Time & Workload Management

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1594 - 1639 Hours Duration

Priority Management Australia is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO number:90911 ) and issues nationally recognised qualifications and statements of attainment. Diploma of Project Management Online courses are a key training resource for individuals looking to expand their knowledge and skills in their industry, and to attain a project management qualification.

Diploma of Project Management Online is recognised by the Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPM) and the Project Management Institute (PMI).

Priority Management is a globally recognised training provider with the Project Management Institute (PMI). Graduates of both Priority Management’s Working Smart with Microsoft Project and Project Planning Breakthroughs courses can obtain Professional Development Units in order to maintain currency in Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) and Project Management Professional (PMP) qualifications issued by PMI.

BSB50820 – Diploma of Project Management

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply project management skills and knowledge. They may manage projects in a variety of contexts, across a number of industry sectors. They 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.. Assessment via Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Recognition of Current Competency (RCC) is suitable for those who currently manage projects or will be managing projects in the future. To achieve the qualification BSB51415 Diploma of Project Management, the learner must be assessed as competent in twelve units; eight Core and four Electives.

 

Outcomes

People successfully completing this qualification will have the skills and knowledge to manage a project.

This course is intended to provide participants with a range of knowledge, and skills to perform the following functions associated with Project Management.

  • Project team members
  • Learners
  • Executive/Administrative assistants
  • Project support members
  • Project records assistants
  • Project assistant
  • Manage Project Procurement, Schedules, Contract Management, etc.

The knowledge and skills provided by this course will allow the learner to manage the many and various elements of Project Management, with the responsibility or accountability for them.

UNITS

To achieve the qualification BSB51415 Diploma of Project Management, the learner must complete twelve units; eight Core and four Electives.

(core)

BSBPMG511       Manage project scope

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to determine and manage project scope. It involves obtaining project authorisation, developing a scope management plan, and managing the application of project scope controls.

BSBPMG512       Manage project time

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage time during projects. It involves determining and implementing the project schedule, and assessing time management outcomes.

BSBPMG513       Manage project quality

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage quality within projects. It involves determining quality requirements, implementing quality control and assurance processes, and using review and evaluation to make quality improvements in current and future projects.

BSBPMG514       Manage project cost

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify, analyse and refine project costs to produce a budget, and to use this budget as the principal mechanism to control project cost.

BSBPMG515       Manage project human resources

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage human resources related to projects. It involves planning for human resources, implementing personnel training and development, and managing the project team.

BSBPMG516       Manage project information and communication

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to link people, ideas and information at all stages in the project life cycle. Project communication management ensures timely and appropriate generation, collection, dissemination, storage and disposal of project information through formal structures and processes.

BSBPMG517       Manage project risk

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage risks that may impact achievement of project objectives. It involves identifying, analysing, treating and monitoring project risks, and assessing risk management outcomes.

BSBPMG521       Manage project integration

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to undertake procurement in projects.

It applies to individuals responsible for managing and leading a project in an organisation, business, or as a consultant.

 

(electives)

BSBPMG518       Manage project procurement

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to undertake procurement in projects.

It applies to individuals responsible for managing and leading a project in an organisation, business, or as a consultant.

 

BSBPMG519       Manage project stakeholder engagement

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage stakeholder relationships.

It applies to individuals responsible for managing and leading a project in an organisation, business, or as a consultant.

 

BSBPMG520       Manage project governance

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to establish and implement project governance. It involves identifying, applying, monitoring and reviewing project governance.

It applies to individuals responsible for managing and leading a project in an organisation, business, or as a consultant.

 

BSBWOR501       Manage personal work priorities and professional development

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to create systems and process to organise information and prioritise tasks.

It applies to individuals working in managerial positions who have excellent organisational skills. The work ethic of individuals in this role has a significant impact on the work culture and patterns of behaviour of others as managers at this level are role models in their work environment.

 

The following Units of Competency are part of this qualification but are not offered by Priority Management. However, where students have demonstrated competency in these units of Competency and can provide a Statement of Attainment from another RTO, they can seek Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for these Units.

BSBINM501 Manage an information or knowledge management system

BSBINN502 Build and sustain an innovative work environment

BSBMGT516 Facilitate continuous improvement

BSBSUS501 Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability

BSBWHS516 Contribute to developing, implementing and maintaining an organisation’s WHS management system

BSBWOR502 Lead and manage team effectiveness

BSBXBD501 Develop big data strategy

ICTICT511 Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the enterprise

ICTICT515 Verify client business requirements

MSS015002 Develop strategies for more sustainable use of resources

PSPETH003 Promote the values and ethos of public service

This qualification is an advanced level qualification for people required to manage projects. It is aimed at learners with project experience; and workers with project experience who are now being asked to manage projects and manage clerical staff / administrators who need to monitor and report on projects.

Preferred pathways for candidates considering this qualification include:

  • A preference to become involved in Project-related activity
  • Vocational experience in project-based work.
  • Work experience in operational work that can be applied to Project work.
  • 10552NAT Certificate III in Project Administration
  • BSB41515 Certificate IV in Project Management Practice

After achieving this qualification candidates mayundertake the following in order to progress into project/program management:

  • BSB61215 – Advanced Diploma of Program Management
  • Undergraduate/post-graduate qualification in project/program management

 

When undertaking this course, learners should have literacy and numeracy levels at least equivalent to Level 3.0 of the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF). Learners should have learning skills at ACSF level 4.02 or higher. They should be able to work independently; to investigate, identify and evaluate knowledge; and to learn in a team environment, including some mentoring of others.

Further information on ACSF levels can be found at https://www.employment.gov.au/australian-core-skills-framework

Learning support is available as required. Please contact Priority Management to discuss your needs.

  • Total number of units = 12 8 core units  plus4 elective units, of which:
  • 4 elective units  may be selected from the elective units listed above or any endorsed Training Package or accredited course at Diploma level or higher.Elective units must be relevant to the work environment and the qualification, maintain the integrity of the AQF alignment and contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome. They must not include the choice of the unit BSBPMG522 Undertake project work.50 hours of face-to-face training comprising:
    • orientation meeting – 2 hours
    • Project Planning Breakthroughs course (PPB) – 24 hours over three days
    • Fundamentals of Microsoft Project course (FMSP) – 8 hours
    • Working Smart with Microsoft Project course (WSMSP) – 8 hours
    • Working Smart with Microsoft Outlook course (WSMO) – 8 hours
    • Optional: additional courses in negotiating (16 hours), Microsoft Excel (8 hours), Influencing (8 hours), Working Smart in Microsoft Teams (8 hours), Microsoft OneNote (5 hours)

    Learners who have previously gained 10552NAT Certificate III in Project Administration and/or BSB41515 Certificate IV in Project Management Practice and who have completed the above face-to-face training can apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for this face-to-face training.

    16 hours per week at the workplace working on live projects and gathering evidence – 44 weeks = 704 hours per year (2 years)

    8 x 2-hour webinars per year (2 years)

    Consultation with trainer/assessor – 8 hours/month (approx.)

    Total hours to be in the range of 1594-1639  hours.

  • Project Planning Breakthrough
  • Working Smart with Microsoft Project
  • Project Fundamentals
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