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Strategic Project Management (11107.2)

Level: Level 3 - Undergraduate Advanced Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 1
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Design
Discipline: School of Arts and Communications

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  • Semester 1, 2020, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (198642) - View
  • Semester 1, 2019, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (184494) - View

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Syllabus

Much of the day-to-day work of professional communicators involves managing projects, either informally or formally. This unit provides you with the knowledge and skills to plan and manage communication projects across the not for profit, public and private sectors. In this unit, you will apply best practice project management skills such as scheduling, budgeting, resourcing, risk management and stakeholder liaison to create several of the key planning deliverables needed to implement successful communication projects.

Learning Outcomes

After successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

1. Discuss and appraise best practice project management in the delivery of communication projects;

2. Apply the principles of project identification, scheduling, budgeting, risk management and stakeholder liaison to plan and manage communication projects in diverse environments;

3. Develop and present a project plan and key deliverables to meet the requirements of a client or project brief; and

4. Employ effective teamwork techniques to contribute to the planning, research, and reporting components of a team project, and support and encourage other team members.

Assessment Items

Contact Hours

One 1 hour lecture and one 2 hour workshop (or equivalent) on campus per week.

Prerequisites

None.

Corequisites

None.

Assumed Knowledge

None.

Incompatible Units

None.

Equivalent Units

None.



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