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Undergraduate | RMI-CPT330 | 2024

Software Engineering Project Management

Course information for 2024 intake

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Engineer a future leading IT software projects. Understand how industry manages projects and IT operations. Plan and manage the project lifecycle from start to finish. Work with others using proprietary and non-proprietary tools in practical settings.

Study method
100% online
Subject may require attendance
Start dates
26 Feb 2024,
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Entry requirements
Prior study needed
13 weeks

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Software Engineering Project Management

About this subject

  • You will learn to plan, develop and close projects. Various proprietary and non- proprietary tools will be used to carry out your pseudo team projects. You will understand the importance of the correct use of processes that ensure successful outcomes. You will have a good understanding of:

    • illustrate a working knowledge of how to plan, execute and close projects to required standards;
    • use a range of proprietary and non- proprietary project management tools to carry out and report on your team projects;
    • use project management frameworks that ensure successful outcomes;
    • analyse and discuss critical project management concepts, such as:
      • why projects fail;
      • project governance and methodologies;
      • software development life cycles – from Waterfall to Agile;
      • software engineering fundamentals;
      • planning and scheduling;
      • risk and issues management;
      • quality assurance;
      • change management;
      • release management;
      • service delivery and support;
      • the team dynamic;
      • collaboration and communication skills;
      • organisations, people, and culture;
    • apply critical analysis, problem solving, and team facilitation skills to software engineering project management processes using real-world scenarios.

Entry requirements

Prior study

You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:

  • RMI-CPT230 (Not currently available)

To help set you up for success before you start this subject, we suggest completing or having equivalent knowledge in:

Additional requirements

  • Other requirements -

    Stable broadband connection required to access online learning materials and live chat sessions/recordings. (note: mobile broadband users may have difficulties participating in live chat sessions)

Study load

0.125 EFTSL

This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

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