Course Title: Project Management Techniques

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Project Management Techniques

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 1 2008,
Sem 2 2008,
Sem 1 2009,
Sem 2 2009,
Sem 1 2010,
Sem 2 2010,
Sem 1 2011,
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 2 2016,
Sem 1 2017


RMIT University Vietnam


325H Property, Construction & Project Management


Viet3 2012,
Viet2 2013


RMIT Online


325H Property, Construction & Project Management



Course Coordinator: Ehsan Gharaie

Course Coordinator Phone: 03 9925 1735

Course Coordinator Email:

Course Coordinator Location: 8.8.79A

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


Course Description

This course introduces the concept of project time and cost management. This course will develop your skills in time and cost management and expand your knowledge of how to apply these skills across diverse project management projects. You will further develop these skills by utilising specialised software.

Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

Capability Development

If you are enrolled in MC065 you will develop the following program capabilities:

  • Knowledge
  • Critical Analysis
  • Creativity
  • Communication
  • Team Work 

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
  • Utilise specific research and technical skills to strategically develop and implement project management strategies and solutions that are responsive to complex sustainable and economic theories and enhance project value, delivery and governance

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Select and apply appropriate project management techniques to mange project duration and cost
  • Analyse and apply principles of cost control, cash flow planning and financial administration to ensure effective project management. 
  • Control project cost and duration
  • Critically analyse synthesise and reflect on project management techniques 

Overview of Learning Activities

Learning in this course comprises a combination of lectures and workshops. To support your learning you will engage in a range of learning activities including: class discussions of readings in a workshop setting, and software workshops.

Overview of Learning Resources

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

Lecture notes, reference lists, library resources and specialised software will also be made available to students in this course.

Overview of Assessment

You will be assessed on how well you meet the course’s learning outcomes and on your development against the program capabilities.
Assessment in this course may include, but is not limited to, group based projects , individual assignments and reflective writing.
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 .