ITC218 ICT Project Management (8)

This subject is a study of a practitioners 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 Outlines
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Session 1 (30)
On Campus
CSU Study Centre Melbourne
CSU Study Centre Sydney
Session 2 (60)
On Campus
Bathurst Campus
CSU Study Centre Melbourne
CSU Study Centre Sydney
Wagga Wagga Campus
Albury-Wodonga Campus
Session 3 (90)
On Campus
CSU Study Centre Melbourne
Albury-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

Grading System



One session


School of Computing and Mathematics

Enrolment Restrictions

Not available to students who have completed ITC301, ITC304, ITC493 or ITC505

Assumed Knowledge

Background knowledge similar to ITC211 or ITC203

Subject Relationships

ITC505 Paired Subject
ITC493 Similar content
ITC301 Similar content
ITC304 Similar content

Incompatible Subjects

ITC301, ITC304, ITC493, ITC505

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.


This 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.


Current Students

For any enquiries about subject selection or course structure please contact Student Central or or phone on 1800 275 278.

Prospective Students

For further information about Charles Sturt University, or this course offering, please contact info.csu on 1800 275 278 (free call within Australia) or enquire online.

The information contained in the 2018 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: August 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.