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|Unit chair:||P Connors|
This unit will run in block mode from 10th November to 14th November 2014. Intensive Located learning will engage students through visits to local case study sites, guest speakers from the Humanitarian and Emergency Management sectors and team work in developing a project plan to a case study or simulation. This unit will also engage students in enhanced online presence through CloudDeakin. Students will undertake online exercises, case studies, virtual simulations, cloud concept presentations and student-led discussions.
Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.
This unit consists of an intensive on-campus module that introduces students to project and financial management processes in the humanitarian and emergency management sectors. Students will also visit local case study areas to explore how project management systems have influenced organisational responses and outcomes for affected communities. The second aspect to this unit will be delivered on-line and include the use of cloud concept presentations, virtual case studies and simulations to examine project and financial management factors that arise in complex humanitarian responses. This unit will include a critical examination of donor understandings and how these are influenced by political, social and economic factors leading to impacts on response, transition and development outcomes for affected communities. Other key learning in this unit will engage students in participatory monitoring and evaluation processes through understanding participatory project management systems.
Participatory Project Management Plan (Team), 40%, 2000 words or equivalent.
Reflection on Teamwork Process (Individual), 20, 1000 words.
Essay, 40%, 2000 words.
Unit Fee Information
|Student Contribution Rate*||Student Contribution Rate**||Fee rate - Domestic Students||Fee rate - International students|
* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.