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LB5247 - Management Methods for Complex Projects

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

This subject prepares students to understand and manage complex projects. Special focus is given to project management methodologies, agile project management, lean project management, complex project management, and design management. This course requires "hands-on" application of project management methods by exposing students to organisations with complex projects frequently being late, over budget, and failing to meet specifications.

Learning Outcomes

  • interpret and evaluate various project management methods;
  • apply key techniques to optimise project execution in complex scenarios;
  • assess the performance of a project and make recommendations accordingly.

Subject Assessment

  • Written > Test/Quiz 1 - (30%) - Individual
  • Written > Case study analysis - (40%) - Individual
  • Written > Research report - (30%) - 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 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

Townsville, Trimester 2, Internal
Census Date 22-Jun-2023
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
Lecturer: Dr Samantha Papavasiliou.
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

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

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