Course Title: Manage projects

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2011

Course Code: BUSM6223C

Course Title: Manage projects

School: 345T Media and Communication

Campus: City Campus

Program: C5218 - Diploma of Interactive Digital Media

Course Contact : Program Administration

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4815

Course Contact

Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Teacher: Peter Kennedy
Phone: 9925 8079

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


Course Description

This course covers the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to manage a straight forward project or a section of a larger project.
On successful completion of this competency, you will have gained employability in skills in preparing , planning, managing, completing , and reviewing a new media project that is based on the principles of good design and visual aesthetic. The outcomes can be seen as a folio of creative work to promote you as a Interactive Digital Media Designer.

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

BSBPMG510A Manage projects


Element 1. Define project

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Access project scope and other relevant
1.2 Define project stakeholders
1.3 Seek clarification from delegating authority of any issues
related to project and project parameters
1.4 Identify limits of own responsibility and reporting
1.5 Clarify relationship of project to other projects and to the
organisation's objectives
1.6 Determine and access available resources to undertake


Element 2 Develop project plan

Performance Criteria:

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
2.2 Identify and access appropriate project management
2.3 Formulate risk management plan for project, including
occupational health and safety (OHS)
2.4 Develop and approve project budget
2.5 Consult team members and take their views into account
in planning the project
2.6 Finalise project plan and gain any necessary approvals to
commence project according to documented plan


Element 3 Administer and monitor project

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Take action to ensure project team members are clear
about their responsibilities and the project requirements
3.2 Provide support for project team members, especially
with regard to specific needs, to ensure that the quality of
the expected outcomes of the project and documented
time lines are met
3.3 Establish and maintain required record keeping
systems throughout the project
3.4 Implement and monitor plans for managing project
finances, resources (human, physical and technical) and
3.5 Complete and forward project reports as required to
3.6 Undertake risk management as required to ensure
project outcomes are met
3.7 Achieve project deliverables


Element 4 Finalise project

Performance Criteria:

4.1 Complete financial record keeping associated with project
and check for accuracy
4.2 Assign staff involved in project to new roles or reassign to
previous roles
4.3 Complete project documentation and obtain any
necessary sign offs for concluding project


Element 5 Review project

Performance Criteria:

5.1 Review project outcomes and processes against the
project scope and plan
5.2 Involve team members in the project review
5.3 Document lessons learnt from the project and report within the organisation

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this competency, you will have skills developed planned, managed and completed a Major Project based on the principles of good design

Details of Learning Activities

Learning activities will consist of
out of class activites (gallery visit)
practical drawing exercises

Teaching Schedule

Please note: While your teacher will cover all the material in this schedule, the weekly order is subject to change depending on class needs and availability of speakers and resources.

WeekClass ContentAssessment TasksElements
1Present course guide
What is a major project?
Visit to ACMI or Ian potter Gallery
2Present Student MP proposals to class
Coming up with original and creative ideas.
Storyboard group Production class Assessment Task (ungraded)
Present Assessment task 01 Three idea to class (ungraded)
3Concept Drawing exercise drawing with sounds Loud
Preview of completed major projects (on screen)
Work on and present first idea to class
4Concept drawing exercise drawing with sound Soft
Class exercise Students are to present second idea in class
5Concept drawing exercise black and white squaresWork on & Hand in Assessment task 01 three ideas (ungraded)
Present Assessment Task 03 to the class (major project proposal)
6Concept drawing exercise 1 word Association ,
Work on Major Project Proposal
7Concept drawing exercise 2 word Association
What is a animatic (storyboard with sound)
Students are to present examples of visual style
,colour pallet, and moodboards for their projects
Web search Assessment Task (ungraded)2, 3.5
8Concept drawing exercise human emotion
Start working on Major Project
Work on and hand in Assessment task 02 Major project Proposal
1.1, 2.1, 3.3, 4.1, 5.1, 2.1, 2.2, 3.3, 4.4, 2.6, 3.1, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 3.7,
9Studio class  
10Work on major project
Concept drawing exercise road signs
Class access and feedback time for major project
Work on major project
11Concept drawing exercise dreams
Class access and feedback time for major project
12Concept drawing exercise dreams
Work on major project
13Work on major project   
14Studio class  
15Work on major project   
16 Hand in Assessment Task 03 Major Project1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.7, 4.14, 4.3, 5.1, 5.3
 Assessment and Review  

Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

Visual Literacy Judith Wilde
A Conceptual Approach to Problem Solving


Copywrite free sound web sites
Sound Bible:
Internet Sound archive:
creative commons sound sites:

Other Resources

Overview of Assessment

Assessment will incorporate a variety of methods including technical requirements documentation, homework and in class exercises, practical problem solving exercises and practical tasks. Students are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment work to their teacher to ensure that the relevant competency standards are being met.

Assessment Tasks

Assessment Task 01:
Three Ideas (ungraded) Week 5

Assessment Task 02:
Major project Proposal (graded)
Week 8

Assessment Task 03: ,
Major Project (graded) Week 16

Storyboard group Assessment task (not graded)
n class Assessment Tasks (not graded)
Tested in class Observation
web seaches and class presentations
(Assessment is on going)

Students Assessment Files are to have the correct file naming conventions and is to be presented As a .zip file.
MP _a01_smith to be placed on the IDM Server in the (Manage Projects) Dropbox MP (module of study) at01 (Assessment Task 01) smith (last name) john (first name).Assessment tasks in this unit are either ungraded or graded. Ungraded tasks provide the basis for ongoing feedback and can be considered as essential building blocks for more substantial (graded) assessment tasks.
To demonstrate competency in this course, you will need to complete the following pieces of assessment to a satisfactory standard. You will receive verbal feedback on all assessment.

For further information on the grading system and criteria used, please refer to the course blackboard site.


Grades used in this unit are as follows:

Grades which apply to courses delivered in accordance with competency-based assessment, but which also use graded assessment:
CHD Competent with High Distinction
CDI Competent with Distinction
CC Competent with Credit
CAG Competency Achieved Graded
DNS Did Not Submit for Assessment

Grades which apply to courses delivered in accordance with competency-based assessment (not graded)
CA Competency Achieved
NYC Not Yet Competent
DNS Did Not Submit For Assessment

Assessment Matrix

The assessment matrix demonstrates alignment of assessment tasks with the relevant Unit of Competency. These are available through the course contact in Program Administration

Other Information

Special consideration Policy (Late Submission)
All assessment tasks are required to be completed to a satisfactory level. If you are unable to complete any piece of assessment by the due date, you will need to apply for an extension.
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