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CQUniversity Australia (CQU)

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Graduate Certificate in Project Management

  • Graduate Certificate

The Graduate Certificate in Project Management is a specialist course and is ideal if you are a practising project manager or if you aspire to become a project manager.

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Certificate
Duration
0.5 year full-time, 1 year part-time
Course Code
CC33, 083575G
Study Mode
Online, In person

About this course

The Graduate Certificate in Project Management is a specialist course and is ideal if you are a practising project manager or if you aspire to become a project manager. The qualification provides practising project managers and project directors with the technical skills to successfully run projects by focusing on the application of project management concepts applicable to a variety of industries.

The course introduces and develops skills to initiate projects and develop project plans to efficiently meet project goals. Case studies and practical material are embedded within the course to illustrate how the concepts of project management meet industry demand. It adopts a methodological approach to the application of project processes and highlights the integration of different frameworks to a project.

On successful completion of the Graduate Certificate in Project Management, you will have a comprehensive understanding of project management and be able to confidently run projects and achieve targets and outcomes in the most challenging environments. The Graduate Certificate in Project Management can be undertaken as either a pathway or an exit qualification for the Graduate Diploma of Project Management, it is also an interim award within the Master of Information Technology.

Mission Statement for CQUniversity's project management courses
CQUniversity's School of Engineering and Technology believe project management is a lifestyle and is committed to improving the world for current and future generations through outstanding teaching and learning, scholarship and practice. We carry out this mission through world-class, project management education, based on global standards and cutting-edge research conducted in the discipline, in order to skill and educate the next generation of project managers.

Vision for CQUniversity's project management courses
Our vision is to be a global leader in project management education, embracing engagement and innovation, with a can-do attitude. As part of this vision, we are transparent in our communication with our stakeholders, we are inclusive, and strive to cultivate our greatness by offering project management courses for everyone. The Project Management Team at CQUniversity strives to be a leader by hiring and promoting people who are leaders, developing them, and developing a culture where leaders influence non-conventional thinking.

Entry requirements

To gain entry to this course, you must have:

  • a bachelor degree in any discipline from an Australian university or equivalent; or
  • a recognised diploma and two years relevant business experience; or
  • a recognised Certificate IV and three years relevant business experience; or
  • a minimum of five years relevant management experience; or
  • a minimum of 10 years relevant business experience.

International students should refer to https://www.cqu.edu.au/international-students/entry-requirements/english-requirements for further information including English Language requirements.


Security RequirementsNo information available at this time.Health RequirementsNo information available at this time.Assumed Knowledge

N/A

Study locations

Perth

Sydney

Melbourne

Brisbane

Online

Career pathways

The Project Management Institute (PMI) estimates that one-fifth of the world's gross domestic product is spent on projects and a huge demand exists globally for skilled project managers. After completing this course you will have enhanced opportunities for employment as a project supervisor, project manager or project director in a wide range of industries.

Completion of the Graduate Certificate of Project Management will prepare you to pursue employment opportunities (subject to additional industry qualifications and experience you may require) as a project manager in diverse industries such as agriculture, construction, engineering, manufacturing, mining, transportation and many others.

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Business & Management courses at CQUniversity Australia (CQU).
76.8%
Overall satisfaction
82.1%
Skill scale
66.5%
Teaching scale
89.7%
Employed full-time
$100k
Average salary