Diploma of Project Management

Develop comprehensive project management skills that are in demand across a wide range of industries


Learn how to manage all aspects of a project including resources, costs, timelines, human resources, and more.

In the BSB50820 Diploma of Project Management, you’ll build your project management skills and knowledge for use in a variety of contexts, across a number of industries. This qualification will prepare you for job roles like Project Manager and Project Team Leader. Throughout the qualification, you will build solid theoretical knowledge and use a range of skills to initiate, plan, execute and evaluate your own work, and/or the work of others, in order to achieve project objectives.

Short-term study options: Take the Specialization in Project Management Mastery or the Specialization in Human Resources for Project Managers to complete 6 targeted units from the BSB50820 Diploma of Project Management.

Why Choose the BSB50820 Diploma of Project Management

  • Explore a variety of topics to develop project management skills that will be transferrable across a number of industries and contexts
  • Build the skills and knowledge to help you manage and plan key aspects of a project, from resources and costs, to timelines, risk, human resources and more
  • Develop the ability to support teams, and enhance their effectiveness and skills to ensure successful project completion
  • Combine your program with progressive qualifications and build a long-term study plan to achieve your learning and career goals

Adelaide, Brisbane, Perth, Melbourne, Sydney


Weekday 60-66 weeks
Weekend 60-66 weeks

(20 hours/week)
Includes 6 hours/week online study + 14 hours/week in class study

Total length includes 48 weeks study + up to 18 weeks scheduled breaks

Weekday schedule: Monday/Tuesday available at Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney campuses
Weekend schedule: Friday/Saturday available at Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney campuses


Intermediate 3


2024 - Jan 29, Feb 26, Mar 25, May 20, Jun 17, Jul 15, Sep 9, Oct 7, Nov 4, Dec 30


2024 - Jan 1 - 26; Apr 22 - May 17;
Aug 12 - Sep 6; Dec 2- 20; Dec 23-27 (Christmas)



Work while you study

In Australia student visas typically include the right to work up to 48 hours every 2-week period once your course starts. Working while you study is a great way to immerse yourself in Australian life and earn extra money. Learn more about top industries and typical student jobs available in your study city.

Program Units

In this unit you will learn how to help other staff in the workplace to develop critical and creative thinking skills. Topics include: Assess individual and team critical and creative thinking skills; Establish an environment that encourages the application of critical and creative thinking; Monitor and improve thinking practices.

In this unit you will learn how to manage the performance of staff, assign work, reward excellence and give feedback. Topics include: Allocate work; Assess performance; Provide feedback; Manage follow-up.

In this unit you will learn how to manage business resources according to the business strategies of an organisation. Topics include: Analyse resource requirements; Develop resource plans; Allocate resources; Review and report on resource usage.

In this unit you will learn how to manage the scope of a project, including obtaining approval for a project, negotiating the boundaries of the project, and managing the process. Topics include: Conduct project authorisation activities; Define project scope; Manage project scope control process.

In this unit you will learn how to manage time across projects, including establishing and implementing the project schedule and monitoring the development of the project. Topics include: Determine project schedule; Implement project schedule; Assess time management outcomes.

Package this Program

Combine progressive programs to create a long-term study plan at Greystone College Australia and earn multiple qualifications. Study as long as 5 years by combining yourBSB50820 Diploma of Project Management with other qualifications. Learn more about package programs, and explore other program options.

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