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Area/Catalogue
BUSS 2082

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Fully Online
Yes

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Course ID
163861

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Unit Value
4.5

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UniSA Online Elective Course
No

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Timetable/s

2018 timetable due for release in October.

Course aim

To enable students to develop an understanding of the nature and functions of administrative information systems project management and its role in the corporate business environment, with particular emphasis on the practical learning experience in effectively managing, and completing an industry project plan.

Course content

Introduction of project management concepts; project evaluation and risk, project planning and control; the principles of planning and scheduling techniques. Project proposals; Role of the project manager; Resource negotiation and conflict resolution techniques; Budgeting and cost estimating; Resource allocation; Advanced techniques for monitoring and control of project operations and relationships including soft systems methodologies. Project strategy and governance.

Textbooks

Pinto, J 2015, Project management: achieving competitive advantage, 4th edn e-book, Pearson, Prentice Hall, Sydney

Prerequisites

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching Method

Component Duration
EXTERNAL, UNISA ONLINE, ONLINE
Online 10 weeks x N/A

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
EXTERNAL, UNISA ONLINE, ONLINE
Continuous assessment N/A 50% N/A
Group project 2000 words 50% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.1250
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 3)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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