PROJECT MANAGEMENT

CSE2PMX

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

The focus of this subject are the skills and knowledge required to manage information and communications technology projects. The subject takes a very practical approach by taking students from the project planning stage all the way to the project closure stage. It discusses a feasibility study, how to establish a project team, financial planning, project management tools (i.e. Gantt charts) and more conceptual topics.

SchoolSchool Engineering&Mathematical Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorFei Liu

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be admitted in SBAIO and have passed CSE1ISX

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsManage ICT projectsPrescribedComputer Power Institute, 2017Didasko Digital
ReadingsThe complete software project managerPrescribedAnne P. Murray, 2016John Wiley & Sons

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Develop a project charter outlining the project scope

Activities:
Multimedia learning content will be available. This will include self-paced online practical activities and quizzes to reinforce the learning. Discussion forums will also be used for peer learning with support from academic staff as well.

02. Conduct a feasibility study

Activities:
In addition to the multimedia learning content, a webinar which take a student through a mock feasibility study will be used.

03. Prepare project work breakdown, schedule and budget

Activities:
In addition to the multimedia learning content, a webinar which take a student through a mock project will be used.

04. Explain how an IT project team is established

Activities:
Multimedia learning content will be available. This will include self-paced online practical activities and quizzes to reinforce the learning.

05. Review project execution

Activities:
A webinar will be used to explore a mock project with the students. Several scenarios will be used within the mock project to highlight situations.

06. Explain how a project closure is documented

Activities:
Multimedia learning content will be available. This will include self-paced online practical activities and quizzes to reinforce the learning.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Online, 2018, Study Block 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFei Liu

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 02 - 13
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 02 to week 13 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One x 900-word project charter and feasibility reportStudents create a project charter and a feasibility report based on a scenario20 01, 02
One x 1100 words project documentation reportStudents document a project budget, work breakdown and project plan (i.e. using MS Project on a Gannt chart)30 03
One x 2 hour online written examinationUsed to assess the students theoretical knowledge40 04, 05, 06
One x 500-word reflective project journal Students document lessons learnt from a project.10 06

Online, 2018, Study Block 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFei Liu

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 06 - 17
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 06 to week 17 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One x 900-word project charter and feasibility reportStudents create a project charter and a feasibility report based on a scenario20 01, 02
One x 1100 words project documentation reportStudents document a project budget, work breakdown and project plan (i.e. using MS Project on a Gannt chart)30 03
One x 2 hour online written examinationUsed to assess the students theoretical knowledge40 04, 05, 06
One x 500-word reflective project journal Students document lessons learnt from a project.10 06

Online, 2018, Study Block 3, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFei Liu

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 21
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 21 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One x 900-word project charter and feasibility reportStudents create a project charter and a feasibility report based on a scenario20 01, 02
One x 1100 words project documentation reportStudents document a project budget, work breakdown and project plan (i.e. using MS Project on a Gannt chart)30 03
One x 2 hour online written examinationUsed to assess the students theoretical knowledge40 04, 05, 06
One x 500-word reflective project journal Students document lessons learnt from a project.10 06

Online, 2018, Study Block 4, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFei Liu

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 15 - 26
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 15 to week 26 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One x 900-word project charter and feasibility reportStudents create a project charter and a feasibility report based on a scenario20 01, 02
One x 1100 words project documentation reportStudents document a project budget, work breakdown and project plan (i.e. using MS Project on a Gannt chart)30 03
One x 2 hour online written examinationUsed to assess the students theoretical knowledge40 04, 05, 06
One x 500-word reflective project journal Students document lessons learnt from a project.10 06

Online, 2018, Study Block 5, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFei Liu

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 19 - 30
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 19 to week 30 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One x 900-word project charter and feasibility reportStudents create a project charter and a feasibility report based on a scenario20 01, 02
One x 1100 words project documentation reportStudents document a project budget, work breakdown and project plan (i.e. using MS Project on a Gannt chart)30 03
One x 2 hour online written examinationUsed to assess the students theoretical knowledge40 04, 05, 06
One x 500-word reflective project journal Students document lessons learnt from a project.10 06

Online, 2018, Study Block 6, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFei Liu

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 23 - 34
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 23 to week 34 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One x 900-word project charter and feasibility reportStudents create a project charter and a feasibility report based on a scenario20 01, 02
One x 1100 words project documentation reportStudents document a project budget, work breakdown and project plan (i.e. using MS Project on a Gannt chart)30 03
One x 2 hour online written examinationUsed to assess the students theoretical knowledge40 04, 05, 06
One x 500-word reflective project journal Students document lessons learnt from a project.10 06

Online, 2018, Study Block 7, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFei Liu

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 28 - 39
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 28 to week 39 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One x 900-word project charter and feasibility reportStudents create a project charter and a feasibility report based on a scenario20 01, 02
One x 1100 words project documentation reportStudents document a project budget, work breakdown and project plan (i.e. using MS Project on a Gannt chart)30 03
One x 2 hour online written examinationUsed to assess the students theoretical knowledge40 04, 05, 06
One x 500-word reflective project journal Students document lessons learnt from a project.10 06

Online, 2018, Study Block 8, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFei Liu

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 32 - 43
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One x 900-word project charter and feasibility reportStudents create a project charter and a feasibility report based on a scenario20 01, 02
One x 1100 words project documentation reportStudents document a project budget, work breakdown and project plan (i.e. using MS Project on a Gannt chart)30 03
One x 2 hour online written examinationUsed to assess the students theoretical knowledge40 04, 05, 06
One x 500-word reflective project journal Students document lessons learnt from a project.10 06

Online, 2018, Study Block 9, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFei Liu

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 36 - 47
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 36 to week 47 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One x 900-word project charter and feasibility reportStudents create a project charter and a feasibility report based on a scenario20 01, 02
One x 1100 words project documentation reportStudents document a project budget, work breakdown and project plan (i.e. using MS Project on a Gannt chart)30 03
One x 2 hour online written examinationUsed to assess the students theoretical knowledge40 04, 05, 06
One x 500-word reflective project journal Students document lessons learnt from a project.10 06

Online, 2018, Study Block 10, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFei Liu

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 41 - 52
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 41 to week 52 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One x 900-word project charter and feasibility reportStudents create a project charter and a feasibility report based on a scenario20 01, 02
One x 1100 words project documentation reportStudents document a project budget, work breakdown and project plan (i.e. using MS Project on a Gannt chart)30 03
One x 2 hour online written examinationUsed to assess the students theoretical knowledge40 04, 05, 06
One x 500-word reflective project journal Students document lessons learnt from a project.10 06

Online, 2018, Study Block 11, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFei Liu

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 45
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day in week 45 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One x 900-word project charter and feasibility reportStudents create a project charter and a feasibility report based on a scenario20 01, 02
One x 1100 words project documentation reportStudents document a project budget, work breakdown and project plan (i.e. using MS Project on a Gannt chart)30 03
One x 2 hour online written examinationUsed to assess the students theoretical knowledge40 04, 05, 06
One x 500-word reflective project journal Students document lessons learnt from a project.10 06

Online, 2018, Study Block 12, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFei Liu

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 49
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day in week 49 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One x 900-word project charter and feasibility reportStudents create a project charter and a feasibility report based on a scenario20 01, 02
One x 1100 words project documentation reportStudents document a project budget, work breakdown and project plan (i.e. using MS Project on a Gannt chart)30 03
One x 2 hour online written examinationUsed to assess the students theoretical knowledge40 04, 05, 06
One x 500-word reflective project journal Students document lessons learnt from a project.10 06