About the Program
This course is for Project Managers. It requires an additional 2-days training to the Applied Project Management course (total of 5 days).
Become qualified and claim your career in one of the most versatile disciplines in the world – project management. Become highly employable and a project manager of choice.This is a comprehensive 5-day fundamental course that leads toward the Nationally accredited ‘Diploma of Project Management’ qualification, focused at Project Managers and leaders.
This course is structured as completing the Applied Project Management program with a 2-day extension that goes into looking at leadership skills, project investments, and troubled project recovery. To receive the award you are required to complete the assessment requirements.
What You Will Learn
This program covers:
1. Defining key project management terms;
2. Outlining the roles of people in projects;
3. Explaining the 4 stage Project Life Cycle;
4. Application of the 10 functions of project management;
•Human resources management
5. Project management methodologies;
6. Project management templates and registers;
7. Managing project team meetings;
8. Managing the change management process;
9. Managing the issues management process;
10. Project Management Office (PMO) functionality;
11. Return on Investment, Net Present Value and Benefits/Cost Ratios;
12. Overview of portfolio, program and project management;
13. Overview of strategic, operational and project planning;
14. Overview of leadership skills (includes a personal behavioural profile); and
15. Dealing with and resolving project problems.
National Labour Market Information
The Department of Employment provides the following labour market detail related to this training:
Program or Project Administrator (ANZSCO code 511112)
Expected job openings
126,600 persons were employed as Contract, Program and Project Administrators in 2015. Job openings over the next 5 years are expected to be greater than 50,000.
Average weekly full time earnings
Average weekly full time earnings before tax for Contract, Program and Project Administrators in 2014 are: $1,387. Average earnings for all occupations are: $1,200.
Source: Department of Employment. For full details on Contract, Program and Project Administrators visit Job Outlook.
Program Modules and their Alignment to the National Competency Units
The course includes:
Learn about the 10 knowledge areas of project management.