Course Title: Project Management Techniques

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Project Management Techniques

Credit Points: 12.00

Important Information:

Please note that this course may have compulsory in-person attendance requirements for some teaching activities.  

To participate in any RMIT course in-person activities or assessment, you will need to comply with RMIT vaccination requirements which are applicable during the duration of the course. This RMIT requirement includes being vaccinated against COVID-19 or holding a valid medical exemption.  

Please read this RMIT Enrolment Procedure as it has important information regarding COVID vaccination and your study at RMIT: https://policies.rmit.edu.au/document/view.php?id=209.  

Please read the Student website for additional requirements of in-person attendance: https://www.rmit.edu.au/covid/coming-to-campus  

Please check your Canvas course shell closer to when the course starts to see if this course requires mandatory in-person attendance. The delivery method of the course might have to change quickly in response to changes in the local state/national directive regarding in-person course attendance.  

Course Coordinator for BUSM1273: Dr Frank Boukamp - Frank.Boukamp@rmit.edu.au

"RMIT Online" Course Coordinator for BUSM4613: Professor Tayyab Maqsood - tayyab.maqsood@rmit.edu.au


Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

BUSM1273

City Campus

Postgraduate

325H Property, Construction & Project Management

Face-to-Face

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

BUSM4314

RMIT University Vietnam

Postgraduate

325H Property, Construction & Project Management

Face-to-Face

Viet3 2012,
Viet2 2013

Flexible Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

BUSM1273

City Campus

Postgraduate

325H Property, Construction & Project Management

Face-to-Face

PGRDFx2020 (ZZZZ)

BUSM4613

RMIT Online

Postgraduate

325H Property, Construction & Project Management

Internet

JulDec2017 (KP4),

JulDec2017 (KP5)

BUSM4613

RMIT Online

Postgraduate

325H Property, Construction & Project Management

Internet

JanJun2018 (KP1),

JanJun2018 (KP3)

BUSM4613

RMIT Online

Postgraduate

325H Property, Construction & Project Management

Internet

JulDec2018 (KP5)

BUSM4613

RMIT Online

Postgraduate

325H Property, Construction & Project Management

Internet

JanJun2019 (KP1),

JanJun2019 (KP3),

JanJun2019 (All)

BUSM4613

RMIT Online

Postgraduate

325H Property, Construction & Project Management

Internet

JulDec2019 (All)

BUSM4613

RMIT Online

Postgraduate

325H Property, Construction & Project Management

Internet

JanJun2020 (KP1)

BUSM4613

RMIT Online

Postgraduate

325H Property, Construction & Project Management

Internet

JulDec2020 (KP4)

BUSM4613

RMIT Online

Postgraduate

325H Property, Construction & Project Management

Internet

JanJun2021 (KP1)

BUSM4613

RMIT Online

Postgraduate

325H Property, Construction & Project Management

Internet

JulDec2021 (KP4)

BUSM4613

RMIT Online

Postgraduate

325H Property, Construction & Project Management

Internet

JanJun2022 (All)

BUSM4613

RMIT Online

Postgraduate

325H Property, Construction & Project Management

Internet

JulDec2022 (KP4)

Course Coordinator: Frank Boukamp (BUSM1273) and Tayyab Maqsood (RMIT online - BUSM4613)

Course Coordinator Phone: 99251987 (Frank); 99253916 (Tayyab)

Course Coordinator Email: frank.boukamp@rmit.edu.au, tayyab.maqsood@rmit.edu.au

Course Coordinator Location: Frank Boukamp (8.8.54); Tayyab Maqsood (8.8.71)

Course Coordinator Availability: Please visit http://frank.boukamp.net/office-hours/ to book office hours with Frank.


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None.


Course Description

This course introduces the concept of project time and cost management. This course will develop your skills in time and cost management and expand your knowledge of how to apply these skills across diverse project management projects. You will further develop these skills by utilising specialised software.


Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

Program Learning Outcomes

If you are enrolled in MC210 you will develop the following Program Learning Outcomes

  • PLO1: Analyse, synthesise and apply complex project management theory to address industry issues and implement new directions in project management
  • PLO3: Employ your knowledge of project management theory and recent industry developments to identify problems and formulate solutions that respond to the diverse needs of project stakeholders
  • PLO4: Apply appropriate research methods, tools and technical skills to plan, implement and evaluate projects, contributing to the profession and field of knowledge in the discipline


Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course you will be able to fulfill the requirements of the following course learning outcomes (CLOs):

  1. Select and apply appropriate project management techniques to mange project duration and cost
  2. Analyse and apply principles of cost control, cash flow planning and financial administration to ensure effective project management. 
  3. Control project cost and duration
  4. Critically analyse, synthesise and reflect on project management techniques 


Overview of Learning Activities

Learning in this course comprises a combination of lectures and workshops. To support your learning you will engage in a range of learning activities including: class discussions of readings in a workshop setting, and software workshops.


Overview of Learning Resources

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

Lecture notes, reference lists, library resources and specialised software will also be made available to students in this course.


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. 

City Campus

Assessment Task 1: Assignment, 18%, CLOs 1, 2, 3 & 4

Assessment Task 2: Assignment, 18%, CLOs 1, 2, 3 & 4

Assessment Task 3: Assignment, 18%, CLOs 1, 2, 3 & 4

Assessment Task 4: Group Project, 46%, CLOs 1, 2, 3 & 4

Online

Assessment Task 1: Project plan- first stage, 20%, CLOs 1

Assessment Task 2: Project plan- final stage 40%, CLOs 1, 3 & 4

Assessment Task 3: 3a: Assignment 30%, 3b. Peer Assessment 10% :CLOs 1, 2 & 3


Feedback will be given on all assessment tasks.

If you have a long term medical condition and/or disability it may be possible to negotiate to vary aspects of the learning or assessment methods. You can contact the program coordinator or Equitable Learning Services if you would like to find out more.

Your course assessment conforms to RMIT assessment principles, regulations, policies, procedures and instructions.