This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to undertake the strategic responsibility, accountability and decision making for overall management of multiple projects within an organisational context, through identifying the project scopes within a strategic context, managing the establishment and integration of project activities, and, finalising and reviewing project processes and outcomes.

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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: - interpersonal and communication skills to: negotiate, consult and deal effectively with colleagues, clients, stakeholders and other relevant professionals; manage organisational diversity; - maintain commitment of stakeholders and project teams; - manage performance; - plan contingency management when necessary; - achieve project outcomes; - determine multiple projects management framework, optimum project opportunities, project plans and structures; - evaluate processes of multiple projects across a range of organisational contexts; - source and interpret relevant legal documents, legislation and regulations to meet compliance and ethical requirements; - organisational, business and outcome management skills to plan for and administer multiple project management outcomes across a range of organisational contexts, and; - strategic planning skills to administer targets, timelines, roles and responsibilities written communication skills to prepare and design project documentation that incorporates: project requirements; risk assessments; project progress reports; project monitoring and quality assurance processes; project reviews and recommendations.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - relevant international, national and state legislative, regulatory and ethical requirements; - current models and methodologies for the practice of managing multiple projects in organisational contexts; - project management methodologies; - strategic business planning; - overall organisational strategic and operational planning; - creative thinking and innovation practices in relation to managing multiple projects; - financial management strategies; - risk management strategies; - general principles and practices of environmental sustainability; - performance measuring and monitoring systems for multiple project management, and; - quality management and continuous improvement concepts and practice.

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