Courses & Units

Managing Projects, People & Yourself ZAS206

This unit is being phased out, no new enrolments are being taken.

Introduction

Project management is a desired skill for any employee in the applied science field. Science can be creative and often unpredictable. It is important for a project manager to assess the known and unknown risks and make sure the risks they take are calculated. Project management involves planning, organising and controlling to ensure a successful outcome. Project management is a way of thinking and behaving as well as analysing and presenting data.

Summary

Unit name Managing Projects, People & Yourself
Unit code ZAS206
Credit points 6.25
Faculty/School University College
Discipline Applied Science
Coordinator

TBA

Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

This unit is currently unavailable.

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Learning Outcomes

D1 - Explain how contemporary project management concepts and tools can provide operational benefits for small and medium sized business in a chosen specialisation

D2 - Build relationships with key stakeholders in a project where key strengths and responsibilities have been agreed upon

D3 - Identify, analyse and evaluate the necessary components of a project plan for a case study within a student’s specialisation

D4 - Improve a project management plan by reviewing quality, resource allocation and risk

P1. Apply discipline based skills and knowledge in dynamic practice situations

P2. Analyse and communicate core concepts related to discipline knowledge and practice

P3. Analyse and evaluate applications of innovative and/or entrepreneurial practice

P4. Develop and communicate understandings related to graduate attributes and transferable skills as adaptive practitioners

Fees

Domestic

Band Field of Education
3 080315

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Requisites

Co-requisites

ZAP206

Teaching

Teaching Pattern
  • Lectures online
  • Tutorials 1-2hrs per week
  • Workshops up to 4 days per term
Assessment
  • Online discussion (10%)
  • Portfolio Project (local) - simulation project plan with various milestones and discussion (60%)
  • Reflection on another student's plan (30%)
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Textbooks

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