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LB5403 - Project Management Principles and Foundations

Credit points: 3
Year: 2022
Student Contribution Band: Band 4
Administered by: College of Business, Law & Governance

This subject introduces the context, rationale, strategy and tactics of project management. The main model followed it is the international Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK - US Based PMI). The context and learning of the subject will prepare students with competencies to operate in a range of industries, including engineering, information technology, consulting, production, procurement, maintenance, logistics and supply chain, health, defence, construction, and manufacturing. Key topics covered include project scope, planning, procurement, integration, stakeholders and resource management.

Learning Outcomes

  • analyse and appraise key concepts, processes and procedures of project management;
  • develop and implement a project scope through the application of project management tools to meet the needs of stakeholders;
  • identify and use key performance metrics for project success.

Subject Assessment

  • Written > Case report 1 - (20%) - Individual
  • Written > Case study analysis - (40%) - Individual
  • Written > Project plan - (40%) - Group.
Assumed
Knowledge:
Basic knowledge of management

Availabilities

JCU Brisbane, Trimester 2, Internal
Census Date 23-Jun-2022
Workload expectations:

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

  • 30 hours lectures (didactic or interactive) - 3 hours per lecture * 10 lectures
  • 9 hours tutorials - 1 hour per tutorial * 9 tutorials
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Brisbane, Trimester 3, Internal
Census Date 06-Oct-2022
Workload expectations:

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

  • 30 hours lectures (didactic or interactive) - 3 hours per lecture * 10 lectures
  • 9 hours tutorials - 1 hour per tutorial * 9 tutorials
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Singapore, Study Period 52, Internal
Census Date 04-Aug-2022
Workload expectations:

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

  • 30 hours lectures (didactic or interactive) - 3 hours per lecture * 10 lectures
  • 9 hours tutorials - 1 hour per tutorial * 9 tutorials
  • assessment and self-directed study

Townsville, Trimester 2, Internal
Census Date 23-Jun-2022
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Carmen Reaiche Amaro.
Workload expectations:

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

  • 30 hours lectures (didactic or interactive) - 3 hours per lecture * 10 lectures
  • 9 hours tutorials - 1 hour per tutorial * 9 tutorials
  • assessment and self-directed study

Townsville, Trimester 3, Internal
Census Date 06-Oct-2022
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Carmen Reaiche Amaro.
Workload expectations:

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

  • 30 hours lectures (didactic or interactive) - 3 hours per lecture * 10 lectures
  • 9 hours tutorials - 1 hour per tutorial * 9 tutorials
  • assessment and self-directed study

Trimester 2, External
Census Date 23-Jun-2022
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Carmen Reaiche Amaro.
Workload expectations:

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

  • 30 hours lectures (didactic or interactive) - 3 hours per lecture * 10 lectures
  • 9 hours tutorials - 1 hour per tutorial * 9 tutorials
  • assessment and self-directed study

Trimester 3, External
Census Date 06-Oct-2022
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Carmen Reaiche Amaro.
Workload expectations:

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

  • 30 hours lectures (didactic or interactive) - 3 hours per lecture * 10 lectures
  • 9 hours tutorials - 1 hour per tutorial * 9 tutorials
  • 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.