Manage Project Scope BSBPMG511

Provide detailed theories and practices unique to scope management in building and construction
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  • Lectures 16
  • Length 6.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 12/2013 English

Course Description

In guiding a project, particularly one in the building and construction industry, an intricate knowledge of Project Scope Management is critical in determining the project’s outcome. In reality, people practice many of the concepts involved in Project Scope Management however our course will allow students to fully utilise and benefit from such a detailed understanding of Project Management Diploma theory.

Please note that this course is priced in US dollars.

Duration of Study

The pace at which each student studies is different. The nominal hours for this course are 40 hours, however, this can vary greatly depending on your previous experience and study techniques. Student support is available by asking a question online or visiting our website.

We offer our support as a Registered Training Organisation (Provider number 22450)

As a RTO (Provider number 22450), Exner Education is responsible for delivering quality training and assessment.

Project Scope Management is not a new concept for teaching, Exner Education, drawing on their 25 years of experience in the construction industry have tailored this course to address many of the challenges facing Construction Projects and their Project Managers today.

Typically, these projects have the greatest risks associated with them and as such are far more susceptible to deliver outcomes where large financial losses are experienced or the project be delivered late or to a lower quality than expected.

Exner Education’s Project Scope Management course serves to provide an understanding of the theory and practice of project management in the building and construction industry.

This course or unit of competency is selected from an Australian Nationally endorsed business services training package. It is also one of the 12 units that make up the Diploma of project management.

If you are an Australian student and would like to be assessed for this unit of competency, please visit our website for more information. Upon successful completion of the assessment, you will qualify to be awarded a Nationally accredited certificate of attainment within the VET sector.

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. 

If you would like to discuss being assessed for this course, visit our website.

What are the requirements?

  • Basic knowledge of construction project

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Develop and confirm procedures for project authorisation with an appropriate authority
  • Obtain authorisation to expend resources
  • Confirm project delegations and authorities in project governance arrangements
  • Identify, negotiate and document project boundaries
  • Establish measurable project benefits, outcomes and outputs
  • Establish a shared understanding of the desired project outcomes with relevant stakeholders
  • Document scope-management plan
  • Implement agreed scope-management procedures and processes
  • Manage the impact of scope changes within established time, cost and quality constraints according to change-control procedures
  • Identify and document scope-management issues and recommend improvements for future projects

Who is the target audience?

  • Business owners, site managers, construction managers, project managers, risk managers, foreman, contract managers, quality managers

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

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Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Guidelines to Studying this course
Study Guidelines
Section 2: Overview of Scope Management
Full Course Notes
89 pages
Section 3: Conducting Project Authorisation Activities

Lectures cover understanding your authority and the fundamentals of plan scope management. Dont forget to download and under take Case Study 1 to test your understanding.

Conducting Project Authorisation Activities
10 questions
Section 4: Authorisation to Expend Resources

Lectures cover obtaining authorisation for expenditure

Authorisation to Expend Resources
10 questions
Section 5: Scope Definition

Lectures cover defining scope activities and project scope identification

Scope Definition
10 questions
Section 6: Project Outcomes

Lectures cover how to evaluate the project performance and reaching agreement with stakeholders

Project Outcomes
10 questions
Section 7: Scope Management Plan

Lectures cover how to develop and implement a scope management plan and how to validate scope

Scope Management Plan
10 questions
Section 8: Scope Controls

Lectures cover:

Effective management controls

Implementation of scope management procedures

Scope control

Scope Controls
10 questions
Section 9: Scope Changes and Management Effectiveness

Lectures cover:

Meeting project objectives

Assess effectiveness of scope management procedures

Passing on scope management issues and improvements

10 questions

Quiz Description

Section 10: Construction Project Scope: Further Reading/References
Administering a Construction Contract: A Legal Perspective
141 pages
Section 11: Construction Scope: Sample Scope Management Documents
Construction Risk Checklist: Includes Scope
5 pages
Contract Scope Valuation Guide
1 page
Project & Scope Management Plan
9 pages
Sample Scope Variation Letter
1 page
Sample: Registration of Scope Variation
1 page

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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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