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PMGT2800: Project Placement A

2024 unit information

This unit of study provides student with internship and/or work placement opportunities in the field of project management. It allows student to translate their learning from their junior and intermediate units of study within Bachelor of Project Management degree into experiential learning in a real world context. Students will be required to work with the supporting/host organisation for a minimum of 120 hours or 20 working days and this arrangement needs to be endorsed by both the academic director of the program or equivalent and the supervisor of the host organisation prior to the beginning of the placement. Students will gain valuable industry and professional experience from this unit of study including communication and key aspects of project management skills such as planning, scheduling, costing, coordinating, resourcing, budgeting, monitoring and reporting. It is anticipated that this unit of study would enrich the learning experience as well as enhance future business development or job employment opportunities in the project management context.

Unit details and rules

Managing faculty or University school:

Engineering

Study level Undergraduate
Academic unit Project Management
Credit points 6
Prerequisites:
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(PMGT1850 OR ENGG1850) AND (PMGT1860 OR ENGG1860) AND (PMGT1863 OR ENGG1863) AND PMGT1852 AND (PMGT1865 OR ENGG1865) AND PMGT1711 AND [12cp of 1000 level units of study] AND WAM >=65
Corequisites:
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None
Prohibitions:
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None
Assumed knowledge:
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This unit of study is only available to students who have a credit average or above and who have obtained approval from the program director

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

  • LO1. develop cross cultural and inter-disciplinary communication skills through liaising and collaboration with industry stakeholders in professional organisational settings
  • LO2. provide experiential learning through the application of project management theories and methodologies in real world and practical settings
  • LO3. self-reflect and recognise one's own limitations through self-reflection of successes and failures during the project life cycle
  • LO4. develop critical thinking and analytical skills through working in real life projects during the project planning, execution and monitoring and controlling phases
  • LO5. understand the importance of project delivery, the organisational value of achieving key milestones and project deliverables in real world projects.

Unit availability

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Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 1 2024
Professional practice Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 1 2020
Professional practice Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 2 2021
Professional practice Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Outline unavailable
Semester 1 2022
Professional practice Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 1 2023
Professional practice Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney

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Modes of attendance (MoA)

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Important enrolment information

Departmental permission requirements

If you see the ‘Departmental Permission’ tag below a session, it means you need faculty or school approval to enrol. This may be because it’s an advanced unit, clinical placement, offshore unit, internship or there are limited places available.

You will be prompted to apply for departmental permission when you select this unit in Sydney Student.

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Additional advice

This unit requires departmental permission to ensure appropriate enrolment. Eligible students with a WAM of 65% or greater may send an expression of interested to project.management@sydney.edu.au. Should enrolment be approved, please include evidence of this approval when submitting your permission request for review by the faculty.