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BX2077 - Project Management

Credit points: 03
Year: 2019
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
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 demonstrate key concepts, processes and procedures of project management;
  • analyse the influence of PMBOK with real applications of project management;
  • develop experience in use of software and relevant project management tools to real world problems;
  • apply project management techniques in solving real world problems;
  • critically examine the benefits and limitations of implementing project management theories in business.
Prerequisites: 18 CP OF SUBJECTS
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
BU2007 MG2758 MG3758

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 29-Aug-2019
Coordinator: Mr Roy Wybrow
Lecturer: Mr Gerard Byrne.
Contact hours:
  • 38 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops; Lecturer directed activities.
    Assessment: end of semester exam (40%); assignments (40%); one page project overview (opppo) - 10%; presentation - 10% (20%).

    External, Study Period 2
    Census Date 29-Aug-2019
    Coordinator: Mr Roy Wybrow
    Lecturer: Mr Sandy Whyte.
    Contact hours:
    • 0 hours
      Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
      Assessment: end of semester exam (40%); assignments (40%); one page project overview (opppo) - 10%; presentation - 10% (20%).

      Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
      Census Date 29-Aug-2019
      Coord/Lect: Mr Roy Wybrow.
      Contact hours:
      • 38 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops; Lecturer directed activities.
        Assessment: end of semester exam (40%); assignments (40%); one page project overview (opppo) - 10%; presentation - 10% (20%).

        JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 51
        Census Date 11-Apr-2019
        Coordinator: Mr Roy Wybrow
        Lecturer: Dr Chun Meng Tang.
        Contact hours:
        • 38 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops; Lecturer directed activities.
          Assessment: end of semester exam (40%); assignments (40%); one page project overview (opppo) - 10%; presentation - 10% (20%).

          JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 53
          Census Date 05-Dec-2019
          Contact hours:
          • 38 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops; Lecturer directed activities.
            Assessment: end of semester exam (40%); assignments (40%); one page project overview (opppo) - 10%; presentation - 10% (20%).

            JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 22
            Census Date 08-Aug-2019
            Lecturer: Ms Jo-Anne Clark.
            Contact hours:
            • 38 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops; Lecturer directed activities.
              Assessment: end of semester exam (40%); assignments (40%); one page project overview (opppo) - 10%; presentation - 10% (20%).

              Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.