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Area/Catalogue
BUSS 5142

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
012417

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

This class has not been
timetabled for year 2020.

Course owner

Course owner
School of Natural and Built Environments

Course aim

To provide students with advanced theoretical and technical knowledge in a range of principles, skills and techniques required for management of projects throughout a generic project life cycle.

Course content

Students will study a broad set of inter-related theoretical concepts and practical processes across a generic project lifecycle, including: PMBOK® Guide project management processes, ISO 21500 ‘Guidance on project management’ and PRINCE2 methodology; project management history; project management systems and generic concepts; project processes and techniques; process integration; project environments; human skills; and the role of the project manager.

Textbook(s)

Project Management Institute 2017, A guide to the project management body of knowledge (PMBOKĀ® Guide), 6th edn, Project Management Institute Inc., Philadelphia

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Lecture 2 hours x 13 weeks
Tutorial 1 hour x 13 weeks
EXTERNAL, CITY EAST, ONLINE
External NA x 13 weeks
Workshop (Compulsory attendance at City East Campus) 3 hours x 3 days

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 EAST
Essay 1500 words 30% N/A
Group assignment 1500 words per person 35% N/A
Examination NA 35% 3 hours
EXTERNAL, CITY EAST, ONLINE
Group assignment 1500 words per person 35% N/A
Examination NA 35% 3 hours
Online activities 1500 words (equivalent) 30% NA

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 3)
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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
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* 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

Course Coordinators

School of Natural and Built Environments

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