Economic, Social & Environmental Analysis
Judge the impacts that economic, social and environmental factors have on the project management process.Pursue trends in sustainability and finance. Investigate methods for managing project uncertainty. Understand the typical project lifecycle.
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At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- Demonstrate advanced knowledge of economic, social and environment contexts that influence and constrain typical projects
- Discriminate and utilise advanced skills in analysing Australian and international trends and forecasting with particular reference to trends in sustainability.
- Appraise and evaluate complex corporate finance and decision making processes relevant for project selection and management.
- Demonstrate advanced knowledge of financial and trend analysis at each phase of the project life-cycle 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
You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:
No additional 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%)
Current study term: 18 Jul 21 to 24 Oct 21
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