Course Title: Project Design for Quality

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Project Design for Quality

Credit Points: 12

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


325H Property, Construction & Project Management


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


RMIT University Vietnam


325H Property, Construction & Project Management


Viet1 2013


RMIT Online


325H Property, Construction & Project Management



Course Coordinator: Mr. Andrew Carre

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 3903

Course Coordinator Email:

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


Course Description

This course examines the processes of design management and documentation and how these impact on the achievement of overall project objectives. This course will develop your understanding of the various elements which contribute to the project design process and you will build and apply your knowledge of how the project design process impacts on the ability of the project manager to deliver effective project outcomes. The objectives of this course are to develop your ability to apply quality assurance and quality control systems to produce a quality project plahe course will also develop your knowledge of quality management and its role in successful project management. You will critically engage in a range topics including:

  • Project management quality standards
  • Human Resources Management
  • Developing organisational plans

Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

Capability Development

If you are enrolled in MCO65 you will develop the following program capabilities:

  • Knowledge
  • Critical Analysis
  • Communication
  • Team Work
  • Leadership

If you are enrolled in MC21O you will develop the following Program Learning Outcomes

  • Determine and apply knowledge of complex project management theory, principles and best practice to applied projects to contribute to the profession and discipline of project management
  • Critically analyse synthesise and reflect on project management theory and developments, both local and international, to extend and challenge knowledge and practice
  • Professionally communicate and justify project scope, design, implementation, strategy and /or outcomes, engaging effectively with diverse stakeholders across a range of industry sectors
  • Apply the specialist knowledge and technical skills required to creatively address the diverse needs of project stakeholders, formulating innovative solutions and demonstrating independent and sound decision making related to your professional practice and the discipline

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Define and discuss quality objectives in relation to diverse industry projects
  • Apply project management strategies to address stakeholder requirements
  • Employ project life cycle and process management strategies to enhance project quality outcomes
  • Apply quality management processes to produce a management plan which is responsive to client needs 

Overview of Learning Activities

The course will be delivered through a mix of lectures and workshops. To support your learning, you will engage in a range of learning activities including: guest speakers, group work, analysis and discussion of relevant readings, contribution to professional discussions.


Overview of Learning Resources

RMIT will provide you with resources and tools for learning in this course through our online systems.

You will be provided with a range of learning materials including lecture notes, reference lists and library resources.

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 in this course may include, but is not limited to, take-home exam, a reflective journal and team based projects.

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.
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