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BSB51415 Diploma of Project Management

Learn how to lead, plan and execute projects to deadlines and budgets.

Want to work as a project manager, project team leader or contracts manager?

The BSB51415 Diploma of Project Management is ideal and applies to all industry sectors such as manufacturing, services, finance, etc.  The course is aimed at both those aspiring to commence a project leadership or management role and those already working in a project role and who seek a qualification to consolidate their experience.

This course covers all the essential project skills and knowledge including how to manage project scope, time, quality, costs, staff (HR), procurement (contracts), communication, risk and project integration.

Upon completion, participants will possess a sound theoretical knowledge base and use a range of specialised, technical or managerial competencies to plan, carry out and evaluate the efforts of a team.

Training is customisable and delivery is flexible. We tailor our solutions to meet your needs and in many cases, address improvement and development opportunities within the course duration.

Delivery Options
Content Workplace:
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Online: Y
Career Outcomes
Possible job roles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Project manager (generic)
  • Project manager (industry specific)
  • Project leader
  • Project team leader
  • Project contract manager
  • Project vendor manager

Total number of units = 12

8 core units plus

4 elective units which may be from Group A, B or any endorsed Training Package or accredited course at Diploma level or higher.

Elective units chosen must be relevant to the work and industry context for project management. They must not include the choice of the unit BSBPMG522A Undertake project work.

Core units

BSBPMG511 Manage project scope

BSBPMG512 Manage project time

BSBPMG513 Manage project quality

BSBPMG514 Manage project cost

BSBPMG515 Manage project human resources

BSBPMG516 Manage project information and communication

BSBPMG517 Manage project risk

BSBPMG521 Manage project integration


Elective units

Group A

BSBPMG518 Manage project procurement

BSBPMG519 Manage project stakeholder engagement

BSBPMG520 Manage project governance


Group B

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

BSBWHS506 Contribute to developing, implementing and maintaining WHS management systems

BSBWOR501 Manage personal work priorities and professional development

BSBWOR502 Lead and manage team effectiveness

ICAICT511 Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the enterprise

ICAICT515 Verify client business requirements

MSS015002A Develop strategies for more sustainable use of resources

PSPETH003 Promote the values and ethos of public service

Entry Requirements
There are no entry requirements for this qualification. Participants do however need intermediate language, literacy, numeracy and computer skills.

Participants may possess substantial experience in a range of settings but seek to further develop their skills across a wide range of business functions.

On the other hand, it may also apply to those with little or no vocational experience, but who possess sound theoretical business skills and knowledge that they would like to develop in order to create further educational and employment opportunities.

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