MANAGING PROJECTS IN THE CLOUD

CSE2CPX

2019

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject focuses on the skills and knowledge required to manage information and communications technology projects in the cloud. The subject takes a practical approach by taking students from the project planning stage to the project closure stage. It covers conducting a feasibility study, how to establish and work effectively in a project team, financial planning, project management tools and software, and project management methodologies. It provides students with an opportunity to gain practical skills and knowledge in using various project management tools that available in the cloud.

SchoolSchool Engineering&Mathematical Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be admitted into SBACTO and must have passed CSE1ISX

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsApplication Development on the CloudPrescribedDidasko, 2018Didasko Digital
ReadingsAmazon Web Services for Mobile Developers: Building Apps with AWSRecommendedMishra A., 2017Wiley

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Create a document that defines the parameters of a project, including the scope, stakeholders, resource and reporting requirements.

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.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Adaptability Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Conduct a feasibility study for projects in the cloud

Activities:
In addition to the multimedia learning content, a webinar which take a student through a mock feasibility study will be used.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)

03. Use project management methodology, tools and technology to plan, organise and manage a project through its lifecycle.

Activities:
In addition to the multimedia learning content, a webinar which take a student through a mock project will be used. Several scenarios will be used within the mock project to highlight situations
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

04. Work effectively as part of an IT project team

Activities:
Multimedia learning content will be available. This will include self-paced online practical activities and quizzes to reinforce the learning.
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)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Adaptability Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Adaptability Skills)

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

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.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Adaptability Skills)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

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*
Project scope and feasibility report (750-words equiv.) (individual)Students create a written project scoping document and a feasibility report based on a scenario15 01, 02
Group assignment: project plan documentation (1100-words per student equiv.) (individual & team)Team to consists of up to 4 students. This written report will be submitted as one document by each team. It consists of individually written sections (approximately 900 words each) which are assessed individually, along with common sections of approximately 800 words, assessed as a group.35 03, 04, 05
Progress report and presentation (10% report, 10% for presentation) 900-words equiv. (individual)Students produce a short written report, and an oral presentation (5 mins each) to report on the project#s progress and outcomes.20 03, 04, 05
Three online project scenario activities (1000-words equiv.) (individual)Use of project management software and tools in a range of practical activities. Each online activity is worth 10%30 03

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

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

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*
Project scope and feasibility report (750-words equiv.) (individual)Students create a written project scoping document and a feasibility report based on a scenario15 01, 02
Group assignment: project plan documentation (1100-words per student equiv.) (individual & team)Team to consists of up to 4 students. This written report will be submitted as one document by each team. It consists of individually written sections (approximately 900 words each) which are assessed individually, along with common sections of approximately 800 words, assessed as a group.35 03, 04, 05
Progress report and presentation (10% report, 10% for presentation) 900-words equiv. (individual)Students produce a short written report, and an oral presentation (5 mins each) to report on the project#s progress and outcomes.20 03, 04, 05
Three online project scenario activities (1000-words equiv.) (individual)Use of project management software and tools in a range of practical activities. Each online activity is worth 10%30 03

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 3, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

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*
Project scope and feasibility report (750-words equiv.) (individual)Students create a written project scoping document and a feasibility report based on a scenario15 01, 02
Group assignment: project plan documentation (1100-words per student equiv.) (individual & team)Team to consists of up to 4 students. This written report will be submitted as one document by each team. It consists of individually written sections (approximately 900 words each) which are assessed individually, along with common sections of approximately 800 words, assessed as a group.35 03, 04, 05
Progress report and presentation (10% report, 10% for presentation) 900-words equiv. (individual)Students produce a short written report, and an oral presentation (5 mins each) to report on the project#s progress and outcomes.20 03, 04, 05
Three online project scenario activities (1000-words equiv.) (individual)Use of project management software and tools in a range of practical activities. Each online activity is worth 10%30 03

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 4, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 14 - 25
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 14 to week 25 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Project scope and feasibility report (750-words equiv.) (individual)Students create a written project scoping document and a feasibility report based on a scenario15 01, 02
Group assignment: project plan documentation (1100-words per student equiv.) (individual & team)Team to consists of up to 4 students. This written report will be submitted as one document by each team. It consists of individually written sections (approximately 900 words each) which are assessed individually, along with common sections of approximately 800 words, assessed as a group.35 03, 04, 05
Progress report and presentation (10% report, 10% for presentation) 900-words equiv. (individual)Students produce a short written report, and an oral presentation (5 mins each) to report on the project#s progress and outcomes.20 03, 04, 05
Three online project scenario activities (1000-words equiv.) (individual)Use of project management software and tools in a range of practical activities. Each online activity is worth 10%30 03

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

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

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*
Project scope and feasibility report (750-words equiv.) (individual)Students create a written project scoping document and a feasibility report based on a scenario15 01, 02
Group assignment: project plan documentation (1100-words per student equiv.) (individual & team)Team to consists of up to 4 students. This written report will be submitted as one document by each team. It consists of individually written sections (approximately 900 words each) which are assessed individually, along with common sections of approximately 800 words, assessed as a group.35 03, 04, 05
Progress report and presentation (10% report, 10% for presentation) 900-words equiv. (individual)Students produce a short written report, and an oral presentation (5 mins each) to report on the project#s progress and outcomes.20 03, 04, 05
Three online project scenario activities (1000-words equiv.) (individual)Use of project management software and tools in a range of practical activities. Each online activity is worth 10%30 03

