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Diploma of Project Management

BSB51415 Diploma of Project Management applies to individuals in project leadership and management roles, who are responsible for achieving project objectives.

Learners will already manage projects in a variety of contexts across different industries and will have a sound project management knowledge base.

They will be experienced in using a range of project management tools and techniques to deliver project outcomes, achieving time, cost and quality objectives.

Learners will be competent managers of teams, with the ability to initiate, plan, execute, and evaluate their own work and/or the work of others, however, are looking to enhance their expertise and abilities with further study.

Learners will focus on six key themes over 10 sessions:

  • Project life cycle
  • Project constraint management, including scope
  • Project integration management
  • Risk management
  • Human resources management
  • Managing project procurement processes

A practical work based project portfolio completes the program.

The PMBoK will be provided on the Engage platform and will be used as a learning resource throughout the program.

The content of the program is suitable for both public and private sector employees.

The project techniques developed during this program are highly versatile and can be applied to negotiating, planning and implementing projects or to improve outcomes from business as usual project activities.

User Choice Funding is available, contact us for more information. Terms and Conditions apply.

Did you know that you may be able to complete your qualification even quicker with our Recognition+ service? Just like Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), your prior formal study can count towards a new qualification. Contact our recognition coordinator for more information.

Course Overview



Start Dates

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$4900 - To find out if you're eligible for user choice funding, contact our Learner Experience team on (02) 6207 4444

or $430 (if eligible for User Choice Funding)

What is User Choice Funding?

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Delivery Mode

Blended (Face to Face & Online) and Recognition of Prior Learning


Program delivery to be conducted at the Bruce or Tuggeranong CIT Campus (TBC)


Bruce Campus

Building J, Vowels Crescent
Haydon Dr, Bruce, ACT
2617 Australia

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Tuggeranong Campus

205 Anketell St,
Greenway ACT
2900 Australia

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BSB51415 Diploma of Project Management


  • Introduce the principles and concepts of project management
  • Manage project integration
  • Develop communication skills and management of stakeholders
  • Outline project governance principles
  • Create a project charter
  • Define a project plan
  • Manage project change
  • Define project scope
  • Manage project time, cost and quality
  • Use estimating techniques
  • Schedule dependencies
  • Evaluate and manage project risks
  • Manage the professional development of your project team
  • Manage your project resources and procurement contracts
  • Manage scheduling tools and change management
  • Develop negotiation skills
  • Manage project close out and handover



Multiple choice quizzes, case studies, and a practical work-based project portfolio.

Awarded by

Canberra Institute of Technology

Units of Competency
  • 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
  • BSBPMG518  Manage project procurement
  • BSBPMG519  Manage project stakeholder engagement
  • BSBWOR501  Manage personal work priorities and professional development
  • BSBWOR502  Lead and manage team effectiveness

10 facilitated learning sessions plus the completion of a practical work-based project portfolio. Compulsory attendance except where unforeseen personal circumstances may arise.


Access to related project management work practices is necessary so as to demonstrate the particular competencies required.

How to apply

Do you require further information? To find out more about BSB51415 Diploma of Project Management, email or call our Learner Experience team on 6207 4444.

  1. Submit your application for enrolment form
    Complete our online application for enrolment form.
  2. Enrol
    We will contact you with regards to your chosen course of study and send you the program enrolment form. Once you have been accepted to study your chosen course, you must enrol into your classes. This can be done through our training centres.
  3. Obtain a USI

All students participating in Nationally Recognised Training in Australia require a Unique Student Identifier, or USI.

A USI gives you access to your online USI account which contains all of your nationally recognised training records and results. One of the main benefits of a USI is that you will have easy access to your training records and results throughout your career, which will be helpful when applying for a job or enrolling in further study.

How do I get an USI?

It’s free and easy to create one at usi.gov.au

Want a customised program for your workplace?
To find out more call us on 02 6207 4444 or email citsol@cit.edu.au
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