Managing Projects

Bond University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Managing Projects

  • Host University

    Bond University

  • Location

    Gold Coast, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Management Science

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

    10
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4.5 - 6
  • Overview

    Introduction
    This course provides basic knowledge and skills required to manage a project or to be an effective member of a project team. It covers the nine functions of project management (cost, time, quality, scope, risk, communication, human resource, procurement and integration) as defined by the Australian Institute of Project Management, tracking a project through it's various lifecycles from inception through to completion by the use of a case study.

    Learning Objectives
    1. Describe at a basic level the intent of each of the ten knowledge areas of Project Management.
    2. Describe the basic processes involved in managing a project.
    3. Identify some of the important skills, characteristics and attributes of an effective Project Manager.
    4. Describe and analyse some of the main causes of project failure.
    5. Identify some of the tools and techniques that can be used to assist with managing a project.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.