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Introduction to Project management

Plan and control your career path to become a valued project manager. Communicate, motivate, think big picture, and organise the finest details.

Build on your first qualification with a project management specialisation. With a postgraduate project management qualification, you’ll be in demand, globally! Work as a project supervisor, project manager or project director in a wide range of industries. From managing megaprojects in information technology, to coordinating music festivals, take the lead and manage your projects—and your career—to perfection.

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Why study project management online?

Through Open Universities Australia, you can study online and expand your professional networks and industry contacts. We offer a suite of project management courses, from Postgraduate Single Subjects, Graduate Certificates, Graduate Diplomas, and Masters Degrees—all in one place for you to explore, choose and enrol with leading Australian universities.

Project management skills and opportunities

Build capabilities in:

  • Ethical conduct
  • Independent judgement
  • Tam management
  • Effective communication
  • Stakeholder management

Find career opportunities a variety of sectors including: 

  • Architecture & construction
  • Entertainment & festivals
  • Government & defence
  • Science & engineering
  • Sports & events

Study support and recognition

Funding support

Eligible postgraduate students can access government funding through a FEE-HELP loan. Defer your costs then repay through the ATO when you’re earning over a certain amount.


The Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPM) endorses several project management courses on offer through our higher education marketplace.

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