• 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
  • Mode of delivery Online or In Person
  • Offered in First Semester 2020
    Second Semester 2020
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This course introduces students to the principles and management of projects and information technology in a business context. The emphasis is on understanding how organisational innovation can be managed through projects and how the technologies to handle data, information and knowledge resources be managed to achieve business effectiveness. The course will provide students with a foundation for further study in project management, business information systems and other management disciplines. The course is divided into two sequential modules, covering the theory and management of technological systems and the theory and 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

Weekly Assessments (30%)
Technology Report (20%)
Project Management Report (20%)
Final Exam (30%)
 

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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.
 

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must be studying one of the following Research School of Management postgraduate programs, or by permission from the Research School of Management (enquiries.rsm@anu.edu.au): Graduate Certificate of Management – CMGMT Master of Business Administration - MBADM Master of Business Administration (Advanced) – VBADM Master of Project Management - MPROM Master of Project Management (Advanced) - VPROM Master of Entrepreneurship and Innovation – MEINV Master of Entrepreneurship and Innovation (Advanced) - VEINV Master of International Management – MIMGT Master of International Management (Advanced) - VIMGT Master of Leadership – MLEAD Master of Leadership (Advanced) - VLEAD Master of Marketing Management - MMKMT Master of Marketing Management (Advanced) - VMKMT Master of Business Information Systems – MBINS Master of Business Information Systems (Advanced) - VBINS

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
2020 $4500
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2020 $6000
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
3263 24 Feb 2020 02 Mar 2020 31 Mar 2020 29 May 2020 In Person N/A
On-line
3264 24 Feb 2020 02 Mar 2020 31 Mar 2020 29 May 2020 Online N/A
MBA
3453 24 Feb 2020 02 Mar 2020 31 Mar 2020 29 May 2020 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
8272 27 Jul 2020 03 Aug 2020 31 Aug 2020 30 Oct 2020 In Person N/A
On-line
8273 27 Jul 2020 03 Aug 2020 31 Aug 2020 30 Oct 2020 Online N/A

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