Course Title: Project Administration

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Project Administration

Credit Points: 12


Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


325H Property, Construction & Project Management


Sem 1 2006,
Sem 1 2007,
Sem 1 2008,
Sem 1 2009,
Sem 1 2010,
Sem 1 2011,
Sem 2 2011,
Sem 1 2012,
Sem 2 2012,
Sem 2 2013,
Sem 2 2014,
Sem 2 2015,
Sem 2 2016,
Sem 2 2017,
Sem 2 2018,
Sem 2 2019


Singapore Inst of Management


325H Property, Construction & Project Management


Offsh 1 08,
Offsh 1 09,
Offsh 3 09,
Offsh 3 10,
Offsh 1 11,
Offsh 3 11,
Offsh1 12,
Offsh3 12,
Offsh1 13,
Offsh3 13,
Offsh1 14

Course Coordinator: Koorosh Gharehbaghi

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 5019

Course Coordinator Email:

Course Coordinator Location: 8.8.61

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

You should have satisfactorily completed the prerequisite course BUSM 3308 Techniques for Projects before you commence this course. 

Course Description

This course will introduce you to key project administration processes and tools that are required for effective project adminstration. Specifically, this course examines:
• Concepts and tools essential for successfully executing a project and to perform effective administration of the project.
• Administration requirements of a project
• Knowledge and tools required to support the project documentation/correspondence/administration process
Extensive use will be made of case analyses of projects and project administration and management software(s).

Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

This course will develop the following program learning outcomes:

  • Determine and apply knowledge of complex project management theory to your professional practice and/or further study
  • Professionally communicate to a range of audiences, demonstrating in depth knowledge of the discipline and of the needs of diverse project management stakeholders
  • Apply logical, critical and creative thinking to analyse, synthesise and apply theoretical knowledge, and technical skills, to formulate evidenced based solutions to industry problems or issues


On successful completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Identify the concepts and tools required for successful and effective administration of projects
  • Utilise project management and administration software to administer projects
  • Interpret and analyse project schedules and progress plans and reports
  • Produce project documentation and correspondence for dissemination to project stakeholders

Overview of Learning Activities

You will learn through series of face to face lectures and workshops. Learning activities in this course include case based case study exercises, class discussions, group work and computer based workshops.

Overview of Learning Resources

RMIT will provide you with resources and tools for learning in this course through our online systems. You will have access to lecture notes, workshop material, reading list and case study material.

Overview of Assessment

You will be assessed on how well you meet the course’s learning outcomes and on your development against the program learning outcomes. Assessment may include individual assignment, group assignment and/or Exam.
Feedback will be given on all assessment tasks.
If you have a long term medical condition and/or disability it may be possible to negotiate to vary aspects of the learning or assessment methods. You can contact the program coordinator or the Disability Liaison Unit if you would like to find out more.
An assessment charter ( ) summarises your responsibilities as an RMIT student as well as those of your teachers.
Your course assessment conforms to RMIT assessment principles, regulations, policies and procedures which are described and referenced in a single document:;ID=ln1kd66y87rc .’