Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:November, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 16 hours |
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|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
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For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Objectives, 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 course are encouraged to discuss this matter with the Student Equity and Disability Support Team: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
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The work that most managers do involve managing projects of various type, complexity and size. Sound knowledge and understanding of project management principles is vital to ensure that projects are effectively completed and delivered within the expected time, budget and scope.
This course introduces the critical elements of project management. These include: understanding the different types and classes of projects and how these affect their management; making project selection decisions; using practical tools and techniques for planning and executing projects (e.g., work breakdown structure, network diagram, Gantt chart); monitoring the progress of projects; and closing projects. Appropriate project management software (e.g., Microsoft Project) will be introduced. In addition to these technical aspects, the course will also address human resource and people related issues such as project leadership, teamwork, selection of team members and conflict management.
Participants will learn from discussion of latest theories, practical exercises and case studies on how projects can be most effectively managed, and how challenges of various types within the project management area can best be dealt with.
On successful completion of this program, students should be able to:
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A study guide with readings and cases will be provided before the commencement of the subject.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Links to further information:||https://mteliza.mbs.edu/Management-Leadership/Specialist-Certificates|
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