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Area/Catalogue
INFT 1021

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
156782

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Information Technology and Mathematical Sciences

Course aim

To apply project management concepts, principles and skills in order to effectively manage small to medium sized IT projects.

Course content

Introduction to IT project management concepts and frameworks; the role of the project manager; conceptualising and visualising projects in terms of the overall cycle from initiation through to sign off; project management processes and knowledge areas; project management tools and techniques; interfaces between the project manager and various stakeholders; working in teams; career planning.

Textbook(s)

Barker, Stephen 2013, Brilliant PRINCE2: What you really need to know about PRINCE2, Pearson Education Limited, UK

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
INFT 1016 Information Technology Fundamentals
Specific program
Program Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
LBMH COMP 1039 Problem Solving and Programming

For LBMH students whose program does not include INFT 1016 Information Technology Fundamentals, COMP 1039 Problem Solving and Programming can be used as an alternative prerequisite.

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Lecture 1 hour x 13 weeks
Tutorial 2 hours x 12 weeks
EXTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES, ONLINE
External N/A 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, MAWSON LAKES
Continuous assessment N/A 20% N/A
Assignment 1000 words 15% N/A
Report 2000 words 25% N/A
Examination N/A 40% 2 hours
EXTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES, ONLINE
Continuous assessment N/A 20% N/A
Assignment 1000 words 15% N/A
Report 2000 words 25% N/A
Examination N/A 40% 2 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 Information Technology and Mathematical

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