COMM5703 Communication, Innovation and Project Management
- 6 points
Availability Location Mode Non-standard teaching period UWA (Perth) Face to face
- This unit provides students with an intensive introduction to the communications project management systems regularly used in contemporary organisational environments. It examines the process of project management including the various forms and templates and considers the ways in which project management plays a central role in (1) managing communications campaigns; (2) making visible strategic and innovative opportunities; and (3) and identifying and managing risks.
- Students are able to (1) understand project management processes, forms, documents and reporting appropriate for communications settings; (2) use and refine skills in the development of project proposals and management plans; and (3) understand the relationship between project management, communication strategies, innovation and risk.
- Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) a project proposal; (2) a project management plan; and (3) attendance, participation and presentations. Further information is available in the unit outline.
Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
- Unit Coordinator(s)
- Associate Professor Helen Fordham
- Contact hours
- up to 24 hours
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