SITXMGT006 - Manage projects

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Unit code: SITXMGT006 | Study level: TAFE
Footscray Nicholson


This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to develop project plans, implement project activities, monitor progress to ensure objectives are achieved, and evaluate all aspects of projects.
The unit applies to all tourism, travel, hospitality and event sectors and the project could relate to event planning and execution, product development, research or initiatives such as the introduction of new workplace systems or technologies.It applies to senior personnel who operate independently or with limited guidance from others and who are responsible for making a range of operational business and project management decisions.


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Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce & extend knowledge and skill competence within set & controlled parameters in accordance with each units learning outcomes & 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:

  • develop and implement a plan for a project addressing one or more of the following objectives:
  • community or industry development
  • economic or social benefits
  • education or training
  • profit
  • research
  • administer and monitor the following components of the above project:
  • dedicated project budget and financial control system
  • administrative components involving individual responsibility and reporting hierarchy for at least two of the following:
    advisory or reference group
    consultants, contractors or suppliers
    organisational management
    project management committee
  • progress against project objectives
  • quality control system
  • risk, regulatory and sustainability issues
  • lead a project team and liaise with a wide range of stakeholders during the planning and implementation phases of the above project, providing at least two of the following forms of support and assistance as appropriate:
  • additional resources
  • formal training opportunities
  • informal coaching and feedback
  • moderation and joint planning sessions
  • regular meetings and briefings
  • representing team interests in wider forums
  • apply sound administrative processes when planning and implementing the above project within required timeframes.

Required reading

The qualified trainer and assessor will provide teaching and learning materials as required in the form of workbooks produced by the VU Polytechnic and/or via the VU Polytechnic e-learning system.

As part of a course

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