- Code MGMT7170
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by Research School of Management
- ANU College ANU College of Business and Economics
- Course subject Management
- Areas of interest Management, Project Management
- Academic career PGRD
- Mode of delivery Online or In Person
First Semester 2023
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This course is accessible to both on campus and remote students. See the Class Summary for further information.
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 breakdown structures, scheduling, network analysis, resource management and budgeting, cost analysis, reporting tools such as Gantt and PERT network charts, contractual issues, and project termination.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- explain and illustrate the organisational context and environment within which project management operates;
- define, explain and illustrate the project management framework and common tools;
- explain and illustrate the linkages and interrelationships of strategic deployment and project management from a strategic perspective;
- examine, reflect and comment upon contemporary issues in project management both nationally and internationally; and,
- communicate effectively in oral and written forms about business project management using appropriate concepts, logic and rhetorical conventions
- Typical assessment may include but is not restricted to: exams, assignments, quizzes, presentations and other assessments as appropriate. Further details will be made available via the Class Summary. (100) [LO 1,2,3,4,5]
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Students taking this course are expected to commit 130 hours to complete 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.
This course has no inherent requirements.
Information about the prescribed textbook (if any) will be made available via the Class Summary.
There are no pre-requisites for this course, however some direct exposure to engineering/business projects is desirable.
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|
|4023||20 Feb 2023||27 Feb 2023||31 Mar 2023||26 May 2023||In Person||N/A|