Course Title: Business Project Management

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Business Project Management

Credit Points: 12.00

Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

BUSM4610

City Campus

Postgraduate

620H Business IT and Logistics

Face-to-Face or Internet

Sem 1 2017,
Sem 2 2017,
Sem 1 2018,
Sem 2 2018,
Sem 1 2019,
Sem 1 2020,
Sem 2 2020,
Sem 1 2021,
Sem 2 2021

Flexible Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

BUSM4611

RMIT Online

Postgraduate

620H Business IT and Logistics

Internet

JanJun2017 (KP3)

BUSM4611

RMIT Online

Postgraduate

620H Business IT and Logistics

Internet

JanJun2018 (All)

BUSM4611

RMIT Online

Postgraduate

620H Business IT and Logistics

Internet

JulDec2018 (KP5)

BUSM4611

RMIT Online

Postgraduate

620H Business IT and Logistics

Internet

JanJun2020 (KP1)

BUSM4611

RMIT Online

Postgraduate

620H Business IT and Logistics

Internet

JulDec2020 (All)

BUSM4611

RMIT Online

Postgraduate

620H Business IT and Logistics

Internet

JanJun2021 (All)

Course Coordinator: Dr Naomi Whiteside

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 5794

Course Coordinator Email: naomi.whiteside@rmit.edu.au

Course Coordinator Location: B080 F08

Course Coordinator Availability: By appointment


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None


Course Description

This course evaluates the practice of project management and the role of the project manager. The curriculum prepares you to work in industry where delivering new products, processes and introducing change is facilitated via a project-based environment. The processes, techniques and tools that you will examine are multi-disciplinary and are leveraged across a wide range of industry sectors. You will use these processes, techniques and tools to develop a project proposal as part of a team. You will also critically appraise industry practice using project management standards, substantiating your recommendations with relevant research.


Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

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

1. Evaluate and use tools, techniques and processes to solve project management problems

2. Critically appraise projects using industry standards and methods

3. Devise a project proposal in collaboration with team members in response to client requirements

4. Substantiate recommendations for enhancing project performance using relevant research

 

 


Overview of Learning Activities

In this course you will be encouraged to be an active learner. Your learning will be supported through various in-class and online activities comprising individual and group work. These may include quizzes; assignments; prescribed readings; sourcing, researching and analysing specific information; solving problems; conducting presentations; producing written work and collaborating with peers on set tasks or projects.


Overview of Learning Resources

RMIT University will provide you with resources and tools for learning in this course through our online systems. Various learning resources are available online through myRMIT/Canvas. In addition to topic notes; assessment details and a study schedule you may also be provided with links to relevant online information; readings; audio and video clips and communication tools to facilitate collaboration with your peers and to share information. Resources are also available online through RMIT Library databases and other facilities. If you require assistance with the RMIT library facilities, 'ask the Library' contact details are located online on the RMIT Library website. Additional resources and/or sources to assist your learning will be identified by your course coordinator will be made available to you as required during the teaching period.


Overview of Assessment

The assessment alignment table below shows the assessment tasks against the learning outcomes they develop.

Assessment Overview

Assessment Task

Weighting (%)

Linked CLOs

Assessment Task 1

20%

1, 2

Assessment Task 2

50%

1, 2, 3

Assessment Task 3

30%

2, 4