Project Management Concepts

Overview

 

Subject: Project Management Concepts BUSM3307

This six-week course introduces you to project management. It examines the nature of projects, the need to manage projects and the scope of modern Project Management (PM).  

Topics covered include:  

  • the role of projects in construction, property and twenty-first century organisations  
  • the project lifecycle  
  • activities undertaken to plan a project  
  • the role and responsibilities of a project manager  
  • PM organisations  

This will equip you with an understanding of foundational project management concepts, terms and activities.  

Cost

Free of cost

Important dates

Orientation:  Friday 3 September 2021

Course starts:  Monday 6 September 2021 

Course ends: Friday 15 October 2021

Teaching times:

  • Monday 8.30 pm to 10.30 pm AEST
  • Tuesday 8.30 pm to 10.30 pm AEST
  • Saturday 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm AEST

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How you will learn

The course is delivered over six weeks via RMIT’s virtual learning environment, Canvas.

Each week there will be:

  • Two x 3 hour teaching sessions (Total of 36 hours)

This content will convey the fundamental concepts of the course and will include worked examples. The tutorials will focus on a case study which will be used all semester.

Assessment One

Prepare a project charter for a hypothetical project of your choice.

Assessment Two

Weekly assignments related to the module and video.

Assessment Three

Mini Project management plan

Admissions

To take part in the RMIT Global Summer School Program you must be:  

  • at least 16 years old or over   
  • currently enrolled in Year 11 or Year 12 or an equivalent senior secondary school qualification   
  • studying and/or have studied English in year 10 

RMIT Global Summer School courses are currently only available to students residing in the following countries:   

  • India  
  • Sri Lanka  
  • Vietnam  
  • Indonesia  
  • Bangladesh  
  • Malaysia  
  • Singapore  

Further study

You can gain entry into Bachelor of Applied Science (Project Management) (Honours) from a range of RMIT programs which includes Bachelor of Applied Science (Project Management), Bachelor of Applied Science (Construction Management) and Bachelor of Applied Science (Property and Valuation. 

This degree will give you the theoretical knowledge and practical know-how to take projects from inception to completion. It will arm you with tools to manage projects across a range of scales and complexities and develop your skills for working on projects in various industries.

Successful completion and the grades you achieve plus any other program requirements determine the programs you can enter from and the amount of credit you will receive.

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torres strait flag

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.