Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2012:June, Parkville - Taught online/distance.
This subject is delivered online via the University’s Learning Management System (LMS). The 2012 commencement date is 24th June, 2012. The subject will be open on LMS approximately two weeks prior to the subject commencement date. This subject is taught off campus, or using blended delivery (on and off campus), confirm dates with Faculty
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: This subject is taught using multimedia teaching techniques and is based around business case studies. There is the equivalent of 2 hours of face-to-face contact per week for this subject for on-campus students |
Total Time Commitment: 112 hours. This subject is run over an 8-week period as opposed to a standard 12 week semester subject. It is recommended that students devote 14 hours per week to this subject over 8 weeks.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||Students must be able to perform word processing, use Excel spreadsheets, and have a reasonable understanding of the Internet and the University's Learning Management System.|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||It is University policy to take all 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 they have a disability that will impact on meeting the requirements in this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with the Subject Coordinator and Disability Liaison Unit.|
CoordinatorMr Peter Mcsweeney
Melbourne School of Land & Environment Student Centre
Ground Floor, Land & Food Resources (building 142)
Phone: 13 MELB (13 6352)
The subject will provide an overview of the management issues associated with initiating, implementing and terminating projects. Particular emphasis will be given to the planning dimension in areas such as; project or problem selection; defining project scope; identification of project stakeholders; project scheduling; and resource allocation. A range of suitable action research methods will be introduced to complement project management approaches. Project Management approaches can be applied to work related issues or problems or a range of research related projects.
The objective of this subject is to extend the participant’s ability to:
Online discussion participation (20%); Written assignment of 3,000 words (40%); Project management proposal 3,000 words (40%).
*Online discussion is an integral component of this subject - a minimum grade of 50% is required in this component.
|Prescribed Texts:|| |
Dobie, C. (2007). A Handbook of Project Management. Allen & Unwin.
Further readings will be available online.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:||It is expected students will develop: |
Master of Agribusiness (Coursework) |
Master of Agribusiness (Coursework)
Master of Agricultural Science
Master of Animal Science
Master of Food Science
Master of Forest Ecosystem Science
Master of Urban Horticulture
Postgraduate Diploma in Agricultural Science
Postgraduate Diploma in Animal Science and Management
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