Faculty of Information Technology
|Faculty||Faculty of Information Technology|
|Offered||Caulfield First semester 2013 (Day)|
Caulfield Second semester 2013 (Evening)
Sunway Second semester 2013 (Evening)
This unit focuses on a holistic approach to project management. It provides students with a high level of understanding of the processes of project management, as well as sound skills in use of project tools. Proficiency in using key tools and concepts could give students a significant competitive advantage in the market place. The content deals with: concepts and definitions; organising and staffing the project office and team; planning, scheduling techniques; cost control; risk management; contracts and procurement; etc. Case studies, articles of interest that may appear in current media, and students own work experiences with project management, will be discussed in the class to optimise the learning opportunity in the unit. After completing this unit students are eligible to sit the exam for PMP and CAPM organised by PMI (Melbourne Charter) at no additional cost to them (apart from the administrative fee for sitting the exam).
At the completion of this unit students will be able to:
In-semester assessment: 100%
2 hrs lectures/wk, 1 hr tutorial/wk
Students must be enrolled in a post graduate course to undertake this unit.
BUS5150, FIT5022, MBA9052, GCO5807