Course Title: Project Planning Monitoring and Evaluation

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2012

Course Code: BUSM5530

Course Title: Project Planning Monitoring and Evaluation

School: 365T Global Studies, Soc Sci & Plng

Campus: Bundoora Campus

Program: C5001 - Diploma in Youth in Development Work

Course Contact : Jennifer Brooker

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4115

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Nominal Hours: 70

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Pre-requisites and Co-requisites

Working with young people

Course Description

The aim of this module is to introduce the student to the practises that have built up around the design and management of projects in the last few decades.

Learning Outcomes

Students will cover the topics of:
1. Introduction to project planning
2. Situational and stakeholder analysis
3. The logframe
4. Preparing project proposals
5. Organising  for implementation
6. Monitoring and evaluation

Details of Learning Activities

When you have worked through this module you should be able to:

  • identify acitivities involved in project planning, monitoring and evaluation
  • desctibe procedures of situational and stakeholder analysis
  • outline the process of preparing a monitoring and evaluation procedure
  • write a proposal for funding including logframes

The skills you will work through include:

  • identify activites involved in project planning, monitoring and evaluation
  • conduct situational analysis
  • plan projects on the basis of a logical framework
  • prepare a detailed  project proposal with clear aims and objectives and realistic methods of achieving them
  • write and present proposals for funding from different sources
  • create sytems for monitoring and evaluating projects.

Teaching Schedule

During the seven weeks of  their module  Students will work through the following modules:

  • Unit 1: Introduction to prjooct planning
  • Unit 2: Situational and stakeholder analysis
  • Unit 3: The logframe
  • Unit 4: Preparing project proposals
  • Unit 5: Organising for implementation
  • Unit 6: Monitoring and evaluation

Learning Resources

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Overview of Assessment

Learning Journal

Assessment Tasks

Assessment requirements for this unit are:

  • A major research assignmnet  of approximarelte 2000 words (worth 50% of the final grade)
  • the learning journal - the learning activities and self-help questions (worth 50% of the final grade)

Assessment Matrix

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