Managing Projects and Teams

Subject 360-817 (2009)

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Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 9 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 24 hours lectures/seminars/workshops
Total Time Commitment: Not available
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements:

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Subject Overview:

Topics covered include:

  • Designing, planning and managing projects
  • Resource management, including insourcing and outsourcing
  • Project budget management
  • Delivering outcomes
  • Common pitfalls to successful trial implementation
  • Running clinical trial, analysing and interpreting data
  • Complying with regulations
  • Key stakeholder management and reporting
  • Managing project teams
  • Team work styles
  • Managing and rewarding team performance
  • Managing conflict
Assessment: Two assignments totalling 4000 words (100 per cent).
Prescribed Texts: None
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:

Students who successfully complete this subject will be able to:

  • Develop project plans for clinical trials that are focussed on delivering outcomes
  • Understand the issues around resource management and how to plan the most effective use of resources available
  • Understand the requirements for managing budgets over the life of the project
  • Develop strategies for key stakeholder management and reporting
  • Use the best approaches to analysing and interpreting data
  • Identify potential pitfalls to successful trial implementation
  • Understand different work styles and preferences and how to use this knowledge to create high performing teams
  • Develop and implement processes for performance management
Related Course(s): Graduate Certificate in Clinical Research
Graduate Diploma in Clinical Research
Master of Clinical Research
Professional Certificate in Clinical Research

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