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Unit of Study PROJ5003 Project Management: Initiation and Planning (2024)

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

Assess alignment of project goals with organisational capabilities

Assess and manage project budgets, assumptions, resource constraints against stakeholder needs

Develop sustainable project management plans.

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Structured online learning
Assessment
Case study20%
Project report40%
Discussion board40%

Prescribed learning resources

Prescribed Texts
  • The following text, which is to be used in conjunction with PMBOK® Guide (7th edn), is available from www.pmi.org. Students who become members of the PMI (USD32) receive a complimentary digital copy: Project Management Institute, 2022, Process Groups: A Practice Guide, 1st edn, Project Management Institute, Newtown Square, Pennsylvania. ISBN: ISBN-13: 9781628257830 (print version); ISBN-13: 9781628257847 (eBook).
  • This is the basic text for many project management units (4th edition is also suitable): Kloppenborg, TJ, Anantatmula, V & Wells, KN, 2022, Contemporary Project Management: Plan-Driven and Agile Approaches, 5th edn, Cengage Learning, Boston, Massachusetts. ISBN: ISBN-13: 9780357715734 (print version); ISBN-13: 9780357715826 (eBook).
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Prescribed Texts
  • The following text, which is to be used in conjunction with PMBOK® Guide (7th edn), is available from www.pmi.org. Students who become members of the PMI (USD32) receive a complimentary digital copy: Project Management Institute, 2022, Process Groups: A Practice Guide, 1st edn, Project Management Institute, Newtown Square, Pennsylvania. ISBN: ISBN-13: 9781628257830 (print version); ISBN-13: 9781628257847 (eBook).
  • This is the basic text for many project management units (4th edition is also suitable): Kloppenborg, TJ, Anantatmula, V & Wells, KN, 2022, Contemporary Project Management: Plan-Driven and Agile Approaches, 5th edn, Cengage Learning, Boston, Massachusetts. ISBN: ISBN-13: 9780357715734 (print version); ISBN-13: 9780357715826 (eBook).
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