This unit comprises three modules. In Module 1, participants will identify the roles of players and stakeholders engaged in specific projects and the interactions between them. Project management processes will be considered at both theoretical and applied levels (using authentic industry-based scenarios drawing on students’ existing knowledge and experience). In Module 2, participants will study project initiation, development of a project charter, scoping and network analysis, time management, cost management and quality management. In Module 3 participants will work collaboratively within a simulated project environment and investigate the impact of human behaviour and group dynamics in project management. A key feature of the unit is the critique of the PMBOK® (Project Management Body of Knowledge) framework.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):