ITC218 ICT Project Management (8)


This subject is a study of a practitioner’s approach to information technology project management. It provides students with an opportunity to develop the knowledge and skills needed to understand project management principles, techniques and tools. The subject integrates previous learning in ICT and prepares students to address issues and challenges in ICT project management. Students learn important factors that help with the successful implementation of ICT projects in a given focus area.

+ Subject Availability Modes and Location

Session 2
InternalAlbury-Wodonga Campus
InternalBathurst Campus
InternalCSU Study Centre Melbourne
InternalCSU Study Centre Sydney
InternalWagga Wagga Campus
DistanceAlbury-Wodonga Campus
Session 3
DistanceAlbury-Wodonga Campus
Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: ITC218
Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject information

Duration Grading System School:
One sessionHD/FLSchool of Computing and Mathematics

Assumed Knowledge

Background knowledge similar to ITC211 or ITC203

Enrolment restrictions

Not available to students who have completed ITC301, ITC304, ITC493 or ITC505
Incompatible subject(s)Related subject(s)
ITC301 ITC304 ITC493 ITC505 ITC301 Similar content
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ITC505 Paired Subject
ITC304 Similar content

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to differentiate between a range of project life cycle models, and their appropriate application;
  • be able to identify and reflect on the key elements of the PMBOK (Project Management Body of Knowledge) framework, including project stakeholders, communication management, the project management knowledge areas, common tools and techniques, and project success factors;
  • be able to explain and appreciate the role of ICT project management within a professional workplace, from the viewpoint of the member/leader of the project team;
  • be able to critically evaluate how a practising ICT project manager applies ICT project management techniques, skills, methods and software tools in the IT profession;
  • be able to demonstrate an understanding of leadership qualities required to successfully lead a project;
  • be able to apply and analyse established ICT project management principles, skills and techniques to a case study.


The subject will cover the following topics:
  • Project lifecycle models and processes.
  • Project integration management.
  • Project scope management.
  • Project time and cost management.
  • Project quality management.
  • Project human resource management.
  • Project communications management.
  • Leading and managing project teams
  • Working effectively as a team member.
  • Project risk, procurement and stakeholder management.
  • Initiating, planning, executing, monitoring, and closing a project.
  • Critical issues and success factors.


The information contained in the 2016 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: 06 September 2016. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.