Project Management for the Not For Profit Sector

Project Management for the Not For Profit Sector

Project Management for the Not for Profit Sector

A short course offering practical project management skills for the not for profit sector

The course is in lined with BSBPMG430 Undertake Project Works. Nationally recongised Statement of Attainment in BSBPMG430 Undertake Project Works will be issued upon completion.

At a Glance:
  • Nationally recognised Statement of Attainment for BSBPMG430 Undertake Project Works
  • Fees: $550
  • Online webinar from 10am – 4pm
  • Duration: 1-day workshop plus online assessment
  • In-house delivery: Available
  • Government funding: Open for application for group training, please call 02-9955 5881 to enquire. For NSW residents and organisations only.

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This course offers Project Management training in the context of the unique needs of NFP organisations. It teaches concrete, practical skills that can be applied immediately to NFP projects. This includes how to plan projects to achieve  outcomes, reduce delays and achieve an increased project success rate. It will also help you improve your ability to secure future funding by providing you with techniques to present your submissions. The syllabus will also enable you to improve the productivity of you and your staff by providing you with simple work tools and practical exercises to show you how to use them.

Course Entrance Requirements

The course is suitable for anyone working on projects in NFP organisations or for those considering moving into project management.

Course Fees

Total fee: $550 (GST free),  payable on course booking. The total fee includes training, assessment and all course materials (listed under Training Resources in this brochure).

Government funding: Open for application for group training, please call 02-9955 5881 to enquire. For NSW residents and organisations only.

Time & Location

This course is delivered online from 10am to 4pm, with 60 minutes break. Find training dates.

Students have 30 days from the workshop training date to complete all assessments in order to achieve the Statement of Attainment for BSBPMG430 Undertake Project Works.

Course Structure

The course is structured with a mix of Project Management theory, supported by practical activities aligned to the NFP sector.  The course covers the following topics:

  • Overview of project management, including:
    • What is a project?
    • The role of the project manager
  • The phases of the project lifecycle – from initiation and planning, execution and control, through to project closure

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this workshop you will have learned how to:

•     Develop a Project Plan
•     Define scope
•     Select and analyse stakeholders
•     Build a schedule and budget
•     Plan for resources
•     Build a communications plan
•     Analyse and mitigate risks
•     Control changes to the project
•     Produce effective status reports
•     Formally close and evaluate the project

​You will be issued with Statement of Completion for Project Management for the Not-for-Profit Sector upon successfully completion of the 1-day workshop and participated the in-class activities.

Course is in line with the competency unit BSBPMG430 – Undertake project work. If students are able to complete the relevant assessment within 30 days after attending the workshop, they will be able to achieve the nationally recognised Statement of Attainment for BSBPMG430 Undertake project work.

Training Resources

Comprehensive notes will be provided to cover each topic, including:

•     Project Management Introduction Manual
•     Free download Project Manager Essential Tool Kit

Presented by Charter Australia

Charter Australia is specialised in the field of project management education. Charter Australia’s courses are compliant with the Australian National Competency Standards of Project Management (NCSPM) and with the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), which is the international standard for project management.

The Facilitator

The course is facilitated by Madeleine Pathe, Charter Australia’s Program Director of Project Management. Madeleine Pathe’s glowing reputation as an insightful, engaging, and highly knowledgeable Project Management Trainer is a result of her immensely successful and expansive career in both professional training and project management. Prior to her training career, Madelaine was a Senior Project Manager for a variety of large corporate organisations, including Commonwealth Bank, Siemens, and Westpac. As a distinguished project manager in her own right, Madeleine has also taken on a number of Project Management consultancy roles for other firms.

Madeleine has provided a wide range of project management training to students from a variety of industries, such as mining, engineering and IT, as well as those from community-based and not-for-profit backgrounds. Madeleine is well-known for her insightful training delivery, which stems from the depth and extensiveness of her project management expertise.  Madeleine has an Advanced Diploma of Project Management, as well as a Certificate IV in Training & Assessment. She is a Certified Practicing Project Director (CPPD) with the Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPM), an AIPM Assessor, and a member of the Project Management Institute (PMI).

Need more details? Contact us on 02-9955 5881 or use the Enquiry form below.

Date Time Location Available Spaces Cost Domestic Students
5 July 2022 10:00 am – 04:00 pm Webinar 15 $550.00
15 November 2022 10:00 am – 04:00 pm Webinar 15 $550.00