Subject details

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

  1. Demonstrate advanced cognitive, technical and creative skills to investigate, analyse and synthesise complex information, and apply advanced theoretical knowledge of governance and ethics in projects.
  2. Critically analyse how the rules, norms and actions are structured, sustained, regulated and held accountable within an organisation and its projects, and within different cultures.
  3. Communicate and apply technical research skills to justify and interpret theoretical propositions, methodologies, conclusions and professional decisions to specialist and non-specialist audiences about ethics and governance.
  4. Apply creativity and initiative to new situations in professional practice in respect to moral, ethical and legal aspects associated with projects.
    • Corporate and project policy
    • Project documentation and communications
    • People management
    • Contractual concepts
    • Project auditing
    • Principles of governance
    • Professional ethics and accountability
    • Legal and social responsibilities of organisations and managers in Project Management environments
  • Study resources

    • Instructional methods

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

      • Welcome letter
    • Online materials

      • Resources and Links
      • Online Assessment
      • Printable format materials

You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:

USA-MPM411-Principles of Project Management

Special requirements

No special requirements

This subject provides you with a specialised knowledge of project governance and associated ethical perspectives within a range of project management contexts.

  • Online activities 1500 words (30%)
  • Case Study (1500 words) (30%)
  • Research Paper (2000 words) (40%)

Textbooks are not required.

Textbook information is pending.

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