Project Governance and Ethics
Expand your understanding of the governance aspects of project management. Follow project documentation and communication guidelines. Keep the moral, ethical and legal considerations of project governance at the forefront of your mind.
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- 19 Jul 2021
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At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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
You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:
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%)
Current study term: 18 Jul 21 to 24 Oct 21
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