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CP3405 - Design Thinking and Project Management

Credit points: 3
Year: 2022
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.

Subject Assessment

  • Written > Self-reflection task - (20%) - Individual
  • Performance/Practice/Product > Prototype - (30%) - Group
  • Part 1 Project Plan 15% Part 2 Project Report 35% - (50%) - Group.
Prerequisites: CP2408
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
CP3047 CP5047

Availabilities

Cairns, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 25-Aug-2022
Coord/Lect: Dr Jason Holdsworth.
Workload expectations:

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

  • 45 hours lectures (didactic or interactive) - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops/ Practicals; Sprint (intensive practical)
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Singapore, Study Period 51, Internal
Census Date 07-Apr-2022
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

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.

  • 51 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops/ Practicals; Sprint (intensive practical)
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Singapore, Study Period 53, Internal
Census Date 01-Dec-2022
Lecturer: Mr Michael Hansen.
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

Townsville, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 25-Aug-2022
Coordinator: Dr Jason Holdsworth
Lecturers: Dr Jason Holdsworth, Dr Dmitry Konovalov.
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

Study Period 2, External
Census Date 25-Aug-2022
Coord/Lect: Dr Jason Holdsworth.

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.