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MBA9052

Faculty of Business and Economics

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Monash University Handbook 2011 Postgraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2011 (On-campus block of classes)
Coordinator(s)Dr Joze Kuzic

Synopsis

This subject focuses on a holistic approach to project management. The aim of the subject is to provide students with a high level of understanding of the processes of project management. The subject includes major topics in core and facilitating areas of project management, such as: project integration management, project scope management, project time management, project cost management, project quality management, project human resources management, project communication management, project risk management, and project procurement management.

Objectives

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. examine and describe the concepts, techniques and decision tools available to project managers
  2. demonstrate the importance of strategy and prioritising for effective resource allocation and balancing a portfolio of projects
  3. assess and synthesise diverse information for an integrative project management
  4. create and critically evaluate innovative ideas and strategies within ambiguous and uncertain business environment
  5. further enhance communication, inter-personal, problem solving and critical thinking capabilities.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 50%
Examination (2 hours): 50%

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Joze Kuzic

Contact hours

3 hours per week

Prerequisites

Students must be enrolled in the MBA program to undertake this unit

Co-requisites

Students must be enrolled in one of the following courses to undertake this unit: 3183, 3184, 3185, 3189, 3190, 3191, 3195, 3196, 3197, 3198, 3837, 3839, 3849 or 0028.