Graduate Diploma of Project Management
Deep project management knowledge and real-world skills
Gain in-demand project management expertise and boost your career. You’ll study comprehensive project management principles plus business electives. Develop your soft skills in leadership, communication, and critical thinking. Get certified by AIPM.
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- 12 Nov 23
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What you'll learn
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.
Our graduates receive certification into the Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPM).
To gain entry into this course, applicants must meet the following entry criteria:
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
A Graduate Certificate of Project Management.
Credit for previous study or work
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.
Gain new skills and a greater understanding of project management principles. Study the Graduate Diploma of Project Management online and you will learn to manage resources, identify and manage risk, and bring analysis and strategy to your project work in a broad range of industries.
This qualification teaches you how to manage project teams, to optimise available resources and manage change. It brings new understanding to managing budgets and decodes organisational behaviour. You will develop your problem-solving skills and learn how to design and communicate innovative solutions to different audiences.
Course work includes techniques for creating and communicating professional project plans, dealing with complex business problems, supporting organisational change and responding to ethical issues.
Our graduates receive certification into the Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPM). AIPM is the premier body for project management in Australia, with over 10,000 members. It is recognised by Australian businesses, industries and government as the key promoter, developer and leader in project management professionalism.
Degree structure details
Recommended Study Pattern
Students must complete 6 core units and choose 2 of the following electives.
Strategic Project Management (INF70005)
Project Management for Innovative Outcomes (PRM60002)
The Risk Management Spectrum (PRM60003)
Operations Management (SCM60001)
Leading Complex Projects (PRM70002)
Project Governance and Resource Management (PRM80002)
Accounting Systems and Reporting (ACC60008)
Opportunity Discovery (ENT60006)
Corporate Financial Management (FIN80005)
Designing for Change (FST80008)
Behaviour in Organisations (HRM60016)
Leading Innovation in the Workforce (MGT60044)
Business Strategy (MGT80002)
Leadership for Innovation (ORG80008)
Marketing Management (MKT60010)
Corporations and Contract Law (LAW60003)
Contemporary Issues in Business Analysis (INF80014)
To qualify for the award of Graduate Diploma of Project Management students must complete eight (8) units of study comprising:
- 6 core units (75 credit points)
- 2 units from the elective list (25 credit points)