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Unit Summary

Unit type

PG Coursework Unit

Credit points

12

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 the skills needed 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

  • Introduction to project management
  • Project Selection, prioritisation and chartering
  • PMI and Organisational Influences, leading teams
  • Planning for Stakeholders, Communication and WBS

Module 2 Planning Projects

  • Scheduling Projects
  • Resourcing and Budgeting Projects
  • Project Risk and Quality Planning

Module 3 Performing Projects

  • Managing Scope, Schedule, Cost, and Quality
  • Managing the Supply Chain, Integration, Communication, and Risk, & Determining project progress and finishing projects
  • 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.

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)
2 Select and initiate a project, taking into account organisational goals, structure, culture, stakeholders, and competition for resources
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
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
5 Calculate project progress by comparing actual to planned performance and create improvement plans as needed
6 Appraise the acquiring, induction, assessing, developing, decision-making, and conflict resolution issues of a project team.

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)
  2. Select and initiate a project, taking into account organisational goals, structure, culture, stakeholders, and competition for resources
  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
  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
  5. Calculate project progress by comparing actual to planned performance and create improvement plans as needed
  6. Appraise the acquiring, induction, assessing, developing, decision-making, and conflict resolution issues of a project team.

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