Subject details

At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate advanced knowledge of economic, social and environment contexts that influence and constrain typical projects
  2. Discriminate and utilise advanced skills in analysing Australian and international trends and forecasting with particular reference to trends in sustainability.
  3. Appraise and evaluate complex corporate finance and decision making processes relevant for project selection and management.
  4. Demonstrate advanced knowledge of financial and trend analysis at each phase of the project lifecycle so that you can prepare the relevant documentation for the project.
  • Topics

    • External analysis and forecasting of social, economic and environment trends
    • Application of sustainability and ethical practices and principles
    • Internal environmental and situational analysis
    • Internal financial systems and processes that impact on project selection and management
    • Complexities in financial analysis and managing uncertainty
    • Sources of funds on project acceptance
    • Project termination or completion
  • Study resources

    • Instructional Methods

      • Disscusion forum/Discussion Board
      • Web links
      • Online assignment submission
      • Standard Media
    • Print Materials

      • Welcome letter
    • Online Materials

      • Printable format materials
      • Resources and Links
      • Online Assessment

Entry Requirements

You must either have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject, or currently be enrolled in the following subject(s) in a prior study period; or enrol in the following subject(s) to study prior to this subject:

Please note that your enrolment in this subject is conditional on successful completion of these prerequisite subject(s). If you study the prerequisite subject(s) in the study period immediately prior to studying this subject, your result for the prerequisite subject(s) will not be finalised prior to the close of enrolment. In this situation, should you not complete your prerequisite subject(s) successfully you should not continue with your enrolment in this subject. If you are currently enrolled in the prerequisite subject(s) and believe you may not complete these all successfully, it is your responsibility to reschedule your study of this subject to give you time to re-attempt the prerequisite subject(s)

Special requirements

No special requirements

This subject provides you with an advanced theoretical and practical knowledge of the economic, social and environmental factors that influence and constrain projects throughout a project life cycle.

  • Online activities (30%)
  • Group 1500 words per person (30%)
  • 2000 words equivalent (40%)

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 subject.

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