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Area/Catalogue
BUSS 5404

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
156382

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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 understanding of complexity management as applied to projects including the additional complexities of applying professional project practices to international and global projects.

Course content

Students will study an advanced and integrated body of knowledge in the domain of complexity management, including: Understanding complexity thinking, Risk management in complex projects, Applying complexity thinking to the project cycle and to highly complex projects; Managing innovation in complex projects; Managing the dimensions of project complexity; Internationalisation of project practices; The human element in highly complex and/or international projects; International project finance and procurement; Ethical issues in international project environments; and Project Management in multiple off-shore locations.

Textbook(s)

Curlee. W & Gordon. R.L 2010, Complexity Theory and Project Management, John Wiley & Sons , USA

Hass, K 2009, Managing Complex Projects: A new Model, Management Concepts, USA

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 1300 - 1500 words per person 30% N/A
Reflective report 1500 words 35% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 3)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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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
Mr Atul Sharma
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School of Natural and Built Environments

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