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PMGT2854: Executing Projects

The heart of a project lies in its delivery. Good planning sets the foundation for good execution; however projects need to be actively managed to ensure they are successfully delivered. This Unit of Study explores project execution through a hands on simulation that allows students to experience the delivery of a project including start-up and closure, progress reporting, decision making and change control.

Code PMGT2854
Academic unit Project Management
Credit points 6
Prerequisites:
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ENGG1860 OR ENGG1850
Corequisites:
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None
Prohibitions:
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None

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

  • LO1. Monitor and control progress against performance expectations and make any necessary adjustments
  • LO2. Initiate and manage project start-up or the transition to a new project phase
  • LO3. Allocate and monitor resources
  • LO4. Evaluate and monitor risks, opportunities and implement responses
  • LO5. Develop and apply change control and configuration management; obtain agreement on, and implement project changes
  • LO6. Report on project progress; verify the achievement of project requirements and objectives, including quality and recommend any necessary corrective and/or preventive actions
  • LO7. Distil critical information, evaluate and review decisions to move the project forward
  • LO8. Deliver results, get acceptance, close and evaluate a phase or the project.

Unit outlines

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