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Project management ( 6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL)


Leader: David Goh (Clayton) and Vincent Lee (Caulfield)

Caulfield First semester 2005 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2005 (Day)
South Africa Second semester 2005 (Day)
Clayton Summer 2005 (Day)

Synopsis: Projects in contempory organisations. Project selection. The project manager: characteristics, responsibilities, techniques. The project team and its organisation. Project planning: budgeting, scheduling, resource allocation. Project management information systems: monitoring, control. Project auditing. Project termination. Information systems project management. Project management software aids.

Assessment: Practical work: 20% + Examination (2 hours): 80% + Students must pass the examination in order to pass the unit

Contact Hours: One 2-hour lecture and one 1-hour laboratory per week

Prerequisites: Students enrolled in course codes 0961, 0355, 1545 are expected to have completed SYS1002

Prohibitions: BUS2170, BUS2174, CIV3205, GCO3807, GEG3104, GSE3003, MMS2203, AFW3043, BEG3640, BEW3640, GCO3807, CPE2006