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BX2077 - Project Management

Credit points: 3
Year: 2021
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

  • Oral > Presentation 1 - (20%) - Group
  • Written > Case study analysis - (40%) - Individual
  • Written > Project plan - (40%) - Group.
Prerequisites: 18 CREDIT POINTS OF SUBJECTS
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
BU2007 MG2758 MG3758

Availabilities

Cairns, Trimester 2, Internal
Census Date 24-Jun-2021
Coordinator: Mr Paul McGrath
Lecturers: Dr Leonie Cassidy, Dr Michael Underdown.
Workload expectations:

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

  • 38 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops; Lecturer directed activities.
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Brisbane, Study Period 21, Internal
Census Date 11-Mar-2021
Coordinator: Dr Alf Kuilboer, Mr Paul McGrath
Lecturer: Ms Jo-Anne Clark.
Workload expectations:

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

  • 38 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops; Lecturer directed activities.
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Brisbane, Study Period 23, Internal
Census Date 07-Oct-2021
Coordinator: Mr Paul McGrath
Lecturer: Ms Jo-Anne Clark.
Workload expectations:

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

  • 38 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops; Lecturer directed activities.
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Singapore, Study Period 51, Internal
Census Date 08-Apr-2021
Coordinator: Mr Paul McGrath, Assoc. Professor Adrian Kuah
Lecturer: Dr Chun Meng Tang.
Workload expectations:

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

  • 38 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops; Lecturer directed activities.
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Singapore, Study Period 53, Internal
Census Date 02-Dec-2021
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.

  • 38 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops; Lecturer directed activities.
  • assessment and self-directed study

Townsville, Trimester 2, Internal
Census Date 24-Jun-2021
Coordinator: Mr Paul McGrath
Lecturers: Dr Michael Underdown, Mr Paul McGrath.
Workload expectations:

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

  • 38 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops; Lecturer directed activities.
  • assessment and self-directed study

Trimester 2, External
Census Date 24-Jun-2021
Coord/Lect: Mr Paul McGrath.
Workload expectations:

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

  • 0 hours
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU

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