Course Title: Project Management Domains

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Project Management Domains

Credit Points: 12.00


Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


325H Property, Construction & Project Management


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

Course Coordinator: Michelle Turner

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 3478

Course Coordinator Email:

Course Coordinator Location: 08.08.50

Course Coordinator Availability: Monday 3.00pm - 5.00pm

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Enforced Pre-Requisite Courses

Successful completion of:

  • BUSM4168 Project Management Processes

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 your information go to RMIT Course Requisites webpage.

Course Description

This course will develop and expand your knowledge of project management through direct engagement with a range of industry sectors.
The objectives of this course are to develop and expand your knowledge of: the specialised practice of project management across different industry sectors; the different contexts in which project managers practice; and how different project management methodologies are applied across these different domains.
This course includes a work integrated learning experience in which your knowledge and skills will be applied and assessed in a real or simulated workplace context and where feedback from industry and/ or community is integral to your experience.

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
  • PLO5: Collaborate effectively with others and demonstrate intellectual independence and autonomy to solve problems and/or address industry issues and imperatives
  • PLO6: Critically examine and reflect on the profession, in local and/or global contexts, and question accepted interpretations and decision making

Course Learning Outcomes (CLOs)

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

  1. CLO1: Identify how the nature of an industry sector determines the approach required for effective project management
  2. CLO2: Critically reflect on and examine project management practice across diverse industry sectors
  3. CLO3: Assess industry sector needs and priorities to determine an appropriate project management approach
  4. CLO4: Analyse and discuss the project management needs of a particular industry sector
  5. CLO5: Recommend and justify a project management approach that is applicable to a particular industry sector 

Overview of Learning Activities

This course will be delivered through series of lectures and tutorials. Project management industry experts will be invited as guest lecturers. 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 online systems.

You will have access to books and relevant lecture material.

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.

Task 1: Open book test (35%) Addresses the following learning outcomes: CLO1, CLO2, CLO3, CLO4, CLO5. 

Task 2: In small groups, students will prepare an in-depth industry report (30%). Addresses the following learning outcomes: CLO1, CLO3, CLO5. 

Task 3: You will develop a narrated presentation (35%). Addresses the following learning outcomes: CLO2, CLO3, CLO4. 

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.