The DMO Institute Training Attendance

Established in November 2006, the DMO Institute is a strategic alliance between the DMO and Deakin Prime, the commercial arm of Deakin University. The DMO Institute aligns corporate education and training with the business objectives of the DMO and offers practitioner, vocational and postgraduate education.

The DMO Institute has developed numerous new courses in 2007-08 and program attendance has met or exceeded the target in all cases.

Table 4.17 lists the courses offered for each job family by the DMO Institute in 2007-08 and compares actual attendance against targets.

Table 4.17 DMO—Training Attendance 2007-08
Job family Target
audience (E)
equivalent
Target
2007-08
Actual
2007-08
Reason for variation
Project Management
Scheduling APS 5 - EL2/Military (E) 100 217 Initiatives to upskill new and existing schedulers have resulted in good attendance at Workforce Breakdown Structure, Open Plan Professional, and scheduling courses.
Open Plan Professional - Software schedule tool for use in projects APS 5 - EL2/Military (E) 100 189  
Work Breakdown Structure - a baseline project management course APS 5 - EL2/Military (E) 100 209  
Earned Value Management - Introduction APS 5 - EL2/Military (E) - 105 Targets not previously included.
Earned Value Management - Practitioners APS 5 - EL2/Military (E) - 19 New Course.
Diploma of Project Management APS 5 - EL2/Military (E) 100 207 High demand for the Project Diploma as it counts as recognition towards project management certification..
Project Management Fundamentals APS 5 - EL2/Military (E) 200 308  
Graduate Certificate in Project Management APS 5 - EL2/Military (E) 100 89  
Total Project Management Job Family   700 1,343  
Engineering
Graduate Certificate in Engineering Management APS 5 - EL2/Military (E) 50 39 Students deferrals.
Total Engineering Job Family   50 39  
Logistics        
Materiel Logistics Introduction Course APS 5 - EL2/Military (E) 200 286  
Materiel Logistics Practitioners Course APS 5 - EL2/Military (E) 200 81 A high need course but annual target is too optimistic.
Whole of Life Cycle Costing   - 32 New course.
Graduate Certificate in Value Chain Management APS 5 - EL2/Military (E) 50 47  
Total Logistics Job Family   450 446  
Commercial & Business
Writing for Results - Practitioners/Managers APS 5 - 6/Military (E) & EL1/EL2 800 165 Annual target was overly optimistic. Course will be marketed for next year.
Contract Risk Training Module 1 APS 5 - EL2/Military (E) - 104 New Course.
Contract Risk Training Module 2 APS 5 - EL2/Military (E) - 91 New Course.
Contract Risk Training Module 3 APS 5 - EL2/Military (E) - 89 New Course.
Contract Risk Training Module 4 APS 5 - EL2/Military (E) - 85 New Course.
ASDEFCON Complex Volume 1 APS 5 - EL2/Military (E) - 258 Targets not previously included.
ASDEFCON Support APS 5 - EL2/Military (E) - 16 New Course.
Advanced Negotiations Skills APS 5 - EL2/Military (E) - 12 New Course.
Quality and Environmental Management System - Covers the DMO standard business processes APS 5 - EL2/Military (E) 200 143 Attendance well up, target optimistic.
Materiel Financial Management Overview APS 5 - EL2/Military (E) - 146 New Course.
Materiel Financial Management Practitioners APS 5 - EL2/Military (E) - 116 Targets not previously included.
Graduate Certificate Accounting & Financial Management APS 5 - EL2/Military (E) 50 47  
Business Acumen APS 5 - EL2/Military (E) 500 435 Fluctuates due to timing throughout the year.
Catalyst Leadership Program EL1-2/Military (E) 200 67 Program redesign resulted in cancellation of some courses. Attendance is peaking again.
Gateway Leadership Program APS 5-6/Military (E) 200 116  
Coaching for Performance EL1-2/Military (E) 40 31 Course runs only when requested.
Total Commercial & Business Job Family   1,990 1,921  
Total all Job Families   3,190 3,749