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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 Context
UoS Code MMGT6013
Credit points 6
Offered Intensive February and Intensive July
Prerequisites A minimum of 18 credit points of MMGT units
Assumed Knowledge
Additional Information This unit is only available to students enrolled in the Master of Management or Master of Management (CEMS).
Lectures Block mode, 5 days, 9am-5pm
Assessment individual assignment (30%), group assignment (30%), and final exam (40%)
Description Projects are key to the success of organisations be it through the introduction of new products, the implementation of new processes or the opening of new markets. It is not enough though for a project to be delivered in isolation. Consideration must be given to how the projects fits with other projects and the broader organisation. The foundation of this unit is the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) where the essential components of project management and how to manage a project to success is covered. Building upon this students learn how to maximise the value of the project. Students come to understand the benefits, and mechanics, of programmes, project management offices and effectively managing any organisational change with a project. This unit can contribute to the achievement of internationally recognised accreditation from the Project Management Institute (PMI).