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Dr Ross Yates


Contact Information Telephone: +61 8 6304 5127, Email:, Campus: Joondalup, Room: JO2.338
Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 5127
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO2.338  


Current teaching

  • Project Management
  • Quality and Risk Management
  • Business Systems Analysis


Ross is a project manager with extensive industry experience in the health care, not-for-profit, mining and education sectors which he uses as a practical reference point to add a realistic and balanced dimension to his teaching. Ross specialises in technology-enhanced teaching and makes extensive use of technology in project management practice.

Professional associations

  • Australian Institute of Project Management – Member
  • Project Management Institute – Member
  • Australian Institute of Training & Development - Fellow

Research areas and interests

  • Project Management
  • Business Systems
  • Technology-enhanced learning


  • Advanced Diploma Information Technology Project Management, TAFE NSW, 2016.
  • Advanced Diploma of Information Technology Business Analysis, TAFE NSW, 2016.
  • Diploma of Leadership and Management, National Registered Provider, 2016.
  • Advanced Diploma of Program Management, National Registered Provider, 2016.
  • Diploma of Management, Central Institute of Technology, 2013.
  • Graduate Certificate of Higher Education, Edith Cowan University, 2012.
  • Diploma of Project Management, Central Institute of Technology, 2012.
  • Diploma of Vocational Education and Training, Other WA higher ed institution, 2012.
  • Diploma of Training Design and Development, Other WA higher ed institution, 2012.
  • Cerificate IV in Training and Assessment, Polytechnic West, 2012.
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Curtin University of Technology, 2010.
  • Master of Internet Studies, Curtin University of Technology, 2004.
  • Graduate Certificate in Internet Studies, Curtin University of Technology, 2002.
  • National Diploma of Personnel Management, South Africa, 1990.


Recent Research Grants

  • Peak Performance? Project Management and the Australian Economy,  Australian Institute of Project Management,  Grant,  2018 - 2020,  $20,000.
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