Course Title: Apply project risk-management techniques

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6136 Advanced Diploma of Building Design (Architectural)

Course Title: Apply project risk-management techniques

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

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.

Important Information:

Students are to read this document to ensure that all completed assessment tasks comply with the listed learning elements and performance criteria.


Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

BUSM7907C

City Campus

TAFE

320T Architecture & Urban Design

Face-to-Face

Term1 2015,
Term1 2017

Course Contact: Catherine Ciavarella

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4819

Course Contact Email: catherine.ciavarella@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to assist with aspects of risk management in a project. It specifically involves planning for, controlling and reviewing risks associated with the project, and assisting in this process where required.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Year One and Two completion



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

BSBPMG415A Apply project risk-management techniques

Elements:

1. Assist with risk analysis and planning

2. Perform risk-control activities

3. Contribute to assessing risk-management outcomes


Learning Outcomes

This unit applies to a project practitioner working in a project support role.

The individual may be operating in a large or small organisation and applying skills in the context of enterprise projects.

The project practitioner may be part of a project team under the direction of a project manager, or may work as part of a smaller scale self-directed team.

This unit has generic application to a range of industries and organisations and a range of projects, from simple to complex.

In the context of this unit a project is defined as involving:

• a practical and comprehensive project plan
• a documented communications strategy
• a detailed project budget
• strategic engagement with stakeholders
• a risk, issues and change-management methodology
• a quality plan with assurance and control processes
• a supportive team-based environment.
 


Overview of Assessment

This unit of competency could be assessed in the workplace or a close simulation of the workplace environment, provided that simulated or project-based assessment techniques replicate building design workplace conditions, materials, activities, responsibilities and procedures.

Holistic or project-based assessment with other related units is recommended.