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BSB51415Diploma of Project Management

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  • Awarded by

    RTO 0049

  • Qualification


  • Study Mode

    On campus

  • Payment Options

    Payment planUpfront payment

  • Duration

    12 months part-time

  • Start Date

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  • Location

    NSW | VIC | QLD | SA | ACT | TAS

  • Course Fee

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This course meets Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.

Last modified: 19 Jul 2017

About this course

Build sought-after skills and stand out in Australia's competitive business landscape with this versatile Diploma of Project Management from AIM.

Designed for professionals keen to enhance their project management knowledge and capabilities, this course is endorsed by the Australian Institute of Project Management. It takes you through every aspect of the project management life cycle, teaching you how to design, implement, execute and evaluate a project, and equipping you with broad skills applicable to a range of real-world situations.

In addition to training you in project principles, this course also focuses on continuous improvement, showing you how to build and maintain a culture of iteration and innovative thinking in your project team. You'll stand out in a competitive environment while giving your team the best chance of success.

Online and self-directed, this flexible course maximises your learning with five days of on-campus workshops. Your self-directed study will be supported by practical, relevant discussions with experienced industry professionals. In addition, if there are multiple people in your workplace interested in pursuing this qualification, AIM may design a program tailored specifically to your context.

  • Prerequisites


    To be eligible for entry into this course, applicants must meet the following requirements:

    • Be 18 years or older; AND
    • Completed Australian Year 12 schooling; OR
    • Demonstrate that you have the skills and capability to succeed in the course by completing the Diploma Entry Test.
  • Subjects

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    In this project management course, the units of competency you may study include:

    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

    Pre-selected elective units:

    • BSBPMG518 – Manage project procurement
    • BSBPMG519 –Manage project stakeholder engagement
    • BSBPMG520 – Manage project governance
    • BSBMGT516 – Facilitate continuous improvement

    You may be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) if your previous education or work experience meet certain criteria.

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  • Why Australian Institute of Management Education & Training?

    AIM provides students with practical qualifications that certify their skills and advances their careers. Each qualification is delivered through a blend of practical exercises and evaluative tools, and with no exams to study for; students can focus on completing assessments that have real world application. With the choice to study online or on campus, studying with AIM means you can maintain your work-life balance while building your future career.

    Australian Institute of Management Education and Training Pty Limited (ABN 40 009 668 553); RTO code 0049 (AIMET); level 21, 580 George St, Sydney, NSW, 2000, an approved FEE-HELP and VET FEE-HELP provider. AIMET is a registered Higher Education Provider listed on the national register, Provider ID: PRV12071. AIMET uses the brand name AIM with permission from the Australian Institute of Management (ABN 56 004 525 017).

    AIM (RTO 0049) prides itself on delivering holistic, comprehensive qualifications, that helps you fast-track your career whilst gaining official certification of your skills. Whether you prefer online learning or face-to-face classes, AIM offers both options.

    The online virtual campus, MyAIM allows students to work through the online modules at their own pace, connect with other students and receive online learning support from AIM’s Student Support and Coaching Services teams.

Campus locations

This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations:

  • New South Wales: Parramatta, Sydney
  • Victoria: Melbourne
  • Queensland: Brisbane, Paget, Moranbah, Fortitude Valley
  • South Australia: Adelaide
  • Australian Capital Territory: Canberra
  • Tasmania: Hobart

You can also choose to study this course entirely online, or online with some on-campus components (blended learning).

Career outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Diploma of Project Management (BSB51415) from AIM.

This qualification enables you to pursue employment in a range of different environments across the public and private sectors, working on a wide variety of projects. Previous graduates of this program have undertaken positions ranging from clerical and administrative to professional across a wide variety of sectors, including construction, public administration and safety, and professional, scientific and technical services.

This course may also act as a pathway to further studies. You may choose to pursue a Diploma of Leadership or an Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management at AIM. In addition, AIM offers the Graduate Certificate in Management, Graduate Diploma in Management and Master of Business Administration. Study is available in both online and face-to-face delivery modes.


The current cost of this course is $6,700.

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