How to Become a Project Manager

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RII60615 & BSB61015Global Training InstituteAdvanced Diploma of Civil Construction & Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management

For experienced construction professionals wanting to formalise their skill set, the Advanced Diploma of Civil Construction (RII60615) & Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management (BSB61015) from Global Training Institute lets you fit your studies around work.

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BSB61215UpskilledAdvanced Diploma of Program Management

Build on your project management experience with new skills to help you tackle bigger challenges with this Advanced Diploma of Program Management (BSB61215) from Upskilled.

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 APM College of Business & Communications at Torrens UniversityBachelor of Business

Be mentored by industry experts and gain sought-after business skills in this online Bachelor of Business course through APM College of Business and Communication.

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 Deakin UniversityBachelor of Business

The Bachelor of Business equips students with the skills and knowledge they need to pursue careers in business and management.

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 UniSA OnlineBachelor of Business (Management)

This online Bachelor of Business (Management) degree equips students with the skills to lead and manage people, teams and organisations in the global business environment.

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 Deakin UniversityBachelor of Cyber Security

The Bachelor of Cyber Security provides students with the technical skills and knowledge needed for careers in professional cyber security, cyber crime and cyber terrorism.

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CPC40110/CPC50210Builders Academy AustraliaBuilding Leadership Program

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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BSB40215College AustraliaCertificate IV in Business

Start a new career in the exciting and varied business world by studying this Certificate IV in Business (BSB40215) course. 

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CPC50210Builders Academy AustraliaDiploma of Building and Construction (Building)

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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BSB50215 & BSB51918Global Training InstituteDiploma of Business & Diploma of Leadership and Management

Build a competitive range of business skills with this convenient combined online (BSB50215) Diploma of Business & (BSB51918) Diploma of Leadership and Management course from Global Training Institute.

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RII50415 and BSB51415Global Training InstituteDiploma of Civil Construction Management and Diploma of Project Management

This combined online Diploma of Civil Construction Management (RII50415) and Diploma of Project Management (BSB51415) course from Global Training Institute will help civil construction professionals step up to the next level in their career.

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BSB51915Patricks Career AcademyDiploma of Leadership and Management

You're a problem-solver with big ideas. Turn it into an exciting career in leadership with this practical online Diploma of Leadership and Management (BSB51915) course from Patrick Careers Academy. 

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BSB51915BCA National Training GroupDiploma of Leadership and Management

Whether you're just starting out in your career or want to upskill, the Diploma of Leadership and Management(BSB51915) from BCA National can take you where you want to go!

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BSB51918Global Training InstituteDiploma of Leadership and Management

Build professional skills to move into senior management with this online Diploma of Leadership and Management (BSB51918) course from Global Training Institute.

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BSB51415UpskilledDiploma of Project Management

This online Diploma of Project Management (BSB51415) course provides students with the advanced skills and knowledge needed to become effective project managers.

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BSB51415Sarina Russo InstituteDiploma of Project Management

Do you thrive on turning plans into action? Turn your passion into a career and apply today for this flexible online Diploma of Project Management (BSB51415) course!

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BSB51415MCI InstituteDiploma of Project Management

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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BSB51415Global Training InstituteDiploma of Project Management

Turn your project management experience into a profession with this nationally recognised Diploma of Project Management (BSB51415) course from Global Training Institute.

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BSB51415 Global Training InstituteDiploma of Project Management (Construction focused)

Gain the advanced skills to oversee construction projects with an expert eye with this online Diploma of Project Management (Construction) (BSB51415) course from Global Training Institute.

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BSB51415 and BSB50215Global Training InstituteDiploma of Project Management & Diploma of Business

Learn essential aspects of project and business management into a single, convenient course with this online Diploma of Project Management (BSB51415) and Diploma of Business (BSB50215) course from Global Training Institute.

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 Australian Catholic UniversityGraduate Diploma in Public Health

Enhance your public health career prospects and build specialised, stand-out skills with this Graduate Diploma in Public Health from Australian Catholic University. 

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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.