Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:August, Parkville - Taught on campus.
This intensive subject will be taught weekly, over four weeks.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 24 hours – 4 x 6 hour seminars |
Total Time Commitment:
Admission into the MC-EMA Executive Master of Arts program.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable 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 their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorMr Richard Comerford
This subject is designed to provide students with the ability to apply the foundation principles of project management in a variety of contexts. The program will examine the language of project management, and how foundation principles of project management can be used to enhance the sustainability and effectiveness of organisations. This subject will equip students with the skills and background information to successfully complete an internship with an external organisation or a group project.
Using different Project Management methodologies including PRINCE2 (Projects IN Controlled Environments), students will learn:
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.
On successful completion of this subject, students should:
1. In-class assessments (according to topics) equivalent to 1,000 words (20%), completed in weeks 2 and 3 of the subject.
Hurdle Requirements: Students are required to attend a minimum of 80% of classes in order to pass this subject.
Check with subject coordinator and on LMS for prescribed reading.
|Recommended Texts:|| |
Verzuh, Eric. The Fast Forward MBA in Project Management (4th edition). Hoboken, New Jersey: John Wiley and Sons, 2011.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Students who successfully complete this subject should:
|Links to further information:||http://graduate.arts.unimelb.edu.au/|
EMA 100 point program - full time over 1 year |
EMA 150 point program - full time over 1.5 years
EMA 200 point program - full time over 1.5 years
EMA 200 point program - full time over 2 years
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