• 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
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Mode of delivery Online or In Person
  • Offered in First Semester 2023
    Second Semester 2023
    See Future Offerings

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 systems are created and 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:

  1. Identify the role of technology and project management in organisational strategy, operations and innovation. (Ask and Understand)
  2. Determine technology and project based strategies to address organisational opportunities and problems. (Acquire and Apply)
  3. Gauge the quality of available evidence in the domains of technology and project management. (Appraise and Analyse)
  4. Implement 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 operational and strategic benefits. (Assess + Create)

Indicative Assessment

  1. Typical assessments may include, but is not restricted to: in-class exercises, written and oral assignments, quizzes, examinations, group project tasks, oral presentation, and other assessment deemed appropriate to show attainment of the learning outcomes set for the course. Further details will be made available via the Class Summary. (100) [LO 1,2,3,4,5,6]

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Workload

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 assessment work.

Where this course is offered in intensive delivery mode as a continuous block over a shorter period of time, the expected total time commitment for this course will be 130 hours.

Inherent Requirements

This course has no inherent requirements.

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 Graduate Certificate of Management (Online) - CMGOL Graduate Certificate of Digital Transformation - CDITR Master of Business Administration - MBADM Master of Business Administration (Advanced) - VBADM Master of Business Information Systems - MBINS Master of Business Information Systems (Advanced) - VBINS 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 Management - MMGNT Master of Management (Advanced) - VMGNT Master of Marketing Management - MMKMT Master of Marketing Management (Advanced) - VMKMT Master of Project Management - MPROM Master of Project Management (Advanced) - VPROM Master of Actuarial Studies - 7410XMACTS

Prescribed Texts

Information about the prescribed textbook (if any) will be made available via the Class Summary.

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

Commonwealth Support (CSP) Students
If you 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). More information about your student contribution amount for each course at Fees

Student Contribution Band:
34
Unit value:
6 units

If you are a domestic graduate coursework student with a Domestic Tuition Fee (DTF) place or international student you will be required to pay course tuition fees (see below). Course tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found 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 Description
2023 $4560 Standard Rate
2023 $3600 Grandfathered Rate*

*continuing students in nominated programs only. See fee website

International fee paying students
Year Fee
2023 $5820
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

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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
2782 20 Feb 2023 27 Feb 2023 31 Mar 2023 26 May 2023 In Person N/A
On-line
2783 20 Feb 2023 27 Feb 2023 31 Mar 2023 26 May 2023 Online N/A
MBA
2890 20 Feb 2023 27 Feb 2023 31 Mar 2023 26 May 2023 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
5775 24 Jul 2023 31 Jul 2023 31 Aug 2023 27 Oct 2023 In Person N/A
On-line
5776 24 Jul 2023 31 Jul 2023 31 Aug 2023 27 Oct 2023 Online N/A

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