PROJECT MANAGEMENT

MGT5PMT

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In Project Management, you will be introduced to the essentials of managing projects which covers a range of issues including the project management life cycle; the functions essential to successful project management; developing a project management plan; verifying and controlling the project scope; defining, scheduling and allocating resources; and monitoring project quality. Working independently and working together with other students, you will learn about organising, planning and performing projects, and develop the ethical, critical thinking and interpersonal skills required to understand, analyse, and improve various projects.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Priority given to students enrolled in LMPM: Master of Management (Project Management), then order of application among students enrolled at the City Campus (Collins Street).

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Determine the client's project goals, the stakeholders and the project risks.

Activities:
Theoretical and practical consideration of contemporary issues in the field supported with pre-assigned questions and case studies. Project / case study
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills

02. Prepare project plans to meet project objectives and requirements

Activities:
Theoretical and practical consideration of contemporary issues in the field supported with pre-assigned questions and case studies. Project / case study
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills

03. Develop documentation to achieve project objectives within time, cost and quality parameters

Activities:
Theoretical and practical consideration of contemporary issues in the field supported with pre-assigned questions and case studies. Project / case study
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills

04. Recommend appropriate management tools for monitoring and control of projects

Activities:
Theoretical and practical consideration of contemporary issues in the field supported with pre-assigned questions and case studies. Project / case study
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills

05. Communicate project plans and updates with stakeholders

Activities:
Theoretical and practical consideration of contemporary issues in the field supported with pre-assigned questions and case studies. Project / case study
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

City Campus, 2018, Week 32-44, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment size60

Enrolment information School/College education committee decision to have a quota of 60 for block mode subjects Students of courses which this subject is part of discipline core have a priority for enrolment

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Block Mode Week: 32 - 40
One 4.0 hours block mode per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 32 to week 40 and delivered via blended.
"Classes in week 32, 33, 34 and 36, 37, 38"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Individual written assignment (1200 words)20 01, 02
Individual written assignment (1800 words)25 01, 02, 03, 04
Individual presentation (5 mins, 500 words equivalent)10 03, 05
Individual written assignment (2500 words)35 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Individual Online Activity10 01, 02, 03, 04, 05

City Campus, 2018, Week 10-25, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment size60

Enrolment information School/College education committee decision to have a quota of 60 for block mode subjects Students of courses which this subject is part of discipline core have a priority for enrolment

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Block Mode Week: 10 - 18
One 4.0 hours block mode per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 18 and delivered via blended.
"Classes in week 10, 11, 12 and 14, 15, 16"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Individual written assignment (1200 words)20 01, 02
Individual written assignment (1800 words)25 01, 02, 03, 04
Individual presentation (5 mins, 500 words equivalent)10 03, 05
Individual written assignment (2500 words)35 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Individual Online Activity10 01, 02, 03, 04, 05

Online, 2018, Online StudyPeriod 3, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 18 - 24
One 6.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 18 to week 24 and delivered via online.
"This subject is delivered entirely online. Students are required to undertake online learning and assessment activities."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Individual written assignment (1200 words)20 01, 02
Individual written assignment (1800 words)25 01, 02, 03, 04
Individual presentation (5 mins, 500 words equivalent)10 03, 05
Individual written assignment (2500 words)35 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Individual Online Activity10 01, 02, 03, 04, 05

Online, 2018, Online StudyPeriod 5, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 36 - 42
One 6.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 36 to week 42 and delivered via online.
"This subject is delivered entirely online. Students are required to undertake online learning and assessment activities."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Individual written assignment (1200 words)20 01, 02
Individual written assignment (1800 words)25 01, 02, 03, 04
Individual presentation (5 mins, 500 words equivalent)10 03, 05
Individual written assignment (2500 words)35 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Individual Online Activity10 01, 02, 03, 04, 05

Online, 2018, Online StudyPeriod 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 02 - 08
One 6.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 02 to week 08 and delivered via online.
"This subject is delivered entirely online. Students are required to undertake online learning and assessment activities."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Individual written assignment (1200 words)20 01, 02
Individual written assignment (1800 words)25 01, 02, 03, 04
Individual presentation (5 mins, 500 words equivalent)10 03, 05
Individual written assignment (2500 words)35 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Individual Online Activity10 01, 02, 03, 04, 05

Sydney, 2018, Study Period 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"In addition, students are expected to undertake between 1 h and 3 h of online learning and assessment activities each week prior to class."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Individual written assignment (1200 words)20 01, 02
Individual written assignment (1800 words)25 01, 02, 03, 04
Individual presentation (5 mins, 500 words equivalent)10 03, 05
Individual written assignment (2500 words)35 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Individual Online Activity10 01, 02, 03, 04, 05

Sydney, 2018, Study Period 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 31 - 42
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.
"In addition, students are expected to undertake between 1 h and 3 h of online learning and assessment activities each week prior to class."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Individual written assignment (1200 words)20 01, 02
Individual written assignment (1800 words)25 01, 02, 03, 04
Individual presentation (5 mins, 500 words equivalent)10 03, 05
Individual written assignment (2500 words)35 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Individual Online Activity10 01, 02, 03, 04, 05

Sydney, 2018, Study Period 3, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 46
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on any day including weekend at night in week 46 and delivered via face-to-face.
"In addition, students are expected to undertake between 1 h and 3 h of online learning and assessment activities each week prior to class."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Individual written assignment (1200 words)20 01, 02
Individual written assignment (1800 words)25 01, 02, 03, 04
Individual presentation (5 mins, 500 words equivalent)10 03, 05
Individual written assignment (2500 words)35 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Individual Online Activity10 01, 02, 03, 04, 05