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How to Become a Project Manager

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What do I need to study to become a Project Manager?

Advance your career in civil construction with this nationally recognised, online Advanced Diploma of Civil Construction (RII60615) course from Transformed.

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Accelerate your career progress with this nationally recognised online Advanced Diploma of Program Management (BSB61218) course from UNE Partnerships.

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The Building Leadership Program (CPC40110/CPC50210) prepares you to plan, coordinate and complete residential, industrial and commercial building projects, and also provides a direct pathway to university study.

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Enhance your career prospects with this nationally recognised online Certificate IV in Leadership and Management (BSB42015) course from UNE Partnerships.

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The Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) (CPC50210) is an essential course for anyone who's ready to pursue a management role in the construction industry.

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The Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) (CPC50210) from Transformed is a nationally recognised course designed to meet the needs of senior managers within building and construction firms.

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The Diploma of Civil Construction Management (RII50415) from Transformed is designed to prepare students for construction management roles by covering the essential aspects of project management within the civil construction industry.

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Take the next step in your career! Enquire now about the online Diploma of Leadership & Management (BSB51918) course from Edmund Barton College.

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Take the first step in a rewarding career in leadership with this online Diploma of Leadership and Management (BSB51918) course from UNE Partnerships.

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Become a business leader from the comfort of your own home with this online Diploma of Leadership and Management (BSB51918) course from Foundation Education.

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The Diploma of Project Management (BSB51415) is a comprehensive online course designed to prepare students for careers in project management across a wide variety of industries.

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Build advanced professional skills to grow your project management work with this online Diploma of Project Management (BSB51415) course from UNE Partnerships.

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The Diploma of Project Management (BSB51415) is the industry standard qualification for project managers, covering the most popular project management methodologies.

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The Diploma of Project Management (BSB51415) provides students with the skills and knowledge they need to plan, lead and successfully deliver an organisation’s projects.

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Equip yourself with project management skills that can serve you well in almost any industry with this online Diploma of Project Management (BSB51415) from Monarch Institute.

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Finish a nationally recognised management qualification while you work with this Diploma of Project Management (BSB51415) course from Transformed Pty Ltd.

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Build the practical skills and leadership insight needed to manage projects with confidence with this online Diploma of Project Management course (BSB51415) from Foundation Education.

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Build skills to lead every aspect of a project from the comfort of your own home with this online Diploma of Project Management (BSB51415) course from Mentor Education.

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The Diploma of Website Development (ICT50615) is a comprehensive online course that delivers vital IT knowledge and skills training for those wishing to work in website design and/or development.

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The Double Diploma of Project Management (BSB51415) + Leadership & Management (BSB51915) is a comprehensive course that equips students with the skills needed to manage projects and lead teams to success.

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Build the skills to lead projects and teams from the comfort of your home with this unique online Diploma of Business (BSB50215) and Diploma of Project Management (BSB51415) course from Mentor Education.

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Definition of Project Manager

Employed in many different types of business, Project Managers are tasked with guiding a defined project from inception to completion. Depending on the industry these projects might include researching and developing new products, creating software, establishing a website or the design and/or construction of a building.



The Project Manager holds full responsibility for the success or failure of a project, although they are rarely directly involved in the specific jobs required to complete it. Overseeing a team of staff and contractors, the Project Manager’s focus is on planning and execution.



They must be able to create and communicate clear and attainable goals and processes, manage people and resources, monitor and report on the project’s progress, and maintain budgets and deadlines.

What are the responsibilities of a Project Manager ?

  • Creating and communicating work outlines, timelines and resource plans.
  • Managing and motivating project teams and contractors.
  • Monitoring and controlling time management
  • Developing and working to budgets.
  • Assessing risks and implementing contingency plans.
  • Maintaining quality control and customer satisfaction.
  • Generating reports and necessary documentation.

Career Outlook for Project Manager

The average age of people working as is 45 with 82.20% of them being male. 94.80% of are employed full-time and they typically work around 43.1 hours per week.

 

Unemployment is below average and, with A Bachelor Degree or higher, the average Community Worker can earn around $1,634 per week Before Tax. In 2015 there were 55,500 working and the future growth of the profession is predicted to be stable, with numbers around 56,600 in 2020.