Project Management Short Course

Emotional intelligence for project managers

A short Project Management course outlining developing and using emotionally intelligence and undertaking project work.


  • Course Fees
  • Duration
    Up to 6 months
  • Delivery
    Individual students (online)

A short course can be a great way to improve your skills quickly and improve your prospects when applying for a new job or promotion!

Discover how you can apply new insights on ‘emotional intelligence’ in your project management style.

By incorporating emotional intelligence into your project management style, you will understand how to better manage your team, leading to increased morale and motivation, and maximising your team’s outcomes while ensuring your project meets its timeline, quality standards and budgets.

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Graduate Outcomes

On successful completion of this short course you will have the skills and knowledge to:

  • identify the impact of own emotions in others in the workplace
  • recognise and address the emotional strengths and weaknesses of others
  • promote the development of emotional intelligence in others
  • utilise emotional intelligence to maximise team outcomes
  • define a project
  • develop a project plan
  • administer and monitor a project
  • finalise a project
  • review a project.

Future Job Outcomes

  • Project Manager
  • Team Leader
  • Human Resources Advisor
  • Administration Manager
  • Team Mentor and Coach
  • Asset Manager
  • Risk Assessment Officer.

Recommended Education

  • Year 12; OR
  • Certificate IV level qualification; OR
  • Language, literacy, and numeracy evaluation.

Recommended Work Experience

  • Currently working as a Manager; OR
  • 3 + years of RELEVANT work experience; OR
  • 5+ years of ANY work experience

Units of competency

Students upon successful completion of these three units of competency in this short course will receive a Statement of Attainment.

BSBPMG430 Undertake project work

Learn the skills to ensure projects meet timelines, quality standards are upheld, and that budgetary limits and other requirements are set for your project. Apply your learnt skills and knowledge to undertake a straightforward project or a section of a larger project by developing a project plan, administering and monitoring the project, finalising the project and reviewing the project to identify lessons learned for application to future projects.
In this unit learn to identify, analyse, synthesise and act upon the impact of your own emotions on others, recognising and appreciating the emotional strengths and weaknesses of others, promoting the development of emotional intelligence in others and utilising emotional intelligence to maximise team outcomes in your workplace.

BSBPEF502 Develop and use emotional intelligence

Learn the skills and knowledge required to develop and use emotional intelligence to increase self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, and relationship management in the workplace. This unit applies to those who are required to identify, analyse, synthesise and act on information from a range of sources and who deal with unpredictable problems as part of their job role, and may be responsible for leading a team or work area.

BSBCRT511 Develop critical thinking in others

Learn the skills and knowledge required to develop critical and creative thinking skills in others within a workplace context. This unit applies to those who are developing and coaching others, for whom critical thinking skills (including analysis, synthesis, and evaluation) are an important part of their job roles and responsible for leading teams.

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