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1 Certificate IV in Project Management Course Structure Course Number Qualification Code BSB41507
2 Certificate IV Project Management In the Certificate IV in Project Management course site you will find information about the following –Course outline, structure and delivery scheduleAssessment informationIntroduction to project managementProject Management professional bodiesProject Management standardsProject Management Ethics and Code of Conduct
3 Project Management Qualifications This course reflects the requirements of the Certificate IV in Project Management under the Business Services Training Package (BSB07).The Business Services Training Package (BSB07) includes three project management qualifications from Certificate IV to Advanced Diploma.The Northern Sydney Institute of TAFE has been running the Certificate for the last 4 years and the Diploma for the last 3 years. The Advanced Diploma is currently being phased out.The units of competency in this course map to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK).
4 Certificate OverviewThe Certificate IV in Project Management is a specialist qualification which covers the competencies required by project officers or project team members.A project team member usually performs their functions under the overall management of the project manager and works with other project team members to achieve project outcomes.The Certificate covers 8 of the 9 key knowledge areas detailed in the PMBOK, these are detailed on the next slideProject Integrative Processes is introduced in the Certificate within the Apply Project Scope Management Techniques unit. It becomes a separate area of study in the Diploma of Project Management
5 Units of Study – Certificate Units in the Certificate IV of Project ManagementBSBPMG401A Apply Project Scope Management TechniquesBSBPMG402A Apply Time Management TechniquesBSBPMG403A Apply Costs Management TechniquesBSBPMG404A Apply Quality Management TechniquesBSBPMG405A Apply Human Resources Management TechniquesBSBPMG406A Apply Communication Management TechniquesBSBPMG407A Apply Risk Management TechniquesBSBPMG408A Apply Contract and Procurement Procedures5
6 Target AudienceAnyone who requires project management skills to perform their work or who has some experience on projects and wishes to formalise their project management qualifications. Students from diverse backgrounds such as customer service, business analysis, information technology, trades, building, landscaping and event management have all benefited from the successful completion of this course.
7 Preferred PathwaysThere are no formal educational requirements for entry into this course, however the following pathways are preferred –Completion of Certificate III in Business, OREvidence of competency in the majority of units required for the Certificate III in Business, ORCompletion of Year 12, ORCompletion of Year 10 and a relevant Trade Certificate, ORCompletion of relevant short courses in Project Management, ORVocational experience in project based work but without a formal project management qualification
8 Course Outcomes At the end of the course you will - Understand the key knowledge areas of project managementBe able to apply the tools and techniques covered in the 8 units of studyContribute to all aspects of project managementHave well developed project planning and co-ordination skillsThe types of roles you should be able to obtain after completing this course include –Project co-ordinatorProject officerProject team memberProject administrator
9 Course Delivery Schedule The Certificate has been designed to be undertaken over a 20 week period, including 2 weeks break in the middle.A timetable has been developed that will enable students get through the learning for all 8 units of study and submit assessment activities within this timeframe.If you haven’t already done so, please take a moment to review and download the Course Delivery Schedule. It is available under Resources in the Course Delivery Schedule folder and also as a link from the Learning Program for this module.
10 How do I submit work?There are a variety of tasks and activities in each unit of study. You will be directed to submit work in a variety of ways, including –post findings and opinions to the discussion boardcompleted tasks to your facilitatorundertake online quizzes and activities10
11 Course FacilitatorThe role of the your course facilitator is to provide -Guidance throughout the course via phone andCommunicate with you via the chat room, announcements and in the discussion forumsAnswer questions about course deliveryAnswer questions about course contentFacilitate your learning outcomesProvide feedback on activitiesTrack and monitor your progressMark and provide feedback on assessment events
12 How to get help?Contact your course facilitator for help with the following-Logging on to SakaiQuestions about assessmentsQuestions about the course delivery programGuidance on how to make progressFor help with using the Sakai online learning environment, please refer to the How to Use Sakai – Student Guide which is available in the Online Learning Resources module in the Learning Program.
13 Submission of WorkYou will receive instructions from your facilitator as to their preferred mechanism for submission, generally -Tests that count towards your mark are completed online using Tests & TasksIndividual and Team Assessment Activities are submitted online using the attachment feature of AssignmentsForum participation is assessed based on the frequency and quality of your contributions
14 Student Introduction Exercise Please go to Tests & Tasks – Student Introduction and Assignment Selection and complete the review questions that have been assigned.This is a simple survey to allow your course facilitator to get to know you.You will also be asked to select your preference from the case studies for the Team Assignment. This will assist your allocation to a team.The Case Studies can be accessed from the Learning Program – Assessment Information Team Assignment Details.It is likely that you will be allocated to your preferred case study, but this cannot be guaranteed.PracticeLearnImprove
15 Next Steps Please proceed to Tests & Tasks and complete the Student Introduction & Assignment Selection activity.Then you can proceed to the Project Management Overview in the Learning Program.The Student Introduction & Assignment Selection is dueat the end of Week 1 in the Course Delivery Schedule15