Undergo structured and problem-based (scenario) learning experiences in order to execute higher-order project management outcomes in an agile environment, including in assessing and managing risk, establishing project controls, and ensuring project quality.
- Agile projects
- Projects as systems
- Planning for quality
- Assessing and managing risk
- Implementing agile projects: controlling scope, risk and quality performance
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
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||Assess and verify the risk associated with project implementation||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|2||Assess and verify the quality of projects||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|3||Undertake systems design and root cause analysis||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|4||Implement agile project plans||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning|
|5||Control project performance and update project scope in the implementation phase||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning|
Study Period 5
- KLOPPENBORG, TJ, 2015, Contemporary Project Management, 3rd edn, Cengage Learning, Stamford. ISBN: 978-1-285-43335-6.
- The book might be easiest to order from the PMI.org website: PROJECT MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE, 2013, A guide to the project management body of knowledge (PMBOK guide), 5th edn, Newtown Square, Pa. ISBN: 978-1-935589-67-9.
Teaching and assessment
SCU Online (intensive)
|Structured online learning|
|The student will do an online simulation of a project management and control exercise||40%|
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