Course Title: Manage projects
Part B: Course Detail
Teaching Period: Term1 2017
Course Code: BUSM6382C
Course Title: Manage projects
School: 174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science
Campus: City Campus
Program: C6132 - Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology
Course Contact: Program Manager
Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468
Course Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff
Dr. Betty Richards
Dr. Amita Iyer
Ph: +61 3 9925 8311
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.
Pre-requisites and Co-requisites
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to manage a straightforward project or a section of a larger project.
This unit addresses the management of projects including the development of a project plan, administering and monitoring the project, finalising the project and reviewing the project to identify lessons learnt for application to future projects.
No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of endorsement.
National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria
National Element Code & Title:
BSBPMG510A Manage projects
1.1.Access project scope and other relevant documentation
2.Develop project plan
2.1.Develop project plan including timelines, work breakdown structure, role and responsibilities and other details of how the project will be managed in relation to the project parameters
3.Administer and monitor project
3.1.Take action to ensure project team members are clear about their responsibilities and the project requirements
4.1.Complete financial record keeping associated with project and check for accuracy
5.1.Review project outcomes and processes against the project scope and plan
Refer to Elements
Details of Learning Activities
You will be involved in the following learning activities to meet requirements for the competency and stage 1 competencies for Engineering Associates:
- Reflective Journals
- Team meetings
- Site visit
- Competency tests
This course is delivered in a cluster (Manage Project and Apply environmental issues to engineering projects) in conjunction with VU21127 (OHTH5803). You must enroll in these two courses delivered in this cluster. All the learning and assessment activities will include the components of all competencies of VU21127 and BSBPMG510A.
Elements and Performance Criteria for BSBPMG510A (BUSM6382C) Manage Projects
Engineers Australia Mapping Information:
This course is mapped against stage 1 competencies for Engineering Associates developed by Engineers Australia as detailed below:
EA 1. Knowledge and Skill Base
EA1.1. Descriptive, formula-based understanding of the underpinning natural and physical sciences and the engineering fundamentals applicable to the practice area.
EA 1.2. Procedural-level understanding of the mathematics, numerical analysis, statistics, and computer and information sciences which underpin the practice area.
EA 1.3. In depth practical knowledge and skills within specialist sub-disciplines of the practice area.
EA 1.4. Discernment of engineering developments within the practice area.
EA 1.5. Knowledge of contextual factors impacting the practice area.
EA 1.6. Understanding of the scope, principles, norms, accountabilities and bounds of contemporary engineering practice in the area of practice.
EA 2. Engineering Application Ability
EA 2.1. Application of established technical and practical methods to the solution of well-defined engineering problems.
EA 2.2. Application of technical and practical techniques, tools and resources to well defined engineering problems.
EA 2.3. Application of systematic synthesis and design processes to well defined engineering problems.
EA 2.4. Application of systematic project management processes.
EA 3. Professional and Personal Attributes
EA 3.1. Ethical conduct and professional accountability.
EA 3.2. Effective oral and written communication in professional and lay domains.
EA 3.3. Creative, innovative and pro-active demeanour.
EA 3.4. Professional use and management of information.
EA 3.5. Orderly management of self, and professional conduct.
EA 3.6. Effective team membership and team leadership.
Engineers Australia Stage 1 Competencies are mapped with cluster of competencies VU21127 and BSBPMG510A in the Assessment Matrix
PC 1.1, 1.2, 1.3 ,1.4, 1.5,1.6
|Week 2 & 3||
PC 1.1, 1.2, 1.3,1.4, 1.5
|Week 4 & 5||
week 6 & 7
PC 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 2.1, 2.2, 2.6
Week 9 & 10
PC 1.6, 2.4, 2.5, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3,3.4, 3.5, 3.7
PC 2.4, 2.5
PC 4.1, 4.2, 4.3
|Week 17 or 18||
Students will be able to access information and learning materials through myRMIT and may be provided with additional materials in class. List of relevant reference books, resources in the library and accessible Internet sites will be provided where possible. During the course, you will be directed to websites to enhance your knowledge and understanding of difficult concepts.
Overview of Assessment
Assessment 1: Continuous Assessment
Weighting towards final grade (%):25
Assessment 2: Quiz
Weighting towards final grade (%): 40
Assessment 3: Project report and presentations
Weighting towards final grade (%): 35
These tasks assesses the following Course Learning Outcomes (CLOs):
Assessment Mapping Matrix
|Elements/Performance Criteria Covered||Assessment 1||Assessment 2||Assessment 3|
Assessment 1: Progressive assessment - 10% (Week 4-5)
Assessment 2: (Interim Progress report and presentation -20% (week 9-10)
Assessment 3: Final project report, Presentation, Model - 40% (Due in Week 16)
Assessment 4: Journal 10% (Due in Week 16)
Assessment 5: Final Presentation 20% (Week 17/Week 18)
|Final project report||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||x||X||X||X||X||X||X|
|Project model development||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X|
Assessment vs VU21127 Elements & Performance Criteria
VU21127 Elements and Performance Criteria
|Final project report||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X|
|Project model development||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X|
Assessment vs Engineers Australia Stage 1 Competencies
|Final project report||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X|
|Project model development||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X|
|ALL ASSESSMENTS BSBPMG510A||3||3||2||3||3||2||1||1||2||3||3||3||3||2||1|
|ALL ASSESSMENTS VU21127||3||2||2||3||2||3||3||3||2||3||3||3||3||2||3|
|0 (Blank)||Graduate attribute is not assessed.|
|1||Graduate attribute is assessed in at least one, but less than one-third, of the Element.|
|2||Graduate attribute is assessed in at least one third, but less than two-thirds, of the Element.|
|3||Graduate attribute is assessed in more than two-thirds of the Element.|
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