Course Title: Manage a project

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5168

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

Course Contact: Adam Lovell

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4976

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

Students will learn the skills required to manage a project in the music business. The course focuses on essential
project management skills and the need to meet deadlines for outcomes and products.
It covers topics such as copyright, publishing, contracts, basic book-keeping skills, tax, self promotion and merchandising.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUSADM03A Manage a project


Administer and monitor project

Determine scope of projects

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

Review project against plan

Learning Outcomes


Overview of Assessment

1) oral assessment – 20%
2) written assignment – 50%
3) team project – Music Biz Quiz – 30%