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BX2077 - Project Management

Credit points: 3
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: School of Business (pre 2015)

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 28-Aug-2014
Coordinator: Mr Roy Wybrow
Lecturer: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: end of semester exam (40%); assignments (40%); mid term test (20%).

External, Study Period 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Coord/Lect: Mr Roy Wybrow.
Workload expectations:
  • 0 hours
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: end of semester exam (40%); assignments (40%); online quiz (20%).

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Coord/Lect: Mr Roy Wybrow.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: end of semester exam (40%); assignments (40%); mid term test (20%).

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 52
Census Date 17-Jul-2014
Coordinator: Mr Roy Wybrow
Lecturer: Dr Chun Meng Tang.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: end of semester exam (40%); assignments (40%); mid term test (20%).

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 53
Census Date 13-Nov-2014
Coordinator: Mr Roy Wybrow
Lecturer: Dr Chun Meng Tang.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: end of semester exam (40%); assignments (40%); mid term test (20%).
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 21
Census Date 17-Apr-2014
Coordinator: Mr Roy Wybrow
Lecturer: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: end of semester exam (40%); assignments (40%); mid term test (20%).

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 23
Census Date 11-Dec-2014
Coordinator: Mr Roy Wybrow
Lecturers: <Person not found>, Ms Jo-Anne Clark.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: end of semester exam (40%); assignments (40%); mid term test (20%).

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 22
Census Date 14-Aug-2014
Coordinator: Mr Roy Wybrow
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: end of semester exam (40%); assignments (40%); mid term test (20%).

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