In this degree you'll build on your existing professional work experience and better understand the principles and techniques of delivering projects using different methods, processes and knowledge frameworks. You’ll explore the techniques to manage stakeholders, communications, culture and politics, and develop specialist expertise in complex project management and leadership.
As part of your degree you can choose from a range of electives from within the Business School or across the university, including IT, engineering, arts and law. You’ll also have the opportunity to work on real-life projects with industry partners within local and international corporate, government and social contexts.
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Graduate Certificate of Project Leadership
This course is perfect if your previous qualification is in a different field or you want to consolidate your practical experience into a formal qualification if you don’t already have an undergraduate degree.
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Graduate Diploma of Project Leadership
This program continues to build your knowledge at an advanced graduate level and can usually be completed in 1 year. The Graduate Diploma is based on master’s level units, which will also count towards a master’s qualification.
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“Employers are looking for that real-life experience and being able to work on industry projects in this course gives you that experience and makes it transferable to a career.” - Rebecca Hoult (Master of Project Management)
Chivonne Algeo is the course director and has more than 20 years international industry experience as a project management champion.
Robert Moehler is from the Faculty of Engineering and has more than 10 years international experience as a practitioner, academic and researcher.
Industry Advisory Council
The course is informed by an industry advisory council, which includes experts from different industries across Australia. The advisory council ensures that the Master of Project Leadership is industry aligned so that you’re gaining knowledge and skills that you can implement straight into your workplace.
As a Master of Project Leadership graduate, you’ll be strongly placed to provide strategic project leadership in a wide range of settings, such as business delivery, IT developments and engineering solutions in both the corporate, government and not-for-profit sectors.