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Area/Catalogue
BUSS 5139

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
010057

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Management

Course aim

Provide understanding of the strategic importance of projects in achieving organisational objectives. To equip students in mastering and applying project management processes across the phases of the project life-cycle and to conceptualise, communicate and justify projects and effectively plan, manage, execute and deliver projects to completion.

Course content

Use of strategic methodology in selecting an appropriate project approach; conceptualisation and design of business projects; developing project management skills including the management of project risks and project stakeholders; introduction of project management tools and techniques; project planning and control; principles of scheduling, budgeting and cost estimates and risk minimisation contingencies; resource allocation; project closure, evaluation and reporting techniques.

Textbook(s)

To Be Advised, To Be Advised

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Preparatory 1 x 1 week
Seminar 3 hours x 10 weeks
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
External 30 hours equiv. x N/A
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Seminar 30 hours equiv. x N/A
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Preparatory 1 x 1 week
Seminar 3 hours x 10 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Critical analysis 3300 words 55% N/A
Group project 3000 words 45% N/A
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Critical analysis 3300 words 55% N/A
Group project 3000 words 45% N/A
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Critical analysis 3300 words 55% N/A
Group project 3000 words 45% N/A
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Critical analysis 3300 words 55% N/A
Group project 3000 words 45% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 3)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
Non-award tuition fees are set by the Division offering the course. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
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Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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