Course Title: Project Management Practice

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Project Management Practice

Credit Points: 12.00


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 1 2013,
Sem 2 2013,
Sem 1 2014,
Sem 1 2015,
Sem 2 2015,
Sem 1 2016,
Sem 2 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


RMIT University Vietnam


325H Property, Construction & Project Management


Viet2 2013

Course Coordinator: Ken Farnes

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 3435

Course Coordinator Email:

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

You should have satisfactorily completed the prerequisite course BUSM4420 Research Design and Methods before you commence this course.

Course Description

This capstone course will enable you to integrate and apply the theoretical concepts and knowledge and project management skills you have developed through your learning so far in this program. You will further develop and apply your project management skills and knowledge to a real world project. This course will also further develop your ability to mange time, project resources and to critically evaluate the efficacy of a project proposal.

This course includes a work integrated learning experience in which your knowledge and skills will be applied and assessed in a real or simulated workplace context and where feedback from industry and/ or community is integral to your experience.

Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

Course Objectives

The objectives of this capstone course are to develop your ability to formulate a project management plan for a complex real life project. In doing so you will develop your ability to respond effectively to the needs of all relevant stakeholders; develop your capacity to work effectively as a member of a project team; and enhance your capacity to communicate effectively with diverse stakeholders, team members and across diverse levels of an organisation.

Capability Development

This course will develop the following program capabilities:

  • Knowledge
  • Critical Analysis
  • Communication
  • Leadership
  • Team work
  • Environmental awareness

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

  • Develop a project management plan for a complex industry project
  • Produce a project management plan which identifies and responds to the needs of relevant clients and stakeholders
  • Critically evaluate the efficacy of a project proposal
  • Apply effective professional communication and team work skills to achieve effective project planning
  • Identify and critically analyse project management planning issues and impact on project planning
  • Integrate and apply theoretical and professional knowledge to achieve effective project management planning


Overview of Learning Activities

Your learning in this course will take place through a combination of lectures and workshops. You will engage in a range of learning activities including class discussions, debates, group work and industry based problem solving scenarios

Overview of Learning Resources

RMIT will provide you with resources and tools for learning in this course through our online systems.
A range of learning resources will be made available to support your learning including: reference lists, library resources, relevant software

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, but is not limited to, individual and team based projects, oral presentations, contributions to professional discussions and debates.

Feedback will be provided 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.