Course Title: Project Administration

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Project Administration

Credit Points: 12.00

Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

BUIL1156

City Campus

Undergraduate

325H Property, Construction & Project Management

Face-to-Face

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

BUIL1201

Singapore Inst of Management

Undergraduate

325H Property, Construction & Project Management

Face-to-Face

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: Koorosh Gharehbaghi

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 5019

Course Coordinator Email: koorosh.gharehbaghi@rmit.edu.au

Course Coordinator Location: 08.08.13

Course Coordinator Availability: Thursday 9.00am - 11.00am or by appointment via email


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

You should have satisfactorily completed the prerequisite courses:

  • BUSM3308 Techniques for Projects

before you commence this course.


 


Course Description

This course will introduce you to key project administration processes and tools that are required for effective project adminstration. 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 case analyses of projects and project administration and management software(s).
 


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 series of face to face lectures and workshops. Learning activities in this course include case based case study exercises, class discussions, group work and computer based workshops.


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, reading list and case study material.


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: Pracs (5 pracs), 30% (total), Individual, CLOs covered by this assessment:  CLO1, CLO2, CLO3

Task 2:  Minor assignment, 20%, Individual, CLOs covered by this assessment:  CLO1, CLO2, CLO3

Task 3: Major assignment, 50%, Group, CLOs covered by this assessment:  CLO1, CLO2, CLO3, CLO4

Feedback will be given on all assessment tasks.

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: https://www.rmit.edu.au/students/support-and-facilities/student-support/equitable-learning-services. You can also contact the course coordinator or the program coordinator if you would like to find out more.

An assessment charter (http://mams.rmit.edu.au/kh6a3ly2wi2h1.pdf) summarises your responsibilities as an RMIT student as well as those of your teaching staff.

Your course assessment conforms to RMIT assessment principles, regulations, policies and procedures which are described and referenced in a single document: http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=ln1kd66y87rc.