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Diploma of Project Management BSB50820





Ready to become a master of management and get things done? Look no further than our Diploma of Project Management BSB50820.

With this comprehensive certification, you’ll gain a wide range of skills and knowledge necessary for effective project management, including project scope, time, costs, communication, risk management, and stakeholder engagement. You’ll learn how to initiate, execute, and evaluate even the most complex proposals while leading a team to meet deadlines.

Acquire foundational project planning knowledge and become an expert in managing projects from start to finish. With the Diploma of PM BSB50820, you’ll have the skills and expertise necessary to significantly impact your career.

Don’t miss the opportunity to advance your career and take your project management skills to the next level. Enrol in the Diploma of Project Management BSB50820 today!


The Diploma of Project Management BSB50820 qualification can provide a number of career and further study outcomes.

After completing this course you could explore some of the following careers:

  • Project Leader
  • Project Management Facilitator
  • Project or Program Administrator
  • Gain knowledge and experience in areas such as:
    • Managing project scope
    • Managing project quality
    • Managing project human resources
    • Managing project risk

    Already have experience in Project Management? Apply for RPL and gain your qualification sooner!


View the core and elective units that this qualification can be studied via online correspondence or via Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

Packaging Rules

Total number of units = 12

8 core units  plus

4 elective units,  of which:

  • 2 elective units must be selected from the elective units listed below
  • for the remaining 2 elective units:
  • up to 2 units may be selected from the elective units listed below
  • if not listed, up to 2 units may be selected from a Diploma or above, from this or any other currently endorsed Training Package qualification or accredited course.

Elective units must be relevant to the work environment and the qualification, maintain the integrity of the AQF alignment and contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.

Chosen elective units must not include BSBPMG430 Undertake project work.

Core units

BSBPMG530 Manage project scope

BSBPMG531 Manage project time

BSBPMG532 Manage project quality

BSBPMG533 Manage project cost

BSBPMG534 Manage project human resources

BSBPMG535 Manage project information and communication

BSBPMG536 Manage project risk

BSBPMG540 Manage project integration

Elective units

BSBAUD514 Interpret compliance requirements

BSBCMM511 Communicate with influence

BSBCRT511 Develop critical thinking in others

BSBDAT501 Analyse data

BSBINS501 Implement information and knowledge management systems

BSBLDR522 Manage people performance

BSBLDR601 Lead and manage organisational change

BSBOPS501 Manage business resources

BSBPEF501 Manage personal and professional development

BSBPMG537 Manage project procurement

BSBPMG538 Manage project stakeholder engagement

BSBPMG539 Manage project governance

BSBPMG541 Manage complex projects

BSBSTR501 Establish innovative work environments

BSBSTR502 Facilitate continuous improvement

BSBSUS511 Develop workplace policies and procedures for sustainability

BSBTWK502 Manage team effectiveness

BSBWHS521 Ensure a safe workplace for a work area

ICTICT517 Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the organisation

ICTICT526 Verify client business requirements

MSS015022 Develop strategies for more sustainable use of resources

PSPETH003 Promote the values and ethos of public service


The Diploma of Project Management BSB50820 is designed for those who seek to lead and manage successful projects across various industries. As the demand for skilled project managers continues to rise in Australia, this qualification prepares you to play a pivotal role in shaping the future of businesses and organisations.

Project management is no longer just about adhering to budgets and timelines; it’s about leading with emotional intelligence (EQ), leveraging the latest technology, and understanding the importance of sustainability and hybrid working environments. Emotionally intelligent leadership has become crucial, focusing on understanding and empathising with team members to drive project success​​. The rise of remote and hybrid work models necessitates project managers who can adapt and excel in a changing workplace landscape​​.

Sustainability and green project management practices are gaining momentum, highlighting the need for projects to be executed in an environmentally conscious manner​​. Integrating advanced technologies and methodologies, including blockchain, for enhanced transparency and security underscores the field’s rapid evolution​​. Moreover, the continuous advancement in digital tools and the integration of software within project management highlight the dynamic nature of this industry​​.

Hybrid project management methodologies that blend traditional and agile practices are increasingly adopted, allowing for flexibility and adaptability in project execution​. This approach underscores the importance of selecting the proper method to match the project’s complexity and stakeholders’ needs​​.

For those looking to lead projects and teams, our diploma offers a deep dive into the core aspects of modern project management. From mastering the art of emotionally intelligent leadership to navigating the complexities of digital transformation and sustainability, you will develop a sound theoretical knowledge base and a range of specialised, technical, and managerial competencies. This qualification is your stepping stone to becoming a Project Manager or Project Team Leader, equipped to achieve project objectives in today’s fast-evolving business environment.

Software and Technical Requirements

Welcome to 3CIR, your bridge to quality education. To ensure a seamless learning experience with us, we must understand and meet the technical requirements for our courses. The guidelines below provide the necessary information for setting up your device for optimal learning.

Essentials for Your Learning Journey

  1.     Hardware Specifications:

A contemporary computer system could be a PC, Mac, or tablet.
An inbuilt or external speaker and microphone for auditory activities.

  1.     Internet Connectivity:

An active internet connection is vital to access course materials, tutorials, and online resources. Please take a look at our detailed technical specs to know more about browser compatibility.

  1.     Software Specifications:

 Microsoft Office suite, including Word and PowerPoint. Alternatively, Mac or tablet users can utilize equivalent software.
For those relying on tablet applications, ‘Pages’ or similar apps can be used to create documents. However, please make sure you convert them to PDF format before submission.

