Subject details

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

  1. demonstrate advanced theoretical and technical knowledge of project management processes across a typical project lifecycle
  2. critically analyse, evaluate and transform project principles in order to provide solutions to complex problems
  3. generate and evaluate complex knowledge and ideas in project management contexts and transfer to a variety of audiences
  4. describe the qualities and functions of a project manager within a project team
  5. apply advanced individual and team skills that include working with people in local, remote, virtual and/or international project team situations
  • Topics
    • PMBOK® Guide project management processes, ISO 21500 'Guidance on project management' and PRINCE2 methodology
    • Project management history
    • Project management systems and generic concepts
    • Project management processes and techniques
    • Process integration
    • Project environments
    • Human skills and the role of the project manager
  • Study resources
    • Instructional Methods
      • Chat Rooms
      • Disscusion forum/Discussion Board
      • Web links
      • Online assignment submission
      • Online Quizzes/Tests
      • Standard Media
    • Print Materials
      • Welcome letter
    • Online Materials
      • Printable format materials
      • Online Assessment
      • Quizzes
      • Resources and Links

No eligibility requirements

Special requirements

No special requirements

This subject provides you with advanced theoretical and technical knowledge in a range of principles, skills and techniques required for management of projects throughout a generic project lifecycle.

  • Assignment 1 - Group 1300 words per student (30%)
  • Assignment 2 - Online activities (30%)
  • Assignment 3 - 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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