:30 am to 1:30pm
Online studies: 5 hours per week

List of Units

Core Units

  • Manage project scope

  • Manage project time

  • Manage project quality

  • Manage project cost

  • Manage project human resources

  • Manage project information and communication

  • Manage project risk

  • Manage project integration

Elective Units

  • Manage project procurement

Online Units

  • Manage project stakeholder engagement

  • Manage personal work priorities and professional development

  • Lead and manage team effectiveness

*Course units may be subject to change