Diploma of Project Management

Diploma of Project Management

The Diploma of Project Management is aimed at experienced or aspiring professional project managers looking to build their capability as a project manager. The course will provide you with the skills and confidence to plan, lead and execute all aspects of a project management life cycle.

What is the course?

The BSB50820 Diploma of Project Management qualification allows for the attainment of competencies required for independent and self-directed work as a project manager in the public sector. The course will provide you with the skills and knowledge to apply integrated technical and theoretical concepts in a broad range of contexts and undertake advanced skilled duties in a project management environment.

Monash College engages AcademyGlobal as a non-RTO, third party to deliver training. AcademyGlobal is a leading provider of procurement and contract management, finance, project management and risk capability training.

Course Content

  • establish a governance framework for a complex project
  • establish an appropriate project management approach
  • develop a complex project management plan
  • manage a complex project
  • close and evaluate a complex project
  • manage and lead a project team
  • design and implement effective stakeholder engagement strategies
  • develop and manage project schedules and budgets
  • manage project risk and quality
  • negotiate successful project outcomes
  • develop effective strategies to remedy variances from project plans
  • establish a continuous improvement culture for projects.

Units of Competency


  • BSBPMG530: Manage project scope
  • BSBPMG531: Manage project time
  • BSBPMG532: Manage project quality
  • BSBPMG533: Manage project cost
  • BSPPMG534: Manage project human resources
  • BSBPMG535: Manage project information and communication
  • BSBPMG536: Manage Project risk
  • BSBPMG537: Manage Project Procurement
  • BSBPMG538: Manage project stakeholder engagement
  • BSBPMG539: Manage project governance
  • BSBPMG540: Manage Project Integration
  • BSBSTR502: Facilitate Continuous Improvement

Course information

Program Overview This course consists of three modules with each module being conducted over a 24-hour period. Participants receive intensive supervised instruction during the workshop which is delivered over three eight-hour training days. This course has a total of 72 hours of intensive instruction.
Mode of delivery Virtual Classroom via Zoom or face-to-face.
DurationNine face to face days delivered over three blocks, with 4-8 week gap between each workshop block and 8 weeks to submit assessments after the final workshop. Expected completion timeframe of 12 months from commencement.
Volume of learning Delivered across 3 x 3 day facilitated workshops and a self-study and assessment period post workshop.

There is a 4-8 week gap between modules to ensure sufficient time for self-study and preparation for formative and summative assessment activities. Self-study consists of 900 to 1100+ hours of unsupervised activities for the modules where learner cohorts have access to the trainers, learning resources and support.
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Course fees

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Assessment This qualification is delivered using a combination of presentation, group work, case studies and individual research.

There is a written assessment for each of the modules above. Assessments will take place during the course through the use of role plays, group activities, case studies and individual research. Learners also complete workplace-based projects to demonstrate competency against nationally endorsed standards. In class activities will also be used throughout the workshops to build your understanding and you will have access to facilitators during this period to assist you in completing your course.

Course Code BSB50820

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Stuart Patch CGMA, FCMA, MCPA, DipPM

Stuart is a Director of AcademyGlobal who specialises in the areas of finance, project management, procurement, contracting and risk management. A highly experienced senior executive, he has developed and delivered training for leading organisations including the Institute of Public Administration Australia, Australian Institute of Company Directors, CPA Australia, University of Technology Sydney and Australian Institute of Management. Stuart’s corporate roles include Finance Director and Chief Financial Officer for European and US multinationals. For the last seven years, he has developed and delivered training for commercial and government organisations in Australia and internationally.

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