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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
Lectures and tutorials.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 24 lectures (two per week) and 11 tutorials (one hour per week) |
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours total time commitment.
50 points of second year level information systems subjects.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||Students may not gain credit for both this subject and 325-208 Project Management.|
|Core Participation Requirements:||It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study and reasonable steps will be made to enhance a student’s participation in the University’s programs. Students who feel their disability may impact upon their active and safe participation in a subject are encouraged to discuss this with the relevant subject coordinator and the Disability Liaison Unit.|
CoordinatorDr Simon Milton
This subject will include aspects of the following topics: introduction to software requirements, project management, the project life cycle, project tasks and deliverables, defining projects and establishing project contracts, requirements analysis, feasibility analysis, cost estimation and cost/benefit analysis, project scheduling, activity networks, critical path analysis, resource levelling, risk management, quality assurance, managing project phases and project resources, testing and project delivery, post implementation review, and human aspects, interpersonal communication, teamwork, project leadership.
At the completion of this subject, students should:
Scheduling and planning assignment of up to 1000 words due during the semester (25%); project manager's report of approximately 2000 words due at the end of semester (25%); ongoing assessment of tutorial work throughout the semester (10%); a 2-hour open book written examination in the examination period (40%). Satisfactory completion of both project work and the examination is necessary to pass the subject.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:||Generic skills acquired include report writing; advanced critical decision making; presentations; advanced problem solving; teamwork; and self-directed study.|
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