|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: This subject is taken over two consecutive 8-week study periods. The subject will contain structured readings, specific learning tasks and online discussion and should expect to commit 15 hours, on average, per week, to study. Individual students will work with the subject co-ordinator on the development of the problem description. An academic supervisor will provide feedback and constructive input as necessary throughout the analysis undertaken by the student. An industry professional will be invited to advise on the project. The supervisor will grade the final management report. The student will also be required to present the report findings to an appropriate audience and submit the final report by the completion of the study period. |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorMr Peter McSweeney
|Subject Overview:||This subject follows up the work commenced in |
208-730 Project Management. Students and apply project
planning and management processes and a suitable method/s
toward an investigation of a business problem or issue that may
relate to a firm or industry. The business problem may require
the application of a multi-disciplinary approach to its resolution;
alternatively it may focus on an investigation within a single
disciplinary area. Through individual supervision of this project
they can be guided toward the most efficient way to define the
problem, develop solution strategies and select optimal
solutions. Industry professionals can assist where possible in
the advising on the project.
Students will be assessed on some of the key elements
associated with effective project management.
These include lodging brief interim progress reports; meeting
project milestones as outlined in the proposal; adapting the
project to unexpected events or circumstances; justifying
project changes; providing a brief self-assessment of the
project approach and outcomes.
|Assessment:||Project management (15%); oral and power point presentation (15%); final report of 10,000 words (70%).|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:|| |
The objective of this subject is to extend
the students ability to focus on the critical aspects of an
industry or firm problem; apply the relevant techniques and
skills to resolve the problem; establish a set of solutions; select
and implement the optimal problem solution; verbally
communicate the findings of the project.
Master of Agribusiness (Coursework) |
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