Course Title: Manage project quality

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2023

Course Code: BUSM6531C

Course Title: Manage project quality

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School: 530T Built Environment and Sustainability

Campus: City Campus

Program: C5415 - Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)

Course Contact: Matthew Sweeney

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4105

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Nominal Hours: 40

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Pre-requisites and Co-requisites


Course Description

In this course you will develop the skills and knowledge required to manage quality within projects. This involves determining quality requirements, implementing quality control and assurance processes, and using review and evaluation to make quality improvements in current and future projects.

The course applies to individuals responsible for managing and leading a project in an organisation, business, or as a consultant.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

BSBPMG532 Manage project quality


1. Determine quality requirements

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Identify quality objectives and standards with input from relevant stakeholders

1.2 Develop quality metrics for the project and any product output in a quality management plan

1.3 Select quality management methods and tools for resolving quality issues

1.4 Consult with project team and stakeholders on quality requirements


2. Implement quality processes

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Perform quality assurance audit of project processes for compliance with agreed plans

2.2 Assess quality control of project and product output according to agreed quality specifications

2.3 Identify causes of variance to quality metrics and undertake remedial action

2.4 Maintain a quality management system for timely recording of quality audit data


3. Implement project quality improvements

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Review processes and implement agreed changes continually throughout the project life cycle

3.2 Review project outcomes against performance requirements

3.3 Identify and document lessons learned and recommended improvements 

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

Interactive Online Lectures, In Class Activities, Independent Research, Roll Play and Class Discussions. 

Teaching Schedule

Allocation of one Interactive Online Lecture 2hrs and one In Class Tutorial 2hrs. 

Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


Other Resources


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 presentations and through the application of learned skills and insights to your written tasks. Full assessment briefs will be provided and can be found on CANVAS. 

Assessment Tasks

Project Assessment based on a Case Study. 

Assessment 1 Quality Plan and Review 

Assessment 2 Knowledge Questions

Assessment Matrix

See attached.

Mapping Document BUSM6531C

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