GD063 - Graduate Diploma in Project Management

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Plan: GD063P03PM - Graduate Diploma in Project Management
Campus: City Campus

Program delivery

Approach to learning and assessment
Work integrated learning
Program structure
Program transition plan

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  learning experiences which reflect the interdisciplinary nature of the profession.  

Your learning experiences will engage you in a broad mix of learning activities including lectures, work based simulations, interactive seminars, on line discussions, group work, 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.

Assessment is designed to give you opportunities to demonstrate your capabilities You will find that the forms of assessment used may be different for each course. depending on the course objectives and learning outcomes.

Your assessment in this program will include all or some of the following;

  • Examinations: an individual form of assessment where you are asked to demonstrate your capability to explain principles and solve problems;
  • Assignments and projects: some will require you to demonstrate your ability to work alone, while some will involve group work, requiring you to work as part of a team with other students;
  • Reflective journals: where you pause to consider what you have learnt and reflect on the further development of the related capability;
  • Assessed tutorials or presentations:a form of in-class test which you will be required to complete either individually or as a team.

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 Disability Liaison Unit if you would like to find out more.

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 or vocational practice. As a student enrolled in this RMIT University program you will:

  • Undertake and be assessed on structured activities that allow you to learn, apply and demonstrate your professional or vocational practice
  • Interact with industry and community when undertaking these activities
  • Complete these activities in real work contexts or situations

Any or all of these aspects of a WIL experience may be real or simulated.

In this program you will undertake a specific course that focuses on work integrated learning (WIL). The WIL course in this program is

  • BUSM 1273  Project Management Techniques

This course is designed to develop your capacity to undertake problem based investigations in workplace settings. In doing so, you will integrate and apply industry feedback to refine your project management approach.

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Program Structure

To graduate you must complete the following:
 

All courses listed may not be available each semester.

 

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Stage A of Program

Complete the following Three (3) courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Course Code

Campus

Introduction to Project Management12BUSM1269City Campus
Managing Project Teams12BUSM1271City Campus
Project Management Techniques12BUSM1273City Campus
AND
Select and complete Twelve (12) credit points from the following courses:
Any Approved Postgrad Elective
 
AND

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Stage B of Program

Select and complete Forty Eight (48) credit points from the following courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Course Code

Campus

Project Design for Quality12BUSM1272City Campus
Project Management Practice12BUSM1278City Campus
Evaluating and Managing Project Risk12BUSM1276City Campus
Research Methods and Philosophy of Knowledge12PHIL1000City Campus
Any Approved Postgrad Elective
 

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Program transition plan

 

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