- Code INFS3059
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by Research School of Management
- ANU College ANU College of Business and Economics
- Course subject Information Systems
- Areas of interest Business Information Systems, Management
- Academic career UGRD
- Mode of delivery In Person
Second Semester 2023
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This unit gives students exposure to project management in an operational context. Students undertake a semester long project planning assignment. By the end of the course, students will be able to demonstrate their ability to plan the following aspects of project management: Project Scope Management, Project Time, Cost and Quality, Project Human Resource Management, Project Communications Management, Project Risk Management, and Project Procurement Management.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Initiate, plan, monitor, control, and close a business project as part of a project team;
- Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of prominent project management techniques (e.g. PMP, PRINCE2, and SCRUM);
- Apply activity planning and control techniques including breakdown structures, network diagrams, precedence diagramming, and the critical path method;
- Apply cost control and estimation techniques including budgeting, function point analysis, and earned value management;
- Apply scope control techniques including net present value, payback analysis, and weighted scoring methods;
- Understand the importance and nature of team roles, responsibilities, communication, and reporting within the project context;
- Demonstrate the role and importance of ethics, fairness, and integrity in the project team context.
- Typical assessment may include, but is not restricted to: exams, assignments, quizzes, presentations and other assessment as appropriate. Further details will be made available via the Class Summary. (30) [LO 1,2,3]
- A research-based project, a capstone experience and/or a piece of scholarship. Further details will be made available via the Class Summary. (70) [LO 1,2,3]
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Students taking this course are expected to commit 130 hours to completing the work. For semester length offerings this will typically include 3 hours per week in class and at least 7 hours a week on average (excluding non-teaching weeks) on course reading, research, writing and assignment work.
This course has no inherent requirements.
Requisite and Incompatibility
Information about the prescribed textbook (if any) will be made available via the Class Summary.
Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|7002||24 Jul 2023||31 Jul 2023||31 Aug 2023||27 Oct 2023||In Person||N/A|