Course Title: Project Management

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6016 Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology (Principal Technical Officer)

Course Title: Project Management

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 80

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Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

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Course Description

The purpose of this module is to provide participants with the skills, knowledge and attitudes required to undertake project management in the workplace

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

The following modules (or equivalents) should be preferably completed prior to, or in conjunction with, this module:
 VAE 561 Participative Management
 VAG 320 Total Quality Management

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VAF143 Project Management

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module the learner should be able to:
1. Define a project
2. Analyse the scope of a project
3. Use planning, scheduling and cost control techniques
4. Select and develop a project team
5. Identify the roles and responsibilities of a project manager
6. Incorporate quality systems into project management
7. Identify the legal obligations applicable to a particular project

Overview of Assessment

The assessment for this module will consist of the following:
 1 x closed book examination at the end of the program worth 50%
 2 x individual assignment worth 30%
 1 x group project worth 20%