Information Systems Project Management
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Undergraduate Level 3
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- Domestic student fee:
- $1,039.00 (AUD)
- HECS student fee:
- $1,006.00 (AUD)
- International student fee:
- $1,264.00 (AUD)
This unit provides students with a series of workshops, assessments and projects designed to give opportunities to explore project management concepts from a variety of practically-oriented perspectives. Emphasis is given to systems development life cycle principles. The unit addresses the entire project life cycle from conceptualising and initialising a project through to closure and evaluation of the project. This includes areas such as project scope, schedule and budget, risk analysis, assessment and management and quality assurance. Within this unit students will be encouraged to employ software management tools while undertaking a practical project and collaborating within a team.
Please note: Assessment values are indicative only; details will be advised at the start of the unit.
You cannot enrol in this unit if you have successfully completed any of the following unit(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:
- CIS36 — IT Strategies and Project Management
You must complete any three units from Level 2 or 3 of the Bachelor of Technology (Information Systems) before starting this unit.
- Assignment 1 — Case study/analysis (30%-40%)
- Assignment 2 — Project Charter Pt 1 (30%-40%)
- Assignment 3 — Project Charter Pt 2 (30%-40%)
At the completion of this unit students will be able to:
- analyse and develop a project charter
- practically implement project management techniques to develop information systems
- communicate to others the true role of each of the development methodologies covered in the modern business environment
- explain the management concepts and practices typically used in the industry to influence and guide the actions of others
- recognise and understand the elements within Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK), and their purpose in managing and executing projects.
This unit addresses the following topics.
|1||The nature of IS projects and cost benefits to the organisation|
|2||Project management scope and project estimation|
|3||Managing project risk|
|4||IT project quality management|
|5||The project charter and baseline project plan|
|6||The human side of project management|
|7||The project schedule and budget|
|8||Project communication from tracking to evaluation|
This unit is delivered using the following methods and materials:
Print based materials
- Welcome Letter
- Printable format materials
Textbooks are subject to change within the academic year. Students are advised to purchase their books no earlier than one to two months before the start of a unit.
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This unit is a core requirement in the following courses:
This unit is part of a major, minor, stream or specialisation in the following courses:
This unit may be eligible for credit towards other courses:
- Many undergraduate courses on offer through OUA include 'open elective' where any OUA unit can be credited to the course. You need to check the Award Requirements on the course page for the number of allowed open electives and any level limitations.
- In other cases, the content of this unit might be relevant to a course on offer through OUA or elsewhere. In order to receive credit for this unit in the course you will need to supply the provider institution with a copy of the Unit Profile in the approved format, which you can download here. Note that the Unit Profile is set at the start of the year, and if textbooks change this may not match the Unibooks textbook list.
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