Course Title: Manage project integration

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2024

Course Code: BUSM6660C

Course Title: Manage project integration

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School: 525T Business & Enterprise

Campus: City Campus

Program: C5405 - Diploma of Project Management

Course Contact: Nick Reynolds

Course Contact Phone: +61399250791

Course Contact Email:

Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Elvira Lourenco

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.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites


Course Description

In this course you will learn the skills and knowledge required to integrate and balance overall project management functions and to align and track project objectives to comply with organisational goals, strategies and objectives.

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

BSBPMG540 Manage project integration


1. Establish project

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Identify, clarify and prepare project initiation documentation

1.2 Identify stakeholders with decision making authority on project

1.3 Establish client requirements and needs

1.4 Identify relationship between the project and broader organisational strategies and goals

1.5 Negotiate and document project objectives, outcomes and benefits

1.6 Establish project governance structure with stakeholders and project authority

1.7 Prepare and submit project charter for approval by relevant authorities


2. Undertake project planning and design processes

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Establish project objectives

2.2 Identify project stages and key requirements for stage completion against client requirements and project objectives

2.3 Analyse project management functions to identify interdependencies and impacts of constraints

2.4 Develop a project management plan that integrates all project-management functions with associated plans and baselines

2.5 Establish tools to monitor and control planned activity

2.6 Negotiate approval of project plan with relevant stakeholders and project authority


3. Monitor project

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Implement and monitor project according to project scope, time and budget

3.2 Resolve conflicts affecting attainment of project objectives with relevant stakeholders

3.3 Confirm project records are updated against project deliverables at required intervals

3.4 Analyse and submit status reports on project progress and identify issues with relevant stakeholders and project authorities

3.5 Analyse and submit impact analysis of change requests for approval

3.6 Maintain relevant project logs and registers for project audit


4. Review project

Performance Criteria:

4.1 Identify and allocate project finalisation activities

4.2 Confirm project products and associated documentation are prepared for handover to client in a timely manner

4.3 Finalise financial, legal and contractual obligations

4.4 Seek feedback from relevant stakeholder and project authorities on project implementation, management and integration

4.5 Document feedback received to improve future projects

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate competency in the above elements.

Details of Learning Activities

The objectives of this course are to develop the foundational of skills and knowledge required to integrate and balance overall project management functions and to align and track project objectives to comply with organisational goals, strategies and objectives.

Teaching Schedule

WeekWeek CommencingTopicAssessment / Learning activities
Week 1 12 February 2024

Introduction to the course

  • Staff/student introduction
  • Overview of course
  • Plagiarism, student code of conduct
  • Student support services
  • Course outline and lesson structure
  • 'Rules of engagement'
  • Assessments

Introduction to Project Integration Management

Week 2 19 February 2024

Knowledge Questions

  • AT1 Written Questions

AT1 Due

(Sunday 11:59 PM)

Week 3 26 February 2024

Establish and Plan a Project (Project and Role Play)

  • AT2A Project Charter

AT2A Due

(Sunday 11:59 PM)

Week 4 4 March 2024

Establish and Plan a Project (Project and Role Play)

  • AT2B Develop and Negotiate Approval of Project Management Plan

AT2B Due

(Sunday 11:59 PM)

Week 5 11 March 2024

Monitor Project (Project and Role Play)

  • AT3 Complete project status documentation

AT3 Due

(Sunday 11:59 PM)

Week 6 18 March 2024

Finalise Project

  • AT4A Identify and Allocate Project Finalisation Activities

AT4A Due

(Sunday 11:59 PM)

Week 7 25 March 2024

Finalise Project

  • AT4B Complete Final Report for Submission to Board

AT4B Due

(Sunday 11:59 PM)

Mid-Semester Break: 01 April to 07 April 2024

Week 8 8 April 2024

Evaluate Project

  • AT5 Evaluate project success and future improvements recommendations, based on stakeholder feedback.

AT5 Due

(Sunday 11:59 PM)

Weeks 16-18   Assessment resubmissions


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


Other Resources

Available on Canvas

Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course is ongoing throughout the semester. Your knowledge and understanding of course content is assessed through participation in class exercises, oral/written presentations and through the application of learned skills and insights. Full assessment briefs will be provided and can be found on CANVAS.

Assessment Tasks

AT1: Written Questions

  • You must answer all questions and their parts correctly to achieve a satisfactory outcome for this task.

AT2A: Project Charter

  1. Prepare a draft Project Charter
  2. Participate in a meeting with the CEO (your assessor will play the role of Gavin Walsh, CEO)
  3. Update/revise Project Charter

AT2B: Develop and Negotiate Approval of Project Management Plan

  1. Develop a draft Project Management Plan (PMP)
  2. Facilitate a Project Team Meeting
  3. Update/revise Project Management Plan

AT3: Monitor Project

1. Facilitate a Project Team Meeting

2. Develop Project status report

3. Develop change request

4. Update the Project Issues Register

5. Send email to the CEO 

AT4A: Identify and Allocate Project Finalisation Activities

Send out an email to Project Team members to allocate project finalisation activities.

AT4B: Complete Final Report for Submission to Board

  1. When you have completed the report, send an email to Gavin Stead attaching the report. Your email should request feedback from the Board about the project.

AT5: Project Evaluation

Based on the information gathered, develop a Project Evaluation Report using the template provided. 

Assessment Matrix

Available on Canvas

Other Information


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