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Area/Catalogue
BUSS 5070

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
012419

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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 an advanced level of theoretical and technical knowledge of risk management processes and and methodologies as applied across the life cycle of a project.

Course content

Students will study a broad set of inter-related theoretical concepts and practical techniques and processes including: examination of alternative methodologies; Uncertainty management; Risk identification, analysis and evaluation; Risks at different phases of the project life cycle; Risk tools and techniques; Risk mitigation and treatment methods; Computer based risk management and compliance systems; Project risk knowledge management and lessons learnt.

Textbook(s)

Project Management Institute 2017, A guide to the project management body of knowledge, 6th Edition, 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

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 1000 words 30% N/A
Group project 1300 - 1500 words per person 30% N/A
Examination N/A 40% 3 hours

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.

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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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