• Offered by Research School of Accounting & Business Info Syst
  • ANU College ANU College of Business and Economics
  • Classification Advanced
  • Course subject Business
  • Areas of interest Commerce, Management
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Course convener
    • Prof Shirley Gregor
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in First Semester 2015
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The course is designed to introduce students to advanced management topics relevant to executing major projects.  The aim of this course is to provide a grounded understanding of key aspects of successful project management practices in the context of a global economy and increased organisational complexity.

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. Understand the role of the project managers in the execution of major projects.
  2. Work together with others in a “project team”.
  3. Learn about three key process of project execution.
  4. Develop critical uncertainty management skills.
  5. Develop critical conflict management skills.
  6. Develop communication skill for executives.
  7. Show competence in giving formal and informal oral presentations.
  8. Show competence in researching a project management topic.
  9. Have an understanding of high quality project management practice and research.

Other Information

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

Indicative Assessment

  • Participation 5%
  • Mid-semester Examination  15%
  • Assignment & Presentation 30%
  • Final Examination 50%

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Workload

Students taking this course are expected to commit at least 10 hours a week to completing the work. This will include attending lecture/seminar, tutorials, private study and project preparation

Assumed Knowledge

Practical experience with projects or previous project management studies could be advantageous.

Specialisations

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. Tuition fees are indexed annually. 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
2015 $3414
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2015 $4350
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
1912 16 Feb 2015 06 Mar 2015 31 Mar 2015 29 May 2015 In Person N/A

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