Competency in Project Management for Engineers and Technicians, Certificate | Part time online | Engineering Institute of Technology | Australia
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About

This Competency in Project Management for Engineers and Technicians course from the Engineering Institute of Technology is designed for engineers and technicians who need practical skills in project management and leadership in the engineering field. 

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Overview

More and more engineering and technical professionals are making career transitions from product design into project management. This, however, requires formal training and a willingness to learn new skills. All the technical knowledge in the world will not deliver a project successfully, with the necessary level of quality, within cost constraints and on time, without proper project management skills.

Unfortunately, very few engineering professionals have any degree of formal project management training, which results in a great deal of personal stress as well as cost blow-outs and other woes.

To address this problem, the Competency in Project Management for Engineers and Technicians  course from the Engineering Institute of Technology will focus on the critical project-related activities such as work breakdown, scheduling, cost control, and risk management, and show how these can be performed with software to lighten the project manager’s workload. 

You will learn how to introduce appropriate quality management procedures, keep your projects on track using the ‘Earned Value Analysis’ method, exercise an appropriate leadership style and keep team members creative and motivated, and avoid the pitfalls caused by a lack of understanding of the legal issues pertaining to projects.

Aspects such as team leadership and contract law are also covered. All topics will be supplemented with practical exercises focusing primarily on the areas of electrical, electronics, instrumentation, and mechanical engineering. If you wish to do so, you can choose, as a basis for the practical exercises, small projects from your work environment.

Certification

To obtain a certificate of completion for EIT’s Professional Certificate of Competency, students must achieve a 65% attendance rate at the live, online fortnightly webinars.  Detailed summaries/notes can be submitted in lieu of attendance.  In addition, students must obtain a mark of 60% in the set assignments which could take the form of written assignments and practical assignments. Students must also obtain a mark of 100% in quizzes.  If a student does not achieve the required score, they will be given an opportunity to resubmit the assignment to obtain the required score.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Time Management
  • Cost Management
  • Earned Value Analysis and Management
  • The Project Manager 
  • Quality Management
  • Risk Management

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 3 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • Please ensure you book your place at least one week before the start date of the program.

Language

English

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • CRICOS Provider Number - 03567C 
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Tuition Fee

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