Course Title: Manage projects

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5314 Diploma of Professional Writing and Editing

Course Title: Manage projects

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 60

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

Term2 2014,
Term2 2015,
Term2 2017,
Term2 2018


City Campus


375T Vocational Design and Social Context

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term2 2020

Course Contact: Penny Johnson

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4383

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This course is designed to develop the skills and knowledge required to manage a complex writing project.  This will include the co-ordination of a range of skills needed to deal with the planning, allocation of resources, monitoring, implementing of schedules and documentation of a project.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

BSBPMG510A Manage projects


1.  Define project

2. Develop project plan

3. Administer and monitor project

4. Finalise project

5. Review project

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit you will be able to research, plan and develop  the time lines, quality standards, budgetary limits and other requirements set for a project.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment tasks will involve practical exercises that will lead to the development and documentation of a team project.