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Unit aim

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.

Unit content

  1. Project Quality Management
  2. Project Procurement Management
  3. Project Risk Management
  4. Controlling Project Execution
  5. Readiness and Closure
  6. CCPM & APM

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

Study Period 1

  • 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.
Prescribed texts may change in future study periods.

Teaching and assessment

SCU Online (intensive)

Teaching method
Structured online learning
Assessment
Quiz5%
Literature review25%
The student will do an online simulation of a project management and control exercise40%
Reflective writing30%
Notice

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Fee information

Domestic

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Commencing 2018 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 3

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International

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