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Area/Catalogue
BUSS 5163

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
012420

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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 in-depth knowledge in respect to practices associated with the monitoring and controlling of project activities from project inception to completion.

Course content

Students will study a broad set of inter-related theoretical concepts and practical processes across the project lifecycle, including: the Monitoring and Controlling Process Group (PMBOK® Guide); project schedules and management; project costing and tracking; project quality plans and compliance; scope control; stakeholder relationship management; risk control; project communications; performance management; project monitoring, auditing and reporting; and process improvement.

Textbook(s)

Project Management Institute 2017, A guide to the project management body of knowledge (PMBOKĀ® Guide), 6th edition, Project Management Institute Inc., Newton Square, Pa.

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 assignment 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.

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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