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Unit of study_

PMGT5888: Global Project Management

This course has been designed to suggest the development of best practices in communication, collaboration and management across international borders. The objectives are to: Understand the challenges faced by a global program and project teams; and, Improve the overall skills and practices of global project managers that will lead international companies to achieve maturity in global project management. Topics include: Introduction to traditional, distributed, and virtual project work; Global projects and requirements; Organisational change and organisational theory; Cross-cultural collaboration; Global project leadership; Trust building and conflict resolution; Coaching over distance; Global communication and channels; Leading a global organisation; Implementing collaborative tools; and, Implementing a Global Project Management Framework.

Code PMGT5888
Academic unit Project Management
Credit points 6
Prerequisites:
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None
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 global project environment
  • LO2. assess potential reasons for global project success or failure
  • LO3. develop individual integrity and professionalism
  • LO4. interact with a team and stakeholders in a professional, respectful, and culturally-aware manner
  • LO5. take into account cultural factors when managing a global project
  • LO6. plan and communicate project goals based on team's culture in order to motivate more effectively.
  • LO7. work effectively in virtual settings

Unit outlines

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