• Offered by Research School of Management
  • ANU College ANU College of Business and Economics
  • Course subject Management
  • Areas of interest Business Information Systems, International Business, Management, Marketing, Business Administration
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Course convener
    • Devin Clementi
    • Dr Jean-Noel Patrick L'Espoir Decosta
    • Elizabeth Ann Smith
    • Prof Craig McDonald
  • Mode of delivery Online or In Person
  • Offered in First Semester 2018
    Second Semester 2018
    See Future Offerings

This course introduces students to the principles and fundamentals of managing projects and information technology initiatives in a business context. The emphasis is on understanding how requirements, processes, information and resources can be managed to achieve business goals. The course will instruct students in how to select and apply appropriate techniques to build a foundation for further study in project management and business information systems. The course is divided into two sequential modules, covering the management of information systems and the management of projects.

Learning Outcomes

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

Upon completion of the course, students should be able to:

1. Identify the role of information systems and project management in organizational innovation. (Ask and Understand)
2. Determine innovative strategies to address organizational opportunities and problems. (Acquire and Apply)
3. Gauge the quality of available evidence in the domain of information system and project management. (Appraise and Analyse)
4.  Ascertain the appropriate course of action based on relevant approaches and evidence. (Aggregate and Evaluate)
5.  Recognise the organisational, social and ethical implications of the courses of action. (Apply and Evaluate)
6. Develop a portfolio approach to realise organisational and strategic benefits. (Assess + Create)
 

Indicative Assessment

Appraisals of exemplars during tutorials (10%)
Take Home Examinations (80%)
Self-Reflective Evaluation Assessment (10%)
 

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Workload

The average student workload for this course is 10 hours per week. For on-campus students this includes time spent in scheduled classes and self-directed study time. For on-line students this includes time spent reading, researching, studying and participating in on-line activities.
 

Prescribed Texts

As determined by the convenor.
 

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
2018 $4080
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2018 $5400
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
On-campus
4684 19 Feb 2018 27 Feb 2018 31 Mar 2018 25 May 2018 In Person N/A
On-line
4685 19 Feb 2018 27 Feb 2018 31 Mar 2018 25 May 2018 Online N/A
MBA
4868 19 Feb 2018 27 Feb 2018 31 Mar 2018 25 May 2018 In Person N/A

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
On-campus
9741 23 Jul 2018 30 Jul 2018 31 Aug 2018 26 Oct 2018 In Person N/A
On-line
9742 23 Jul 2018 30 Jul 2018 31 Aug 2018 26 Oct 2018 Online N/A

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