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2015 Unit of Study

The session(s) below are for 2015. For Summer School 2015 unit of study availability please visit the Summer School website (main Summer session January/February 2016).

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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 developed from other units in the project management specialisation, this unit examines the different requirements for strategy and operations oriented projects. It is designed to enhance understanding and experience of real work projects through undertaking structured assessments of historical projects in a variety of contexts based upon the components of the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK). Students also learn how PMBOK is applied currently in industry - including a presentation from a project management expert practitioner. The unit culminates in the development of a project charter and undertaking project planning in a business setting of relevance to student interests.