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PMGT5205: Professional Project Practice

2024 unit information

Project Management is a key approach to achieving organisational objectives across multiple industries, including engineering, construction, IT, organisational change and transformation, including many others. Project Management is a rapidly growing profession, involving the coordinated definition and delivery of unique objectives within time, cost, and quality constraints. This unit provides students with an introduction to Project Management, including a review of the project lifecycle from conception, through delivery, to acceptance. In this unit, students will also gain an understanding of different project methodologies and the organisational context in which projects are managed.

Unit details and rules

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Project Management

Code PMGT5205
Academic unit Project Management
Credit points 6
Prerequisites:
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None
Corequisites:
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None
Prohibitions:
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ENGG5205
Assumed knowledge:
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None

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

  • LO1. Describe the nature of projects and their organisational context
  • LO2. Evaluate the implications of project lifecycles in different contexts and from different perspectives
  • LO3. Understand and identify ethical issues facing project management professionals in projects.
  • LO4. Analyse the trade-offs between competing constraints such as time, cost and resources.
  • LO5. Recognise various stakeholder roles in projects and the need for stakeholder management.
  • LO6. Recognise the broad principles and processes that guide project management practice.
  • LO7. Recognise ethical issues and considerations facing project management professionals.

Unit availability

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Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 1 2024
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 1 2024
Online Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 2 2024
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Outline unavailable
Semester 2 2024
Online Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Outline unavailable
Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 1 2023
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 1 2023
Online Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 2 2023
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 2 2023
Online Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney

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