Course Title: Manage ICT projects

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5384 Diploma of Digital Media Technologies

Course Title: Manage ICT projects

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 80

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 Internet

Term1 2019


City Campus


375T Vocational Design and Social Context

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2020,
Term2 2020,
Term1 2021

Course Contact: Nat Bates

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 3326

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This course will give you the skills and knowledge required to manage the initiation, implementation and completion of reasonably complex information and communications technology (ICT) projects incorporating scope, risk control and financial factors.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

ICTPMG501 Manage ICT projects


1. Manage project definition activities

2. Undertake project planning

3. Establish the IT project team

4. Manage project execution activities

5. Coordinate project closure

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this course you will have the ability to:

  • scope the activities of a complex information and communications technology (ICT) project
  • prepare a project plan
  • determine the project team and duties
  • execute a project
  • close the project, ensuring it has met requirements.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course is ongoing throughout the semester. Your knowledge of course content is assessed through participation in class exercises, practical project work and through the application of learned skills.