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The Future of Project Management

The days of working for one or two organisations over an entire career are a thing of the past – the future of industries is project based. In this module you’ll learn the fundamentals of successful project management.

The Future of Project Management: How to Effectively Manage a Research Project


for eligible students from ATN member universities.


for those in the second half of their PhD studies.


all levels of knowledge and experience in this area

Rapid improvements in technology and the evolution of industries have meant people are being hired for project-related roles more often than operational ones.

In this module you’ll learn the fundamentals of project management. You’ll also explore the signature behaviours, skills and competencies that are required to deliver projects in the future.

This module will cover:

Learning Outcomes

Upon completing this module you will be able to:

  • Diagnose projects based on their characteristics and determine whether a project should take a predictive (waterfall), adaptive (AGILE) or hybrid project management approach
  • Tailor the project approach and utilise techniques and tools that positively affect stakeholder engagement
  • Determine the best-fit digital tools to help you manage your project
  • Understand the role project governance plays in keeping projects on track and how good governance enhances the likelihood of delivering a successful project
  • Identify what project success is and understand what critical success factors need to be in place for your project to be successful

2024 Delivery Dates

5 February – 1 March

Online Workshops
1 March 2024 (1:00 pm – 3:00 pm AEST)

15 April – 10 May

Online Workshops
10 May 2024 (1:00 pm – 3:00 pm AEST)

5 August – 30 August

Online Workshops
30 August 2024 (1:00 pm – 3:00 pm AEST)

11 October – 6 December

Online Workshops
6 December 2024 (1:00 pm – 3:00 pm AEST)