SIT764 - Team Project (A) - Project Management and Practices

Year:

2024 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Online
Trimester 3: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Online
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Prerequisite:

SIT753

For students who commenced prior to 2023: Must have completed 4 credit points of study

Corequisite:

Must be enrolled in S734, S735, S735A, S736, S737, S776, S779, S738, S739, S777, S770

Incompatible with: Nil
Study commitment

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

This will include educator guided online learning activities within the unit site.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

Trimester 1 and 2: 5 x 2 hour online lectures (weeks 1, 2, 3, 6, 10), 1 x 1 hour meeting per week.

Trimester 3: Students are required to attend intensive study blocks including 1 x 2 hour online lecture per week (weeks 1-5); 2 x 1 hour meetings per week (weeks 1-5).

Scheduled learning activities - online

Trimester 1 and 2: Online independent and collaborative learning including 5 x 2 hour online lectures (weeks 1, 2, 3, 6, 10; recordings provided), 1 x 1 hour online meeting per week.

Trimester 3: Students are required to attend intensive study blocks of online independent and collaborative learning including 1 x 2 hour online lecture per week (weeks 1-5; recordings provided); 2 x 1 hour meetings per week (weeks 1-5).

Note:

Please note: Enrolments after the dates below are subject to Unit Chair approval.

Trimester 1 2024: Friday 23 February 2024
Trimester 2 2024: Friday 28 June 2024
Trimester 3 2024: Friday 25 October 2024

Content

This is the first of two postgraduate capstone units for students within the School of Information Technology. The capstone experience provides students with the opportunity to engage in a real-world, industry-relevant IT project, and to demonstrate the knowledge and skills they have gained across their studies. In this first unit, students learn about project management methodologies and practices, with a particular emphasis on agile project managed. Students will join a team and work under the guidance of students from SIT782 Team Project (B) – Executive and Delivery to advance an ongoing industry-relevant project. Students will develop hands-on experience in using industry-standard tools to contribute to the project, analyse requirements, design solutions, monitor project progress and productivity, and reflect on sprint and project outcomes.

Hurdle requirement

To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit, students must meet certain milestones as part of the portfolio.

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