This unit (BSBPMG522) describes the skills and knowledge required to undertake a straightforward project or a section of a larger project. It covers developing a project plan, administering and monitoring the project, finalising the project and reviewing the project to identify lessons learned for application to future projects. This unit applies to individuals who play a significant role in ensuring a project meets timelines, quality standards, budgetary limits and other requirements set for the project. The unit does not apply to specialist project managers. For specialist project managers, the other units of competency in the project management field (BSBPMG) will be applicable.

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Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
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Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit's learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines. Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills: - define the parameters of the project; - use project management tools to develop and implement a project plan; - consult and communicate with relevant stakeholders to generate input and engagement in planning, implementing and reviewing the project; - provide support to team members to enable them to achieve deliverables and to transition them as appropriate at completion of the project; - finalise the project including documentation, sign-offs and reporting, and; - review and document the project outcomes.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - give examples of project management tools and how they contribute to a project; - outline types of documents and other sources of information commonly used in defining the parameters of a project; - explain processes for identifying and managing risk in a project; - outline the organisation's mission, goals, objectives and operations and how the project relates to them; - explain the organisation's procedures and processes that are relevant to managing a project, and; - outline the legislative and regulatory context of the organisation in relation to project work, including work health and safety (WHS) requirements.

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