GC-PROJM v.1 Graduate Certificate in Project Management
Course CRICOS Code: 029361C
Registered full-time Duration: 0.5 Years
Graduate Certificates prepare students to develop advanced knowledge and skills for professional or highly skilled work and further learning corresponding to AQF level 8 qualifications.
Project Management is a distinct professional discipline, having its own body of knowledge, skills, tools and techniques. It involves managing a project from inception to completion and the successful attainment of the project objectives. It provides the opportunity to gain the understanding, knowledge and skills necessary for performing the role of project manager. This course adopts a generic approach to project management and is applicable to any project in industries such as construction, engineering, education, health, commerce, information technology and research and development.
Additional Course Expenses
Students may be expected to purchase a number of textbooks and other essential study materials.
Course Entry and Completion Details
Applicants for a Graduate Certificate are required to meet University academic and English language entry standards; details are provided at http://futurestudents.curtin.edu.au. Applicants generally require a Bachelor Degree or equivalent credit gained for recognised learning. Any specific course entry and completion requirements must also be met.
Applicants specifically require a bachelor degree; or applicants without a bachelor degree require 5 years full-time management experience.
Credit for Recognised Learning
Applications for credit towards a course are assessed on an individual basis. Credit reduces the amount of learning required to complete the course and may be granted for formal education qualifications, non-formal learning from non-award programs of study and informal learning through work experiences. Further information can be found at http://futurestudents.curtin.edu.au.
Graduates may qualify for entry to some Graduate Diplomas and Master degrees. For further details, see the University website http://curtin.edu.au.
This course is an exit award of the GD-PROJM Graduate Diploma in Project Management and the MC-PROJM Master of Science (Project Management).
Graduate Certificates contain a series of units which may include compulsory (core), optional or elective units to cater for student preferences.
Course Learning Outcomes
A graduate of this course can:
1. describe and apply the principles, concepts, tools, techniques and processes of project management
2. think critically and reflectively to analyse project management problems and issues and generate practical effective solutions to facilitate project success
3. source, critically evaluate and synthesise information to support comprehension and decision making in a project environment
4. communicate effectively graphically, orally, and in writing, with academic, professional and community stakeholders
5. use appropriate technologies for the facilitation of project management processes
8. appreciate the cultural diversity of the wider community and its impacts on project management
9. conduct themselves in an ethical and professional manner; demonstrate skills in leadership,self-motivation and working in teams
Duration and Availability
This fee-paying course is one semester full-time or equivalent part-time study.This Course is available during both February and July intakes.
Location and delivery Mode
|Year||Location||Period||All*||Internal||Partially Online Internal^||External||Fully Online#|
|2017||Bentley Campus||Semester 1||Y||Y|
|2017||Bentley Campus||Semester 2||Y||Y|
|2017||Miri Sarawak Campus||Trimester 1||Y|
|2017||Miri Sarawak Campus||Trimester 2||Y|
|2017||Singapore Campus||Trimester 1A||Y|
|2017||Singapore Campus||Trimester 2A||Y|
|2017||Singapore Campus||Trimester 3A||Y|
The information displayed above refers to study periods and locations where the course is available for first time entry. Students are normally only offered or admitted to a course once.
* The course itself may not be available either solely internally or externally but individual units may be offered in either or both of those modes. Prospective students should contact the Course Coordinator for further information.
^ Course and associated units are offered in this mode permitting International Onshore student enrolment.
# Course and associated units are offered in this online only mode and DO NOT permit International Onshore student enrolment.
|Year 1 Semester 1|
|PRJM6000||v.1||Project Management Overview||3.0||25.0|
|PRJM6010||v.1||Project and People||3.0||25.0|
|PRJM6001||v.1||Project Cost Management||3.0||25.0|
|PRJM6002||v.1||Project Time Management||3.0||25.0|
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