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CB88 - Graduate Certificate in Project and Program Management

Project and Program Management

The Graduate Certificate in Project and Program Management is a specialist program for project managers in the resources and infrastructure industries.  It focuses on the application of project principles to reflect uncertainty and change in those industries.  The program develops the skills to meet project goals and as a result allows project managers to make decisions that achieve project targets and outcomes.  It adopts a systems approach to the application of project processes and highlights the integration of input and output systems with a project clients' needs.  The qualification consists of three courses and provides practicing project managers and directors with the technical skills to run projects in the most challenging resources and infrastructure environments.  Case studies and practical material are embedded within the program to illustrate how the concepts of project management meet industry demands.  Graduates will be able to demonstrate that they have a comprehensive understanding and the ability to run resource and infrastructure projects. Candidates with relevant project experience and who can demonstrate the capacity to work at a postgraduate level are eligible for admission to this program.

Study Mode

Online Education, Distance Learning & External study modes available

Career Opportunities

Graduates of this program will have enhanced opportunities for employment as project supervisors, project managers and project directors in a wide range of industries. The Project Management Institute estimates that one-fifth of the world's gross domestic product is spent on project and a huge demand exists globally for skilled project managers.

Course Overview At A Glance

Program at a glance
Duration 1 year part-time 
Availability/Campus Contact Domestic - GLD; MKY; ROK((Internal Campus locations at GLD, MKY and ROK are for Residential Schools only).)
Courses/Units of Credit 3 courses/24 units of credit
Faculty Sciences, Engineering & Health
How to Apply

direct to the University - ONLINE

Entry Requirements

please see More Details for entry requirements

Professional Accreditation Graduates are eligible for membership of the Project Management Institute and the Australian Institute of Project Management  
Residential School Two days per course  
Practicum/Work placement not applicable
Exit Awards not applicable
Interim Awards not applicable
Post Nominal GradCert Proj&ProgMgmt 
Be What You Want To Be Phone: 13CQUni (132786); Enquire: Admissions
CRICOS Codes not-applicable

Program Aims

This program is especially aimed at the project managers taking responsibility for project outcomes in the infrastructure and resources industries. As a consequence it provides a comprehensive and systematic body of knowledge and skills essential for the management of projects typical of Central Queensland.

Program Structure

Students must successfully complete 3 courses.

Courses Offered

Program Structure
Course Code Course Name
PPMP20001 Project Management Principles
PPMP20002 Project Management Goals
PPMP20003 Project Management Systems

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