Management of Project Organisations (PMGT5877)

UNIT OF STUDY

This course examines the challenges and approaches of managing project-oriented organisations. These could be independent business units or divisions within a larger corporation. Examples are construction contractors, ITC services, R&D units and many internal business units that are project-oriented. Today, more organisations are adopting project management as a management strategy to provide effective and timely solutions to clients. They are managing organisational architecture to support both `business as usual` and projects that are increasingly important to the organisation. Focus is on the relationship between project management and the following: organisational culture, structure, processes, cross-functional teams, project governance, performance management, organisational learning, change and knowledge management. The assessment comprises of a case study team assignment, quizzes and online discussions.

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Further unit of study information

Classes

Reading online 4 hrs; Online discussion 2 hrs; Group Assignment 2 hrs.

Assessment

Through semester assessment (100%)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

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If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.