MGI513 Enterprise Project Management (8)

This is an industry based subject where students will utilise project management tools to efficiently align resources and business activities with strategic objectives in an enterprise environment. Students will study how to monitor performance and make better business decisions about their overall work portfolio by planning and tracking a portfolio of projects with clarity and precision.

Subject Outlines
Current CSU students can view Subject Outlines for recent sessions. Please note that Subject Outlines and assessment tasks are updated each session.

No offerings have been identified for this subject in 2018.

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 Management and Marketing

Enrolment Restrictions

Available only to students in: 

Master of Business Administration (Computing)
Master of Project Management
Master of Networking and Systems Administration
Master of Information Systems Security
Master of Systems Development
Master of Database Design and Management
Master of Management (Information Technology)



Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:

- be able to use project management software to plan projects with multiple tasks, customize graphs and reports, and communicate project information and status;
- be able to use enterprise project management software to manage project portfolios effectively;
- be able to evaluate project status and quickly identify at-risk and underperforming projects using roll-up scorecard reports that graphically display key business metrics;
- be able to integrate critical project data as Web parts into executive-level dashboard side-by-side with other critical information for a more complete view of your business;
- be able to evaluate the performance of an overall portfolio by identifying trends and problem areas using powerful analysis tools;
- be able to describe the impact of trade-offs and evaluate strategies to mitigate risk using what-if scenario modelling features.


This subject will cover the following topics:

- Define scheduling properties
- Set and modify Microsoft Project options
- Define and Modify Tasks
- Define general working times
- List the tasks in the project
- Organize tasks
- Schedule tasks
- Add and organize task information
- Specify and Assign Resources
- Specify resources for the project
- Define working time and availability for resources
- Assign resources to tasks
- Track Progress
- Prepare to compare with later versions
- Incorporate progress into the project
- Check progress
- Control progress
- View and Report Project Status
- Select and modify views
- Select and modify reports
- View critical tasks
- View allocation of resources
- Share project information with other applications
- Publish project information to the Web
- Manage Multiple Projects
- Work with master and subprojects
- Work with a resource pool
- Gain visibility, insight, and control over a portfolio of
- Improve productivity, reduce cycle times, decrease costs, and
increase quality
- Empower managers and project teams to make timely, informed
decisions by giving them Web-based access to real-time
business-critical project data
- Enable team members to easily manage, track, and report on their
project activities through familiar tools, like the Web and
- Realize greater accountability through a central tracking system
that enables project teams to record, assign, and resolve issues
- Develop and organize project-related deliverables using a
central document repository with version and editing control


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.