Course Title: Manage project integration

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5352 Diploma of Project Management

Course Title: Manage project integration

Portfolio: BUS Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 60

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Contact: Val Christou

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 076

Course Contact Email: val.christou@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to integrate and balance overall project management functions of scope, time, cost, quality, human resources, communications, risk and procurement across the project life cycle; and to align and track project objectives to comply with organisational goals, strategies and objectives.

It applies to individuals responsible for managing and leading a project in an organisation, business, or as a consultant.
                        

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

BSBPMG521 Manage project integration

Elements:

1. Establish project

2. Undertake project planning and design processes

3. Execute project in work environment

4. Manage project control

5. Manage project finalisation


Learning Outcomes


Overview of Assessment

In order to achieve competency in this unit, you must provide:

Performance Evidence

 Evidence of the ability to:           

◾work closely with others to integrate all project management functions across a project life cycle according to organisational objectives
◾negotiate with internal and external stakeholders
◾create accurate project management documentation
◾make suggestions for improvements to managing project integration in the future
 

Knowledge Evidence

To complete the unit requirements safely and effectively, you must:        

◾summarise project governance models
◾describe range of methodologies to break project objectives into achievable project deliverables
◾outline role of project life cycle stages, phases and structures relevant to industry and project context
◾identify and describe appropriate organisational documentation for recording strategies and goals for integration processes
    

 Assessment Conditions

Assessment must be conducted in a safe environment where evidence gathered demonstrates consistent performance of typical activities experienced in the management and leadership – project management field of work and include access to:    

  • project documentation
  • case studies and, where possible, real situations
  • interaction with others 

You are advised that you are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate your assessment work to your teacher to ensure that the relevant competency standards are being met.

Feedback

Feedback will be provided throughout the semester in class and/or online discussions.  You are encouraged to ask and answer questions during class time and online sessions so that you can obtain feedback on your understanding of the concepts and issues being discussed. Finally, you can email or arrange an appointment with your teacher to gain more feedback on your progress.

You should take note of all feedback received and use this information to improve your learning outcomes and final performance in the course.