Course Title: Administer projects

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2007

Course Code: BUSM5777C

Course Title: Administer projects

School: 340T Art

Campus: City Campus

Program: C0027 - Graduate Certificate in Public Art

Course Contact : Geoff Hogg

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 1967

Course Contact

Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Geoff Hogg
0413 624 813

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


Course Description

This course provides opportunities for students to gain skills and knowledge in the main administrative tasks associated with Public Art. They include:
• Site management
• Occupational health and safety
• Collaborative practice
• Production methods and outsourcing
• Technology
• Administration of meetings, key results, timelines and project completion

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

BSBADM407A Administer Projects


Coordinate project administration


Finalise and review project administration


Plan project administration

Learning Outcomes

Coordinate project administration
Finalise and review project administration
Plan project administration

Details of Learning Activities

•    Practical field work
•    Discussions, workshops, lectures and tutorials
•    Preparation of documentation
•    Integrated project work

Teaching Schedule

After participating in the 3 week Intensive Program beginning on the first Monday of March, study is project based with tasks integrated into project work.

Formal project review takes place on 26 and 27 May for Semester 1 and on 20 and 21 October for Semester 2.

Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


Other Resources

program text and materials list will be distributed in class

Overview of Assessment

1. A 10 minute documentary presentation and project document book based on own practice and participation in the 3 week intensive workshop
2. A series of projects and accompanying visual diaries
3. Portfolio of work – studies, projects and workshop outcomes developed throughout the year as class projects

Students already working in the field of public art have the opportunity to negotiate projects for assessment in the context of Work Integrated Learning.

The five courses that comprise the Graduate Certificate in Public Art are delivered and assessed via the work practices and projects undertaken during the program. The courses are delivered and assessed in an integrated form as part of the practice of a developing public artist.

Assessment Tasks

•    Presentation of documentation detailing project work
•    Presentation to a group of research undertaken
•    Participation in group discussions and tutorials

    Alternative Assessment
    Participants already working in the field of Public Art or a related area have the opportunity to negotiate projects for assessment in the context of work integrated learning.

This course is taught together with the courses Public Art Project Management and Public Art Site Management.
This course is taught together with the course Developing Work Priorities.

Assessment Matrix

not applicable

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