Course Title: Quality Management

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Quality Management

Credit Points: 12.00


Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


325H Property, Construction & Project Management


Sem 2 2007,
Sem 2 2008,
Sem 2 2009,
Sem 2 2010,
Sem 2 2011,
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

Course Coordinator: Omid Haass

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 3610

Course Coordinator Email:

Course Coordinator Location: 8.7.60

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


Course Description

This course will introduce you to key Quality Management (QM) processes in Project Management. This course examines the role quality management plays in effective project management. You will develop your knowledge of how Quality Management processes are planned and implemented in order to satisfy the quality requirements of a project

Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

Program Learning Outcomes (PLOs)

This course will develop the following program learning outcomes:

  • Determine and apply knowledge of complex project management theory to your professional practice and/or further study
  • Professionally communicate to a range of audiences, demonstrating in depth knowledge of the discipline and of the needs of diverse project management stakeholders
  • 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
  • Collaborate effectively with others and demonstrate intellectual independence and autonomy to solve problems and/or address industry issues and imperatives

Course Learning Outcomes (CLOs)

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

  1. Identify the role of Quality Management processes in Project Management
  2. Analyse and apply Quality Management concepts to project planning
  3. Select and apply appropriate techniques for achieving quality related goals in a project
  4. Collaborate within a team to develop a quality management plan which responds to the needs of project stakeholders

Overview of Learning Activities

Learning activities in this course will include problem solving and case study exercises, group discussions and individual and team based activities.

You will be actively engaged in a range of learning activities such as lectures, tutorials, seminars, project work, class discussion, individual and group activities. Delivery may be face to face, online or a mix of both.

Overview of Learning Resources

RMIT will provide you with resources and tools for learning in this course through our on line systems. You will be expected to utilise library and electronic recourses (as well as any other appropriate resources) to engage in professional reading of any relevant educational literature related to Quality management.

There are services available to support your learning through the University Library. The Library provides guides on academic referencing and subject specialist help as well as a range of study support services. For further information, please visit the Library page on the RMIT University website and the myRMIT student portal.

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. Assessment consists of: 

Assignment A: Class activities (individual) – Total weight: 20% - Four in class activities due in weeks 3,5,7 and 9 - CLO1, 2 and 3.

Assignment B: Proposal (individual) – wight: 20%, due end of week 06 - CLO1, 2 and 3.

Assignment C: Major Group Project (Quality Plan Presentation) – weight: 20%, due end of week 10 - CLO1, 2, 3 and 4.

Assignment D: Major Group Project (Quality Plan Report) – weight: 40%, due end of week 12 - CLO1, 2, 3 and 4.

Feedback will be given on all assessment tasks.

Equitable Learning Services

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.