Course summary

The Graduate Certificate in Project Management is designed for professionals across all sectors who wish to develop their skills in project management. Students develop an understanding of the principles behind project management, and of time, change, risk and procurement issues, exploring common obstacles and developing a problem-solving attitude that can be applied to their future management endeavours.

This course is also a pathway to further postgraduate study. Graduates receive up to four units of credit towards the Master of Project Management.

Endorsed by

AIPM Endorsed course

The Graduate Certificate in Project Management is designed for professionals across all sectors who wish to develop their skills in project management. Students develop an understanding of the principles behind project management, and of time, change, risk and procurement issues, exploring common obstacles and developing a problem-solving attitude that can be applied to their future management endeavours.

This course is also a pathway to further postgraduate study. Graduates receive up to four units of credit towards the Master of Project Management.

Endorsed by

AIPM Endorsed course

Core units include project management principles; quality control and risk; planning and contract management.

Course Learning Outcome

Demonstrate well-developed cognitive, technical, and creative skills to independently evaluate and critically analyse information, and solve problems, in Project management through adaptable and responsible practise.

Demonstrate well-developed cognitive, technical, and creative skills to independently evaluate and critically analyse information, and solve problems, in Project management through adaptable and responsible practise.

Demonstrate well-developed judgement, regarding ethical practices, within a Project Management context.

Demonstrate well-developed theoretical and technical knowledge in the field of Project Management and apply this to real-world situation.

Demonstrate autonomous, self-managed learning through reflective practice, and well developed skills to locate, evaluate, manage and apply information in the field of project management.

Demonstrate well developed communication and collaboration skills, with individuals and teams to achieve project outcomes.

Demonstrate cultural competence in local, Australia-wide and global settings, specifically as they apply to the practice of project management.

This course is endorsed by the Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPM). Students who have completed an AIPM-endorsed course are eligible to apply for a certificate as a Certified Practicing Project Practitioner (CPPP) under AIPM's RegPM program. To qualify for CPPP, students must apply for Associate Membership with a copy of their qualification.

For more information on becoming an AIPM RegPM or to qualify as a CPPP, download the AIPM Membership (PDF) and download the CPPP and AIPM Endorsed Course Information (PDF).


Course overview

Course code

1008400

Course abbreviation

GradCertProjMgt

Credit points

48

Equivalent units

4

Duration

8 months part-time

Duration

8 months full-time

Availability details

Domestic

Location Teaching period UAC code QTAC code
SCU Online Summer Term N/A N/A

Fee information

Fee paying


International

Location Teaching period Annual Fees CRICOS
SCU Online Summer Term N/A N/A

Course requirements

See the University’s Rules Relating to Awards, in conjunction with the Specific Award Rules listed below.

To be eligible to receive the Graduate Certificate in Project Management students must complete the equivalent of 4 units (48 credit points), comprising:

  • 1 core unit (12 credit points): and
  • 3 equivalent elective units (36 credit points).

A candidate in the Graduate Certificate of Project Management who has completed the requirements for the Graduate Certificate of Project Management may elect to articulate to a Graduate Diploma of Project Management or Master of Project Management.
 


Course progressions

Your course progression is in the recommended order you should complete your course in. It is important that you follow this to ensure you meet the course requirements. Assistance on how to enrol can be accessed here.

Students should use course progression information to select units specific to their course and enrol in these units using My Enrolment

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Title Note

Complete the following units to satisfy the Requirements of the Award

PROJ5002 - Project Management Principles
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