MGMT5665 Project Management

Credit
6 points
Offering
(see Timetable)
AvailabilityLocationMode
Trimester 1UWA (Perth)Face to face
Content
This unit is for students who wish to understand and improve their project management skills, and for managers who oversee a portfolio of strategic projects. Topics include project creation and planning; scheduling, network analysis and resource management; control of projects during their development and execution phases; organising the project team; benefits realisation; and managing a portfolio of projects.
Outcomes
Students are able to (1) demonstrate understanding of project management knowledge areas; (2) apply project management skills, tools and techniques in a realistic setting; (3) make use of standard project management software (Microsoft Project); (4) communicate a project plan by way of an oral presentation and written report; and (5) assess the worth of project management as a tool for implementing decisions.
Assessment
Typically this unit is assessed in the following ways: (1) individual case; (2) group assignment; and (3) final examination. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s)
Dr Brett Smith
Unit rules
Prerequisites:
ACCT5602 Accounting
or
MGMT5501 Organisational Behaviour; and enrolment in the Master of Business Administration (coursework)
or
the Master of Business Administration (coursework and dissertation);
or
approval from the Faculty of Business only, which will be determined with regard to relevant documented professional work experience.
Incompatibility:
MGMT5660 Applied Project Management
Contact hours
trimester teaching periods—lectures/seminars/workshops: up to 3 hours per week
intensive teaching period—lectures/seminars/workshops: 7–8 hours per week over 5 weeks
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