Availabilities:

LocationDomesticInternational
Gold CoastSession 1,3Session 1,3
MelbourneSession 1Session 1,3
Melbourne - The Hotel SchoolSession 1,3Session 1,3
OnlineSession 1,3Session 1,3
PerthN/ASession 1,3
SydneyN/ASession 1,3
Sydney - The Hotel SchoolSession 1,3Session 1,3

Unit description

Develops students' understanding of the principles of project management from a managerial perspective in an organisational setting and to develop skills to plan and manage projects with teams. Students will be introduced to the various phases and processes associated with a project life cycle, and should understand the knowledge areas associated with any project and explore practical applications of the knowledge acquired through this unit.

Unit content

Module 1 Organising Projects

Topic 1 Introduction to project management

Topic 2 Project Selection, prioritisation and chartering

Topic 3 PMI and Organisational Influences, leading teams

Topic 4 Planning for Stakeholders, Communication and WBS

Module 2 Planning Projects

Topic 5 Scheduling Projects

Topic 6 Resourcing and Budgeting Projects

Topic 7 Project Risk and Quality Planning

Module 3 Performing Projects

Topic 8 Managing Scope, Schedule, Cost, and Quality

Topic 9 Managing the Supply Chain, Integration, Communication, and Risk, & Determining project progress and finishing projects

Topic 10 Unit review and exam preparation

 

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Prescribed texts

Session 1

  • Kloppenborg, TJ, Anantatmula, V & Wells, KN, 2018, Contemporary Project Management, 4th edn, Cengage Learning, Boston, MA, USA.
  • Prescribed text information is not currently available.

Session 3

  • Kloppenborg, TJ, Anantatmula, V & Wells, KN, 2018, Contemporary Project Management, 4th edn, Cengage Learning, Boston, MA, USA.
  • Prescribed text information is not currently available.
Prescribed texts may change in future study periods.

Teaching and assessment

Gold Coast

Teaching method
Tutorial on-site 2 hours (12 weeks)
Lecture online 1 hour (12 weeks)
Assessment
Case study25%
Case study25%
Exam: closed book50%

Melbourne

Teaching method
Tutorial on-site 2 hours (12 weeks)
Lecture online 1 hour (12 weeks)
Assessment
Case study25%
Case study25%
Exam: closed book50%

Melbourne - The Hotel School

Teaching method
Lecture on-site 1 hour (12 weeks)
Tutorial on-site 2 hours (12 weeks)
Assessment
Case study25%
Case study25%
Exam: closed book50%

Online

Teaching method
Lecture online 1 hour (12 weeks)
Assessment
Project proposal15%
Project report40%
Reflective writing10%
Exam: closed book35%

Perth

Teaching method
Lecture online 1 hour (12 weeks)
Tutorial on-site 2 hours (12 weeks)
Assessment
Case study25%
Case study25%
Exam: closed book50%

Sydney

Teaching method
Tutorial on-site 2 hours (12 weeks)
Lecture online 1 hour (12 weeks)
Assessment
Case study25%
Case study25%
Exam: closed book50%

Sydney - The Hotel School

Teaching method
Lecture on-site 1 hour (12 weeks)
Tutorial on-site 2 hours (12 weeks)
Assessment
Case study25%
Case study25%
Exam: closed book50%
Notice

Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every session. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

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Fee information

Domestic

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International

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