Graduate Diploma of Portfolio Management

BSB80220 CRICOS 106541A
DURATION

6 terms - Each term includes 6 weeks of study plus 2 weeks holidays

LOCATION

Sydney City, Bondi, Melbourne, Darwin, Gold Coast, Byron Bay

Apply advanced knowledge and skills in a range of strategic portfolio management roles. The job roles that relate to this qualification may include Portfolio Manager.

Individuals in these roles have full responsibility and accountability for personal outputs and for the work or function of others. Individuals at this level make high-level autonomous decisions and use initiative and judgement to plan and implement a range of project, program and portfolio management functions in varied contexts.

Our Project Management courses have been recognised by the Australian Institute of Project Management, with this accreditation from AIPM, we are endorsed by the largest association of project managers in Australia.

Potential Career Opportunities

  • Project Director
  • Project Analyst
  • Project Management Section Leader

Course Units

Units
1

BSBPMG810 - Prioritise projects and programs

Prioritise projects and programs.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to prioritise projects and programs within a portfolio. It covers the identification, strategic alignment and setting of priorities at the portfolio level.
A portfolio is the centralised management of one or more portfolios of projects, which includes identifying, prioritising, authorising, managing and controlling projects, programs and other related work, to achieve specific strategic business objectives.

The unit applies to individuals who operate at the strategic level within the organisation. Unlike projects or programs, a portfolio does not have a finite life, instead it is a continuous process and requires regular tending to ensure the portfolio remains in balance and is consistent with the strategic objectives of the organisation.

2

BSBPMG811 - Select and balance the portfolio

Select and balance the portfolio.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to select and balance a portfolio. It covers the screening of projects and programs, undertaking investment appraisal, selecting and gaining approval and monitoring a portfolio.
A portfolio is the centralised management of one or more portfolios of projects, which includes identifying, prioritising, authorising, managing and controlling projects, programs and other related work, to achieve specific strategic business objectives.

The unit applies to individuals who operate at the strategic level within the organisation. Unlike projects or programs, a portfolio does not have a finite life, instead it is a continuous process and requires regular tending to ensure the portfolio remains in balance and is consistent with the organisation’s strategic objectives.

3

BSBPMG812 - Manage and review portfolio performance

Manage and review portfolio performance.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to effectively manage and review a portfolio. It covers project and program oversight, continuous improvement across the portfolio and benefits management realisation.
A portfolio is the centralised management of one or more portfolios of projects, which includes identifying, prioritising, authorising, managing and controlling projects, programs and other related work, to achieve specific strategic business objectives.

The unit applies to individuals who operate at the strategic level within the organisation. Unlike projects or programs, a portfolio does not have a finite life, instead it is a continuous process and requires regular tending to ensure the portfolio remains in balance and is consistent with the organisation’s strategic objectives.

4

BSBPMG813 - Govern the portfolio

Govern the portfolio.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide governance over a portfolio. It covers applying standards, governance models and the portfolio charter.
A portfolio is the centralised management of one or more portfolios of projects, which includes identifying, prioritising, authorising, managing and controlling projects, programs and other related work, to achieve specific strategic business objectives.

The unit applies to individuals who operate at the strategic level within the organisation. Unlike projects or programs, a portfolio does not have a finite life, instead it is a continuous process and requires regular tending to ensure the portfolio remains in balance and is consistent with the strategic objectives of the organisation.

5

BSBLDR811 - Lead strategic transformation

Lead strategic transformation.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to analyse and lead organisational transformation and learning for strategic outcomes. It covers leading transformational practices, cultivating collaborative practices, completing ongoing professional development and providing strategic leadership in a dynamic context.

The unit applies to those who use cognitive and creative skills to review, critically analyse, consolidate and synthesise knowledge, in order to generate ideas and provide solutions to complex problems. They use communication skills to demonstrate their understanding of theoretical concepts and to transfer knowledge and ideas to others.

6

BSBLDR812 - Develop and cultivate collaborative partnerships and relationships

Develop and cultivate collaborative partnerships and relationships.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to establish collaborative partnerships and relationships with business and industry stakeholders. This unit covers communicating to influence others, cultivating new and existing partnerships, establishing positive collaborative relationships, leading the establishment of a partnership program and establishing reporting mechanisms.

