• Offered by Research School of Management
  • ANU College ANU College of Business and Economics
  • Classification Transitional
  • Course subject Management
  • Areas of interest Management
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Course convener
    • AsPr Ofer Zwikael
    • Dr Ying-Yi Chih
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in First Semester 2014
    Winter Session 2014
    Spring Session 2014
    See Future Offerings

The objective of this course is to provide an introduction to practical project management techniques applicable to business projects in the private and public sectors. Concepts and techniques covered may include project specification, work break down structures, scheduling, network analysis, resource management and budgeting, risk analysis, reporting tools such as Gantt and PERT network charts, contractual issues, and, project termination.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

Upon successful completion of the requirements for this course, students will be able to:

  1. explain and illustrate the organisational context and environment within which project management operates;
  2. define, explain and illustrate the project management framework and common tools;
  3. explain and illustrate the linkages and interrelationships of strategic deployment and project management from a strategic perspective;
  4. examine, reflect and comment upon contemporary issues in project management both globally and in Australia; and,
  5. communicate effectively in oral and written forms about business project management management using appropriate concepts, logic and rhetorical conventions

Other Information

Only Semster 1 course is available to general enrolment.

 See the course outline on the College courses page. Outlines are uploaded as they become available. 

Indicative Assessment

  • Topic analysis (30%)
  • Project plan (40%)
  • Topic presentation (20%)
  • Class contribution (10%)

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Workload

3 hours per week

Requisite and Incompatibility

You will need to contact the Research School of Management to request a permission code to enrol in this course.

Prescribed Texts

Meredith J. R. and Mantel S. J. (2009). Project Management - A Managerial Approach. John Wiley and Sons, 7th edition.

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Students continuing in their current program of study will have their tuition fees indexed annually from the year in which you commenced your program. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
3
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
1994-2003 $3240
2004 $3240
2005 $3240
2006 $3240
2007 $3240
2008 $3240
2009 $3240
2010 $3240
2011 $3240
2012 $3240
2013 $3240
2014 $3246
International fee paying students
Year Fee
1994-2003 $3390
2004 $3450
2005 $3450
2006 $3534
2007 $3618
2008 $3618
2009 $3618
2010 $3942
2011 $3942
2012 $3942
2013 $3942
2014 $3948
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
3984 17 Feb 2014 07 Mar 2014 31 Mar 2014 30 May 2014 In Person N/A

Winter Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
Taught in China in the Chinese Language
5666 15 Aug 2014 22 Aug 2014 22 Aug 2014 30 Aug 2014 In Person N/A
Taught in China in the Chinese Language
5696 01 Jul 2014 18 Jul 2014 18 Jul 2014 30 Sep 2014 In Person N/A

Spring Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
Taught in China in the Chinese Language
8546 20 Nov 2014 28 Nov 2014 28 Nov 2014 05 Dec 2014 In Person N/A

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