Project management (ES008)

Project managers play a crucial parts in today's workplace. Expand your career options and challenge yourself with our industry recognised courses.

The high profile, high-risk aspect of project management demands multi-tasking, analytical thinking, excellent communication skills and superior organisational abilities. Project management is challenging and extremely rewarding, with wide ranging applications and career pathways.

What you will study

Project Management Concepts (Semester 1)

Available for study on campus

This course will equip you with an understanding of foundational project management concepts, terms and activities. It examines the nature of projects, the need to manage projects and the scope of modern Project Management. Key focus is given to examining the role of projects in construction, property and twenty-first century organisations and the particular activities undertaken to plan a project. The role and responsibilities of a project manager are also covered.

For complete information on course assessment tasks and learning outcomes check the course guide.

Techniques for Project Planning and Management (Semester 2)

Available for study on campus

This course provides you with essential techniques for planning and managing projects. This course encourages you to apply logical, critical and creative thinking to analyse, and synthesise theoretical knowledge, and technical skills, to form evidence-based solutions to problems or issues. Topics covered include; specifying project scope, developing a project plan and resource, time and cost management methods.

For complete information on course assessment tasks and learning outcomes check the course guide.

Entry requirements

You must be in your final year of your VCE studies.

Acceptance into this course requires a recommendation from your Year 12 coordinator and your school principal. Parental/guardian permission is also necessary.

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