Course Title: Manage computer systems/electronics projects

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2014

Course Code: BUSM7828C

Course Title: Manage computer systems/electronics projects

School: 130T Vocational Engineering

Campus: City Campus

Program: C6122 - Advanced Diploma of Electronics and Communications Engineering

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email: vocengineering@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Dr Gita Pendharkar
Phone: +613 9925 4701
Email: gita.pendharkar@rmit.edu.au
 

Kemps Cheng
Phone: +613 9925 4691
Email: kempss.cheng@rmit.edu.au

Nominal Hours: 40

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.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites

Nil

Course Description

This unit covers the management of computer systems/ electronics projects involving management of safety, budget variation, personnel, resources, timelines and completion documentation.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

UEENEEH141A Manage computer systems/electronics projects

Element:

1. Establish the scope of the projects.

Element:

2. Manage computer systems/electronics/ projects.

Element:

3. Complete projects and document.

Element:

1. Establish the scope of the projects.

Performance Criteria:

1.1 OHS processes and procedures for a given work area are identified, obtained and understood.
1.2 Project deliverables and project objectives (as measurable outcomes) are established from project planning and other relevant documentation and from discussions with appropriate person(s).
1.3 The "work breakdown structure" (WBS) is developed to identify component parts of the project.
1.4 Major milestones and deliverables are identified.
1.5 Resources needed to meet project outcome are established.
1.6 Processes and procedures are developed for managing contract variations from discussions with appropriate person(s) and in accordance with contractual agreement.
1.7 Risks are identified and project plan strategies devised to ensure that outcomes are achieved to the required standard of quality specified in the contract.
1.8 A project plan is devised. The project plan typically includes: scope statement, WBS, cost estimates, proposed timeline and deliverables, required staff and other resources, key risks and their planned responses.
 

Element:

2. Manage computer systems/electronics/ projects.

Performance Criteria:

2.1 OHS policies, procedures and programs are implemented and monitored.
2.2 Achievement of project outcomes is delegated to appropriately competent person(s) involved in the project.
2.3 Risk events are monitored and project plan strategies implemented to ensure that outcomes are achieved to the required standard of quality specified in the contract.
2.4 Procurement processes and procedures are monitored to ensure on time supply of equipment and materials and in accordance with organisation policy.
2.5 Verification of the project technical design, modification, installation, and/or maintenance of system and equipment parameters is frequently made against specifications and established procedures.
2.6 Project progress is monitored against schedule, quality requirements and budget.
2.7 Conflict issues at the work site and between stakeholders, clients and regulators are identified and managed in accordance with established procedures.
2.8 Variations are managed in accordance with agreed processes and in accordance with the contract.
2.8 Project records are maintained and progress reports written and forwarded to all appropriate person(s).
 

Element:

3. Complete projects and document.

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Project outcomes are reviewed against original plan, implemented risk strategies, contract variations, safety record, and budget.
3.2 Project completion acceptance is sought from appropriate person(s) and hand-over documented in accordance with organisation policy and established procedures.
 


Learning Outcomes


Refer to Elements


Details of Learning Activities

This course is delivered in a cluster (Electronics and Communications Projects) in conjunction with UEENEEE117A (OHTH5730C), UEENEEE015B (EEET6740C),  and UEENEEH160A (BUSM7829C). You must enrol in all four courses delivered in this cluster. All the learning and assessment activities will include the components of all UEENEEE117A, UEENEEE015B, UEENEEH141A and UEENEEH160A. Please refer to the course guide Part B for course UEENEEH160A (BUSM7829C) for the learning activities and Engineers Australia Mapping Information.
 


Teaching Schedule

As this course is delivered in cluster, please refer to the course guide Part B for course UEENEEH160A (BUSM7829C) for the proposed teaching schedule.


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References


Other Resources

As this course is delivered in cluster, please refer to the course guide Part B for course UEENEEH160A (BUSM7829C) for the information about the learning resources.
 


Overview of Assessment

The assessment is conducted in both theoretical and practical aspects of the course according to the performance criteria set in the National Training Package. Assessment may incorporate a variety of methods including written/oral activities and demonstration of practical skills to the relevant industry standards. Participants are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment activities to their teacher/assessor. Feedback will be provided throughout the course. To successfully complete this course you will be required to demonstrate competency in each assessment task detailed under Assessment Tasks:

Assessment 1: Project related assignments
Weighting towards final grade (%): 30

Assessment 2: Project (Part A & Part B)
Weighting towards final grade for Part A (%): 30
Weighting towards final grade for Part B (%): 40

These tasks assesses the following Course Learning Outcomes (CLOs):

Assessment Mapping Matrix

Element/Performance Criteria CoveredProject related assignmentsProject Part AProject Part B
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1.7XXX
1.8XXX
2.1XXX
2.2XXX
2.3XXX
2.4XXX
2.5XXX
2.6XXX
2.7XXX
2.8XXX
2.9XXX
3.1XXX
3.2XXX


 


Assessment Tasks

As this course is delivered in cluster, please refer to the course guide Part B for course UEENEEH160A (BUSM7829C) for assessment tasks.


Assessment Matrix

As this course is delivered in cluster, please refer to the course guide Part B for course UEENEEH160A (BUSM7829C) for assessment matrix.
 

Other Information

  • As this course is delivered in cluster, please refer to the course guide Part B for course UEENEEH160A (BUSM7829C) for the 
    information about student directed hours.

Study and Learning Support:

Study and Learning Centre (SLC) provides free learning and academic development advice to you. Services offered by SLC to support your numeracy and literacy skills are:

- Assignment writing, thesis writing and study skills advice
- Maths and science developmental support and advice
- English language development

Please Refer http://www.rmit.edu.au/studyandlearningcentre to find more information about Study and learning Support

Disability Liaison Unit:

If you are suffering from long-term medical condition or disability, you should contact Disability Liaison Unit to seek advice and support to complete your studies.

Please Refer http://www.rmit.edu.au/disability to find more information about services offered by Disability Liaison Unit
 

 

Late Submission:

If you require an Extension of Submittable Work (assignments, reports or project work etc.) for 7 calendar days or less (from the original due date) and have valid reasons, you must complete and lodge an Application for Extension of Submittable Work (7 Calendar Days or less) form and lodge it with the Senior Educator/ Program Manager.
The application must be lodged no later than one working day before the official due date. You will be notified within no more than 2 working days of the date of lodgement as to whether the extension has been granted.

If you seek an Extension of Submittable Work for more than 7 calendar days (from the original due date) must lodge an Application for Special Consideration form under the provisions of the Special Consideration Policy, preferably prior to, but no later than 2 working days after the official due date.

Submittable Work (assignments, reports or project work etc.) submitted late without approval of an extension will not be accepted or marked.


Special Consideration:

Please refer http://www.rmit.edu.au/students/specialconsideration to find more information about special consideration

Plagiarism:

Plagiarism is a form of cheating and it is very serious academic offence that may lead to expulsion from the University.

Please Refer: www.rmit.edu.au/academicintegrity to find more information about plagiarism.

Email Communication:

All email communications will be sent to your RMIT email address and you must regularly check your RMIT emails.
 

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