Graduate Certificate of Project Management
Project management skills for real-world challenges
Upskill in project management and expand your professional expertise. Learn to see the big picture strategically, and also zoom in on risks in complex environments. Anticipate challenges. Work agile. Get ready to make project decisions with confidence.
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- 12 Feb 23
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- 12 Nov 23
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Successfully manage people and resources in order to complete projects in a results-driven environment.
Become a leader with a proficient skill set and the ability to communicate effectively, using sound management strategies to ensure people work to the best of their ability to achieve project-specific goals.
Solve problems with ingenuity and a solid foundation in the real-life application of project management theory.
Effective collaboration necessitates flexible leadership – learn to collaborate and allocate resources in a collaborative environment in order to achieve project-related targets.
Take a leadership role not just in project planning, but delivering the exciting results. You'll be part of every process, from ideation to execution.
In this dynamic role, you'll use data analytics to assess processes, determine requirements and deliver data-driven recommendations and reports to key stakeholders.
IT Project Manager
Methodically plan the scope and direction of IT projects, ensuring they reach completion in a timely fashion.
Marketing Project Manager
Oversee the marketing team in their pursuit of project-related goals, using a variety of marketing techniques.
A recognised bachelor degree in a related discipline
A recognised bachelor degree in any discipline PLUS a minimum of two years equivalent full-time relevant professional experience
Work and Life
A minimum of three (3) years equivalent full-time relevant professional experience
Speak to one of your Course Consultants to find out more.
If you are applying as an international student, please view the English Language Requirements.
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) allows students to gain credit (advanced standing) towards their course in recognition of skills and knowledge gained through work experience, life experience and/or formal training. Applicants are assessed on a case-by-case basis. Speak to a Course Consultant about applying for RPL.
If you are looking to upskill your project management abilities to take on large-scale or more challenging projects, consider the Graduate Certificate of Project Management.
You will gain a foundation in project management theory, with a knowledge of both traditional and agile methodologies and how to apply them in real workplace contexts. The course will help you to build confidence and technical expertise, as well as developing greater capability to deal with the management challenges of complex projects.
Coursework emphasises the value of clear communication and comprehensive planning, equipping you with a practical toolbox of skills and strategies that can be applied in diverse situations. You will develop the ability to anticipate complications ahead of time and devise creative solutions, informed by the particular aims and constraints of a project.
Completing the Graduate Certificate of Project Management is also a pathway to further study and professional development with a Graduate Diploma of Project Management.
Recommended Study Pattern
Strategic Project Management (INF70005)
The Risk Management Spectrum (PRM60003)
Project Management for Innovative Outcomes (PRM60002)
Operations Management (SCM60001)
To qualify for the award of Graduate Certificate of Project Management students must complete 50 credit points comprising:
- 4 core units