Advanced Knowledge in Project Management (PMGT6869)

UNIT OF STUDY

This unit builds upon and challenges traditional views of project management. It concentrates on creating environments for the success of multiple, large and complex projects. Particular attention is paid to the potential causes of project failure. Projects and problems are viewed ?as systems? composed of interacting, interrelated, and interdependent components. Topics: - Project Failure - Systems Thinking - Business Case Development - Large and Multiple Projects - International Project Teams - Organisational Learning - Corporate Law - Organisational Design - Performance and Benefit Measurement - Project Management Methodologies - Systems and Data Integration Unit outcomes include an ability to: * identify complex problems and situations * analyse situations and apply research findings to cases / projects * integrate diverse considerations * examine multiple views * prioritise information * differentiate between process and content * synthesise findings Recommended reading: A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOKĀ® Guide)

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Session 1: Weekly classes Session 2: Block mode

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Through Semester Assessment (60%), Final Exam (40%)

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