BSB40920 Certificate IV in Project Management Practice – Stage 2

BSB40920 Certificate IV in Project Management Practice – Stage 2


Units of Competency

3

Course Access

4 months access to online course

Support Hours

7am - 9pm AEST (Mon - Fri)

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Simulated Workplace

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Delivery Mode

100% online, available 24/7
No classroom attendance or work placement

Trainer Support

One-on-one unlimited

This online short course is Stage 2 of the BSB40920 Certificate IV in Project Management Practice

This second stage builds on learning outcomes from stage 1 or can be completed as a standalone short course to expand your skills and knowledge.

In this short course, you will develop skills to apply project cost and human resources management techniques, as well as contribute to project information management and communication techniques to support project managers and other team members.

Successful completion of the three units of competency for this short course outlined below will earn you a Statement of Attainment in partial completion of the BSB40920 Certificate IV in Project Management Practice.

  • Project administrator
  • Project assistant
  • Project team member
  • Project coordinator

BSBPMG423 Apply project cost management techniques

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to assist in producing a project budget, to monitor project expenditure and contribute to cost finalisation processes.

The unit applies to individuals who are project practitioners working in a project support role.

Topics:
  • Assist in developing project budget
  • Monitor project costs
  • Contribute to cost-finalisation process
Upon successful completion of this unit, you will:
  • support project managers and other team members to apply project cost management techniques during at least two different projects.
Nominal hours = 40

BSBPMG424 Apply project human resources management approaches

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to assist with aspects of human resources management of a project. It involves establishing human resource requirements, identifying and facilitating the learning and development needs of people working on the project and resolving conflict in the team.

The unit applies to individuals who are project practitioners working in a project support role.

Topics:
  • Establish human resource requirements
  • Maintain team relationships
  • Monitor human resources
  • Evaluate human resource practices
Upon successful completion of this unit, you will:
  • support project managers and other team members to apply project human resources management techniques during at least two different projects.
In the course of the above, you must:
  • construct effective methods for monitoring roles, responsibilities and performance in projects
  • demonstrate methods for providing feedback on performance and improving performance of project team members
  • communicate information and ideas to others in a logical, concise and understandable manner
  • undertake work in a multi-disciplinary environment according to established human resource management practices, plans, guidelines and procedures.
Nominal hours = 40

BSBPMG425 Apply project information management and communications techniques

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a critical link between people, ideas and information at all stages in the project life cycle. It involves assisting the project team to plan communications, communicating information related to the project, and reviewing communications.

The unit applies to individuals who are project practitioners working in a project support role.

Topics:
  • Contribute to communication procedures planning
  • Conduct information-management activities
  • Communicate project information
  • Contribute to assessing effectiveness of communication
Upon successful completion of this unit, you will:
  • contribute to project information management and communications techniques during at least two different projects.
In the course of the above, you must:
  • plan and implement necessary communications for a workplace project
  • evaluate and review the above project communication outcomes and make recommendations for future improvements.
Nominal hours = 40

You will be assessed for these units of competency using a variety of tasks to assess your understanding and skills. A virtual session means you will be one on one with your assessor either answering questions or taking part in a role play, just as you would do in any classroom, only we do it online.

All of our assessments are marked by your assessor within ten (10) working days following the day you submitted your work. You have three (3) attempts for each assessment task to achieve a satisfactory outcome (100% pass mark), with your assessor giving you detailed feedback following each submission.

Unit Written
Activities
Virtual Classroom/Roleplay Scenario/
Case study
Project/
Report
BSBPMG423 Apply project cost management techniquesWritten ActivitiesVirtual ClassroomProject/Report
BSBPMG424 Apply project human resources management approachesWritten ActivitiesVirtual ClassroomProject/Report
BSBPMG425 Apply project information management and communications techniquesWritten ActivitiesVirtual ClassroomProject/Report

We provide you with up to four (4) months to complete this course. How long it actually takes you to complete each unit will be reflective of the time you are able to dedicate to your studies.

In the units list, you will see the government’s nominal hours for each unit, which are their anticipated number of study hours. Our students usually find that their actual study hours are less than this.

Total Nominal hours : 120

Requirements

There are no formal requirements. However, learners will need:
  • Sufficient language, literacy and numeracy skills to complete the course
  • Basic computer skills
    • Knowledge of common computing terms and word processing
    • Proficiency with web browser software and sending/receiving e-mail including e-mail with attachment
    • Familiarity with navigating the Internet
  • Meet technology requirements
  • Be at least 18 years old or have completed Year 12 if enrolling in a Diploma

Technology requirements

  • Operating System: Windows 7 or higher (recommended); MAC OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard) or higher (recommended)
  • CPU: Min. of 2 GB of RAM, Min. of 2 GB of spare disk space is recommended
  • Processor: 2.0 GHz processor or higher (32-bit or 64-bit)
  • A desktop or laptop as we do not actively support other devices
  • Monitor with at least 1024x768 screen resolution
  • Internet access: Minimum ADSL1 with a speed of at least 3 Mbps
  • An email address that is unique to you and that you will maintain throughout your enrolment
  • Headset (or speakers and microphone) and webcam
  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher) or similar software
  • Up-to-date web browser version

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Virtual classroom sessions

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Course induction

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