2014 Unit of Study

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Project Management in Practice
UoS Code INFS6030
Credit points 6
Offered Semester 1 and Semester 2
Prerequisites INFS5001
Assumed Knowledge
Additional Information This is a compulsory unit for the Project Management Specialisation in the Master of Commerce program.
Lectures 1x 3hr seminar per week
Assessment Group assignments (10% and 20%) and individual assessments (20% and 50%)
Description Drawing upon the knowledge and skills you have developed from other units in the project management specialisation you will examine the different requirements for strategy and operations oriented projects. You will enhance your understanding and experience of real work projects by undertaking structured assessments of historical projects in a variety of contexts based upon the components of the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK). You will also learn how PMBOK is applied currently in industry - including a presentation from a project management expert practitioner. The unit culminates in you developing a project charter and undertaking project planning in a business setting of relevance to your interests.