BSB50820 Diploma of Project Management



Our structured 12 month Diploma of Project Management reflects the role of individuals who apply project management skills and knowledge. They may manage projects in a variety of contexts, across a number of industry sectors. They have project leadership and management roles and are responsible for achieving project objectives. They possess a sound theoretical knowledge base and use a range of specialised, technical and managerial competencies to initiate, plan, execute and evaluate their own work and/or the work of others.


There are no entry requirements into this qualification, however, examples of indicative job roles for candidates seeking entry based upon their vocational experience include:

This program requires good command of spoken English, the capacity and ability to interact with team members, customers and staff, to read, and the ability to write and communicate at the level needed to effectively communicate within business at a senior level.

You will have a working knowledge of project management principles and processes according to PMBOK and be equipped with an understanding of project management methodologies with the application of tools, techniques and methods. Successful completion of this program will result in the award of a BSB50820 Diploma of Project Management.


Participants who do not successfully complete the full program will be issued with a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment for any unit/s of competency they have been deemed competent in.

Successful completion of all units of competency will result in the award of a nationally recognised Certificate II in Skills for Work and Vocational Pathways from the Foundation Skills Training Package. Participants who do not successfully complete the full program will be issued with a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment for any of the unit/s of competency they have been deemed competent in. Recognition is available for this qualification – see the Participant Handbook or the Recognition Process page for more information.


This training is subsidised by the NSW Government under Smart & Skilled (NSW residents only). For more information and eligibility requirements see

Core Units

BSBPMG530 Manage project scope

  • Conduct project authorisation activities
  • Define project scope
  • Manage project scope control process

BSBPMG531 Manage project time

  • Determine project schedule
  • Implement project schedule
  • Assess time management outcomes

BSBPMG532 Manage project quality

  • Determine quality requirements
  • Implement quality processes
  •  Implement project quality improvements

BSBPMG533 Manage project cost

  • Determine project costs
  • Monitor and control project costs
  • Complete cost-management processes

BSBPMG534 Manage project human resources

  • Plan human resources relevant to projects
  • Implement project personnel training and development
  • Lead project team
  • Finalise human resource activities related to projects

BSBPMG535 Manage project information and communication

  • Plan information and communication processes
  • Implement project information and communication processes
  • Assess information and communication outcomes

BSBPMG536 Manage project risk

  • Identify project risks
  • Analyse project risks
  • Establish risk treatments and controls
  • Monitor and control project risks
  • Assess risk management outcomes

BSBPMG540 Manage project integration

  • Establish project
  • Undertake project planning and design processes
  • Monitor project
  • Review project

Elective Units

BSBPMG537 Manage project procurement

  • Determine procurement requirements and processes
  • Conduct procurement activities
  • Monitor procurement
  • Manage procurement finalisation procedures

BSBPMG538 Manage project stakeholder engagement

  • Assess stakeholder interests
  • Monitor stakeholder engagement
  • Review and manage stakeholder engagement

BSBPMG539 Manage project governance

  • Identify project governance structure
  • Develop relevant documents and apply project governance
  • Monitor project governance
  • Review project governance

BSBPEF501 Manage personal and professional development

  • manage work goal development
  • set and meet own work priorities
  • develop and maintain professional competence