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Diploma of Project Management [2024]

Accredited Diploma of Project Management Course ideal for ag industry staff or volunteers required to deliver projects to a deadline, within budget and with a mix of stakeholders involved such as research trials, networking events or conferences.

This four-day residential short-course, is a highlight of the GGA Capacity Building program.

The diverse range of participants creates a cohort with a great mix of ages, backgrounds and organisations. The immersion residential experience enables accelerated learning and invaluable networking forming new professional connections within the WA agriculture industry.

Technically speaking, the content is rigorous, the course days are demanding but fun with the knowledge gained extremely valuable for those managing projects or events.


The course will be run with a four-day immersion learning residential experience at Muresk Institute from 12 noon on Tuesday 4 – 3pm Friday 7 June [inclusive].

These dates fall straight after the June long weekend [ Monday 3rd June is a public holiday]


We have places for 20 delegates, 12 places set aside for GGA network member delegates, and 8 for the wider ag industry. This blend provides an enriching learning experience for participants.


The participation fee includes course teaching and materials, accreditation assessment, accommodation and all meals while staying at Muresk for the 4-day intensive workshop. On one evening we head out to Northam for a social dinner which is included in the fee.

$1,300 – GGA network member rate ticket
$1,600 – Industry ticket


Delegates are accommodated on-site at the Muresk Institute in comfortable single student rooms with share bathrooms, split into male or female wings. Bedrooms include a single bed, desk and storage space. Delegates have access to a kitchenette and common lounge to heat meals and spend time with fellow delegates.

The beautiful grounds of Muresk allow access to morning or end-of-day walks and plenty of space to step away from the group.

Program Format

Learning occurs over four days in a classroom setting. Learning is hands-on and fun facilitated by an experienced instructor. Time in class will be used for collaborative learning experiences and to complete your accreditation project.

Tuesday 4th June12 noon4.00pmLunch, Afternoon Tea, Dinner [ Muresk]Included
Wednesday 5th June8.00am4.30pmBreakfast, Morning Tea, Lunch, Afternoon Tea, Dinner [Muresk]Included
Thursday 6th June8.00am4.30pmBreakfast, Morning Tea, Lunch, Afternoon Tea, Dinner [Northam restaurant]Included
Friday 7th June8.30am3.00pmBreakfast, Morning Tea, Lunch, Afternoon TeaN/A

Accreditation Assignment

The assessment is purely about setting out the theoretical steps learned in the academic part of the course into a real context, selection of a smaller project as an assessment is worth considering to simplify the exercise but this can be decided on during the course week.


Tuition includes four days at Muresk which will qualify delegates for the nationally accredited Diploma of Project Management course number is BSB50820.

Content will cover Project Management Overview and theory covering the Project Management Body of Knowledge (10 PMBOK principles): Integration, Scope, HR, Stakeholders, Communication, Risk, Quality, Procurement, Cost, Time

The content will be delivered in are 8 core units and 4 elective units we have selected suited to the typical agricultural industry R&D Trial or event project management context:

Core Units

  1. Project integration BSBPMG540
  2. Project scope BSBPMG530
  3. Time management BSBPMG531
  4. Cost management BSBPMG533
  5. Quality management BSBPMG532
  6. Human resource management BSBPMG534
  7. Project information and communication BSBPMG535
  8. Risk management BSBPMG536


  1. Project stakeholder engagement BSBPMG538
  2. Team effectiveness BSBTWK5022
  3. Communicating for influence BSBCMM511
  4. Managing performance BSBLDR522


For queries and clarification email Kallista Bolton at GGA or call 0421 623 406


Posted on

20 Mar 2024