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2021 unit offering information will be available in September 2020

Unit description

Evaluation of the complex project management processes including: integration, portfolio management, systems mapping, flexibility and adaptability. Students undertake structured and problem-based learning converting the theoretical and practical application of managing portfolios of complex projects.

Unit content

1. Linking Organisational Strategy to Project Strategy

2. Aligning Project to Corporate Strategy

3. Portfolio Management

4. Program Management

5. Value Realisation

6. The Project-Oriented Organisation

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.

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
On completion of this unit, students should be able to:GA1GA2GA3GA4GA5GA6GA7
1Integrate projects into programs allowing for a controllable and manageable level of systems complexityIntellectual rigour
2Critically analyse and critique simple and complex theories underpinning project management Intellectual rigourKnowledge of a discipline
3Skilfully negotiate complex environments to ensure overall project and program successIntellectual rigourKnowledge of a discipline
4Map and design systems and evaluate complexity within the context of project and program management Intellectual rigourCreativityKnowledge of a discipline

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. Integrate projects into programs allowing for a controllable and manageable level of systems complexity
    • GA1: Intellectual rigour
  2. Critically analyse and critique simple and complex theories underpinning project management
    • GA1: Intellectual rigour
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
  3. Skilfully negotiate complex environments to ensure overall project and program success
    • GA1: Intellectual rigour
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
  4. Map and design systems and evaluate complexity within the context of project and program management
    • GA1: Intellectual rigour
    • GA2: Creativity
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline

Teaching and assessment

Notice

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Fee information

Domestic

Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2021 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 3

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International

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