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SSUD12-108: Professional Practice and Standards

Description

This subject unpacks what is meant by a projectised organisation and the context that enables project management tools and techniques to deliver organisational objectives. It looks at the standards that underpin project management, the various approaches that are used to achieve successful outcomes, and reflects on past, present and future trends. Topics covered include the projectised organisation, Waterfall versus Agile, using the PMBOK® Guide, project baselines and deliverables, ethical practice, the Project Management Office (PMO), organisational maturity, project manager certification, professional formation, life-long learning strategies, career specialisations, and the future of project management.

Subject details

Type: Undergraduate Subject
Code: SSUD12-108
EFTSL: 0.125
Faculty: Faculty of Society and Design
Semesters offered:
  • September 2022 [Standard Offering]
Credit: 10
Study areas:
  • Business, Commerce, and Entrepreneurship
  • Project Management and Innovation
Subject fees:
  • Commencing in 2021: $3,890.00
  • Commencing in 2022: $3,950.00
  • Commencing in 2023: $4,050.00
  • Commencing in 2021: $5,260.00
  • Commencing in 2022: $5,260.00
  • Commencing in 2023: $5,400.00

Learning objectives

1. Obtain an understanding of the role of project managers in society 2. Appreciate the history and evolution of the project management discipline globally 3. Develop and display ethical behavior in the management of projects and programs 4. Demonstrate familiarity with key international project management standards

Enrolment requirements

Requisites:

Nil

Assumed knowledge:

Assumed knowledge is the minimum level of knowledge of a subject area that students are assumed to have acquired through previous study. It is the responsibility of students to ensure they meet the assumed knowledge expectations of the subject. Students who do not possess this prior knowledge are strongly recommended against enrolling and do so at their own risk. No concessions will be made for students’ lack of prior knowledge.

Restrictions:

Subject dates

  • Standard Offering
    Enrolment opens: 17/07/2022
    Semester start: 12/09/2022
    Subject start: 12/09/2022
    Cancellation 1: 26/09/2022
    Cancellation 2: 03/10/2022
    Last enrolment: 25/09/2022
    Withdraw - Financial: 08/10/2022
    Withdraw - Academic: 29/10/2022
    Teaching census: 07/10/2022
Standard Offering
Enrolment opens: 17/07/2022
Semester start: 12/09/2022
Subject start: 12/09/2022
Cancellation 1: 26/09/2022
Cancellation 2: 03/10/2022
Last enrolment: 25/09/2022
Withdraw - Financial: 08/10/2022
Withdraw - Academic: 29/10/2022
Teaching census: 07/10/2022