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LB5403 - Project Management Principles and Foundations

Credit points: 3
Year: 2023
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

Cairns, 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

JCU Brisbane, Trimester 2, Internal
Census Date 22-Jun-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 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 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

JCU Singapore, Study Period 52, Internal
Census Date 03-Aug-2023
Workload expectations:

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

  • 20 hours lectures - may include recorded presentations, online activities & self-learning activities inclusive of lectures, via LearnJCU
  • 20 hours tutorials - may include recorded presentations, online activities & self-learning activities inclusive of synthesising sessions, via LearnJCU
  • 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 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

Trimester 2, External
Census Date 22-Jun-2023
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Carmen Reaiche.
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

Trimester 3, External
Census Date 05-Oct-2023
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Carmen Reaiche
Lecturers: Assoc. Professor Carmen Reaiche, Mr Reza Qorbani.
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

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

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.