Project Management Short Course

Projects, people and leadership

A brief introductory course outlining the essentials of Project Management, this short course is aimed at giving Operational Staff further control and guidance over Project Management ‘best-practice’, skills and knowledge and covering the key areas of success; projects, people and leadership.


  • 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!

Connect, motivate and bring out the best in your team, ensuring they remain focused and on track to meet your project goals.

By learning to use your existing and acquired project leadership skills and knowledge within your workplace, you will be able to successfully manage your projects in-line with your organisational goals.

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Graduate Outcomes

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

  • communicate organisational mission and goals
  • influence groups and individuals
  • build and support teams
  • demonstrate personal and professional competence
  • define a project
  • develop project a plan
  • administer and monitor a project
  • finalise a project
  • review a project.

Future Job Outcomes

  • Project Manager
  • Team Leader
  • Strategic Planning Officer
  • Team Mentor and Coach
  • Administration Manager
  • 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 in this short course will receive a Statement of Attainment.

BSBPMG430 Undertake project work

Learn the skills to ensure projects meet their timelines, quality standards are upheld and that budgetary limits and other requirements are set for your projects. 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 learnt for application to future projects.

BSBTWK502 Manage team effectiveness

Learn the skills and knowledge required to lead teams in the workplace and to actively engage with the management of the organisation, using a range of problem solving and decision-making strategies. The unit applies to those working at a managerial level who lead and build a positive culture within their work teams.

BSBLDR523 Lead and manage effective workplace relationships

Learn the skills and knowledge required to lead and manage effective workplace relationships. This unit applies to those in leadership or management positions who have a prominent role in establishing and managing processes and procedures to support workplace relationships and applying the value, goals and cultural diversity policies of the organisation. Complex and diverse methods and procedures as well as a range of problem-solving and decision-making strategies are used, which require the exercise of considerable discretion and judgement.

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