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Area/Catalogue
BUSS 5405

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
156361

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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 knowledge in respect to portfolio and program management as applied in professional practice.

Course content

Students will study advanced topics in the domain of portfolio and program management including: inter-relationships between portfolio, program, project, and organisational management; program management performance domains; program strategy alignment, benefits management and stakeholder engagement; program governance, program life cycle management, portfolio management and organisational strategy; the role of the portfolio manager; and the of the PMO in portfolio management.

Textbook(s)

Project Management Institute 2017, The Standard for Portfolio Management, 4th edn, Project Management Institute Inc, Newtown Square, Pa.

Project Management Institute 2017, The Standard for Program Management, 4th, Project Management Institute Inc, Newtown Square, Pa.

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
BUSS 5142 Principles of Project Management

It is recommended that the Graduate Certificate in Project Management be completed prior to undertaking this course.

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 1500 words 35% N/A
Group assignment 1500 words per person 35% N/A
Case study 1500-2000 words 30% NA

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 3)
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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
School of Natural and Built Environments

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