Detailed Device Specifications

For Windows Users (PC / Laptop / Tablet):

Operating System: Windows 7 or newer.
Browser: Updated version of Google Chrome.
Essential Software: Microsoft Office (Version 2010 or higher)
The most recent versions of Adobe Flash Player & Adobe PDF Reader.

For Apple Mac Users:

Operating System: Mac OS X 10.6 or above.
Browser: The latest version of Chrome or Safari.
Essential Software: Microsoft Office tailored for Mac (Version 2010 or higher).
The most recent versions of Adobe Flash Player & Adobe PDF Reader.

For Android Device Users:

Operating System: Android’s newest version.
Browser: Updated version of Google Chrome.

For iPhone & iPad Users:

Operating System: Latest iOS version.
Browser: Updated version of Google Chrome.
Special Note: If you’re an iPad or iPhone user, you’ll need to use a PC, laptop, or Dropbox account to upload documents for submission.

Thank you for ensuring your system meets our technical requirements. This guarantees a smoother educational experience and ensures that you can make the most of the tools and resources 3CIR has to offer. Happy learning!

Further Studies
Delivery Pathways

3CIR is an authorised third party of Asset College (RTO #31718). We provide the following methods of study in line with their policies:

OPTION 1 – Study Online

Our standard online delivery option allows you to complete one unit per month for up to 12 months. During this time, you will have regular contact with a dedicated trainer to assist you with your studies. We recommend dedicating 20-25 hours per week to ensure you get the most out of your learning experience.

Our accelerated learning option may suit those with prior knowledge, skills or qualifications. This option allows you to complete two monthly units for up to six months. To succeed in this intensive program, we recommend dedicating 30-40 hours per week to your studies.

Upon successful enrolment, you will be granted access to our interactive and user-friendly eLearning platform. Each unit includes reading materials and a series of assessment activities that can be completed at your own pace and convenience. Start the enrolment process now to take the first step towards your educational goals with 3CIR.

OPTION 2 – Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
If you already have skills and experience relevant to this qualification, you may be eligible for RPL and receive your qualification with little or zero additional study. Contact us or complete an RPL Assessment Form to determine the right option. Watch our video here.

OPTION 3 – Study Online at our Facilities
You can complete the same course online at our training partner’s facilities using their resources and equipment at no extra cost. 3CIR and/or our training partner will have staff available to provide additional support if required. Note: Subject to availability, bookings are essential.

OPTION 4 – Study in Class
Although we do not generally offer courses in class, we can schedule a 5 or 10-day face-to-face workshop for groups of 5 or more students. Note that there may be additional work required following the workshop. Please contact us for more information on this option.


Choose the way you pay

Whether you’re studying online or obtaining your qualification through RPL, we provide several convenient options:

  • Direct Transfer
  • Credit
  • BPay
  • PayID
  • Paypal

Learn about your payment options or contact us today.

Payment Plans

Break down the cost of your qualification through our easy payment plan options.

PAYRIGHT: Pays your qualification upfront and creates a manageable plan spread over your nominated timeframe with fortnightly or monthly payment options.

AFTERPAY: Pay your fee over 6 weeks. No interest and no fees when you pay on time. This payment method has a maximum limit amount of $2000. Please let us know if you want to pay with AfterPay, and we will send you a personal link.

Frequently Asked Questions

A Diploma of Project Management is a nationally recognised qualification that provides students with the skills and knowledge required to manage projects effectively. It covers all aspects of project management, from planning and initiating projects through to finalising them and ensuring they meet objectives.

Some of the jobs that you could get with a Diploma of Project Management include project manager, business analyst, program coordinator, change manager, and project administrator. With this qualification, you will have the ability to work in a range of industries such as construction, IT, manufacturing, government, and education. Pursuing a career in project management can be both exciting and rewarding.

Online study is available for those who do not have previous experience in project management. However, If you’ve worked in a project management role or similar job, you could apply for RPL and reduce the length of your qualification. If your experience matches with the learning outcomes of this diploma, you could be awarded it without study.

Our assessors and staff are always available to help you in your studies. At any point during your course, you can reach out for information and guidance to improve your learning. Those looking at RPL can also contact us to help with the process.

Upgrading Students Nationally and Globally

Qualification Outcomes

The Diploma of Project Management opens a gateway to a variety of roles across industries. It perfectly combines technical, managerial, and leadership skills tailored to diverse project environments. Graduates find themselves well-prepared for dynamic roles where project leadership and management duties are at the forefront.

Most often employed as:

  • Managers embody roles that require oversight, strategic planning, and effective resource management.
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers, ensuring the smooth operation of project tasks through meticulous planning and administrative prowess.
  • Professionals leveraging specialised knowledge and skills to contribute significantly to project outcomes.

Top industries employing graduates:

  • Public Administration and Safety, where project management principles are crucial for the structured and efficient execution of public projects and safety initiatives.
  • Construction is an ever-evolving industry that demands skilled project managers to oversee projects from conception to completion and ensure they meet all safety, quality, and regulatory standards.
  • Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services, a sector that thrives on innovation and precision, where project management skills ensure that projects are delivered successfully, leveraging the latest scientific and technical advancements.
Project Management Officer 95%
Project Accountant 100%
Project Administrator 78%
Project Coordinator 90%
Project Executive 88%
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