MIS798 - Project Management


2023 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Online
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Prerequisite: Successful completion of 2 Postgraduate level units.

For M622 and M722 students: Nil 

For all other students: MBA705 or MIS776 or MPM701 or MMM710 

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 the Unit site for details)

Scheduled learning activities - online

Online independent and collaborative learning including 11 scheduled online workshops.


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 requirementAchieve at least 50% of the marks available on the examination to evidence a minimum proficiency in the aligned discipline learning outcomes included in this unit.

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