PRJ3001 Project Management in Practice

SUBJECT INFORMATION

SUBJECT CODE

PRJ3001

SUBJECT CREDITS

5

SUBJECT OWNER

AIHE Business School

SUBJECT LEVEL

Undergraduate

TOTAL COURSE CREDIT POINTS

120

OFFERED EXTERNALLY

Yes

CORE 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

A diverse set of project management and leadership skills are required from project initiation through to completion. Students in this subject are introduced to concepts, tools, and techniques needed to manage projects successfully in practice and throughout a project life cycle.
Students will develop a project management plan, stakeholder management plan and risk management plan to monitor and control a project successfully. It also covers the management of projects using traditional and non-traditional Agile project management methodologies.

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)

  • PRJ2001 Project Management Concepts

Assessment

Task

Length

Duration

Weighting

Project Management Plan

Written group report, approx. 2,500 words

 

30%

Stakeholder Management Plan

Written individual report, approx. 600 words

 

20%

Risk Management Plan with status report

Written group report, approx. 2,500 words

 

30%

Presentation – Comparison of Traditional and Non- traditional Agile project management approaches (Groups of 2-4 with 3 slides per member and 5 minutes presentation per member)

   

20%

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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