Diploma of Project Management

Diploma of Project Management

The Diploma of Project Management (BSB50820) is a nationally recognised training program (RTO Provider Number: 45061). This program is designed to consolidate and enhance your expertise in leading projects, equipping you with the skills to keep a project on time, within budget, and within scope. This course showcases industry leading best practice, helping you develop the skills and knowledge to manage stakeholders, risk, and drive projects to completion.

By the end of this 12-month qualification, you'll have the tools and strategies to deliver better project outcomes for your organisation and clients.

Monash College has partnered with Engineers Education Australia for this qualification, to provide specialist training to Engineers wanting to enhance their project management knowledge and skills. Engineers Education Australia recruits participants and the course will be delivered by Monash College.

Learning outcomes

  • Understand four core elements of project management: time, scope, cost and quality.
  • Understand the project management life-cycle and each process group within it.
  • How to report on project status with your audience in mind.
  • How to create a quality framework for your project and monitor it throughout.
  • Stakeholder engagement and management practices.
  • Strategies to manage risks, issues and change control within a project.
  • Project communication processes and techniques.
  • How to practise project finalisation management, conduct lessons learned and review a project.

Key information


12 months

Delivery mode

Learn on demand and at your own pace online or with face-to-face training. We can tailor this course for your organisation or team.

Program structure

Your program, your choice. Choose your own structure*

  • Interactive online content and activities
  • Regular webinars to continue engagement
  • Monthly group progress reports
  • Assessments using various workplace projects
  • All necessary learner resources provided

*as long as it meets compliance requirements

Units of competency
  • BSBPMG536 – Manage Project Risk
  • BSBPMG531 – Manage Project Time
  • BSBPMG535 – Manage Project Information and Communication
  • BSBPMG533 – Manage Project Cost
  • BSBPMG532 – Manage Project Quality
  • BSBPMG540 – Manage Project Integration
  • BSBPMG530 – Manage Project Scope
  • BSBPMG534 – Manage Project Human Resources
Elective units
  • BSBPMG537 – Manage Project Procurement
  • BSBPMG538 – Manage Project Stakeholder Engagement
  • BSBTWK502 – Lead and Manage Team Effectiveness
  • BSBCMM511 – Communicate with influence
Course code BSB50820
Monash College RTO Number:


Please contact rto.admin@monashcollege.edu.au for all enquiries.

Please note: This program operates under a business to business model, minimum numbers apply. No government funding is available for this course.

Dr Ross Yates, RTO Trainer and Assessor

Dr Ross Yates PhD is an experienced program and project management practitioner, with Chartered Project Professional and Certified Practising Project Director credentials from the APM and AIPM. Ross specialises in PRINCE2, PMBOK and Agile methods and his specialisation extends to business systems and processes, quality and risk management and sustainable practices. He has broad-based experience delivering projects in the mining, higher education, health care and not-for-profit sectors. Ross works closely with engineers and other professionals across a range of fields and sectors as an educator, assessor of competence and project management commentator.

Ross’ contemporary practice experience underpins his current teaching to provide a realistic and authentic dimension to his teaching activities. Ross holds a PhD and a Masters Degree from Curtin University, a Graduate Certificate in Higher Education from Edith Cowan University and an Advanced Diploma in Program Management, Advanced Diploma of Information Technology Business Analysis, Advanced Diploma of Information Technology Project Management, Diploma of Project Management and a Certificate IV in Training & Assessment.