MGMT5665 Project Management
- 6 points
|Trimester 1||UWA (Perth)||Face to face|
- 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.
- 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.
- 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
- ACCT5602 Accounting
MGMT5501 Organisational Behaviour; and enrolment in the Master of Business Administration (coursework)
the Master of Business Administration (coursework and dissertation);
approval from the Faculty of Business only, which will be determined with regard to relevant documented professional work experience.
- 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
- Unit Outline
- The availability of units in Semester 1, 2, etc. was correct at the time of publication but may be subject to change.
- All students are responsible for identifying when they need assistance to improve their academic learning, research, English language and numeracy skills; seeking out the services and resources available to help them; and applying what they learn. Students are encouraged to register for free online support through GETSmart; to help themselves to the extensive range of resources on UWA's STUDYSmarter website; and to participate in WRITESmart and (ma+hs)Smart drop-ins and workshops.
- Books and other material wherever listed may be subject to change. Book lists relating to 'Preliminary reading', 'Recommended reading' and 'Textbooks' are, in most cases, available at the University Co-operative Bookshop (from early January) and appropriate administrative offices for students to consult. Where texts are listed in the unit description above, an asterisk (*) indicates that the book is available in paperback.