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.
    • 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

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

      • Welcome letter
    • Online materials

      • Printable format materials
      • Resources and Links
      • Online Assessment

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

USA-MPM411-Principles of Project Management

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 project (1300-1500 words per person) (30%)
  • Examination (40%)

Textbooks are not required.

Textbook information is pending.

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