Postgraduate | USA-MPM414 | 2023
Project Control Methods
Achieve an advanced understanding of how major projects are controlled and monitored. Follow the project management process from inception to completion. Outline tracking and scheduling practices. Put forward suggestions for process improvements.
- Study method
- 100% online
- Subject may require attendance
- Entry requirements
- Part of a degree
- 14 weeks
Project Control Methods
About this subject
At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- demonstrate advanced knowledge of project monitoring and control processes as required during typical project life-cycles
- apply critical thinking skills to analyse and transform project control principles in diverse situations
- communicate advanced knowledge of project control systems to informed audiences
- apply high quality team skills in a variety of project oriented situations
- The Monitoring and Controlling Process Group (PMBOK® Guide)
- Project schedules and management
- Project costing and tracking
- Project quality plans and compliance
- Scope control
- Stakeholder relationship management
- Risk control
- Project communications
- Performance management
- Project monitoring, auditing and reporting
- Process improvement
This subject will provide you with in-depth knowledge in respect to practices associated with the monitoring and controlling of project activities from project inception to completion.
- Examination (40%)
- Case study (1300-1500 words) (30%)
- Online activities (30%)
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You must either have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject, or enrol in the following subject(s) to study at the same time or prior to this subject:
USA-MPM411 (Not currently available)
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