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PMGT3623: Scheduling

Projects typically need to be delivered within a defined timescale. Providing robust estimates, monitoring and controlling project duration are crucial to understand the ongoing viability of the investment made in a project. This Unit provides students with a background in advanced scheduling and estimation techniques, supported by project management software.

Code PMGT3623
Academic unit Project Management
Credit points 6
Prerequisites:
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[24 cp of BPM core 2000 level units] or [30 cp of any 2000 level units of study]
Corequisites:
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None
Prohibitions:
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None

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

  • LO1. Select appropriate planning and scheduling techniques for different project types
  • LO2. Demonstrates effective interpersonal and team leadership skills at small group scale, including routine internal problem-solving and conflict resolution situations.
  • LO3. Understand different formats of project schedules such as precedence diagram and Gantt chart.
  • LO4. Learn how to competently create project schedules manually and by using commonly used computer software.
  • LO5. Learn to identify and understand task relationships and dependencies and understand how to effectively allocate project resources and update and monitor project schedules.
  • LO6. Learning basic techniques to crash/ fast track project schedules.
  • LO7. Apply the concept of risk and probability scheduling techniques.

Unit outlines

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