Course Title: Manage simple projects

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5234

Course Title: Manage simple projects

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 65.0

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.

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


340T Art


Term1 2012

Course Contact: Ninna Cikoja

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4472

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This course covers the planning and development of simple, generally low risk projects that may be small scale and managed by one person or by a person with a small team. It includes identifying project requirements, preparing a business case, preparing the project plan and establishing project infrastructure.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

PSPPM402B Manage simple projects


2. Coordinate project implementation 

4. Arrange project follow-up activities 

1. Implement start-up activities 

3. Monitor project 

Learning Outcomes

In this course, you learn through:
1. In-class activities:
teacher directed group activities/projects
class exercises to review discussions/lectures
peer teaching and class presentations
group discussion
class exercises to review discussions/lectures
studio work

2. Out-of-class activities include:
practical exercises
reading articles and excerpts
preparing for discussion
project work
independent research

You are expected to manage your learning and undertake an appropriate amount of out-of-class independent study and research and industry guests speak about professional practice.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment methods suitable for valid and reliable assessment of this competency may include, but are not limited to, a combination of 2 or more of:

  • case studies
  • demonstration
  • portfolios
  • questioning
  • scenarios
  • authenticated evidence from the workplace and/or
  • training courses.