Course Title: Project Management Domains

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Project Management Domains

Credit Points: 12


Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

BUSM4300

City Campus

Undergraduate

325H Property, Construction & Project Management

Face-to-Face

Sem 2 2012,
Sem 2 2013,
Sem 2 2014,
Sem 2 2015,
Sem 2 2016

Course Coordinator: Michelle Turner

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 3478

Course Coordinator Email: michelle.turner@rmit.edu.au


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

You should have satisfactorily completed the prerequisite courses BUSM 4168 Project Management Processes and BUSM4305 Professional Practice in Project Management before you commence this course.
 


Course Description

This course will develop and expand your knowledge of project management through direct engagement with a range of industry sectors.
The objectives of this course are to develop and expand your knowledge of: the specialised practice of project management across different industry sectors; the different contexts in which project managers practice; and how different project management methodologies are applied across these different domains.
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

 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
  • Critically examine and reflect on the profession, in local and/or global contexts, and question accepted interpretations and decision making
     


Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:
• Identify how the nature of an industry sector determines the approach required for effective project management
• Critically relfect on and examine project mangement practice across diverse industry sectors
• Assess industry sector needs and priorities to determine an appropriate project management approach?
• Analyse and discuss the project management needs of a particular industry sector
• Recommend and justify a project management approach that is applicable to a particular industry sector 


Overview of Learning Activities

This course will be delivered through series of lectures and tutorials. Project management industry experts will be invited as guest lecturers, learning activities in this course will include: group work, guest lectures, project based activities, class discussions.


Overview of Learning Resources

RMIT will provide you with resources and tools for learning in this course through our online systems. You will have access to books and relevant lecture material.


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, a written report on project management practices in a certain industry which you will be assigned to and a presentation to the class. Feedback will be given 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 (http://mams.rmit.edu.au/kh6a3ly2wi2h1.pdf ) 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: http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=ln1kd66y87rc .