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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:Lectures
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 3 hours per week |
Total Time Commitment: 10 hours per week.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|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.
This subject covers management of projects and leading project teams and associated change management roles, tasks and processes. Topics include the project life cycle, project tasks and deliverables, defining a project charter from a business case, project scheduling, critical path analysis, resource levelling, risk management, quality assurance, testing and project delivery including post implementation reviews. The limits of projects as change agents will also be covered.
Upon completion of this subject, students should be able to:
1. develop detailed project plans, schedules, and budgets, estimate project resources, allocate/coordinate resources, and describe interface with management.
2. apply tools and techniques of project planning and management, including the use of project management software.
3. describe the human and organizational implications of change and explain the organizational change process and the limitations of projects and change agents
4. describe ways of overcoming resistance and handling politics.
Business case of 1000 words due week 2 (10%); project charter of 1500 words due week 4 (15%); project plan of 3500 words due week 12 (35%); 2-hour written examination (40%) during examination period.
|Prescribed Texts:||There are no prescribed texts for this subject.|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:|| |
Students should have developed skills in literature search and analysis, critical thinking and independent learning.
|Links to further information:||http://www.dis.unimelb.edu.au/current/postgrad/subjects/index.html|
Master of Information Systems |
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