• 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
    • Edward Russell
  • Mode of delivery Online or In Person
  • Offered in First Semester 2018
    Autumn Session 2018
    Winter Session 2018
    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 nationally and internationally; and,
  5. communicate effectively in oral and written forms about business project management using appropriate concepts, logic and rhetorical conventions

Other Information

International students who wish to enrol in the online course should confirm that visa conditions allow them to do so. Generally international students can complete no more than 25% of their program by distance and/or online learning. For example, for a two year program of 16 courses, no more than four courses can be completed online.

In addition, all international students must be enrolled in at least one subject that is not by distance and/or online for every semester of their program. If you have any questions please seek program advice from the College.

The Semester 1 classes (both online and on campus modes) are only available to students studying in Australia.

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

Indicative Assessment

See the course outline on the College courses page for the indicative assessment.

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Workload

In the online offering of this course students are expected to devote at least 10 hours per week reading, researching, studying and participating in discussion forums.

The on campus offering commences in the first week of semester. Students are expected to devote at least 10 hours per week reading, researching, studying. Students in this class will need to attend weekly face to face seminars as part of their study.

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
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
Taught On Campus
3104 19 Feb 2018 27 Feb 2018 31 Mar 2018 25 May 2018 In Person N/A

Autumn 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
5556 20 Apr 2018 27 Apr 2018 27 Apr 2018 30 Apr 2018 In Person N/A
Taught in China in the Chinese Language
5832 29 Apr 2018 04 May 2018 01 May 2018 02 May 2018 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
6786 15 Aug 2018 17 Aug 2018 17 Aug 2018 30 Aug 2018 In Person N/A

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