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INFO6304 Project Planning and Management

Summary

Professionals, whether they are working in the sciences, business, engineering, information technology, health or education, typically work in teams to complete projects. This course introduces and examines the technical and socio-cultural dimensions of Project Management. Students experience all aspects of the Project Life Cycle through the completion of integrated unifying exercises.

A conceptual framework underpinning Project Management is presented in the context of the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK). These professional standards are supported by the Australian Institute of Project Managers (AIPM) and their international counterparts.

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Have acquired knowledge and skills of Project Management at a level sufficient to satisfy the knowledge requirements defined by the Australian Institute of Project Managers (AIPM) for the levels “Certified Practicing Project Practitioner” and “Certified Practicing Project Manager”;
  2. Appreciate the importance of both socio-cultural and technical issues in the successful management of a project;
  3. Understand how to apply modern project management techniques within their professional area of expertise.
Number of credit hours per week 4
Course eligibility Compulsory
Presence of students On-campus and on-line
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