Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, Parkville - Taught online/distance.
This subject is can be taken entirely online via the University’s Learning Management System (LMS), or taken as a multi-modal subject for students who study on-campus. The subject will be open on LMS approximately two weeks prior to the subject commencement date. Subject Teaching Dates: http://fvas.unimelb.edu.au/study/courses/master-of-agribusiness/degree-structure#nav.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: This subject is taught using multimedia teaching techniques and is based around business case studies. It is recommended that students devote 12 hours per week to this subject. On-campus students have the equivalent of two hours per week of face-to-face contact. |
Total Time Commitment:
|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 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. This course requires all students to enrol in subjects where they must actively and safely contribute to field excursions and laboratory activities. Students who feel their disability will impact on meeting this requirement are encouraged to discuss this matter with the Subject Coordinator and Disability Liaison http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/ students email: firstname.lastname@example.org
CoordinatorMr Peter Mcsweeney
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 is an integral component of this subject. It is a hurdle requirement that a minimum grade of 50% is achieved in this component.
|Prescribed Texts:|| |
A Handbook of Project Management. Dobie, C. (2007) 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|
It is expected students will develop:
This subject is designed for those with practical project management applications. Assessments are based around student work-based projects or existing / intended research projects.
Graduate Certificate in Agricultural Sciences |
Graduate Diploma in Agribusiness for Veterinarians
Graduate Diploma in Agricultural Sciences
Graduate Diploma in Food Science
Master of Agribusiness
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 Food Science
100 Point (A) Master of Agricultural Sciences |
100 Point (B) Master of Agricultural Sciences
150 Point Master of Agricultural Sciences
200 Point Master of Agricultural Sciences
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