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Melbourne - The Hotel School
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Sydney - The Hotel School

Unit Summary

Unit type

PG Coursework Unit

Credit points

12

AQF level

9

Level of learning

Introductory

Anti-requisites

MNG00783 Project Management for Sport

Unit aim

Develops students' understanding of the principles of project management from a managerial perspective in an organisational setting and to develop skills to plan and manage projects with teams. Students will be introduced to the various phases and processes associated with a project life cycle, and should understand the knowledge areas associated with any project and explore practical applications of the knowledge acquired through this unit.

Unit content

Module 1 Organising Projects

Topic 1 Introduction to project management

Topic 2 Project Selection, prioritisation and chartering

Topic 3 PMI and Organisational Influences, leading teams

Topic 4 Planning for Stakeholders, Communication and WBS

Module 2 Planning Projects

Topic 5 Scheduling Projects

Topic 6 Resourcing and Budgeting Projects

Topic 7 Project Risk and Quality Planning

Module 3 Performing Projects

Topic 8 Managing Scope, Schedule, Cost, and Quality

Topic 9 Managing the Supply Chain, Integration, Communication, and Risk, & Determining project progress and finishing projects

Topic 10 Unit review and exam preparation

 

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
On completion of this unit, students should be able to: GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 Demonstrate a critical understanding of the principles of project management as prescribed in the global standard (PMBOKĀ® Guide) Knowledge of a discipline Lifelong learning
2 Select and initiate a project, taking into account organisational goals, structure, culture, stakeholders, and competition for resources Knowledge of a discipline Lifelong learning Communication and social skills
3 Critically analyse, interpret and apply the project management knowledge areas to the various phases of any project, as appropriate, and demonstrate an understanding of the activities and interrelationships critical to the successful completion of each phase of a project Knowledge of a discipline Lifelong learning Communication and social skills
4 Create an integrated project plan for a real project, including schedule, human resources, budget, risks, and quality, and prepare appropriate Project Management documentation of the plan Knowledge of a discipline Lifelong learning Communication and social skills
5 Calculate project progress by comparing actual to planned performance and create improvement plans as needed Knowledge of a discipline Lifelong learning Communication and social skills
6 Appraise the acquiring, induction, assessing, developing, decision-making, and conflict resolution issues of a project team. Knowledge of a discipline Lifelong learning Communication and social skills

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. Demonstrate a critical understanding of the principles of project management as prescribed in the global standard (PMBOKĀ® Guide)
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
    • GA5: Lifelong learning
  2. Select and initiate a project, taking into account organisational goals, structure, culture, stakeholders, and competition for resources
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
    • GA5: Lifelong learning
    • GA6: Communication and social skills
  3. Critically analyse, interpret and apply the project management knowledge areas to the various phases of any project, as appropriate, and demonstrate an understanding of the activities and interrelationships critical to the successful completion of each phase of a project
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
    • GA5: Lifelong learning
    • GA6: Communication and social skills
  4. Create an integrated project plan for a real project, including schedule, human resources, budget, risks, and quality, and prepare appropriate Project Management documentation of the plan
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
    • GA5: Lifelong learning
    • GA6: Communication and social skills
  5. Calculate project progress by comparing actual to planned performance and create improvement plans as needed
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
    • GA5: Lifelong learning
    • GA6: Communication and social skills
  6. Appraise the acquiring, induction, assessing, developing, decision-making, and conflict resolution issues of a project team.
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
    • GA5: Lifelong learning
    • GA6: Communication and social skills

Prescribed texts

  • Prescribed text information is not currently available.

  • Kloppenborg, TJ, Anantatmula, V & Wells, KN, 2018, Contemporary Project Management, 4th edn, Cengage Learning, Boston, MA, USA.
  • Prescribed text information is not currently available.
Prescribed texts may change in future study periods.