This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to scope, implement, monitor and evaluate project-management plans and outcomes in specific activity areas, ensuring all resources are available to achieve project goals and that the project complies with legislative and organisational requirements.

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Vocational and further education (TAFE)
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Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit's learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines. Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills: - liaise with internal and external service providers to negotiate project roles and responsibilities; - monitor project progress in consultation with team members; - conduct project meetings and resolve issues and conflict arising during the project; - coordinate the implementation of the project-management plan; - coordinate project resources within timelines and budget; - define parameters of the project; - monitor objectives; - identify and address deviations to the project-management plan; - develop contingency plans; - develop a project-management plan; - complete project documentation; - prepare and manage a project budget; - review and reflect on own project-management skills; - identify required improvements, and; - technology skills to use computer programs effectively.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - organisational policies and procedures to enable accountability and satisfactory completion of project outcomes; - legislation to enable the project to be conducted safely and responsibly; - quality-assurance principles to enable project accountability in the achievement of quality outcomes; - project-management techniques and systems to prepare, implement and monitor a project plan within budget and on time; - organisational financial recording and reporting requirements; - conflict-resolution techniques to enable negotiation of issues arising during the project; - risk-analysis processes to enable assessment of the potential impact of the project, and; - evaluation processes to enable improvements to be made to future projects.

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