Project Management

Victoria University of Wellington

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Project Management

  • Host University

    Victoria University of Wellington

  • Location

    Wellington, New Zealand

  • Area of Study

    Architecture, Construction Management, Management Science

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    60 pts 200-levle ARCI/BILD/INTA/LAND/SARC; Students must provide a portfolio of work for pre-approval before International Orientation and Enrolment week at Victoria University of Wellington. Students can only submit portfolios in a CD, PDF, website or proper booklet format. Printouts are strongly discouraged. The portfolio must be an accurate representation of the student?s skills set to date.

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

    15
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    The theory, practice and current technologies of project management from implementation through to delivery, including project constraints, cost planning and control, critical path, consultation, administration and quality control.

    Learning Objectives
    Students who successfully complete this course will be able to:
    1. Understand basic project management systems and its impact on a company and/or project.
    2. Understand the principles of managing time, cost and quality aspects of a project.
    3. Take a leadership role in team situations and negotiations by implementing the company?s goal
    4 . Be able to plan and execute long term plans in accordance with upper management

    Assessment
    Project 1- 30%
    Project 2- 30%
    Project 3- 40%

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.

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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.

Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.

Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.