Course Title: Project Management

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2007

Course Code: VART5170

Course ID: 020981

Course Title: Project Management

School: 340T Art

Program Code: C5191 - Diploma of Arts (Visual Arts)

Course Contact : Kellyann Geurts

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4472

Course Contact Email:

Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Geoff Hogg
0413 624 813

Nominal Hours: 32

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

All generic and compulsory Visual Arts modules

Course Description

This course provides participants with the skills, knowledge and attitudes required to combine all aspects of managing small to medium projects for public art, on time and to budget.

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

VBS682 Project Management

Learning Outcomes

1. Plan allocation of diverse resources within a prescribed time line and budget
2. Co-ordinate diverse individuals and groups into a cohesive multi-dimensional team capable of achieving a project’s aims
3. Identify potential legal, fiscal and occupational health and safety issues.
4. Document and promote a project for media release.

Overview of Learning Activities

Details of Learning Activities

•    Practical field work
•    Workshop
•    Tutorials
•    Lectures
•    Class discussion
•    Project documentation development skills

Teaching Schedule

Learning activities are integrated into project and undertaken through the semester.

Overview of Learning Resources

Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


Other Resources

Reading lists and course material will be distributed in class

Overview of Assessment

A series of projects and accompanying visual diaries
Portfolio of work – studies, projects and workshop outcomes developed throughout the year as class projects

Students already working in the field of public art have the opportunity to negotiate projects for assessment in the context of Work Integrated Learning.

Assessment Tasks

•    Presentation of documentation detailing course learnings 

Alternative Assessment:
Participants already working in the field of Public Art or a related area have the opportunity to negotiate projects for assessment in the context of work integrated learning.

This course is taught together with the courses Public Art Site Management and Administer a Project.

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