UCOL's Graduate Diploma in Project Management comprises six compulsory courses, each worth 15 credits (except for Industry Project B which is worth 30 credits) as follows:
Level 6 courses
Project Management (15 credits)
Learn the basic principles and terminology of the profession of project management, and apply this to create project plans. You'll also be given a brief introduction to using project management.
Introduction to Finance (15 credits)
Learn to apply financial management knowledge and skills to a small or medium size business for decision-making purposes.
Operations Management (15 credits)
Gain an understanding of the concepts and analytical methods that contribute to the systematic direction and control of the processes that transform inputs into completed goods and services. Operations Management focuses on the management of people and resources through systematic management and feedback. You'll gain an introductory knowledge and experience of an operation's contribution to the macro-management environment.
Level 7 courses
Advanced Project Management (15 credits)
Learn the principles of the project management body of knowledge and cover the content of the Project Management Institute and is application and evaulation to the workplace.
Resource Integration Management (15 credits)
Develop the skills, knowledge and expertise in the related disciplines of supply chain management, business facility layout/modification, and engineering economics, to ensure resource integration occurs at various levels for business operation, technical management, project management and production of goods or services.
Professional Practice (15 credits)
Preparation for transition into an applied business profession. You'll also source an industry project/internship and produce appropriate documentation.
Industry Project/Internship (30 credits)
An applied research project involving a work placement at an organisation to which theoretical learning and self-reflection is applied.