The Graduate Certificate in Project Management is a specialist course and is ideal if you are a practicing project manager or if you aspire to become a project manager. The qualification provides practicing project managers and project directors with the technical skills to successfully run projects by focusing on the application of project management concepts applicable for a variety of industries.
The course introduces and develops skills to initiate projects and develop project plans to efficiently meet project goals. Case studies and practical material are embedded within the course to illustrate how the concepts of project management meet industry demands. It adopts a methodological approach to the application of project processes and highlights the integration of different frameworks to a project.
On successful completion of the Graduate Certificate in Project Management, you will have a comprehensive understanding of project management and be able to confidently run projects and achieve targets and outcomes in the most challenging environments. The Graduate Certificate in Project Management can be undertaken as either a pathway or an exit qualification for the Graduate Diploma of Project Management, it is also an interim award within the Master of Information Technology.
The Project Management Institute (PMI) estimates that one-fifth of the world’s gross domestic product is spent on projects and a huge demand exists globally for skilled project managers. After completing this course you will have enhanced opportunities for employment as a project supervisor, project manager or project director in a wide range of industries.
Completion of the Graduate Certificate of Project Management will prepare you to pursue employment opportunities (subject to additional industry qualifications and experience you may require) as a project manager in diverse industries such as:agriculture,construction, engineering, manufacturing, mining ,transportation and many others.
This course is part of an accreditation package granted by the Project Management Institute (PMI) and the Australian Computer Society (ACS). The course units contribute to the required number of academic study units for profession certification with the Project Management Institute’s (PMI) professional qualifications, such as CAPM or PMP.
Entry Requirement: Bachelor's degree
Intakes: March, July, November
Course Duration: 6 months