MIS798 - Project Management

Year:

2020 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Trimester 3: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
Previously coded as: MSC756
EFTSL value: 0.125
Prerequisite:

For M722 students: Successful completion of MIS701, MIS761 and MIS782

For all other students: Nil

Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: SIT764
Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 3 hour class per week (Please note: there will be some laboratory component, please see DeakinSync for details)

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Online independent and collaborative learning including 11 scheduled online workshops.

Content

Project Management is undoubtedly one of the most important skills in management as modern organisations shift from traditional management to project based management. This unit examines project management in the exciting, dynamic, innovative, virtual, information enabled, and knowledge intensive organisational environment. Consequently, this unit emphasises skills as well as techniques that can be derived from traditional and Agile project management and explores innovations relevant for the successful management of projects. It also investigates the task of managing project knowledge which is regarded as a central skill for managing future projects. The project management methodologies taught in this unit are based on Agile Project Management and the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBoK). Aspects covered in this unit include: overviews of project management; the Agile philosophy; planning processes; project communication; human and social aspects of project management; procurement tools; techniques and enabling technologies. Students are also able to apply the learning and teamwork skills in a simulated project management environment.

Hurdle requirement

Hurdle requirement: achieve at least 50% of the marks available on the examination.

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