Graduate Diploma of Portfolio Management (BSB80220)

What is this qualification about?

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply advanced knowledge and skills in a range of strategic portfolio management roles. The job roles that relate to this qualification may include Portfolio Manager.

Individuals in these roles have full responsibility and accountability for personal outputs and for the work or function of others. Individuals at this level make high-level autonomous decisions and use initiative and judgement to plan and implement a range of project, program and portfolio management functions in varied contexts. Portfolio managers use

What will you learn?
During the Graduate Diploma of Portfolio Management you will learn to use cognitive and creative skills to review, critically analyse, consolidate and synthesise knowledge, in order to generate ideas and provide solutions to complex problems. This includes using communication skills to demonstrate an understanding of theoretical concepts, and to transfer knowledge and ideas to peer and team members.

The learning experience
The course is organised so that you are provided with an intensive, action-oriented, interactive learning experience. Case studies and live business situations are used to demonstrate how the theory applies to practical work situations. As a result of this process, you will acquire a broad range of business knowledge, skills, and techniques. Upon completion of the course, you will be able to immediately operate effectively in office work situations. 

The qualification consists of the following units:
There are eight units (4 core + 4 electives) to study to obtain the Graduate Diploma of Portfolio Management. These units provide the skills and knowledge needed to work at a senior management or executive levels in a range of for-profit, government, and not-for-profit organisational settings.
 

BSBPMG810 - Prioritise projects and programs

You will learn the skills and knowledge required to prioritise projects and programs within a portfolio, including the identification, strategic alignment and setting of priorities at the portfolio level. A portfolio includes identifying, prioritising, authorising, managing and controlling projects and programs to achieve strategic business objectives. A portfolio does not have a finite life,and requires regular tending to ensure the portfolio remains in balance and is consistent with the strategic objectives of the organisation.

BSBPMG811 - Select and balance the portfolio

You will learn the skills and knowledge required to select and balance a portfolio. It covers the screening of projects and programs, undertaking investment appraisal, selecting and gaining approval and monitoring a portfolio. A portfolio is the centralised management of one or more portfolios of projects, which includes identifying, prioritising, authorising, managing and controlling projects, programs and other related work, to achieve specific strategic business objectives.

BSBPMG812 - Manage and review portfolio performance

You will learn the skills and knowledge required to effectively manage and review a portfolio. It covers project and program oversight, continuous improvement across the portfolio and benefits management realisation. 

BSBPMG813 - Govern the portfolio

You will learn the skills and knowledge required to provide governance over a portfolio. It covers applying standards, governance models and the portfolio charter. 

BSBPMG815 - Manage portfolio communications and change

You will learn the skills and knowledge required to manage communications and change within a portfolio. It covers portfolio metrics, data collection and measurement, stakeholder involvement and communication.

BSBPMG812 - Develop and cultivate collaborative partnerships and relationships

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to establish collaborative partnerships and relationships with business and industry stakeholders. This unit covers communicating to influence others, cultivating new and existing partnerships, establishing positive collaborative relationships, leading the establishment of a partnership program and establishing reporting mechanisms.

BSBLDR811 - Lead strategic transformation

You will learn the skills and knowledge required to analyse and lead organisational transformation and learning for strategic outcomes. It covers leading transformational practices, cultivating collaborative practices, completing ongoing professional development and providing strategic leadership in a dynamic context.

BSBPMG817 - Manage portfolio risk

You will learn the skills and knowledge required to manage the strategic risks within a portfolio. It covers the identification, analysis, monitoring and control of portfolio risks. A portfolio is the centralised management of one or more portfolios of projects, which includes identifying, prioritising, authorising, managing and controlling projects, programs and other related work, to achieve specific strategic business objectives.

Assessment
Assessment occurs in a real or simulated work environment and consists of case studies, assignments, projects and presentations.

Delivery format
This course can be delivered in a variety of formats including face-to-face over an extended period, in an intensive mode, online, or a blend of face-to-face and online. 

Our trainers have the relevant technical knowledge, skills, and experience as well as the communication abilities to deliver the course content in an interesting way. Our trainers (and assessors) hold Australian accreditation and comply with Industry requirements for the qualification.


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