Course Title: Quality Management

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Quality Management

Credit Points: 12


Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

BUSM3132

City Campus

Undergraduate

325H Property, Construction & Project Management

Face-to-Face

Sem 2 2007,
Sem 2 2008,
Sem 2 2009,
Sem 2 2010,
Sem 2 2011,
Sem 2 2012,
Sem 2 2013,
Sem 2 2014,
Sem 2 2015,
Sem 2 2016,
Sem 2 2017

Course Coordinator: Dr Ehsan Gharaie

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 1735

Course Coordinator Email: ehsan.gharaie@rmit.edu.au

Course Coordinator Location: 8.8.79A


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None


Course Description

This course will introduce you to key Quality Management (QM) processes in Project Management. This course examines the role quality management plays in effective project management. You will develop your knowledge of how Quality Management processes are planned and implemented in order to satisfy the quality requirements of a project


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
  • Collaborate effectively with others and demonstrate intellectual independence and autonomy to solve problems and/or address industry issues and imperatives


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

  • Identify the role of Quality Management processes in Project Management
  • Analyse and apply Quality Management concepts to project planning
  • Select and apply appropriate techniques for achieving quality related goals in a project
  • Collaborate within a team to develop a quality management plan which responds to the needs of project stakeholders
     


Overview of Learning Activities

Learning activities in this course will include problem solving and case study exercises, group discussions and individual and team based activities.


Overview of Learning Resources

RMIT will provide you with resources and tools for learning in this course through our on line systems. You will be expected to utilise library and electronic recourses (as well as any other appropriate resources) to engage in professional reading of any relevant educational literature related to Quality management.


Overview of Assessment

The learning outcomes detailed above will be assessed in this course. You will work both individually and in groups to develop a quality management plan. Assessment tasks may include, but are not limited to, class activities, presentations and tests; individual and group assignments.

Feedback will be provided throughout the semester in class and/or on line discussions, through individual and group feedback and by individual consultation.
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 (http://mams.rmit.edu.au/kh6a3ly2wi2h1.pdf )summarises your responsibilities as an RMIT student as well as those of your teachers.
Your course assessments conform to RMIT assessment principles, regulations, policies, and procedures which are described and referenced in a single document.
http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=ln1kd66y87rc .
You should refer to Part B of the course guide for further information on assessment.