Project management

We offer a range of courses in project management. These are underpinned by RMIT’s strong industry connections and an industry led curriculum.

Overview

Ready to be at the helm of complex projects? RMIT’s Master of Project Management is a great choice for professionals currently working in project management. Gain the upper hand by deepening your project management skills so you can work across specialised areas such as project scoping, scheduling, procurement, risk management and project leadership. If you enjoy initiating and planning projects, then you’ll love this course and gain highly desirable skills. 

If you are not ready for Master program yet, you can undertake Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma in Project Management. These programs are offered both face to face as well as online. Online courses give you the freedom of flexible online learning and also access to all of RMIT’s excellent student resources. 

Research Interests

Name Discipline Main Research Interest Secondary Interests Research Type
Ehsan Gharaie Construction management, Project Management, Housing Production planning in construction, Construction safety, Project scheduling, Offsite manufacturing Housing, Lean construction Applied
Christina Scott Young project management, organisational behaviour, human resource management resilience, diversity (gender and age) employability skills, defensive professional practice, sustainability Applied and theory
Michelle Turner Construction management, project management, higher education Health and well-being (resilience, work-life balance, mental health, health promotion)   Applied and theory
Tayyab Maqsood Project Management and Construction Management Knowledge Management and Information Communication Technologies in Construction Building Information Modelling (BIM) and Integrated Project Delivery (IPD), Offsite Construction (housing and commercial) and Integration of BIM, Supply Chain Integration leading to waste minimisation in housing and commercial industries, Post-Disaster Project Management and Reconstruction (PDPM), Construction and Project Management issues in developing countries, Project Alliancing Applied and theory
Derek Walker Project Management and Construction Management Collaborative integrated project delivery, Knowledge Management and Information Communication Technologies in Construction Alliancing, IPD, Innovation difussion qualitative mainly
Ken Farnes Project management (Portfolio & Programme) human element in project management, person-environment fit" of competent project managers and project success in VUCA environments from the perspective of executive & senior management the integration of business leadership practices into project management, the integration of business knowledge into project management, early contractor involvement in project procurement qualitative in nature and grounded in the social constructionist paradigm
Guinevere Gilbert Project Management Org. psych in the project context. At the moment Sarah Holdsworth and I are in a long term project to develop a tool to measure volunteer commitment to a project. Project resilience and work readiness of students Mostly theoretical but sometimes applied.
Farshid Rahmani Project Management with a focus on procurement management Early Contractor Involvement, Alliancing contracts, relational contracting, collaborative procurement methods, partnering Delivery systems in construction, Integrated Project Delivery IPD- Building Information modelling BIM, Grounded theory research methodology Applied and theoretical research basis
Malik Khalfan Construction Management Supply Chain Management and Integration, Procurement Methods, Knowledge Management Operations Management in Construction Industry, Construction and Engineering Management, Sustainable Development, Project Management/Project Planning and Control, OSM, Concurrent/Simultaneous Engineering and Readiness Assessment Tools Applied and theoretical research basis
Maged Georgy Project Management (but background is primarily Civil Engineering / CM / PM Decision Support Systems (DSS) & Use of information technology (IT) and artificial intelligence (AI) in PM and CM, Project performance measurement, benchmarking and improvement, Risk management, Building information modeling BIM Infrastructure management (particularly transportation infrastructure, Sustainability / sustainable construction, Contracts in construction (particularly claims and dispute resolution Mostly Applied.​
Koorosh Gharebhaghi Infrastructure engineering and management Applied mathematics  Transportation Infrastructure Engineering and Management, Heavy Construction Engineering, Steel Engineering and Construction (including Modular Construction and Fabrication), Composite Materials in Construction, Structural Analysis and Design, and Seismic Rehabilitation of Existing Structures Utilisation of COGO to improve the coordination of complex geometry designs; - Instigation of advanced techniques to prolong asset life. Applied and Theory
Peter Edwards Construction & Project Management Work-related stress among construction professionals. HIV/AIDS intervention management among construction organisations. Risk management. Corruption in the construction industry. Value management. Project complexity. Theoretical & Applied
Arun Kumar Project Management and Civil Engineering Resilience Infrastructure, Transport, Project management and sustainability Collaborative research, Human factors Applied
Bambang Trigunarsyah Construction and Project Management Post-disaster reconstruction project management, Infrastructure project delivery, Project and Program Governance, Constructability, Operability and Maintainability of Infrastructure project Organisational project management, construction management, project management in developing countries Applied, industry based
Erica Mulowayi Project Management Disaster Management, Post-disaster Recovery and Reconstruction, Infrastructure Resilience, Disaster Risk Reduction, Project Management and Delivery, Performance Measurement, Built Environment. Applied
Omid Haass Poject Management Complex Project Management, Project Evaluation, Knowledge Sharing and Knowledge Management, Risk Management, Project Management and AI Narrative Inquiry, Actor-Network Theory (ANT) Applied and Industry Focused Research
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Acknowledgement of Country

RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business.