BSB51415 Diploma of Project Management

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BSB51415 Diploma of Project Management

This training is delivered in a partnering arrangement with access UTS (RTO ID No 90811).




Overview The Diploma of Project Management equips participants to develop and manage projects within the workplace. The program guides participants through the complete project management process from project conception and initiation through to contract close. The skills learnt in this program can be used in projects of any size or complexity. The program is targeted at officers in a government agency or state owned corporation who work in or manage a workplace project. The five-day program maximises the opportunities for self-learning through the use of case studies and an overarching project simulation to enable participants to practise new skills in a collegial, positive learning environment.


Who is it for? Individuals who work in or manage a workplace project and who wish to expand their skills in managing a project from conception and initiation through to contract close


Duration 5 days, divided into 2 workshops

Workshop 1: 3 days

Workshop 2: 2 days


Delivery Face-to-face training workshops

Work-based activities and assessments, including presentations, group work and case studies


Prerequisites Basic understanding of proect management


Course Requirements Participants are required to complete all in-class activities as well as workplace assessment tasks to achieve this qualification.


Assessment encompasses group work conducted in class including presentations on researched topics and work-based tasks completed outside of the training workshops.


Units Covered Core units

BSBPMG511 – Manage project scope

BSBPMG512 – Manage project time

BSBPMG513 – Manage project quality

BSBPMG514 – Manage project cost

BSBPMG515 – Manage project human resources

BSBPMG516 – Manage project information and communication

BSBPMG517 – Manage project risk

BSBPMG521 – Manage project integration


Elective units

BSBPMG518 – Manage project procurement

BSBPMG519 – Manage project stakeholder engagement

BSBPMG520 – Manage project governance

BSBMGT516 – Facilitate continuous improvement


Learning Outcomes
  • Define and initiate a project
  • Design a comprehensive project plan
  • Manage project resources
  • Launch a project successfully
  • Manage project performance
  • Close out a project
Presenters Stuart Patch


Stuart is a Director and senior faculty member at AcademyGlobal specialising in the areas of financial management, procurement, project management and risk management.


Stuart delivers training for leading organisations including the Australian Institute of Company Directors, CPA Australia, the University of Technology Sydney and the Australian Institute of Management. His delivery is greatly enriched by an extensive career working across the world as Finance Director for global listed companies operating in the power generation, construction, resources and transportation sectors.


Stuart has facilitated training, coached and mentored senior management and high potential employees within commercial firms, government and the not-for-profit sector. Stuart is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, holds a Diploma in Project Management and Certificate IV in Training and Assessment.


Richard Walker


Richard Walker is a Principal and senior faculty manager at AcademyGlobal. He has 30 years’ industry experience encompassing senior risk, operations and compliance roles with several leading global institutions.


Richard has a detailed knowledge of financial mathematics, markets and products; the ability to differentiate the interests of stakeholders; and use of credit, cash flow, and financial ratio analysis to implement strategies.


More recently, Richard has written and delivered bespoke training for clients drawn from the corporate, government, and financial services sectors in Australia, South East Asia, and the Middle East resulting in rapid knowledge transfer. His areas of focus include: corporate credit risk, financial analysis, enterprise risk management, conduct risk and operational risk.


Drawing upon his deep and varied experience, Richard is able to offer insights into the relationship between different risk categories; the application of financial analysis to enhance decision making; demonstrate the applicability to the regulatory environment; and critically, relate these to the organisation’s strategic priorities.






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