PRJ2001 Project Management Concepts

SUBJECT INFORMATION

SUBJECT CODE

PRJ2001

SUBJECT CREDITS

5

SUBJECT OWNER

AIHE Business School

SUBJECT LEVEL

Undergraduate

TOTAL COURSE CREDIT POINTS

120

OFFERED EXTERNALLY

Yes

ELECTIVE SUBJECT

Yes

 

EFTSL*

0.125

* Equivalent Full time Study Load

 

NOTE

This offering may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the time table for further details.

 

Subject Description

This subject provides students with an introduction to project management concepts such as knowledge groups, processes, tools, and techniques needed to manage projects successfully throughout a project life cycle. It covers the language used by practitioners in conjunction with the terminology recognised by the Project Management Institute (PMI). Students explore the project management knowledge areas and process groups of the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) guide. Students also examine the triple constraint of scope, time and cost and other fundamentals of project management.

Textbook(s)

Project Management Institute. (2017). A guide to the project management body of knowledge (PMBOK guide) (6th ed.). Newtown Square, PA:.
Pearson, N. (2013). Project Management in Practice: Australia New Zealand. McGraw-Hill Education Australia.

Teaching Method

Semester Study Period: 3 hour Face-to-face sessions x 12 weeks + 2 hours self study/ assessment x 2 weeks plus personal study hours Winter or Summer School: 7 hours Face-to-face sessions x 5 weeks plus personal study hours

Prerequisite(s)

  • BUS1001 Language in Business
  • BUS1003 Business Mathematics and Statistics

Assessment

Task

Length

Duration

Weighting

Defining Projects (Written individual report)

500 words

 

10%

Business Case (Written individual report)

1,000 words

 

30%

Presentation (Groups of 2-4 with 3 slides per member)

 

5 minutes per member

30%

Multiple Choice Test (25 Questions – closed book)

 

50 minutes

30%

Fees

Fees for international and domestic students are published in the AIHE's schedule of fees and charges. Scholarships maybe available.

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