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PMGT2800: Project Placement A

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.

Code PMGT2800
Academic unit Project Management
Credit points 6
ENGG1850 AND ENGG1860 AND ENGG1863 AND PMGT1852 AND ENGG1865 AND PMGT1711 AND [12cp of 1000 level units of study]
Assumed knowledge:
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 outlines

Unit outlines will be available 2 weeks before the first day of teaching for the relevant session.