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CP3405 - Design Thinking and Project Management

Credit points: 3
Year: 2019
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.
Prerequisites: CP2408
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
CP3047 CP5047

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 29-Aug-2019
Coordinator: Dr Jason Holdsworth
Lecturers: Dr Jason Holdsworth, Mr Lindsay Ward.
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
Assessment: assignment 1 (15%); assignment 2 (35%); sprint participation (30%); practicals (20%).

External, Study Period 2
Census Date 29-Aug-2019
Coord/Lect: Dr Jason Holdsworth.
Assessment: assignment 1 (15%); assignment 2 (35%); sprint participation (30%); practicals (20%).

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 29-Aug-2019
Coord/Lect: Dr Jason Holdsworth.
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
Assessment: assignment 1 (15%); assignment 2 (35%); sprint participation (30%); practicals (20%).

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 52
Census Date 08-Aug-2019
Coordinator: Dr Jason Holdsworth
Lecturer: Dr Shailey Chawla.
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
Assessment: assignment 1 (15%); assignment 2 (35%); sprint participation (30%); practicals (20%).

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 53
Census Date 05-Dec-2019
Coordinator: Dr Jason Holdsworth
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
Assessment: assignment 1 (15%); assignment 2 (35%); sprint participation (30%); practicals (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.