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ENGG1850: Introduction to Project Management

Project management is a rapidly growing profession applied across all industries. This subject provides an overview of project management and its relationship to program and portfolio management and the broader business context. The Unit introduces students to variations in project management as interpreted and applied in different industries. It will cover the nature of the project management profession, project career paths and the graduate qualities sought by employers. It introduces the primary professional standards and project management terminology..

Code ENGG1850
Academic unit Project Management
Credit points 6
Prerequisites:
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None
Corequisites:
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None
Prohibitions:
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None

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. explain the principles of project management, including formal PM concepts, terminology and nomenclature and how they are applied in different industry contexts
  • LO2. describe the basic principles of program and portfolio management and their relationship to projects
  • LO3. describe commonly used PM tools
  • LO4. conduct research to compare and contrast PM literature and PM standards
  • LO5. describe the entire degree in overview and how this subject fits into the degree as a whole
  • LO6. determine and compare graduate qualities sought by employers from a range of PM industry contexts
  • LO7. apply a selected reflective practice model to the learning gained in this unit.

Unit outlines

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