PROJECT MANAGEMENT

BUS2PMX

2019

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject you will develop the essential skills required to plan, develop and execute a business project within an allocated budget and timeline.  You will develop an understanding of the different type of projects that exist across a range of industries and job roles. You will learn how to define the parameters of a project, including the project scope, relevant stakeholders, resources and reporting requirements.  The subject incorporates project management methodology and provides you with the opportunity to use project management tools to develop and implement a project plan.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Student must be enrolled in one of the following courses: LBAB, LBABM, LBABK, LDAB, LAAB.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsProject Management Learner Resource GroupPrescribedDidasko Digital (2017)Didasko Group

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Define the parameters of a project, including the scope, stakeholders, resource and reporting requirements.

Activities:
Research activities, case studies, project plan and multi-media activities and quizzes.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)

02. Research project management methodology models and identify appropriate application

Activities:
Research activities, case studies.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)

03. Effectively communicate and report on project requirements, progress and outcomes to stakeholders

Activities:
Project plan. Monitoring and reporting activities, multi-media activities and quizzes
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Quantitative Literacy)
Personal and Professional Skills (Ethical behaviour)

04. Use project management methodology, tools and technology to plan, organise and control a project lifecycle.

Activities:
Use of project management software and tools in a range of practical activities.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Quantitative Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

05. Identify project risks and put strategies in place to mitigate risks.

Activities:
Research activities, case studies, project plan and multi-media activities.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Ethical behaviour)

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

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*
Essay (1,000 words)To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided20 01, 02
Individual project plan (equivalent to 2,000 words)To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided50 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Progress report (500 words)To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided15 03, 04, 05
Three project activities (900 word equivalent total)To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided15 01, 03, 04, 05

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 6, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

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*
Essay (1,000 words)To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided20 01, 02
Individual project plan (equivalent to 2,000 words)To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided50 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Progress report (500 words)To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided15 03, 04, 05
Three project activities (900 word equivalent total)To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided15 01, 03, 04, 05

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 7, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 27 - 38
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 27 to week 38 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Essay (1,000 words)To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided20 01, 02
Individual project plan (equivalent to 2,000 words)To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided50 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Progress report (500 words)To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided15 03, 04, 05
Three project activities (900 word equivalent total)To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided15 01, 03, 04, 05

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 11, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

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*
Essay (1,000 words)To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided20 01, 02
Individual project plan (equivalent to 2,000 words)To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided50 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Progress report (500 words)To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided15 03, 04, 05
Three project activities (900 word equivalent total)To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided15 01, 03, 04, 05

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 5, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

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*
Essay (1,000 words)To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided20 01, 02
Individual project plan (equivalent to 2,000 words)To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided50 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Progress report (500 words)To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided15 03, 04, 05
Three project activities (900 word equivalent total)To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided15 01, 03, 04, 05

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 8, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

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*
Essay (1,000 words)To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided20 01, 02
Individual project plan (equivalent to 2,000 words)To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided50 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Progress report (500 words)To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided15 03, 04, 05
Three project activities (900 word equivalent total)To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided15 01, 03, 04, 05

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 9, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

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*
Essay (1,000 words)To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided20 01, 02
Individual project plan (equivalent to 2,000 words)To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided50 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Progress report (500 words)To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided15 03, 04, 05
Three project activities (900 word equivalent total)To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided15 01, 03, 04, 05

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 10, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

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*
Essay (1,000 words)To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided20 01, 02
Individual project plan (equivalent to 2,000 words)To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided50 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Progress report (500 words)To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided15 03, 04, 05
Three project activities (900 word equivalent total)To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided15 01, 03, 04, 05

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 12, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

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*
Essay (1,000 words)To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided20 01, 02
Individual project plan (equivalent to 2,000 words)To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided50 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Progress report (500 words)To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided15 03, 04, 05
Three project activities (900 word equivalent total)To be submitted via Turnitin in the LMS link provided15 01, 03, 04, 05