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

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

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*
Project scope and feasibility report (750-words equiv.) (individual)Students create a written project scoping document and a feasibility report based on a scenario15 01, 02
Group assignment: project plan documentation (1100-words per student equiv.) (individual & team)Team to consists of up to 4 students. This written report will be submitted as one document by each team. It consists of individually written sections (approximately 900 words each) which are assessed individually, along with common sections of approximately 800 words, assessed as a group.35 03, 04, 05
Progress report and presentation (10% report, 10% for presentation) 900-words equiv. (individual)Students produce a short written report, and an oral presentation (5 mins each) to report on the project#s progress and outcomes.20 03, 04, 05
Three online project scenario activities (1000-words equiv.) (individual)Use of project management software and tools in a range of practical activities. Each online activity is worth 10%30 03

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

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

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*
Project scope and feasibility report (750-words equiv.) (individual)Students create a written project scoping document and a feasibility report based on a scenario15 01, 02
Group assignment: project plan documentation (1100-words per student equiv.) (individual & team)Team to consists of up to 4 students. This written report will be submitted as one document by each team. It consists of individually written sections (approximately 900 words each) which are assessed individually, along with common sections of approximately 800 words, assessed as a group.35 03, 04, 05
Progress report and presentation (10% report, 10% for presentation) 900-words equiv. (individual)Students produce a short written report, and an oral presentation (5 mins each) to report on the project#s progress and outcomes.20 03, 04, 05
Three online project scenario activities (1000-words equiv.) (individual)Use of project management software and tools in a range of practical activities. Each online activity is worth 10%30 03

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

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

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*
Project scope and feasibility report (750-words equiv.) (individual)Students create a written project scoping document and a feasibility report based on a scenario15 01, 02
Group assignment: project plan documentation (1100-words per student equiv.) (individual & team)Team to consists of up to 4 students. This written report will be submitted as one document by each team. It consists of individually written sections (approximately 900 words each) which are assessed individually, along with common sections of approximately 800 words, assessed as a group.35 03, 04, 05
Progress report and presentation (10% report, 10% for presentation) 900-words equiv. (individual)Students produce a short written report, and an oral presentation (5 mins each) to report on the project#s progress and outcomes.20 03, 04, 05
Three online project scenario activities (1000-words equiv.) (individual)Use of project management software and tools in a range of practical activities. Each online activity is worth 10%30 03

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

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

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*
Project scope and feasibility report (750-words equiv.) (individual)Students create a written project scoping document and a feasibility report based on a scenario15 01, 02
Group assignment: project plan documentation (1100-words per student equiv.) (individual & team)Team to consists of up to 4 students. This written report will be submitted as one document by each team. It consists of individually written sections (approximately 900 words each) which are assessed individually, along with common sections of approximately 800 words, assessed as a group.35 03, 04, 05
Progress report and presentation (10% report, 10% for presentation) 900-words equiv. (individual)Students produce a short written report, and an oral presentation (5 mins each) to report on the project#s progress and outcomes.20 03, 04, 05
Three online project scenario activities (1000-words equiv.) (individual)Use of project management software and tools in a range of practical activities. Each online activity is worth 10%30 03

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

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

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*
Project scope and feasibility report (750-words equiv.) (individual)Students create a written project scoping document and a feasibility report based on a scenario15 01, 02
Group assignment: project plan documentation (1100-words per student equiv.) (individual & team)Team to consists of up to 4 students. This written report will be submitted as one document by each team. It consists of individually written sections (approximately 900 words each) which are assessed individually, along with common sections of approximately 800 words, assessed as a group.35 03, 04, 05
Progress report and presentation (10% report, 10% for presentation) 900-words equiv. (individual)Students produce a short written report, and an oral presentation (5 mins each) to report on the project#s progress and outcomes.20 03, 04, 05
Three online project scenario activities (1000-words equiv.) (individual)Use of project management software and tools in a range of practical activities. Each online activity is worth 10%30 03

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

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

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*
Project scope and feasibility report (750-words equiv.) (individual)Students create a written project scoping document and a feasibility report based on a scenario15 01, 02
Group assignment: project plan documentation (1100-words per student equiv.) (individual & team)Team to consists of up to 4 students. This written report will be submitted as one document by each team. It consists of individually written sections (approximately 900 words each) which are assessed individually, along with common sections of approximately 800 words, assessed as a group.35 03, 04, 05
Progress report and presentation (10% report, 10% for presentation) 900-words equiv. (individual)Students produce a short written report, and an oral presentation (5 mins each) to report on the project#s progress and outcomes.20 03, 04, 05
Three online project scenario activities (1000-words equiv.) (individual)Use of project management software and tools in a range of practical activities. Each online activity is worth 10%30 03

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

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

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*
Project scope and feasibility report (750-words equiv.) (individual)Students create a written project scoping document and a feasibility report based on a scenario15 01, 02
Group assignment: project plan documentation (1100-words per student equiv.) (individual & team)Team to consists of up to 4 students. This written report will be submitted as one document by each team. It consists of individually written sections (approximately 900 words each) which are assessed individually, along with common sections of approximately 800 words, assessed as a group.35 03, 04, 05
Progress report and presentation (10% report, 10% for presentation) 900-words equiv. (individual)Students produce a short written report, and an oral presentation (5 mins each) to report on the project#s progress and outcomes.20 03, 04, 05
Three online project scenario activities (1000-words equiv.) (individual)Use of project management software and tools in a range of practical activities. Each online activity is worth 10%30 03