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CP3405 - Design Thinking and Project Management

Credit points: 3
Year: 2020
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Science and Engineering

This subject provides students with an advanced conceptual framework to understand the applications of creative technologies in the various disciplines including science and business. Relevant topics include: project management for IT industries, risk management, time management, project communication, project design and implementation and project deployment. Students will learn basic approaches to creative group problem solving in teams. An essential component of the subject is participation in a two-day design sprint involving students from all design thinking subjects. This offers students the opportunity to develop mentorship skills and experience rapid prototyping in the form of mandatory two-day "design sprint" event.

Learning Outcomes

  • evaluate modern tools and technologies to meet project requirements;
  • apply IT system development and industry standard project development skills;
  • examine non-traditional modern project management and system development;
  • apply practical experience in advanced interactive design technologies;
  • communicate technical information through reports and presentations.

Subject Assessment

  • assignment 1 (15%)
  • assignment 2 (35%)
  • sprint participation (30%)
  • practicals (20%).
Prerequisites: CP2408
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
CP3047 CP5047

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 27-Aug-2020
Workload expectations:

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

  • 45 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops/ Practicals; Sprint (intensive practical)
  • assessment and self-directed study

External, Study Period 2
Census Date 27-Aug-2020

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 27-Aug-2020
Workload expectations:

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

  • 45 hours lectures - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops/ Practicals; Sprint (intensive practical)
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 52
Census Date 06-Aug-2020
Workload expectations:

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

  • 51 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops/ Practicals; Sprint (intensive practical)
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 53
Census Date 03-Dec-2020
Workload expectations:

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

  • 51 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops/ Practicals; Sprint (intensive practical)
  • assessment and self-directed study

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.