Key Information

Course Price $597
Delivery Online
Duration Approx. 80 Hours in Total
Course Open Now Open

Become a Certified Project Officer

Whether you are hoping to make a career as a Certified Project Officer (CPO) or looking to improve the way you manage projects within your workplace, upskilling in project management can take your career to the next level in any industry. 

Our Project Management Bundle will provide you with the knowledge and practical skills to manage a broad range of projects of various sizes and complexities across all stages of the project cycle.  Working at your own pace, you will learn how to build a solid business case, efficiently manage a budget, or mitigate projects risks, through to stakeholder management, conflict management, and team leadership skills.

Delivered fully online, this 4-part course series includes a range of interactive activities to support your learning, including a digital Project Charter building tool, collaborative community boards, and downloadable templates and resources. 

By completing the bundle, you will be eligible to apply for a globally recognised Certified Project Officer certification from the Institute of Project Management. If your workplace has a number of staff members that would like to register for this series, please contact us directly via short.course@utas.edu.au.


Included in this course:

Project Planning (Free)

This course will introduce you to the essential first steps of successful project management. You'll learn how to build a business case, effectively scope out your project , and learn proven methods to identify and mitigate potential risks that may occur throughout your project lifecycle. Available to study fully online at your own pace, the course includes interactive content to practice your new skills, as well as downloadable templates to use in your own workplace. This course can be taken as a standalone course, or as part of the Project Management Short Course Series.

Project Operations

It’s time to organise your project and start taking action. In this course you will explore about the operational aspects of project management, including the practical skills that will allow you to transition from the planning phase into a fully operational project. You will learn how to keep your project on track using GANTT charts, provide accurate budget and costing estimates, monitor and ensure quality control, and externally resource elements of your project.

Project Leadership

One of the most important aspects of project management is building a team and leading them towards the goals of your project. Managing people and building successful relationships can be one of the most complex elements of project management, but also the most crucial and rewarding when done well. In this course, you will learn positive leadership skills that will enable you to manage a project team of any size. You’ll explore the main functions of a project manager, including effective communication skills, internal and external stakeholder management, and human resource and conflict management.

Project Completion

Throughout the lifecycle of a project there are a variety of challenges and issues that can arise. How you monitor and respond to these challenges, can greatly influence the overall success of your project. In this course you will learn the crucial final stages of project management, including how you deal with changes, monitor the progress of your project, generate stakeholder reports, and successfully review, close off and handover your project.

Who should do this course?

Project managers are required in every industry, including in the Government sector and small-to-medium enterprises, covering a wide range of job roles that require project management skills. A career in project management could take you anywhere, including the capacity to work as a consultant and be your own boss. This course series is designed for anyone who wishes to learn the principles of project management, which include useful skills and techniques that can be applied directly to any workplace. All students will receive a certificate to recognise their attendance of this course.

How you will learn

This course series is fully online and self-paced, allowing you to study when it’s convenient for you. Learning content will include interactive activities and short non-assessed quizzes to help guide your knowledge and receive your Certificate of Attendance. There are no formal assignments required for this course. Your access to the learning material will also remain open for one year after registration.

6 Reasons to study Project Management

Studying project management can lead to a fulfilling career, or just brush up on your organisation skills.

What you will learn

  • Develop the tools needed to support project planning accross the project lifecycle

  • Understand the steps to ensure the quality management and risk management of projects/project activity

  • Establish project budgets and project monitoring/reporting tools

  • Develop and implement project communication strategies

  • Manage and motivate project teams and stakeholders

  • Understand the processes needed to manage project change

  • Implement project closure and review activities

René Kling

René Kling is a lecturer in management for the University of Tasmania and University College. Throughout his extensive career, René has worked in both project management and senior management positions for various organisations, in addition to running his own consulting and training business. René has provided training in recognised Project Management qualifications in various locations all around Australia.

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