Course Title: Introduction to Project Management

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Introduction to Project Management

Credit Points: 12.00

Important Information:

Please note that this course may have compulsory in-person attendance requirements for some teaching activities.  

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Please read the Student website for additional requirements of in-person attendance: https://www.rmit.edu.au/covid/coming-to-campus  

Please check your Canvas course shell closer to when the course starts to see if this course requires mandatory in-person attendance. The delivery method of the course might have to change quickly in response to changes in the local state/national directive regarding in-person course attendance.  


Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

BUSM1269

City Campus

Postgraduate

325H Property, Construction & Project Management

Face-to-Face

Sem 1 2006,
Sem 2 2006,
Sem 1 2007,
Sem 2 2007,
Sem 1 2008,
Sem 2 2008,
Sem 1 2009,
Sem 2 2009,
Sem 1 2010,
Sem 2 2010,
Sem 2 2011,
Sem 1 2012,
Sem 2 2012,
Sem 1 2013,
Sem 2 2013,
Sem 1 2014,
Sem 2 2014,
Sem 1 2015,
Sem 2 2015,
Sem 1 2016,
Sem 1 2017,
Sem 2 2017,
Sem 1 2018,
Sem 2 2018,
Sem 1 2019,
Sem 2 2019,
Sem 1 2020,
Sem 2 2020,
Sem 1 2021,
Sem 1 2022

BUSM4312

RMIT University Vietnam

Postgraduate

325H Property, Construction & Project Management

Face-to-Face

Viet2 2012,
Viet1 2013

Flexible Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

BUSM1269

City Campus

Postgraduate

325H Property, Construction & Project Management

Face-to-Face

PGRDFx2020 (ZZZZ)

BUSM1269

City Campus

Postgraduate

325H Property, Construction & Project Management

Face-to-Face

PGRDFlex21 (ZZZZ)

BUSM4612

RMIT Online

Postgraduate

325H Property, Construction & Project Management

Internet

JulDec2017 (KP4),

JulDec2017 (KP5),

JulDec2017 (KP6)

BUSM4612

RMIT Online

Postgraduate

325H Property, Construction & Project Management

Internet

JanJun2018 (KP1),

JanJun2018 (KP2),

JanJun2018 (KP3)

BUSM4612

RMIT Online

Postgraduate

325H Property, Construction & Project Management

Internet

JulDec2018 (KP6)

BUSM4612

RMIT Online

Postgraduate

325H Property, Construction & Project Management

Internet

JanJun2019 (KP1),

JanJun2019 (KP2),

JanJun2019 (KP3)

BUSM4612

RMIT Online

Postgraduate

325H Property, Construction & Project Management

Internet

JulDec2019 (KP4),

JulDec2019 (KP5),

JulDec2019 (KP6)

BUSM4612

RMIT Online

Postgraduate

325H Property, Construction & Project Management

Internet

JanJun2020 (KP1),

JanJun2020 (KP2),

JanJun2020 (All)

BUSM4612

RMIT Online

Postgraduate

325H Property, Construction & Project Management

Internet

JulDec2020 (KP5),

JulDec2020 (KP6)

BUSM4612

RMIT Online

Postgraduate

325H Property, Construction & Project Management

Internet

JanJun2021 (KP1),

JanJun2021 (KP2)

BUSM4612

RMIT Online

Postgraduate

325H Property, Construction & Project Management

Internet

JulDec2021 (KP4),

JulDec2021 (KP5),

JulDec2021 (KP6)

BUSM4612

RMIT Online

Postgraduate

325H Property, Construction & Project Management

Internet

JanJun2022 (KP1),

JanJun2022 (KP2),

JanJun2022 (All)

Course Coordinator: Erica Mulowayi

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 423045931

Course Coordinator Email: erica.mulowayi@rmit.edu.au


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None.


Course Description

This course provides an introduction to Project Management and examines the foundational principles which underpin project management practice. You will develop your knowledge of project management techniques and of how to scope, plan and manage a project. You will also examine project management practice and the legal framework which governs the practice of project management. This course will introduce you to leadership concepts and principles, and will develop your ability to identify and manage project team dynamics.

The prime objective of this course is to build on and develop your understanding of best practice principles and practices of professional Project Management and develop your capacity to apply these in any commercial, industrial or professional context.


The key areas of learning covered in this course are:
Project Management- Overview, Communication Skills in Project Management and the Project Manager and the Law


Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

Program Learning Outcomes

If you are enrolled in MC210 you will develop the following Program Learning Outcomes

PLO1: Analyse, synthesise and apply complex project management theory to addres industry issues and implement new directions in project management

PLO6: Apply appropriate research methods, tools and technical skills to plan, implement and evaluate projects, contributing to the profession and field of knowledge in the discipline


Course Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Scope, develop and mange a project utlising appropriate project management techniques
  2. Apply best practice project management principles to assess the efficacy of project management practice in a workplace setting
  3. Work as team member and leader to produce a project plan
  4. Undertake individual research within the field of project management
     


Overview of Learning Activities

This course will engage you in a range of learning activities including case-study techniques, role-plays and interactive discussions.
Students will also be guided in undertaking problem-based investigations in the workplace and producing and presenting (both in written and oral form) formal proposals and reports.


Overview of Learning Resources

RMIT will provide you with resources and tools for learning in this course through our online systems. Your learning in this course will also be supported by a range of resources including cases studies, readings, lecture notes and references.


Overview of Assessment

You will be assessed on how well you meet the course learning outcomes and on your development against the program learning outcomes.

Feedback will be given on all assessment tasks.

RMIT City Campus

Assessment Task 1: Case study, 25%, CLO4
Assessment Task 2: Project management plan, 50%, CLO1, CLO2, CLO3
Assessment Task 3: Presentation, 25%, CLO1, CLO2, CLO3

RMITOnline

Assessment Task 1: Project management plan, 30%, CLO1, CLO2, CLO3, CLO4
Assessment Task 2: Project management plan, 40%, CLO1, CLO2, CLO3, CLO4
Assessment Task 3: Presentation, 30%, CLO1, CLO2, CLO3, CLO4

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 Equitable Learning Services if you would like to find out more.

Your course assessment conforms to RMIT assessment principles, regulations, policies, procedures and instructions.