PROJECT MANAGEMENT IN HEALTH

PHE5PMH

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject you will be introduced to the fundamental aspects of managing health related projects, including the project management life cycle; the functions essential to successful project management; ethical delivery of projects, developing a project management plan; verifying and controlling the project scope; defining, scheduling and allocating resources; and monitoring project quality. Working independently and as a part of a team, you will learn to organise, plan and perform projects, and develop the ethical, critical thinking and interpersonal skills required to understand, analyse, and improve projects.

SchoolPsychology and Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorAdamm Ferrier

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesStructured learning via videos, self directed learning modules, online and or in-class activities utilizing flipped learning.

Capstone subjectYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsPHE5ALS

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsOnline students must have sufficient internet capacity to run Zoom using a laptop computer equipped with camera and microphone. Overseas students must note that classes are scheduled at Australian Eastern Standard Time or Australian Eastern Standard Daylight time (depending on time of year.)

Minimum credit point requirement120

Assumed knowledgeAbility to use a computer in an online environment, Ability to reference works cited, Use of refencing programs such as Endnote Use of features in MS Word such as style palates Use of minor/simple formulae in MS Excel

Learning resources

Project Management in Health and Community Services

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorDwyer, J Liang, Z. Thiessen V

Year2019

Edition/Volume3rd ed

PublisherAllen & Unwin

ISBN9781760632816

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Project Management in Practice

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorPearson N Larson EW Gray CF

Year2019

Edition/Volume6th ed

PublisherMcGraw Hill Education

ISBN9781760422936

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedYes

Work-based learningYes

Self sourced or Uni sourcedSelf Sourced

Entire subject or partial subjectPartial subject

Total hours/days requiredVaries

Location of WBL activity (region)Flexible

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

COMMUNICATION - Communicating and Influencing
DISCIPLINE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Leadership and Teamwork

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Formulate project goals, determine stakeholders, risks, and project logic.
02. Develop documentation to achieve project objectives within time, cost and quality parameters.
03. Identify and document appropriate management tools for monitoring and control of projects.
04. Design a project plan to meet project objectives and deliverables and ethical conduct.
05. Communicate project plan for stakeholder review and sponsor approval.

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

City Campus, 2021, LTU Term 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAdamm Ferrier

Class requirements

TutorialWeek: 10 - 16
One 3.00 hours tutorial per week on any day including weekend at night from week 10 to week 16 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 10 - 16
One 3.00 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 16 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Peer reviewed project development exercise using Workshop function in LMS) (up to 500 words)

N/AOtherCombinedNo10 SILO1, SILO2

Multiple Choice Quiz (Ethics) (equivalent to 1000 words)

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO4

Multiple Choice Quiz (Project Management) (equivalent to 1000 words)

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo20 SILO3

Project proposal (up to 3000 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Sponsor approval

N/AOtherIndividualYes0

On-Line, 2021, LTU Term 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAdamm Ferrier

Class requirements

Scheduled Online ClassWeek: 10 - 16
One 3.00 hours scheduled online class per week on any day including weekend at night from week 10 to week 16 and delivered via video conference.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 10 - 16
One 3.00 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 16 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Peer reviewed project development exercise using Workshop function in LMS) (up to 500 words)

N/AOtherCombinedNo10 SILO1, SILO2

Multiple Choice Quiz (Ethics) (equivalent to 1000 words)

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO4

Multiple Choice Quiz (Project Management) (equivalent to 1000 words)

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo20 SILO3

Project proposal (up to 3000 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Sponsor approval

N/AOtherIndividualYes0

City Campus, 2021, LTU Term 4, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAdamm Ferrier

Class requirements

TutorialWeek: 30 - 35
One 3.00 hours tutorial per week on any day including weekend at night from week 30 to week 35 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 30 - 35
One 3.00 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 30 to week 35 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Peer reviewed project development exercise using Workshop function in LMS) (up to 500 words)

N/AOtherCombinedNo10 SILO1, SILO2

Multiple Choice Quiz (Ethics) (equivalent to 1000 words)

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO4

Multiple Choice Quiz (Project Management) (equivalent to 1000 words)

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo20 SILO3

Project proposal (up to 3000 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Sponsor approval

N/AOtherIndividualYes0

On-Line, 2021, LTU Term 4, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAdamm Ferrier

Class requirements

Scheduled Online ClassWeek: 30 - 34
One 3.00 hours scheduled online class per week on any day including weekend at night from week 30 to week 34 and delivered via video conference.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 30 - 35
One 3.00 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 30 to week 35 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Peer reviewed project development exercise using Workshop function in LMS) (up to 500 words)

N/AOtherCombinedNo10 SILO1, SILO2

Multiple Choice Quiz (Ethics) (equivalent to 1000 words)

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO4

Multiple Choice Quiz (Project Management) (equivalent to 1000 words)

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo20 SILO3

Project proposal (up to 3000 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Sponsor approval

N/AOtherIndividualYes0