School: Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts

This unit information may be updated and amended immediately prior to semester. To ensure you have the correct outline, please check it again at the beginning of semester.

  • Unit Title

    Undertake project work
  • Unit Code

    BSBPMG522
  • Year

    2017
  • Enrolment Period

    1
  • Version

    1
  • Nominal Hours

    45
  • Full Year Unit

    N
  • Mode of Delivery

    On Campus
  • Unit Co-ordinator

    Ms Leisa Marie LANDRE-ORD

Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to undertake a straightforward project or a section of a larger project. It covers developing a project plan, administering and monitoring the project, finalising the project and reviewing the project to identify lessons learned for application to future projects.
This unit applies to individuals who play a significant role in ensuring a project meets timelines, quality standards, budgetary limits and other requirements set for the project.
The unit does not apply to specialist project managers. For specialist project managers, the other units of competency in the project management field (BSBPMG) will be applicable.
No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

Elements

  • 1. Define project
  • 2. Develop project plan
  • 3. Administer and monitor project
  • 4. Finalise project
  • 5. Review project

Performance Evidence

Evidence of the ability to:

define the parameters of the project including:

project scope
project stakeholders, including own responsibilities
relationship of project to organisational objectives and other projects
reporting requirements
resource requirements

use project management tools to develop and implement a project plan including:

deliverables
work breakdown
budget and allocation of resources
timelines
risk management
recordkeeping and reporting

consult and communicate with relevant stakeholders to generate input and engagement in planning, implementing and reviewing the project
provide support to team members to enable them to achieve deliverables and to transition them as appropriate at completion of the project
finalise the project including documentation, sign-offs and reporting
review and document the project outcomes.

Note: If a specific volume or frequency is not stated, then evidence must be provided at least once.

Knowledge Evidence

To complete the unit requirements safely and effectively, the individual must:

give examples of project management tools and how they contribute to a project
outline types of documents and other sources of information commonly used in defining the parameters of a project
explain processes for identifying and managing risk in a project
outline the organisation's mission, goals, objectives and operations and how the project relates to them
explain the organisation's procedures and processes that are relevant to managing a project including:

lines of authority and approvals
quality assurance
human resources
budgets and finance
recordkeeping
reporting

outline the legislative and regulatory context of the organisation in relation to project work, including work health and safety (WHS) requirements.

Assessment

Assessment must be conducted in a safe environment where evidence gathered demonstrates consistent performance of typical activities experienced in the management and leadership project management field of work and include access to:

- relevant legislation, regulations, standards and codes
- relevant workplace documentation and resources
- case studies and, where possible, real situations
- interaction with others.

Assessors must satisfy NVR/AQTF assessor requirements.

Assessment

GS5 VET GRADING SCHEMA Used for WAAPA VET only

Students please note: The marks and grades received by students on assessments may be subject to further moderation. All marks and grades are to be considered provisional until endorsed by the relevant Board of Examiners.


Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005)

For the purposes of considering a request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005), inherent requirements for this subject are articulated in the Unit Description, Learning Outcomes and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the support for students with disabilities or medical conditions can be found at the Student Equity, Diversity and Disability Service website.

Academic Misconduct

Edith Cowan University has firm rules governing academic misconduct and there are substantial penalties that can be applied to students who are found in breach of these rules. Academic misconduct includes, but is not limited to:

  • plagiarism;
  • unauthorised collaboration;
  • cheating in examinations;
  • theft of other students’ work;

Additionally, any material submitted for assessment purposes must be work that has not been submitted previously, by any person, for any other unit at ECU or elsewhere.

The ECU rules and policies governing all academic activities, including misconduct, can be accessed through the ECU website.

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School: Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts

This unit information may be updated and amended immediately prior to semester. To ensure you have the correct outline, please check it again at the beginning of semester.

  • Unit Title

    Undertake project work
  • Unit Code

    BSBPMG522
  • Year

    2017
  • Enrolment Period

    2
  • Version

    1
  • Nominal Hours

    45
  • Full Year Unit

    N
  • Mode of Delivery

    On Campus
    Online
  • Unit Co-ordinator

    Ms Leisa Marie LANDRE-ORD

Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to undertake a straightforward project or a section of a larger project. It covers developing a project plan, administering and monitoring the project, finalising the project and reviewing the project to identify lessons learned for application to future projects.
This unit applies to individuals who play a significant role in ensuring a project meets timelines, quality standards, budgetary limits and other requirements set for the project.
The unit does not apply to specialist project managers. For specialist project managers, the other units of competency in the project management field (BSBPMG) will be applicable.
No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

Elements

  • 1. Define project
  • 2. Develop project plan
  • 3. Administer and monitor project
  • 4. Finalise project
  • 5. Review project

Performance Evidence

Evidence of the ability to:

define the parameters of the project including:

project scope
project stakeholders, including own responsibilities
relationship of project to organisational objectives and other projects
reporting requirements
resource requirements

use project management tools to develop and implement a project plan including:

deliverables
work breakdown
budget and allocation of resources
timelines
risk management
recordkeeping and reporting

consult and communicate with relevant stakeholders to generate input and engagement in planning, implementing and reviewing the project
provide support to team members to enable them to achieve deliverables and to transition them as appropriate at completion of the project
finalise the project including documentation, sign-offs and reporting
review and document the project outcomes.

Note: If a specific volume or frequency is not stated, then evidence must be provided at least once.

Knowledge Evidence

To complete the unit requirements safely and effectively, the individual must:

give examples of project management tools and how they contribute to a project
outline types of documents and other sources of information commonly used in defining the parameters of a project
explain processes for identifying and managing risk in a project
outline the organisation's mission, goals, objectives and operations and how the project relates to them
explain the organisation's procedures and processes that are relevant to managing a project including:

lines of authority and approvals
quality assurance
human resources
budgets and finance
recordkeeping
reporting

outline the legislative and regulatory context of the organisation in relation to project work, including work health and safety (WHS) requirements.

Assessment

Assessment must be conducted in a safe environment where evidence gathered demonstrates consistent performance of typical activities experienced in the management and leadership project management field of work and include access to:

- relevant legislation, regulations, standards and codes
- relevant workplace documentation and resources
- case studies and, where possible, real situations
- interaction with others.

Assessors must satisfy NVR/AQTF assessor requirements.

Assessment

GS5 VET GRADING SCHEMA Used for WAAPA VET only

Students please note: The marks and grades received by students on assessments may be subject to further moderation. All marks and grades are to be considered provisional until endorsed by the relevant Board of Examiners.


Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005)

For the purposes of considering a request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005), inherent requirements for this subject are articulated in the Unit Description, Learning Outcomes and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the support for students with disabilities or medical conditions can be found at the Student Equity, Diversity and Disability Service website.

Academic Misconduct

Edith Cowan University has firm rules governing academic misconduct and there are substantial penalties that can be applied to students who are found in breach of these rules. Academic misconduct includes, but is not limited to:

  • plagiarism;
  • unauthorised collaboration;
  • cheating in examinations;
  • theft of other students’ work;

Additionally, any material submitted for assessment purposes must be work that has not been submitted previously, by any person, for any other unit at ECU or elsewhere.

The ECU rules and policies governing all academic activities, including misconduct, can be accessed through the ECU website.

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