The unit applies to people who use cognitive and creative skills to review, critically analyse and synthesise knowledge, in order to generate ideas and provide solutions to complex problems. They use communication skills to demonstrate their understanding of theoretical concepts and to transfer knowledge and ideas to others.

7

BSBPMG817 - Manage portfolio risk

Manage portfolio risk.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage the risks within a portfolio. It covers the identification, analysis, monitoring and control of portfolio risks.
A portfolio is the centralised management of one or more portfolios of projects, which includes identifying, prioritising, authorising, managing and controlling projects, programs and other related work, to achieve specific strategic business objectives.

The unit applies to individuals who operate at the strategic level within the organisation. Unlike projects or programs, a portfolio does not have a finite life, instead it is a continuous process and requires regular tending to ensure the portfolio remains in balance and is consistent with the strategic objectives of the organisation.

8

BSBSTR801 - Lead innovative thinking and practice

Lead innovative thinking and practice.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to generate, lead and sustain innovative organisational thinking and practice.

The unit applies to individuals who initiate and lead innovation in any industry or community context. Each organisation’s thinking and practice will be different depending on its core business, purpose, size, complexity and broader operating context.

1

BSBPMG810 - Prioritise projects and programs

Prioritise projects and programs.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to prioritise projects and programs within a portfolio. It covers the identification, strategic alignment and setting of priorities at the portfolio level.
A portfolio is the centralised management of one or more portfolios of projects, which includes identifying, prioritising, authorising, managing and controlling projects, programs and other related work, to achieve specific strategic business objectives.

The unit applies to individuals who operate at the strategic level within the organisation. Unlike projects or programs, a portfolio does not have a finite life, instead it is a continuous process and requires regular tending to ensure the portfolio remains in balance and is consistent with the strategic objectives of the organisation.

2

BSBPMG811 - Select and balance the portfolio

Select and balance the portfolio.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to select and balance a portfolio. It covers the screening of projects and programs, undertaking investment appraisal, selecting and gaining approval and monitoring a portfolio.
A portfolio is the centralised management of one or more portfolios of projects, which includes identifying, prioritising, authorising, managing and controlling projects, programs and other related work, to achieve specific strategic business objectives.

The unit applies to individuals who operate at the strategic level within the organisation. Unlike projects or programs, a portfolio does not have a finite life, instead it is a continuous process and requires regular tending to ensure the portfolio remains in balance and is consistent with the organisation’s strategic objectives.

3

BSBPMG812 - Manage and review portfolio performance

Manage and review portfolio performance.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to effectively manage and review a portfolio. It covers project and program oversight, continuous improvement across the portfolio and benefits management realisation.
A portfolio is the centralised management of one or more portfolios of projects, which includes identifying, prioritising, authorising, managing and controlling projects, programs and other related work, to achieve specific strategic business objectives.

The unit applies to individuals who operate at the strategic level within the organisation. Unlike projects or programs, a portfolio does not have a finite life, instead it is a continuous process and requires regular tending to ensure the portfolio remains in balance and is consistent with the organisation’s strategic objectives.

4

BSBPMG813 - Govern the portfolio

Govern the portfolio.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide governance over a portfolio. It covers applying standards, governance models and the portfolio charter.
A portfolio is the centralised management of one or more portfolios of projects, which includes identifying, prioritising, authorising, managing and controlling projects, programs and other related work, to achieve specific strategic business objectives.

The unit applies to individuals who operate at the strategic level within the organisation. Unlike projects or programs, a portfolio does not have a finite life, instead it is a continuous process and requires regular tending to ensure the portfolio remains in balance and is consistent with the strategic objectives of the organisation.

5

BSBLDR811 - Lead strategic transformation

Lead strategic transformation.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to analyse and lead organisational transformation and learning for strategic outcomes. It covers leading transformational practices, cultivating collaborative practices, completing ongoing professional development and providing strategic leadership in a dynamic context.

The unit applies to those who use cognitive and creative skills to review, critically analyse, consolidate and synthesise knowledge, in order to generate ideas and provide solutions to complex problems. They use communication skills to demonstrate their understanding of theoretical concepts and to transfer knowledge and ideas to others.

