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BX2077 - Project Management

Credit points: 3
Year: 2023
Student Contribution Band: Band 4
Administered by: College of Business, Law & Governance

This subject addresses project management from a management perspective. The subject deals with the basic nature of managing projects, the advantages and disadvantages of project management, and covers the problems of selecting projects, initiating them, operating and controlling them. The subject discusses the demands made on project managers and the nature of managers' interaction with stakeholders and the ethical issues faced by project managers. Further, the subject covers the issues associated with planning a project utilising project software tools and terminating a project.

Learning Outcomes

  • appraise and describe the key concepts, processes and techniques of project management in solving real world problems;
  • analyse the influence of PMBOK and use relevant project management tools and software applications to an identified project scenario;
  • critically examine the benefits and limitations of implementing project management theories in business.

Subject Assessment

  • Written > Case study analysis - (40%) - Individual
  • Written > Project plan - (35%) - Group
  • Performance/Practice/Product > Multimedia production - (25%) - Group.
Prerequisites: 18 CREDIT POINTS OF SUBJECTS
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
BU2007 MG2758 MG3758

Availabilities

Cairns, Trimester 1, Internal
Census Date 09-Mar-2023
Coord/Lect: Dr Leonie Cassidy.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 10 hours tutorials - Synthesising session
  • 20 hours workshops
  • 10 hours online activity - Recordings, online activities and self-directed learning
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Brisbane, Trimester 1, Internal
Census Date 09-Mar-2023
Coordinator: Dr Leonie Cassidy
Lecturer: Ms Jo-Anne Clark.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 20 hours lectures
  • 10 hours tutorials - Synthesising sessions
  • 10 hours online activity - Recordings, online activities & self-directed learning
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Brisbane, Trimester 3, Internal
Census Date 05-Oct-2023
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Carmen Reaiche
Lecturer: Ms Jo-Anne Clark.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 20 hours lectures
  • 10 hours tutorials - Synthesising sessions
  • 10 hours online activity - Recordings, online activities & self-directed learning
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Brisbane, Trimester 2, Internal
Census Date 22-Jun-2023
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Carmen Reaiche
Lecturer: Ms Jo-Anne Clark.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 20 hours lectures
  • 10 hours tutorials - Synthesising sessions
  • 10 hours online activity - Recordings, online activities & self-directed learning
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Singapore, Study Period 51, Internal
Census Date 06-Apr-2023
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Adrian Kuah
Lecturer: Dr Chun Meng Tang.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 20 hours lectures - may include recorded presentations, online activities & self-learning activities inclusive of lectures, via LearnJCU
  • 20 hours tutorials - may include recorded presentations, online activities & self-learning activities inclusive of synthesising sessions, via LearnJCU
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Singapore, Study Period 53, Internal
Census Date 30-Nov-2023
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 20 hours lectures - may include recorded presentations, online activities & self-learning activities inclusive of lectures, via LearnJCU
  • 20 hours tutorials - may include recorded presentations, online activities & self-learning activities inclusive of synthesising sessions, via LearnJCU
  • assessment and self-directed study

Townsville, Trimester 1, Internal
Census Date 09-Mar-2023
Coordinator: Dr Leonie Cassidy
Lecturer: Dr Michael Crowe.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 10 hours tutorials - Synthesising sessions
  • 20 hours workshops
  • 10 hours online activity - Recordings, online activities and self-directed learning
  • assessment and self-directed study

Trimester 1, External
Census Date 09-Mar-2023
Coord/Lect: Dr Leonie Cassidy.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 30 hours online activity - Recordings, online activities and self-directed learning
  • 10 hours online Tutorials - Online Collaborate sessions
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU

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