Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:June, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Total 24 hours |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Prerequisites:||Prior completion of 150 points towards the Executive Master of Arts|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||Completion of the Professional Skills modules in the EMA will provide sufficient background knowledge.|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||none|
|Core Participation Requirements:||For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this course are articulated in the Course Description, Course Objectives and Generic Skills of this entry. |
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CoordinatorDr Mark Davis
|Subject Overview:||This subject will equip students with the skills and background information to successfully complete either the professional Internship with an external organisation or the Capstone Group Project for an external organisation. Using the PRINCE2 methodology (Projects IN Controlled Environments), an approach to project management that is used widely in the public sector, students will learn how to develop a project, a business plan, and timelines; how to manage stakeholders and risks; and how to communicate project results. Finally, students will develop a career plan and a CV that profiles the knowledge, skills and insights that have been acquired during the course of their university study, and in particular, during their EMA degree.|
|Objectives:||Consistent with the overarching objectives of the EMA, students who complete this subject will: |
Written assessment equivalent to 5000 words, consisting of: 1. Career plan, CV and cover letter for host of capstone project or Internship, the equivalent of 1500 words worth 30 per cent of the final result, due within one week of the conclusion of the subject. 2. A project proposal using the PRINCE methodology, equivalent to 3500 words, worth 70 per cent of the final result, due within six weeks of the conclusion of the subject. This proposal should be based on the project that is being done for the subsequent Capstone Project or Internship subject and it will need to be negotiated with the Subject Coordinator and the External Organisation.
|Prescribed Texts:||To be advised.|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
200 point program - full time over 18 months |
200 point program - full time over 24 months
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