Guide to Diploma of Project Management BSB51413

Student Guide is the companion for students as they enrol in each Unit and to help them attain the Diploma Certificate
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  • Length 2.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 8/2013 English

Course Description

Student Guide for Diploma of Project Management. This is to be the companion to students when they enrol in the actual diploma. This will explain all of the 12 Units of Competency that make up this Diploma and looks at the study requirements. You can then go on to purchase each of the 12 Units of Competency from Exner's Course Page Each of the 12 Units has a guidelines video you can watch beforehand which covers the exact content of each Unit.

This Diploma is endorsed by the Australian Qualifications Framework as a learning pathway, and endorsed by Australian Institute of Project Managers where successful completion would receive 40 CPD points, satisfy the requirements for their CPPP initiative when applying for Associate membership at same time.

Project management is the discipline of organizing and managing resources in such a way that they deliver all the work required to complete a project within defined scope, time, cost and quality constraints and at acceptable levels of risk. In short, ensuring project success.

This course is based on the nine core knowledge areas of the Project Management Body of Knowledge as set by the Project Management Institute. Students are introduced to the principles and applications of project management. Completion of the program will enable you to demonstrate a strong understanding of the background, principles and applications of project management.

We recommend that students purchase a copy of "A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge", Fifth Edition (PMBOK® Guide) ©2013 Please note that "PMBOK" is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to effectively lead a project through from start to finish. You will learn skills in managing all aspects of a project from costs, to communications and human resources.

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply project management skills and knowledge. They may manage projects in a variety of contexts and across a number of industry sectors. They have project leadership and management roles and are responsible for achieving project objectives. They possess a sound theoretical knowledge base and use a range of specialised, technical and managerial competencies to initiate, plan, execute and evaluate their own work and/or the work of others.

The 12 Areas of study include (and can be studied in this order)

Manage Project Cost (Core)
Manage Project Procurement (Elective)

Manage Project Quality (Core)
Manage Project Scope (Core)

Manage Project Human Resources (Core)
Manage Project Information & Communication (Core)
Manage Project Risk (Core)
Manage Project Time (Core)

Ensure Team Effectiveness (Elective)
Facilitate Continuous Improvement (Elective)

Manage Personal Work Priorities & Development (Elective)
Manage Project Integration (Core)

Career Outcomes

The Diploma of Project Management will give you the necessary skill set to undertake roles such as:

  • Project manager (generic)
  • Project manager (industry specific)
  • Project leader
  • Project coordinator
  • Project management officer
  • Project team leader
  • Project contract manager
  • Project vendor manager.

Learn from experienced teachers from industry

The Diploma of Project Management is taught by experienced instructors who will ensure you gain current skills and knowledge in project management practices you can apply to your workplace.

What are the requirements?

  • There are no entry requirements for this course - however our suggested entry requirements are:
  • be 20 years of age
  • proficient in comprehension of English (reading and writing)
  • have a basic understanding of the building and construction industry

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Best practice project management and construction management skills
  • Focus on managing time, cost, quality and construction contract risks
  • Understanding of key project management documentation
  • Understanding of PMBOK as it applies to the building and construction industry
  • Understanding full project lifecyle
  • Improving project delivery

Who is the target audience?

  • project managers, construction managers, engineers, builders, directors, sole traders, site manager, contract managers,

What you get with this course?

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Lifetime access.

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Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Important Information about the Qualification - Diploma of Project Management
Diploma Introduction Video
Information about this Demonstration
Course Strategy-Time Commitment
4 pages
Industry Skills Information about the Diploma
6 pages
7 pages

Read our student guide to understand assessment, complains and student support issues.

Section 2: BSBPMG514A Manage Project Cost
Top 10 Cost Risk in Construction
Manage Project Cost - Course Guidelines
Section 3: BSBPMG518A Manage Project Procurement
Top 10 Procurement Risks in Construction
Mange Project Procurement - Course Guidelines
Section 4: BSBPMG513A Manage Project Quality
Top 10 Quality Risks in Construction
Mange Project Quality - Course Guidelines
Section 5: BSBPMG511A Manage Project Scope
Mange Project Scope - Course Guidelines
Section 6: BSBPMG515A Manage Project Human Resources
Manage Project Human Resources - Course Guidelines
Section 7: BSBPMG516A Manage Project Information and Communication
Manage Project Information and Communications - Course Guidelines
Section 8: BSBPMG517A Manage Project Risk
Top 10 Risk Management Risks in Construction
Mange Project Risk - Course Guidelines
Section 9: BSBPMG512A Manage Project Time
Top 10 Time Risks in Construction
Mange Project Time - Course Guidelines
Section 10: BSBWPR502B Ensure Team Effectiveness
Ensure Team Effectiveness - Course Outline
7 pages
Section 11: BSBMGT516C Facilitate Continuous Improvement
Facilitate Continuous Improvement - Course Outline
6 pages
Section 12: BSBWOR501B Manage Personal Work Priorities & Professional Development
Manage Personal Work Priorities - Course Outline
7 pages
Section 13: BSBPMG521A Manage Project Integration
Manage Project Integration - Course Guidelines
1 page

If you enrol in the full Diploma course, your Diploma certificate will look like this one

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Instructor Biography

Exner Education, Project Management for Building and Construction

Exner is an integrated education and consulting firm with over 25 years of experience providing an extensive range of professional management services to the construction industry. Our hands-on experience includes design and construction, expert claims quantification and management, project management, business systems consulting, value for money models, safety in design and risk management systems.

Exner Education is an ASQA registered RTO and is the training development and delivery branch of Exner. From its practical experience and knowledge Exner Education has designed, developed and delivered construction specific training over the past 15 years. Exner Education provides a 'hands on' practical approach to training, developed and delivered by people who have real current practical experience in the field and are qualified VET sector trainers. This gives Exner a unique ability to balance both theoretical teaching knowledge complemented with current 'best practice' work examples.

Our Training & Education experience includes the instructional design of training ranging from:

· safety and site compliance;

· project management including from tender preparation, claims management to project close out;

· engineering practices; and,

· corporate improvement strategies.

Exner Education has designed, developed and delivered training for both large and small companies as well as government authorities including, Leighton Contractors, Pro-Build, Grocon, Schiavello, MBAV, HIA, VMIA, Nicholson Construction, Johns Lyng, APM Group, Victorian Managed Insurance Authority, VicRoads, Department of Treasury and Finance and Victorian Catchment Management Authority.

Exner continues to develop its online learning 'experience' and provides a unique interactive delivery methodology which gives students world first teaching tools, combining Exner's practical construction knowledge with core theory to further enhance the students learning experience.

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