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AGS Consulting & Training, BSB41515 Certificate IV in Project Management Practice 
(public) is an introductory course in project management. 

The course is endorsed by the 
Australian Institute of Project Management
and delivered via an Agreement with a 
Registered Training Organisation.

 
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Course fee: $1,750 (Bank Transfer) or $1,835 (credit card via PayPal)
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The course covers the ten functions of the Project Management Body of Knowledge:

  • Integration Management
  • Scope Management
  • Time Management
  • Cost Management
  • Quality Management
  • Human Resources Management
  • Communication Management
  • Risk Management
  • Procurement Management
  • Stakeholder Management
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The course addresses project management principles, techniques and tools, hard (science) and soft (art) aspects, using a step-by-step ''methodology'' to lead teams and deliver successful projects. Courseware includes definitions, checklists, examples and templates. Participants apply project management tools and techniques to current or planned projects.

The BSB41515 Certificate IV in Project Management Practice course is based upon / consistent with:

  • A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) Fifth Edition
  • AIPM Professional Competency Standards for Project Management – Certified Practising Project Practitioner
  • ISO 21500 Project Management
  • ICB IPMA Competence Baseline

Qualification Description  

This qualification is suitable for autonomous individuals who identify and apply project management skills and knowledge in a wide variety of contexts. Job titles for these roles may include contracts officers, project administrators, quality officers and small business operators.

Individuals in these roles might be members of a project team, with no direct responsibility for overall project outcomes. Primarily, these roles would support wider project operations. They may use project tools and methodologies selectively to support organisational or business activities.

(Innovation and Business Skills Australia, © Commonwealth of Australia, 2016)

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification. 

Roles

On completing the Certificate you should be able to perform roles such as:

Project team member
Project coordinator
Contracts officer
Estimator and scheduler
Project administrator
Project analyst
Project assistant
Project officer
Project records officer
Project support
Project team member
Quality officer
Small business operator

Award Options

Upon satisfying criteria candidates are awarded BSB41515 Certificate IV in Project Management Practice.

On completion delegates are eligible to apply for AIPM’s RegPM Certification at Certified Practicing Project Practitioner (CPPP) level when applying for Associate Membership. 

The Assessment Process

Undertaking activities related to a project from start to finish. AGS provides templates, examples, checklists. Templates are filled-in during workshop activities and completed post-workshop. Delegates may work on case studies or real workplace projects, in teams or on their own. Workplace templates/ deliverables may also be used for evidence.

Completion of an Assessment Record Book (ARB), primarily answering knowledge and understanding questions (no exam!). This is typically completed post workshop. It takes anything from 10 to 100 hours to complete post-workshop activities (ie templates and ARB as outlined above) depending upon several factors including experience, work pace, tasks completed in the workshop, use of workplace evidence etc.

Course Outcomes

On finishing this course, participants should be able to contribute to the definition, planning, implementation, control and successful completion of projects or project manage simple projects from start to finish.

Course objectives

Increase knowledge, understanding and workplace competence in project management
Apply project management functions, tools and techniques to current or future projects
Provide a practical methodology to support the initiation, development, implementation and finalisation of projects which satisfy the requirements of the client and other key stakeholders.

Workshops

Dates: See public courses page 

Time:    Start 9.00 am.  Finish 4.00 pm
Location: Quality venue in Sydney CBD (include Grace Hotel, Menzies, Mantra on Kent, Adina)

Delegates receive

  • A course workbook & handouts (electronic)
  • Coffee/tea on arrival & during breaks (plus snacks)
  • Lunch (30 minutes): sandwiches & fruit (indicative)

Qualification

AGS deliver the training and undertake assessments via Agreement with a Registered Training Organisation.
The Qualification is awarded by the Registered Training Organisation. After completing workshops delegates have 12-18 months to submit evidence. Evidence may be submitted as soon as it has been completed. Laptop/tablets at workshops aid evidence generation.

BSB41515 Qualification (9 Units)

BSBPMG409 Apply project scope-management techniques
BSBPMG410 Apply project time-management techniques
BSBPMG41A Apply project quality-management techniques
BSBPMG412 Apply project cost-management techniques
BSBPMG413 Apply project human resources management approaches
BSBPMG414 Apply project information management and communications techniques
BSBPMG415 Apply project risk-management techniques
BSBPMG416 Apply project procurement procedures
BSBPMG418 Apply project stakeholder engagement techniques

Course structure

1. Project Management Fundamentals
2. Initiation phase (starting a project)
3. Development Phase (planning the project)
4. Implementation Phase (achieving the plan)
5. Finalisation Phase (completing the project)

See Course content for module details. 

  • AGS Consulting & Training have mapping documents, available upon request, which map our course content to PMBoK and BSB41515 Certificate IV in Project Management Practice Units (above).

Course content

Module 1  Project Management Fundamentals

  • What is a project?
  • What is project management?
  • The ten functions of project management
  • Time, cost, quality relationship
  • Project control cycle
  • Pareto principle
  • Project life-cycle
  • Project processes
  • Key project management terms
  • Organisational context
  • Project environment
  • Governance
  • The client
  • Stakeholder management
  • Project success
  • Project management skills including:
  • Communication
  • Leadership
  • Negotiation
  • Decision-making

Module 2  Initiation Phase

  • Define purpose    
  • Identify stakeholders    
  • Analyse needs    
  • Determine requirements    
  • Establish objectives    
  • Generate options    
  • Evaluate options    

Module 3  Development Phase

  • Plan scope
  • Define scope
  • Define activities
  • Sequence activities
  • Estimate activity durations
  • Develop schedule
  • Plan resources
  • Estimate costs
  • Develop budget
  • Plan quality
  • Plan organisation
  • Acquire staff
  • Plan communications
  • Identify risks
  • Quantify risks
  • Develop risk responses
  • Plan procurement
  • Plan solicitation (of tenders)
  • Develop project plan

Module 4  Implementation Phase

  • Execute project plan
  • Verify scope
  • Assure quality
  • Develop team
  • Distribute Information
  • Solicit (request & receive proposals)
  • Select source/contractor(s)
  • Administer contract
  • Control overall change
  • Control scope change
  • Control schedule
  • Control cost
  • Control quality
  • Control risk response
  • Report performance

Module 5  Finalisation Phase

  • Close-out contract
  • Administer closure
  • Evaluate project    
  • Update knowledge


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