MGI512 The Project Lifecycle (8)

This subject is focused on the role of the PRINCE2� Project Management Lifecycle as a means of delivering organisational change. The subject will guide the participant from the start of a project idea, through planning, creation of deliverables and handover to the customer or client. The subject also discusses controls and processes that are needed to maximise the chances of long term success. This subject will explore and explain the use of the PRINCE2� project management framework as a guide to managing the complete project lifecycle.

Subject Outlines
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Session 1 (30)
Wagga Wagga Campus
Session 2 (60)
Wagga Wagga Campus

Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: MGI512. 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

Only available to students enrolled in IT Masters relevant courses.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to explain the importance of Project Lifecycle Frameworks;
  • be able to implement and justify the project lifecycle for the management and delivery of business benefits and value;
  • be able to evaluate and predict the role of the project lifecycle in organisational change;
  • be able to explain and justify the role of adequate project planning and management in long term project success;
  • be able to contrast and compare the different elements of the PRINCE2� framework; and
  • be able to create a sound business case for the use and benefit of PRINCE2� for successful project completion.


This subject will cover the following topics:
  • Project Lifecycle Introduction
  • Change Management
  • Business Case
  • Introduction to PRINCE2�
  • Principles of PRINCE2�
  • Tailoring & Themes 1-3
  • Themes 4-7
  • PRINCE2� Processes Intro & Startup
  • Directing, Initiating & Controlling
  • Managing Delivery, Boundaries and Closing


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 2019 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: November 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.