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Fundamentals of Project Management (9927.2)

Level: Level 1 - Undergraduate Introductory Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 2, 3
Faculty: Faculty of Business, Government & Law
Discipline: Canberra Business School

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Syllabus

In this unit, students will learn what constitutes a project, the various components and stages of a project, as well as core competencies and approaches of an effective project manager. Taking a broad perspective, this unit introduces students to the similarities of projects between industries, as well as many of the nuances that may be found in particular industries.

This unit is delivered self-paced online, requiring students to self-manage their work load, developing many skills required of outstanding graduate students.

Learning Outcomes

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

1. Clearly define and scope projects of varying natures;

2. Demonstrate understanding of variances between projects and respective industries;

3. Understand the various stages of a project and their components;

4. Demonstrate an ability to use appropriate project planning tools; and

5. Identify key dependencies and risks for project success.

Assessment Items

Contact Hours

Online and self-paced study equivalent to 150 total learning hours.

Prerequisites

None.

Corequisites

Enrolment in one of the following courses: 332JA Bachelor of Applied Business; 333JA Bachelor of Applied Business (Marketing); 334JA Bachelor of Applied Entrepreneurship; or 335JA Bachelor of Applied Entrepreneurship (Social Entrepreneurship).

Assumed Knowledge

None.



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