• Offered by Research School of Management
  • ANU College ANU College of Business and Economics
  • Course subject Management
  • Areas of interest Management
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr Ying-Yi Chih
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in Second Semester 2015
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The course will introduce project management approaches, processes and tools for succeeding in the workplace. It will attempt to provide a strategic view, as well as practical tools to better manage projects. The focus is of this course is on the development, use and integration of management tools and their adjustment to the project environment. Throughout the course, the emphasis is on taking a managerial view of the situation and implementing tools to support decision making.

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:

  • Have an understanding of the organisational context and environment within which project management operates.
  • Have an understanding of the project management framework and common tools.
  • Have a strategic perspective with respect to the linkages and interrelationships of strategic deployment and project management.
  • Are able to examine contemporary issues in project management both globally and in Australia.

In addition, the course will provide students with an opportunity:

  • to develop oral and written communication skills through active participation in class discussion
  • the development and presentation of oral and written reports
  • formal and informal classroom debate
  • develop critical and creative thinking skills through exercises and assignments requiring analysis, evaluation, interpretation and synthesis
  • debate and classroom discussion
  • to develop leadership skills through structuring an independent group project
  • leading a project and a group exercise
  • fulfilling spokesperson duties, reporting on a group's activities to a class

Other Information

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

Indicative Assessment

  • 2 Assignments (50%)
  • Exam (40%)
  • Class Contribution (10%)  

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Students taking this course are expected to commit at least 10 hours a week to completing the work.

This will include:

  • seminars
  • tutorials
  • private study
  • assignment preparation
  • group work
  • Wattle 

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have completed 72 units.

Assumed Knowledge

Completion of 72 units.




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:
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.

6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2015 $3414
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2015 $4146
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.

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
2634 20 Jul 2015 07 Aug 2015 31 Aug 2015 30 Oct 2015 In Person N/A

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