Course Title: Manage a project

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5181

Course Title: Manage a project

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 50.0

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


345T Media and Communication

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Term1 2007,
Term1 2009,
Term1 2011,
Term1 2012

Course Contact: Professional Writing and Editing Administration

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4368

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit covers the skills and knowledge required to manage a straightforward project or a section of a larger writing or editing project. It focuses on essential project management and the need to meet deadlines. 

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

At RMIT, the unit Manage a Project is contextualised by your chosen writing courses. Manage a Project is delivered and assessed along with each of your Refine Writing and Editing specialisations

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUSADM03A Manage a project


1. Determine the scope of project

2. Develop a plan for the limited project or section of the larger project

3. Administer and monitor the project

4. Review project against the plan                              

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit you will be able to manage a writing and / or an editing project

Overview of Assessment

Assessment includes the completion of a written exercise and demonstration of competency through your chosen writing specialisations.