Project Management Essentials

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About this Course

You will learn the important processes and principles of managing a project from the early stages of planning all the way through to reviewing your success. This course also provides students practical understanding of financial and budgetary requirements of managing a project.

Course Duration Self-paced (2-6 weeks) Course Fee $398

You Will Learn

  • Determine project scope, stakeholders, and parameters
  • Relationship to other projects
  • Determine and access available resources
  • Develop project plan
  • Develop and approve project budget
  • Consult and support project team members
  • Managing project finances, resources, and quality
  • Create project reports
  • Undertake risk management
  • Review project outcomes
  • Document and report lessons learned

Is This Course For Me

This course is for users of all levels ranging from beginners to experts who want to introduce themselves to project management for the first time or build on current skills and knowledge. The course is designed to prepare you for the defining, planning, administration, monitoring, and review of a project in any workplace setting.

Linked Accredited Course Unit(s)

Undertake project work (BSBPMG522A)

Career Pathways

This short course is suitable for those working, or who wish to work, in the following job roles:

  • Project Management
  • Organisational Managers
  • Team Leaders
  • Project Officers
  • Administration

Course Pathways

Graduates of this course can achieve entry into the Certificate IV in Business Sales, or the Certificate IV or Diploma of Business with one unit credited. These courses are also offered online through Career Life College.

Millie Harris | Student, Melbourne
"I received as much support as I asked for, and often I was given a call from the friendly staff at Career Life College to ask me if I needed any assistance. They were very flexible and great at talking me through tasks and helping me to understand the relevant concepts. They also were fantastic at asking what I needed, and when I let them know my goal of finishing the course within a certain time frame, they gave me regular gentle nudges to keep me on track!"

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Flexible Study

  • Study at your own pace to fit the course around your work and personal life.
  • You can study at the time and place that suits you including at home, during your work break, on the bus, or even out in the park.

Study & Career Support

  • You have access to constant and ongoing online and telephone support from your course trainer to ensure you meet your study goals.
  • You’ll also receive qualified career support including career coaching and advice, career assessments, and resume and job application support.

Industry Expert Trainers

  • All our trainers are experts in their field with years of experience so you know you’re leaving the course with the best skills and tools.
  • Our trainers can also assess you on practical work you’re already doing as part of your job.

Online Engagement

  • As a student you can connect and interact with your trainer and fellow students in live online tutorials and forums.
  • On top of the support from your trainer you can access and provide support and network with other students in your course.

Nationally Accredited

  • All of our short courses are nationally recognised and can later be credited towards a full certificate or diploma - either with Career Life College or any other VET provider.
  • National accreditation means you’re studying courses of the same quality of those offered by your closest TAFE.

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