People and Leadership (PMGT5872)


This unit is delivered in multiple modes. Please ensure that the correct mode is selected before checking the detailed content. The modes are categorised in the following way:
Semester 1 = weekly delivery
Semester 1a = online delivery
Semester 1f = block delivery
This is a core program unit with a focus on enhancing leadership and people management capability. It covers diverse traditional and innovative theories, models and tools. It complements traditional views based as PMBoK, applying diverse approaches to contemporary project environments. Many of the unit tasks are framed in uncertain and potentially ambiguous terms as is common in many project environments.
Topic areas covered:
o Project context
o Personal Competence
o Interpersonal Competence
o Team Competence
The unit references a range of Australian and global Project Management, Management and Consulting Standards. It integrates theory and practice to optimise results.
Recommended reading: A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOKĀ® Guide)

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Lecture 2 hrs/week; Tutorial 1 hr/week. May also be offered online and/or in block mode.


Through semester assessment (100%)

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