AGS Consulting & Training, BSB40920 - Certificate IV in Project Management Practice (online) is an introductory course in project management.
Start & finish anytime - course can take from 2 weeks (RPL) to 12 months
AGS Consulting & Training (AGS), public, online and corporate, Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPM) endorsed 'Nationally Recognised Training' courses, are delivered by Alan Schwartz (AGS) Trainer & Assessor, Australia Institute of Business and Technology Registered Training Organisation 41138.
The course covers the ten functions of the Project Management Body of Knowledge:
The course covers project management principles, techniques and tools, methodologies, hard (science) and soft (art) aspects, using a step-by-step ''methodology'' to lead teams and deliver successful projects. Courseware includes definitions, checklists, examples, templates, videos and webinars. Participants apply project management tools and techniques to current or planned projects.
The BSB40920 - Certificate IV in Project Management Practice course is based upon / consistent with:
This qualification is suitable for autonomous individuals who identify and apply project management skills and knowledge in a wide variety of contexts. Job titles for these roles may include project officer, contracts officers, project administrators, quality officers and small business operators.
Individuals in these roles might be members of a project team, with no direct responsibility for overall project outcomes. Primarily, these roles would support wider project operations. They may use project tools and methodologies selectively to support organisational or business activities.
(Innovation and Business Skills Australia, © Commonwealth of Australia, 2016)
There are no entry requirements for this qualification.
On completing the Certificate you should be able to perform roles such as:
Project team member
Estimator and scheduler
Project records officer
Project team member
Small business operator
The course includes progressive assessment / assessment upon completion – upon satisfying criteria candidates are awarded BSB40920 Certificate IV in Project Management Practice.
On completion of the course delegates are eligible to apply for AIPM’s RegPM Certification at Certified Practicing Project Practitioner (CPPP) level when applying for Associate Membership.
Completing activities which include filling out templates for a project from start to finish. Workplace templates/deliverables may also be used for evidence (or a combination of both). AGS provides examples and checklists. Delegates may work on case studies or real workplace projects, in teams or on their own.
Completion of an Assessment Record Book (ARB), primarily answering knowledge and understanding questions (no exam!).
On finishing this course, participants should be able to contribute to the definition, planning, implementation, control and successful completion of projects or project manage simple projects from start to finish.
Increase knowledge, understanding and workplace competence in project management
Apply project management functions, tools and techniques to current or future projects
Provide a practical methodology to support the initiation, development, implementation and finalisation of projects which satisfy the requirements of the client and other key stakeholders.
AGS deliver the training and undertake assessments via Agreement with a Registered Training Organisation (RTO). The Qualification is awarded by Australia Institute of Business and Technology Registered Training Organisation 41138.
BSB40920 Certificate IV in Project Management Practice Qualification (9 units)
BSBPMG409 Apply project scope-management techniques
BSBPMG410 Apply project time-management techniques
BSBPMG41A Apply project quality-management techniques
BSBPMG412 Apply project cost-management techniques
BSBPMG413 Apply project human resources management approaches
BSBPMG414 Apply project information management and communications techniques
BSBPMG415 Apply project risk-management techniques
BSBPMG416 Apply project procurement procedures
BSBPMG418 Apply project stakeholder engagement techniques
1. Project Management Fundamentals
2. Initiation phase (starting a project)
3. Development Phase (planning the project)
4. Implementation Phase (achieving the plan)
AGS Consulting & Training have mapping documents, available upon request, which map our course content to PMBoK and BSB41515 Certificate IV in Project Management Practice Units (above).
See Course content below for module details.
Module 1 Project Management Fundamentals
Module 2 Initiation Phase
Module 3 Development Phase
Module 4 Implementation Phase
Module 5 Finalisation Phase