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SSUD12-103: Managing Projects

Description

This course provides basic knowledge and skills required to manage a project and to be an effective member of a project team. It covers the ten knowledge areas of project management (scope, stakeholder, schedule, cost, risk, quality, communications, procurement, resource and integration) as defined by the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide). Students work in teams to develop a project plan, including the fundamental sequence of initiating, planning, executing, monitoring, controlling and closing projects.

Subject details

TypeUndergraduate
CodeSSUD12-103
EFTSL0.125
FacultyFaculty of Society & Design
Semesters offered
  • September 2018 [Standard Offering]
  • January 2019 [Standard Offering]
  • September 2019 [Standard Offering]
Credit10
Study abroadAvailable to Study Abroad students
Study areas
  • Architecture and Built Environment
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2017: $4,205
  • Commencing in 2018: $4,247

Learning outcomes

1. Describe at a basic level the intent of each of the ten knowledge areas of Project Management.
2. Describe the basic processes involved in managing a project.
3. Identify some of the important skills, characteristics and attributes of an effective Project Manager.
4. Describe and analyse some of the main causes of project failure.
5. Identify some of the tools and techniques that can be used to assist with managing a project.

Prerequisites

No prior knowledge required.

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Standard
Enrolment opens16/07/2017
Semester start11/09/2017
Subject start11/09/2017
Cancellation 1?25/09/2017
Cancellation 2?02/10/2017
Last enrolment24/09/2017
Last withdrawal?06/10/2017
Teaching census?06/10/2017
Standard Offering
Enrolment opens12/11/2017
Semester start15/01/2018
Subject start15/01/2018
Cancellation 1?29/01/2018
Cancellation 2?05/02/2018
Last enrolment28/01/2018
Last withdrawal?09/02/2018
Teaching census?09/02/2018