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LB5245 - Risk Assessment and Quality Project Management

Credit points: 3
Year: 2023
Student Contribution Band: Band 4
Administered by: College of Business, Law & Governance

This subject provides a systematic and thorough introduction to all aspects of risk assessment and quality project management. Special attention is given to risk Management, defining success factors and those factors that contribute to time and cost overruns and potentially to the failure of a project. Students will identify causes of project failure and will recognise how to mitigate risks through proper planning in the early phases of a new project. During this course numerous specific projects across different industries will be analysed for the students to also understand the uniqueness of quality project management and its role in risk mitigation.

Learning Outcomes

  • interpret and Analyse factors for successful Projects, as well as reasons for failure based on specific case studies in the context of effective Risk Management;
  • evaluate and mitigate the early triggers of failure in the project life cycle;
  • formulate a Quality Management Plan that links customer expectations, project scope, specifications, and success metrics.

Subject Assessment

  • Written > Case report 1 - (20%) - Individual
  • Written > Case study analysis - (40%) - Individual
  • Written > Project report - (40%) - Group.
Prerequisites: LB5403 & LB5246 OR 6 CREDIT POINTS OF EQUIVALENT SUBJECTS AS APPROVED BY THE COURSE COORDINATOR

Availabilities

JCU Brisbane, Trimester 3, Internal
Census Date 05-Oct-2023
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Carmen Reaiche
Workload expectations:

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

  • 20 hours lectures
  • 10 hours tutorials - Synthesising session
  • 10 hours online activity - Recordings, online activities & self-directed learning
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Brisbane, Trimester 2, Internal
Census Date 22-Jun-2023
Workload expectations:

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

  • 20 hours lectures
  • 10 hours tutorials - Synthesising session
  • 10 hours online activity - Recordings, online activities & self-directed learning
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Brisbane, Trimester 1, Internal
Census Date 09-Mar-2023
Workload expectations:

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

  • 20 hours lectures
  • 10 hours tutorials - Synthesising session
  • 10 hours online activity - Recordings, online activities & self-directed learning
  • assessment and self-directed study

Townsville, Trimester 3, Intensive
Census Date 05-Oct-2023
Face to face teaching (Dates TBA)
Workload expectations:

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

  • 30 hours seminars
  • 10 hours online activity - Recordings, online activities and self-directed learning
  • assessment and self-directed study

Townsville, Trimester 2, Intensive
Census Date 22-Jun-2023
Face to face teaching (Dates TBA)
Workload expectations:

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

  • 30 hours seminars
  • 10 hours online activity - Recordings, online activities and self-directed learning
  • assessment and self-directed study

Townsville, Trimester 1, Intensive
Census Date 09-Mar-2023
Face to face teaching (Dates TBA)
Workload expectations:

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

  • 30 hours seminars
  • 10 hours online activity - Recordings, online activities and self-directed learning
  • assessment and self-directed study

Trimester 3, External
Census Date 05-Oct-2023
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Carmen Reaiche
Lecturers: Assoc. Professor Carmen Reaiche, Dr Frank Anglani.
Workload expectations:

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

  • 30 hours online activity - Recordings, online activities and self-directed learning
  • 10 hours online Tutorials - Online Collaborate sessions
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU

Trimester 2, External
Census Date 22-Jun-2023
Workload expectations:

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

  • 30 hours online activity - Recordings, online activities and self-directed learning
  • 10 hours online Tutorials - Online Collaborate sessions
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU

Trimester 1, External
Census Date 09-Mar-2023
Workload expectations:

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

  • 30 hours online activity - Recordings, online activities and self-directed learning
  • 10 hours online Tutorials - Online Collaborate Sessions
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU

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