About the Program
This online course enables you to complete the educational requirements towards the Certificate IV in Project Management Practice. You will receive a Certificate of Completion for each module that you complete, providing proof of your education prerequisite for the National qualification.
This comprehensive online course provides a package of resources and includes:
- Text-based educational content;
- Video content featuring international expert Todd Hutchison;
- Project templates that gives you the tools to apply in the workplace;
- Learning assessment questionnaire;
- PDF-printable Certificate of Completion; and
- A one hour Skype session with a certified Master Project Coach.
A person completing the Applied Project Management course has been given the opportunity to have access the Project Integration Management module. This module aligns to the Diploma’s Manage Project Integration competency unit and can continue with the assessment to gain the Certificate IV in Project Management Practice, or can later convert over and complete the last two units of the Manage Project course and continue with the assessment to gain the Diploma of Project Management.
Please note that the Certificate IV of Project Management Practice qualification is not a prerequisite for the Diploma of Project Management qualification.
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. Applying scope management;
5. Applying risk management;
6. Applying time management;
7. Applying cost management;
8. Applying quality management;
9. Applying human resources management;
10. Applying procurement management;
11. Applying communications management;
12. Applying stakeholder management;
13. Applying integration management;
14. Project management methodologies;
15. Project management templates;
15. Managing project team meetings;
17. Change management control;
18. Issues management control;
19. Overview of Project Management Office (PMO) functionality; and
20. Overview of portfolio, program and project management.
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.