Graduate Diploma of Portfolio Management

Recognition of Prior Learning for experienced Senior Project Managers and Project Directors.

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BSB80415 Graduate Diploma of Portfolio Management

Are you an experienced Portfolio Manager? Gain recognition for your skills and experience through Recognition of Prior Learning.

View special pricing terms and conditions here.

The Graduate Diploma of Portfolio Management is for Senior Project Managers who have been working across diverse industries for a number of years and may or may not already hold formal qualifications in project management.

In the RPL process for this qualification you will be asked to provide evidence of your ability to:

  • Apply advanced knowledge and skills in a range of strategic portfolio management roles
  • Make high-level autonomous decisions
  • Use initiative and judgement to plan and implement a range of projects
  • Be responsible for personal outputs as well as the work or function of others
  • Use cognitive and creative skills to review, critically analyse, consolidate and synthesise knowledge to generate ideas and provide solutions to complex problems
  • Demonstrate your understanding of theoretical project management concepts
  • Your ability to transfer your knowledge to others

Course Outcomes

One course offers many courses of action and pathways for you.

Upon successful completion of this qualification through RPL you will be awarded a Graduate Diploma of Portfolio Management (BSB80415).

Likely job titles of those suited to RPL for this qualification include:

Entry Requirements

This qualification is suited to those who already possess extensive skills in portfolio management.

You are likely to:

  • Have completed a Diploma or Advanced Diploma qualification in related fields of study and 3 years or equivalent full-time relevant workplace experience at a significant level of leadership and management responsibility and/or complexity in an enterprise.
  • Have completed a Bachelor degree in related fields of study and 2 years equivalent full-time relevant workplace experience at a significant level of leadership and management responsibility and/or complexity in an enterprise.
  • Have five years equivalent full-time relevant workplace experience at a significant level of leadership and management responsibility and/or complexity in an enterprise.

Not sure whether this is you?

You can take our Free Skills Assessment to determine your eligibility. Our assessors can also recommend pathways suited to your skills and experience.

What will I need to provide to enrol?

  • Enrolment Form
  • USI
  • Photo Identification
  • Payment

Please be advised we are unable to train students on a student visa. You must find a CRICOS registered training provider.

Units of Competency

To be successfully awarded this qualification you must display competence in a total of 8 units.
4 Core and 4 Electives.

Core Units

  • BSBPMG801 Prioritise projects and programs
  • BSBPMG802 Select and balance the portfolio
  • BSBPMG803 Manage and review portfolio performance
  • BSBPMG804 Govern the portfolio

Elective Units*

  • BSBPMG805 Lead the portfolio
  • BSBPMG806 Manage portfolio communications and change
  • BSBPMG807 Manage portfolio resources
  • BSBPMG808 Manage portfolio risk

*Alternative elective units may be available upon request, but are not guaranteed and must meet packaging rules. To view the full list of elective units available for this qualification please visit The cost for custom unit packaging for RPL is $250.

Delivery Options

This qualification is only available through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

Contact us for a Free Skills Assessment to determine your suitability to undertake this qualification. This will be sent to our RPL Facilitator who will assess your eligibility and can provide you with recommendations for suitable RPL pathways that match your skills and experience.

If you are deemed a good candidate for RPL for this qualification, a non-refundable 50% deposit will be required to proceed with your RPL with full payment required before a certificate is issued.

For each unit of competency, candidates will be given the option to demonstrate competency through a combination of any of the following:

  • Written or verbal questions demonstrating the required knowledge
  • Case studies or practical activities demonstrating the required skills
  • Projects based on a real or simulated workplace
  • Portfolio of evidence which may include:
    • Prior qualifications, both accredited and non-accredited
    • Employment history such as position descriptions and performance appraisals
    • Industry appointments such as board and committee roles
    • Publications and journals
    • Samples of work and other relevant documents, photos, videos, etc.
    • Testimonials and other references from verifiable sources

Each candidate is assessed individually. Our assessment team will validate the evidence supplied and conduct mapping against the evidence requirements for each unit. Where required, assessors will request additional evidence and provide guidance on suitable types of evidence for the candidate to supply.

Time frames for completion of your RPL

Students are required to submit the requested evidence for assessment by Asset College within 3 months of paying their deposit. If requested evidence cannot be supplied within this time frame a $50 extension fee will be applied.


After completing this course you may wish to further your studies with:

Course Fees

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Total investment: $4500

Special Pricing: $3150 (until January 31st, 2021)

Before enrolling, you will be required to complete a Free Skills Assessment to determine your eligibility for an RPL pathway.

After an initial assessment, if you wish to proceed, you will complete an Enrolment Form and be issued an invoice for an initial 50% deposit of the total investment. This is non-refundable. Throughout the RPL evidence gathering process if gaps in evidence are identified and full study is required, the training plan and fees will be discussed with you.

If you are eligible for full RPL on your qualification, on completion of the evidence gathering process you will be issued with the final 50% invoice to be paid prior to issuing of your certificate.

You will have 90 days to submit all appropriate evidence for your qualification. Should you exceed 90 days an extension fee will apply.

Payment Options

Click here for further information on course fees, refunds and payment terms.


“Asset College has assisted me in achieving my Graduate Diploma through their efficient RPL process. My assessment was done professionally, promptly and an assessment outcome achieved in a prompt space of time. I recommend Asset College for professionals seeking to have their current and past experience as well as learning recognised and awarded accordingly.”

Shaun Smit
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