Course Information

Master of Project Management

Effective from 01-JAN-2018 : Code L99

Project Management is becoming a core activity in all organisations and increasingly vital to delivery of the corporate strategy. ECU's Master of Project Management is offered within the School of Business and Law, so the course has a strong business focus. It is designed to equip students with the knowledge and skills of project management principles and practice to design, implement and lead a diverse range of projects in almost any industry. The Master of Project Management aims to enable students to critically apply theory and principles to practice by examining real world project management cases and examples in a collaborative environment facilitated by academics and industry practitioners. Students are provided with the opportunity to research contemporary project management issues and approaches in order to solve complex problems and be able to contribute to the advancement of the profession and to the wider community.

Disclaimer

This course 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. In particular please check the course requirements and the unit and unit set offerings, as these differ according to course delivery location.

Course Learning Outcomes

  1. Analyse project stakeholders, including those from differing cultures, and understand relationship management to ensure project outcomes.
  2. Analyse the project context and environment through qualitative and case study research principles and approaches.
  3. Demonstrate mastery of team building and teamwork necessary to lead and manage projects.
  4. Evaluate projects in a global business environment through analysing project work content, scope management and change control.
  5. Generate and evaluate complex ideas and concepts to identify new opportunities, produce procurement plans, manage risk and account for resources.
  6. Investigate and analyse complex project management information to be able to execute project plans, effectively manage projects and tailor solutions to time and cost problems without affecting quality.
  7. Understand how to research and communicate to both specialist and non-specialist audiences project reports, documentation, management information and communication plans.

Membership

Students can apply for membership with Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPM).

Admission requirements

  • Into a 120 credit point Masters Degree, a Bachelor Honours degree in the same discipline; or
  • Into a 180 credit point Masters Degree, a Bachelor degree in the same discipline; or
  • Into a 180 credit point Masters Degree, a Bachelor Honours degree; or
  • Into a 240 credit point Masters Degree, a Bachelor degree; or
  • Where accepted, equivalent prior learning, including at least five years appropriate professional experience.

Course Specific Admission Requirements

All applicants are required to have a Bachelor degree in a discipline other than Project Management, with equivalents considered. Alternatively applicants can have a Graduate Certificate in a relevant discipline.

Course Duration

  • Full Time: 2 Years
  • Part Time: 4 Years

Course Delivery

  • Joondalup: Full Time, Part Time
  • Online: Part Time, Full Time

Course Co-ordinator

Dr Nirosha Dilhani KAPU ARACHCHILAGE

Course Structure

Year 1 - Semester 1
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
FBL5010Managing People and Organisations20
MAN5401Managing Project Scope and Stakeholders20
MAN5402Project Scheduling and Control20
Year 1 - Semester 2
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
FBL5030Fundamentals of Value Creation in Business20
MAN5410Project Integration and Procurement Management20
MAN6302Managing Project Quality20
Year 2 - Semester 1
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
MAN6301Project Risk Management20
MAN6304Project Leadership20
MAN5901Information Systems Challenges in Management20
Year 2 - Semester 2
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
MAN6305Contemporary Approaches to Project Management20
MAN6303Program Management20
MAN6325Project Management Capstone20

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.

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Course Information

Master of Project Management

Effective from 01-JUL-2018 : Code L99

Project Management is becoming a core activity in all organisations and increasingly vital to delivery of the corporate strategy. ECU's Master of Project Management is offered within the School of Business and Law, so the course has a strong business focus. It is designed to equip students with the knowledge and skills of project management principles and practice to design, implement and lead a diverse range of projects in almost any industry. The Master of Project Management aims to enable students to critically apply theory and principles to practice by examining real world project management cases and examples in a collaborative environment facilitated by academics and industry practitioners. Students are provided with the opportunity to research contemporary project management issues and approaches in order to solve complex problems and be able to contribute to the advancement of the profession and to the wider community.

Disclaimer

This course 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. In particular please check the course requirements and the unit and unit set offerings, as these differ according to course delivery location.

Course Learning Outcomes

  1. Apply critical thinking and technical skills to solve authentic business problems in project management.
  2. Demonstrate effective communication and teamwork skills.
  3. Demonstrate mastery of a global body of project management knowledge and practice, including knowledge of research principles and methods.
  4. Independently initiate, plan and execute a substantial project to meet agreed deliverables in the field of project management.
  5. Justify decisions and judgements that address a complex project management issue considering the ethical and social consequences.

Professional Recognition

This course has been Endorsed by: the Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPM).
A student who has completed this course is eligible to apply for certification as a Certified Practicing Project Practitioner (CPPP) under AIPMs RegPM program. To qualify for CPPP the student must apply for Associate Membership with a copy of their qualification and the course must be listed on our website at the time of application.

Membership

Students can apply for membership with the Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPM).

Admission requirements

  • Into a 120 credit point Masters Degree, a Bachelor Honours degree in the same discipline; or
  • Into a 180 credit point Masters Degree, a Bachelor degree in the same discipline; or
  • Into a 180 credit point Masters Degree, a Bachelor Honours degree; or
  • Into a 240 credit point Masters Degree, a Bachelor degree; or
  • Where accepted, equivalent prior learning, including at least five years appropriate professional experience.

Course Specific Admission Requirements

All applicants are required to have a Bachelor degree in a discipline other than Project Management, with equivalents considered. Alternatively applicants can have a Graduate Certificate in a relevant discipline.

Course Duration

  • Full Time: 2 Years
  • Part Time: 4 Years

Course Delivery

  • Joondalup: Full Time, Part Time
  • Online: Part Time, Full Time

Course Co-ordinator

Dr Nirosha Dilhani KAPU ARACHCHILAGE

Course Structure

Year 1 - Semester 1
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
FBL5010Managing People and Organisations20
MAN5401Managing Project Scope and Stakeholders20
MAN5402Project Scheduling and Control20
Year 1 - Semester 2
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
FBL5030Fundamentals of Value Creation in Business20
MAN5410Project Integration and Procurement Management20
MAN6302Managing Project Quality20
Year 2 - Semester 1
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
MAN6301Project Risk Management20
MAN6304Project Leadership20
MAN5901Information Systems Challenges in Management20
Year 2 - Semester 2
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
MAN6305Contemporary Approaches to Project Management20
MAN6303Program Management20
MAN6325Project Management Capstone20

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.

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