Units of Competency

These units of competency have been developed in consultation with industry experts along with our facilitators who draw upon real-life case studies and examples to ensure the knowledge you gain is practical and applicable to your role.

Core unit overview

  • BSBPMG530 Manage project scope - obtain project authorisation, develop a scope management plan and manage project scope controls.
  • BSBPMG531 Manage project time - determine and implement the project schedule and assess time management outcomes.
  • BSBPMG532 Manage project quality - determine quality requirements, implement quality control processes and use review and evaluation to make quality improvements.
  • BSBPMG533 Manage project cost - analyse and refine project costs to produce a budget to control project expenditure.
  • BSBPMG534 Manage project human resources - plan for human resources, provide training and development and lead the project team.
  • BSBPMG535 Manage project information and communication - ensure timely and appropriate collection, and dissemination of information.
  • BSBPMG536 Manage project risk - identify, analyse and monitor project risks and assess risk management outcomes.
  • BSBPMG540 Manage project integration - integrate and balance project functions to align with strategies and objectives.
  • BSBCMM511 Communicate with influence - present persuasively, negotiate effectively and lead productive meetings.
  • BSBCRT511 Develop critical thinking in others - identify critical and creative thinking concepts and approaches, and their application to a workplace context, facilitate relevant learning opportunities for others, and monitor team skill development.
  • BSBLDR523 Lead and manage effective workplace relationships - establish consultation and communication processes to recognise and support diverse workplace relationships.
  • BSBOPS502 Manage business operational plans - develop and implement an operational plan using a variety of information sources and consultation, communicate with stakeholders to explain the plan, and seek approvals, negotiate variations and engage work teams.
  • BSBPEF502 Develop and use emotional intelligence - increase self-awareness, improve relationship management and promote emotional intelligence in the workplace.
  • BSBTWK502 Manage team effectiveness - desired behaviour and practices, communicate effectively with a range of stakeholders about team performance plans and team performance, and evaluate and take necessary corrective action regarding unresolved issues, concerns and problems.

Pre-selected elective unit overview

  • BSBPMG537 Manage project procurement - determine procurement requirements, establish processes and conduct procurement activities.
  • BSBPMG538 Manage project stakeholder engagement - identify stakeholder interests, facilitate engagement and manage communications.
  • BSBPMG539 Manage project governance - apply policies and procedures and review project governance.
  • BSBCRT512 Originate and develop concepts - generate potential innovative solutions to identified issues, evaluate viability of ideas, present ideas and information to others, and refine chosen solution in response to feedback.
  • BSBLDR522 Manage people performance - develop workplans and performance indicators, monitor and assess team and individual performance, provide coaching and support, recognise excellence and ensure the achievement of performance standards.
  • BSBPEF501 Manage personal and professional development - develop personal work goals, plans and activities to meet work goals, measure personal work performance, including assessing competency against competency standards, and participate in development activities to develop professional competence.
  • BSBSTR501 Establish innovative work environments - establish procedures and practices that foster innovation in areas of work practice, reinforce the value of innovation to the vision and objectives of the organisation, and support innovation and collaboration of ideas to make improvements.
  • BSBSTR502 Facilitate continuous improvement - develop systems and processes to enable continuous improvement through effective coaching and knowledge management practices.
  • BSBTWK501 Lead diversity and inclusion - implement strategies to improve awareness of challenges experienced by individuals from diverse groups in the work team, follow procedures for handling complaints or harassment allegations, and promote the benefits of diversity to others both internally and externally.

*This unit is included in both BSB50420 Diploma of Leadership and Management and BSB50820 Diploma of Project Management and must be completed as part of both qualifications.

Study Options

Assessments are completed in the student’s own time and may include practical exercises and evaluative tools.

To offer maximum flexibility for individuals and organisations, the Double Diploma: BSB50420 Diploma of Leadership and Management + BSB50820 Diploma of Project Management is available for study fully online

Online Delivery - Online Study and support through self-paced, online modules

Studying online has never been easier or more convenient than through AIM’s state-of-the-art virtual campus, myAIM. Via the portal myAIM, students gain access to online learning materials, recorded webinars for content and assessments, case studies, ebooks, learning tasks, videos, resources and practice questions, all working to guiding and training the learner to successfully complete the course requirements. You can take each step of your qualification at your own pace, connect with others in online forums, and receive online learning support from AIM’s Student Support and Coaching Services teams.

Corporate Workshops

If you have several people wanting to study the Double Diploma: BSB50420 Diploma of Leadership and Management + BSB50820 Diploma of Project Management, AIM can develop a program for your organisation including contextualising it to your own business or industry.

The course structure for each delivery mode may vary slightly, so please speak with a Senior Training Advisor on 1300 658 337.

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Additional Information

Completing the Double Diploma: BSB50420 Diploma of Leadership and Management + BSB50820 Diploma of Project Management gives you the opportunity to explore further qualification opportunities such as the BSB60420 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management.

You may also consider advancing your qualifications by pursuing a postgraduate pathway towards a full MBA. AIM offers the Graduate Certificate in Management, Graduate Diploma in Management and the Masters of Business Administration. Study is available in both online and face-to-face delivery modes.

For more information, speak to one of our Senior Training Advisors on 1300 658 337.

Entry requirements – To enrol in this course, you must be 18 years of age at time of enrolment; and demonstrate during the enrolment process that you have the skills and capability to succeed in the course as described in the Student Entry Criteria. Students are required to have a unique email address and a USI – unique student identifier. To succeed in this course, you should have an education level of year 12 (or equivalent) or Certificate IV – if not, you will need to meet the requirements in the admissions checklist, experience in the leadership and management / project management work environment and access to a workplace, be technologically literate with the ability to use word processing applications, have continuous internet access, be proficient in English – if English is not your first language, receive a satisfactory assessment in core LLN skills assessment.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) - Recognition of skills and knowledge gained through previous studies, work and life experiences may be used to award competency for Units of Competency within this qualification. Read more on Recognition of Prior Learning and Credit Transfer or call 1300 658 337.

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