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Project Management


The Project Management specialisation equips students to understand and apply established and new orientations of project-based work in organisations. Core skills involving ten knowledge areas from the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBoK, Project Management Institute) are developed as students are exposed to contemporary project management trends and challenges. By utilising theoretical and skills-based learning, the specialisation covers a range of project management approaches from structured (e.g. PMBoK, PRINCE2) to adaptive (e.g. Agile, Lean), across a variety of contexts.The specialisation includes the compulsory `Project Management in Practice' unit, which emphasises how project management approaches are currently applied in industry.

About this specialisation

To meet requirements for the Project Management specialisation in the Master's degree, you complete five units of study (30 credit points), as follows:

(1) one six credit point prerequisite foundational unit of study:

  • Project Management

(2) one six credit point compulsory (core) unit of study:

  • Project Management in Practice.

(3) three elective units of study (18 credit points) selected from the options listed for this specialisation, including:

  • Agile Project Management
  • Business Transformation Projects
  • Cross-Cultural Management
  • Decision Making on Mega Projects
  • Managing Communication in Organisations
  • Management Decision Making
  • New Product Development.

For unit availability please refer to the "Units of study in this specialisation" section below.

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