Course Title: Project Administration

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Project Administration

Credit Points: 12.00


Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


325H Property, Construction & Project Management


Sem 1 2006,
Sem 1 2007,
Sem 1 2008,
Sem 1 2009,
Sem 1 2010,
Sem 1 2011,
Sem 2 2011,
Sem 1 2012,
Sem 2 2012,
Sem 2 2013,
Sem 2 2014,
Sem 2 2015,
Sem 2 2016,
Sem 2 2017,
Sem 2 2018,
Sem 2 2019,
Sem 2 2020,
Sem 2 2021,
Sem 2 2022,
Sem 2 2023


Singapore Inst of Management


325H Property, Construction & Project Management


Offsh 1 08,
Offsh 1 09,
Offsh 3 09,
Offsh 3 10,
Offsh 1 11,
Offsh 3 11,
Offsh1 12,
Offsh3 12,
Offsh1 13,
Offsh3 13,
Offsh1 14

Course Coordinator: Frank Boukamp

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 1897

Course Coordinator Email:

Course Coordinator Location: 08.08.54 or meet via MS Teams

Course Coordinator Availability: See

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Enforced Pre-Requisite Courses 

Successful completion of BUSM3308 Techniques for Project Planning and Management.  

Note: it is a condition of enrolment at RMIT that you accept responsibility for ensuring that you have completed the prerequisite/s and agree to concurrently enrol in co-requisite courses before enrolling in a course. 

For more information, go to the RMIT Course Requisites webpage. 


Course Description

This course will introduce you to key project administration processes and tools that are required for effective project administration. Specifically, this course examines:
• Concepts and tools essential for successfully executing a project and to perform effective administration of the project.
• Administration requirements of a project.
• Knowledge and tools required to support the project documentation/correspondence/administration process
Extensive use will be made of project administration and management software.

Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

Program Learning Outcomes (PLOs)

In this course you will develop the following program learning outcomes:

  • PLO1: Determine and apply knowledge of complex project management theory to your professional practice and/or further study
  • PLO2: Professionally communicate to a range of audiences, demonstrating in depth knowledge of the discipline and of the needs of diverse project management stakeholders
  • PLO3: Apply logical, critical and creative thinking to analyse, synthesise and apply theoretical knowledge, and technical skills, to formulate evidenced based solutions to industry problems or issues

Course Learning Outcomes (CLOs)

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  1. CLO1: Identify the concepts and tools required for successful and effective administration of projects
  2. CLO2: Utilise project management and administration software to administer projects
  3. CLO3: Interpret and analyse project schedules and progress plans and reports
  4. CLO4: Produce project documentation and correspondence for dissemination to project stakeholders

Overview of Learning Activities

You will learn through a series of online lectures and face-to-face workshops. Learning activities in this course include exercises, class discussions, group work and computer-based activities.

Overview of Learning Resources

RMIT will provide you with resources and tools for learning in this course through our online systems.

You will have access to lecture notes, workshop material, a reading list and relevant software packages via our course website.

Overview of Assessment

You will be assessed on how well you meet the course’s learning outcomes and on your development against the program learning outcomes.

Task 1: Individual Assignment, 15%, CLOs covered by this assessment:  CLO1, CLO2, CLO3, CLO4

Task 2: Semester Project Part 1, 13%, CLOs covered by this assessment:  CLO1, CLO2, CLO4

Task 3: Semester Project Part 2, 32%, CLOs covered by this assessment: CLO1, CLO2, CLO3, CLO4

Task 4: Exam, 40%, CLOs covered by this assessment: CLO1, CLO2, CLO3, CLO4

Feedback will be given on all assessment tasks. For detailed feedback on Task 4, please schedule a meeting with the course coordinator after the grades have been released.

Equitable Learning Services

Equitable Learning Services (ELS) provide support and equal opportunities for students with a disability, long-term illness and/or mental health condition and primary carers of individuals with a disability. You can contact the ELS if you would like to find out more: . You can also contact the course coordinator or the program manager, if you would like to find out more.

Your course assessment conforms to RMIT assessment principles, regulations, policies and procedures which are described and referenced in a single document: