GC042 - Graduate Certificate in Project Management

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Plan: GC042P03IT - Graduate Certificate in Project Management
Campus: City Campus

Program delivery and structure

Approach to learning and assessment
Work integrated learning
Program structure

Approach to learning and assessment

The learning experiences offered in this program are designed to foster excellence in project management practice and to support continuous improvement in your professional practice. You will develop your ability to integrate project management theoretical and conceptual knowledge with the practice of project management, and develop the skills required to effectively project mange diverse projects. You will engage in online learning experiences which reflect the types of professional practice scenarios you will experience within the IT industry.

Your learning experiences will engage you in a broad mix of learning activities including work-based simulations, interactive seminars, face to face and online discussions and industry and research led projects. You will be encouraged to pursue your own research and intellectual interests related to the project management profession and your learning will be informed and enriched by current and emerging research into the profession of project management within the IT industry context.

The learning experiences offered in this program are designed to develop your knowledge and skills in the field of IT. This program uses a variety of teaching approaches to ensure authentic learning experiences.

The program is supported by a range of e-resources. You will engage in diverse learning activities with a focus on student centred learning including case study analyses, face to face and online discussions, peer to peer presentations and work simulated scenarios. Your learning will be informed by current and emerging research into this field, both local and global.

Assessment is designed to give you opportunities to demonstrate your developed knowledge and skills.

The forms of assessment used may be different for each course. depending on the course learning outcomes.

Ongoing feedback will be provided by your lecturers and your peers to enhance your learning as you continue to refine your capabilities for your future professional practice and/or further study after graduation.

Details of assessment for each course are provided in course guides.
Assessment will include
- case studies
- project reports
- assignments
- presentations

If you have a long term medical condition and/or disability it may be possible to negotiate to vary aspects of the learning or assessment methods. You can contact the program coordinator or the Equitable Learning Services (ELS).

If you have already developed areas of skill and knowledge included in this program (for example, through prior studies or work experience), you can apply for credit once you have enrolled in this program. There is information on the RMIT University website about how to apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) http://www.rmit.edu.au/students/enrolment/credit/he

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Work integrated learning

RMIT University is committed to providing you with an education that strongly links formal learning with professional  practice.

In line with the WIL policy, this program is exempt from identifying a designated WIL course.
Whilst this program does not include any designated WIL courses, As a student enrolled in this RMIT University program you will be provided with an education that strongly links formal learning with professional practice. Courses are designed to ensure that you will practically apply theoretical concepts through a range of assessment and learning activities including industry based case studies, discussion forums, projects and assignments.

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Program Structure

To graduate you must complete the following:

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Stage A of Program

Complete the following Four (4) courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Course Code


Introduction to Project Management 12 BUSM1269 City Campus
Managing Project Teams 12 BUSM1271 City Campus
Project Management Techniques 12 BUSM1273 City Campus
Agile Project Management 12 BUSM4764 City Campus

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