Unit of competency details

BSBPMG521 - Manage project integration (Release 1)


Usage recommendation:
Supersedes and is equivalent to BSBPMG521A - Manage project integrationUpdated to meet Standards for Training Packages 24/Mar/2015
Is superseded by and equivalent to BSBPMG540 - Manage project integration 18/Oct/2020

ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 25/Mar/2015

Training packages that include this unit

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ICT - Information and Communications TechnologyInformation and Communications Technology 2.0-6.1 
AUM - Automotive ManufacturingAutomotive Manufacturing 2.0-2.2 
FNS - Financial Services Training PackageFinancial Services Training Package 1.0-7.0 
CSC - Correctional Services Training PackageCorrectional Services Training Package 2.0-4.1 
DEF - Defence Training PackageDefence Training Package 2.0-4.3 
CUA - Creative Arts and Culture Training PackageCreative Arts and Culture Training Package 2.0-4.1 
RII - Resources and Infrastructure Industry Training PackageResources and Infrastructure Industry Training Package 2.0-5.0 
BSB - Business Services Training PackageBusiness Services Training Package 1.0-6.1 

Qualifications that include this unit

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AUM50113 - Diploma of Automotive ManufacturingDiploma of Automotive ManufacturingCurrent
BSB50815 - Diploma of International BusinessDiploma of International BusinessSuperseded1-2 
BSB51415 - Diploma of Project ManagementDiploma of Project ManagementSuperseded1-4 
CSC50115 - Diploma of Correctional AdministrationDiploma of Correctional AdministrationCurrent2-3 
CUA50815 - Diploma of Music IndustryDiploma of Music IndustrySuperseded1-2 
DEF50117 - Diploma of Test and EvaluationDiploma of Test and EvaluationSuperseded
DEF50317 - Diploma of ComplianceDiploma of ComplianceCurrent
FNS51815 - Diploma of Financial ServicesDiploma of Financial ServicesSuperseded1-4 
FNS51820 - Diploma of Financial ServicesDiploma of Financial ServicesSuperseded1-4 
ICT51015 - Diploma of Telecommunications EngineeringDiploma of Telecommunications EngineeringSuperseded
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Accredited courses that have this unit in the completion mapping


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ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 080315 Project Management  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 080315 Project Management  30/Jul/2015 
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Unit Of competency

Modification History



Release 1

This version first released with BSB Business Services Training Package Version 1.0.


This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to integrate and balance overall project management functions of scope, time, cost, quality, human resources, communications, risk and procurement across the project life cycle; and to align and track project objectives to comply with organisational goals, strategies and objectives.

It applies to individuals responsible for managing and leading a project in an organisation, business, or as a consultant.

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

Unit Sector

Management and Leadership – Project Management

Elements and Performance Criteria



Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Establish project

1.1 Identify, clarify and prepare project initiation documentation

1.2 Identify relationship between the project and broader organisational strategies and goals

1.3 Negotiate and document project objectives, outcomes and benefits

1.4 Negotiate project governance structure with relevant authorities and stakeholders

1.5 Prepare and submit project charter for approval by relevant authorities

2. Undertake project planning and design processes

2.1 Establish and implement a methodology to disaggregate project objectives into achievable project deliverables

2.2 Identify project stages and key requirements for stage completion against client requirements and project objectives

2.3 Analyse project management functions to identify interdependencies and impacts of constraints

2.4 Develop a project management plan that integrates all project-management functions with associated plans and baselines

2.5 Establish designated mechanisms to monitor and control planned activity

2.6 Negotiate approval of project plan with relevant stakeholders and project authority

3. Execute project in work environment

3.1 Manage the project in an established internal work environment to ensure work is conducted effectively throughout the project

3.2 Maintain established links to align project objectives with organisational objectives throughout the project

3.3 Within authority levels, resolve conflicts negatively affecting attainment of project objectives

4. Manage project control

4.1 Ensure project records are updated against project deliverables and plans at required intervals

4.2 Analyse and submit status reports on project progress and identified issues with stakeholders and relevant authorities

4.3 Analyse and submit impact analysis of change requests for approval, where required

4.4 Maintain relevant project logs and registers accurately and regularly to assist with project audit

4.5 Ensure associated plans are updated to reflect project progress against baselines and approved changes

5. Manage project finalisation

5.1 Identify and allocate project finalisation activities

5.2 Ensure project products and associated documentation are prepared for handover to client in a timely manner

5.3 Finalise financial, legal and contractual obligations

5.4 Undertake project review assessments as input to future projects

Foundation Skills

This section describes language, literacy, numeracy and employment skills incorporated in the performance criteria that are required for competent performance.


Performance Criteria 



1.1, 1.2, 2.4, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3

  • Applies appropriate strategies to construct meaning from complex texts


1.1, 1.3, 1.5, 2.2, 2.4, 4.1, 4.4, 4.5

  • Develops and maintains project documentation using formats and language appropriate to context

Oral Communication

1.3, 1.4, 2.6

  • Participates in verbal exchanges using clear and detailed language to provide and seek information
  • Uses active listening and questioning to confirm understanding


1.1, 2.1-2.4, 4.2, 4.3, 5.3

  • Uses a wide range of mainly formal and some informal, oral and written mathematical language and representation to communicate mathematically

Navigate the world of work

1.2, 1.5, 5.3

  • Adheres to organisational and legislative requirements

Interact with others

1.3,1.4, 2.6, 3.3

  • Selects and uses appropriate communication practices to seek or share information with stakeholders
  • Collaborates with others to achieve joint outcomes, playing an active role in facilitating effective group interaction and negotiating outcomes

Get the work done

1.1, 1.2, 1.5, 2.1-2.5, 3.1, 3.2, 4.1-4.5, 5.1-5.4

  • Organises time and effort around priorities and results, focusing beyond immediate tasks to consider work performance of the group
  • Sequences and schedules complex activities, monitors implementation and manages relevant communication
  • Reflects on outcomes to contribute to future projects

Unit Mapping Information

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current version 

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previous version 


Equivalence status 

BSBPMG521 Manage project integration

BSBPMG521A Manage project integration

Updated to meet Standards for Training Packages

Equivalent unit


Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=11ef6853-ceed-4ba7-9d87-4da407e23c10


Assessment requirements

Modification History



Release 1

This version first released with BSB Business Services Training Package Version 1.0.

Performance Evidence

Evidence of the ability to:

  • work closely with others to integrate all project management functions across a project life cycle according to organisational objectives
  • negotiate with internal and external stakeholders
  • create accurate project management documentation
  • make suggestions for improvements to managing project integration in the future.

Note: If a specific volume or frequency is not stated, then evidence must be provided at least once.

Knowledge Evidence

To complete the unit requirements safely and effectively, the individual must:

  • summarise project governance models
  • describe range of methodologies to break project objectives into achievable project deliverables
  • outline role of project life cycle stages, phases and structures relevant to industry and project context
  • identify and describe appropriate organisational documentation for recording strategies and goals for integration processes.

Assessment Conditions

Assessment must be conducted in a safe environment where evidence gathered demonstrates consistent performance of typical activities experienced in the management and leadership – project management field of work and include access to:

  • project documentation
  • case studies and, where possible, real situations
  • interaction with others.

Assessors must satisfy NVR/AQTF assessor requirements.


Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=11ef6853-ceed-4ba7-9d87-4da407e23c10