This qualification reflects the role of individuals who need to apply project management skills and knowledge. They may manage projects in a variety of contexts, across a number of industry sectors. They have project leadership and management roles and are responsible for achieving project objectives. They must possess a sound theoretical knowledge base and use a range of specialised, technical and managerial competencies to initiate, plan, execute and evaluate their own work and/or the work of others.
Sample Job Roles, or titles include: Project Leader, Project Management Facilitator, and Project or Program Administrator.
The competency units in BSB51415
The MTS Diploma of Project Management Practice is made up of the following units:
- BSBPMG521 - Manage project integration
- 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
- BSBPMG518 - Manage project procurement
- BSBPMG519 - Manage project stakeholder engagement
- BSBPMG520 - Manage project governance
- BSBWOR502 - Ensure team effectiveness
Further information on these units of competency is available at: http://training.gov.au/Training/Details/BSB51415.
The standard offering is delivered in 3 x 3 day blocks of face to face training.
To aid learning, we deliver the program on a project life-cycle basis, and incorporate our client organisation’s project management methodology, process and tools into the delivery. Our own comprehensive materials are supported by a text book as well as activities and assessment scenarios which can be contextualised to our client’s operating environment.
Assessment for this qualification is approached in an integrated fashion where the evidence requirements are considered holistically. That is, the activity of managing a project is assessed in its totality. Assessment comprises:
- A knowledge test undertaken ‘in the workplace’ at the conclusion of each block of learning.
- A group presentation reviewing a workplace project
- An individual written report reviewing a workplace project
- The development of a Project Management Plan (PMP)
- A Third Party Report, gathering evidence of performance of project management activities in the workplace.
Course materials will comprise
- A Participant Manual
- Knowledge tests
- Assessment Tasks
- Project Management Plan
- Slide Handouts
All relevant documentation and information will be sent to participants prior to the commencement of the course.