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PMGT3857: International Project Management

This unit provides specific guidelines for achieving greater international project success. It addresses the need for modern techniques in project management geared and suited to international projects. It provides opportunity to students to have orientation towards lessons learned from failures and problems in international projects, and suggest alternative solutions for project issues. The critical success factors for managing international projects together with management issues related to vendors and outsourcing across national boundaries are also discussed. It further deals with managing businesses effectively address cross- cultural, social, and political issues.

Code PMGT3857
Academic unit Project Management
Credit points 6
Prerequisites:
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30cp of 1000 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. Understand the international project ecosystem
  • LO2. Assess potential reasons for international project success or failure
  • LO3. Develop individual cross-cultural integrity and professionalism
  • LO4. Interact with a team and stakeholders in a professional, respectful, and culturally aware manner
  • LO5. Consider cultural factors when managing an international project
  • LO6. Work effectively in virtual and remote settings