Study Project Management at SIT

SIT's Project Management courses offer the chance for students to understand the project life cycle, how to plan and implement projects, and management of all aspects of a project from start to finish.

If you see yourself as a "finisher" - someone who could thrive on seeing projects from the proposal right through to completion, with good people skills, attention to detail and the ability to control costs and timeframes, Project Management is the ideal career path for you.

Project Management is a growth sector in New Zealand and all around the world.  Project Management skills are diverse and transferable across many disciplines and employment sectors.

Programmes in Project Management

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Masters Postgraduate Dip/Cert Graduate Dip/Cert Degree Diploma Certificate Short Course STAR / Gateway*

Auckland

OCertificate59Project Management9Auckland

SIT2LRN Distance Learning

OGraduate59Project Management4SIT2LRN Distance Learning
ODegree59Project Management4SIT2LRN Distance Learning
ODiploma59Project Management4SIT2LRN Distance Learning
OCertificate59Project Management4SIT2LRN Distance Learning
Masters Postgraduate Dip/Cert Graduate Dip/Cert Degree Diploma Certificate Short Course STAR / Gateway*

* STAR/Gateway programmes are only offered to NZ Secondary Schools

Programmes & Tutor Profiles

Student Profiles

Project Management Courses

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Three years fulltime

Up to 10 years part-time

Intakes are 17 weeks long

The aim of the Bachelor of Applied Management programme is to produce graduates with the personal and professional skills necessary to be successful in demanding and evolving business environments, whether locally, nationally or internationally. Students are able to specialise in one of six majors:

  • Project Management, 
  • Occupational Health and Safety, 
  • Event Management, 
  • Human Resource Management, 
  • Applied Marketing 
  • Applied Management.

The programme offers a blend of theoretical and practical learning, with an emphasis on applied knowledge and skill. High importance is placed on the development of the soft skills for management (such as communication, business writing, presentation, interpersonal and problem solving skills), in addition to the development of specific business knowledge and skills.

Course Details

17 weeks full-time

Up to three years part-time

Intakes are 17 weeks long

If you already hold a bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience, the Graduate Certificate in Project Management provides a recognised qualification (similar to a subject minor) covering foundation skills in project management theory and practice.

With a core paper in strategic management, and a choice of one of six elective papers, skills learnt are then applied through a choice of a dissertation or internship.

Course Details

One year fulltime

Up to five years part-time

Intakes are 17 weeks long

The aim of the Graduate Diploma in Project Management is to provide students who already have a degree, or extensive applicable experience, with advanced theoretical and applied knowledge in Project Management (equivalent to a second major subject).

This programme covers all aspects of Project Management, including strategic management, contemporary issues, relationships, influence and leadership, plus three elective papers. Knowledge gained is then applied through a choice of a dissertation or internship.

Course Details

One year full-time.

Up to five years part-time.

Intakes will be 17 weeks long.

This qualification provides learners with core technical knowledge, people, cognitive, affective, and business environment skills.

The programme is structured with five core compulsory papers, then three elective papers can be selected from within the following strands:

This allows students to specialise and gain technical knowledge and people skills relevant to their interest area.

Course Details

Workshops are held at our Auckland Campus on Wednesday evenings from 5.30pm to 9pm.

This course is offered via Blended Delivery, which means students study both online and through evening classes at our Auckland campus.

Get started on the path to professional project management by learning the core skills and techniques. This unit standards based Level 4 Certificate will give you the skills and knowledge required to contribute to the management of projects and work with others in a project team. 

Course Details