6

BSBLDR812 - Develop and cultivate collaborative partnerships and relationships

Develop and cultivate collaborative partnerships and relationships.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to establish collaborative partnerships and relationships with business and industry stakeholders. This unit covers communicating to influence others, cultivating new and existing partnerships, establishing positive collaborative relationships, leading the establishment of a partnership program and establishing reporting mechanisms.

The unit applies to people who use cognitive and creative skills to review, critically analyse and synthesise knowledge, in order to generate ideas and provide solutions to complex problems. They use communication skills to demonstrate their understanding of theoretical concepts and to transfer knowledge and ideas to others.

7

BSBPMG817 - Manage portfolio risk

Manage portfolio risk.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage the risks within a portfolio. It covers the identification, analysis, monitoring and control of portfolio risks.
A portfolio is the centralised management of one or more portfolios of projects, which includes identifying, prioritising, authorising, managing and controlling projects, programs and other related work, to achieve specific strategic business objectives.

The unit applies to individuals who operate at the strategic level within the organisation. Unlike projects or programs, a portfolio does not have a finite life, instead it is a continuous process and requires regular tending to ensure the portfolio remains in balance and is consistent with the strategic objectives of the organisation.

8

BSBSTR801 - Lead innovative thinking and practice

Lead innovative thinking and practice.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to generate, lead and sustain innovative organisational thinking and practice.

The unit applies to individuals who initiate and lead innovation in any industry or community context. Each organisation’s thinking and practice will be different depending on its core business, purpose, size, complexity and broader operating context.

Study Mode

Full Time| Face to Face on campus or Virtual Blended

Entry Requirements

Domestic Students must:

  1. Be a minimum of 18 yrs of age
  2. Have:
  • A Diploma or Advanced Diploma qualification in related fields of study and 3 years equivalent full-time relevant workplace experience at a significant level of project or program leadership and management responsibility and/or complexity in an enterprise, or
  • A Bachelor degree in related fields of study and 2 years equivalent full-time relevant workplace experience at a significant level of project or program leadership and management responsibility and/or complexity in an enterprise, or
  • Five years equivalent full-time relevant workplace experience at a significant level of leadership and management responsibility and/or complexity in an enterprise.
  1. Access to a laptop or tablet for home and classroom use.

International Students must:

  1. Be a minimum of 18 yrs of age
  2. Have:
  • A Diploma or Advanced Diploma qualification in related fields of study and 3 years equivalent full-time relevant workplace experience at a significant level of project or program leadership and management responsibility and/or complexity in an enterprise, or
  • A Bachelor degree in related fields of study and 2 years equivalent full-time relevant workplace experience at a significant level of project or program leadership and management responsibility and/or complexity in an enterprise, or
  • Five years equivalent full-time relevant workplace experience at a significant level of leadership and management responsibility and/or complexity in an enterprise.
  1. Have an IELTS or equivalent score of 5.5 with no less than 5.0 in any band and

4.           Access to a laptop or tablet for home and classroom use.

Start Dates

Sydney City, Bondi, Melbourne, Darwin, Gold Coast, Byron Bay
2022 2023
January term- 24 Jan - 4 Mar (Break - 2 weeks 7 Mar - 18 Mar)
March term - 21 Mar - 29 Apr (Break -2 weeks 2 May - 13 May)
May term- 16 May - 24 Jun (Break -2 weeks 27 Jun - 8 Jul)
July term- 11 Jul - 19 Aug (Break -2 weeks 22 Aug - 2 Sep)
September term- 5 Sep - 14 Oct (Break -2 weeks 17 Oct - 28 Oct)
November term - 31 Oct - 9 Dec (Break -2 weeks 12 Dec- 20 Jan 2023)
January term- 23 Jan - 3 Mar (Break - 2 weeks 6 Mar - 17 Mar)
March term - 20 Mar - 28 Apr (Break -2 weeks 1 May - 12 May)
May term- 15 May - 23 Jun (Break -2 weeks 26 Jun - 7 Jul)
July term- 10 Jul - 18 Aug (Break -2 weeks 21 Aug - 1 Sep)
September term- 4 Sep - 13 Oct (Break -2 weeks 16 Oct - 27 Oct)
November term - 30 Oct - 8 Dec (Break -2 weeks 9 Dec- 19 Jan 2024)

Course Fees

Domestic Fees

International Fees

Further Studies

Further your studies with an Associate Degree in Universities.

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