Graduate Certificate in Project Management
|Location||Bentley, Sarawak or Singapore This course may not be offered at all locations every year. Please contact us for more information on availability.|
Full-time or part-time
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|Study mode||On-campus, online and mixed on- and off-campus|
|Intake||February or July|
|Duration||6 months full-time|
In this course you will examine project management and its processes, including history, definitions, attributes, body of knowledge, objectives and success. You’ll explore the characteristics and activities of the project life cycle, along with the functions of planning, organisation and control. You’ll consider cost and value management processes within a project environment, including methods and techniques of estimating, budgeting and controlling. Time management is also a focus of this course, covering time programming and scheduling, line of balance, time estimating, constraints, resources, control monitoring, analysis and reporting.
Your studies will be supported by an exploration of organisational development and the design of organisational structures, including perceptions, personality, motivation, leadership, group processes, performance appraisal, conflict and work redesign.
The structure of this course varies depending on which semester you commence your studies in. The course offers flexibility as units are delivered through evening classes and online.
Entry requirements for Australian and New Zealand students
A bachelor degree from a recognised tertiary institution or a minimum of five years' management experience.
Miri Sarawak available Trimester 1, 2 and 3. Sydney Campus available Semester 1, 2 and Summer.
Fees for Australian and New Zealand students
|2016||Domestic fee paying Domestic fee-paying - A domestic fee-paying place is a place at university which is not Commonwealth supported, that is, not subsidised by the Australian Government. Domestic fee paying students will be charged tuition fees and may be eligible for FEE-HELP assistance for all or part of those tuition fees.||$11,300*|
Fees are indicative only.
* Based on a first-year full-time study load of 100 credits. The total cost will depend on your course options (i.e. units selected and time taken to complete).
Credit for recognised learning (CRL) is considered on an individual basis.
Learn about Credit for Recognised Learning (CRL)
The Australian Government expects the need for project managers to grow very strongly over the next five years, matching the rise in demand over the past decade. Opportunities for people with project management qualifications is increasing in fields such as construction, law, education, health, commerce, information technology, marketing, public relations, and research and development. (Source: joboutlook.gov.au, March 2013)
Curtin's project management courses offer a broad approach to project management, so you can apply your learning to a wide range of industries, including construction, engineering, education, health, commerce, information technology, and research and development.
The teaching staff have an extensive range of professional experience in the field of project management, providing practical relevance to your learning.
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