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Area/Catalogue
INFS 5067

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
101252

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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 Information Technology and Mathematical Sciences

Course aim

To provide an appreciation for modern project management techniques and practices in a specialist area, as determined by the Program of the enrolled student, in the context of a project team or individual depending on the project scope. 

Course content

Capstone project within a library, archive, records management, gallery, museum, or other industry location that allows the student to use their knowledge, skills, and abilities to work with an industry partner on a project.  The workshop portion (6 weeks) will cover project management context and processes; the role of the project manager; project integration, scope, time, cost, quality, and resource management; risk management; quality management; change management; managing the project life cycle; project management techniques and procedures; benchmarking and evaluating success and/or failure. 

Textbook(s)

Linton, T 2014, Project Management Essentials, Cengage Learning Australia, South Melbourne, VIC

Prerequisite(s)

Students must have completed 18 units of their degree (including credits)

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Seminar 2 hours x 6 weeks
Online N/A x 10 weeks
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
External (On-line workshops and monitored discussion board) N/A 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
Continuous assessment 750 words 10% N/A
Report 2000 words 30% N/A
Reflective report 2000 words 30% N/A
Presentation N/A 30% N/A
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Continuous assessment 750 words 10% N/A
Report 2000 words 30% N/A
Reflective report 2000 words 30% N/A
Presentation N/A 30% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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

Course Coordinators

School of Information Technology and Mathematical
School of Information Technology and Mathematical

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