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SRM752 - Advanced Project Management

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Trimester 3: Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:

0.125

Unit chair:

Melissa Chan (Trimester 1), Adam Krezel (Trimester 3)

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

Trimester 1 - Campus: 1 x 2 hour class per week, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week.

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin and through synchronous communication seminars scheduled throughout the trimester. Dates will be confirmed on Cloud Deakin.

Trimester 3 - Campus (Intensive): 4 x all day seminars per trimester (6 hours per day). Dates will be confirmed on enrolment in this unit.

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin and through synchronous communication seminars scheduled throughout the trimester. Dates will be confirmed on Cloud Deakin.

Content

The unit integrates the historical development of the project management profession with contemporary internationalised project management practice.  A case study approach is used to examine project management theories, methodologies and techniques for large-scale, construction projects.  Learning and assessment activities will enable students to explore strategic, tactical and operational challenges of project management and investigate appropriate methodologies and techniques used in successful delivery of complex construction projects.  Students will investigate and evaluate various project organisational structures in the context of the case study project parameters. Learning through case study approach will aid students to develop leadership and project management skills enabling successful project initiation, planning, delivery and closeout.

Assessment

Critical analysis report 40%, project management plan 60%

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