ITC505 ICT Project Management (8)

This subject provides students with the opportunity to critically evaluate the project lifecycle, and to develop the knowledge and skills needed to apply established project management principles and techniques. Students will also examine the critical risk factors in managing a project, including those that relate to scope, time and cost, and communications.

Availability

Session 1 (30)
On Campus
CSU Study Centre Brisbane
CSU Study Centre Melbourne
CSU Study Centre Sydney
Session 2 (60)
On Campus
CSU Study Centre Brisbane
CSU Study Centre Melbourne
CSU Study Centre Sydney
Port Macquarie Campus
Online
Wagga Wagga Campus
Session 3 (90)
On Campus
CSU Study Centre Brisbane
CSU Study Centre Melbourne
CSU Study Centre Sydney

Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: ITC505. 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

HD/FL

Duration

One session

School

School of Computing and Mathematics

Enrolment Restrictions

Available only to students in:

Graduate Certificate in Information Technology
Graduate Diploma of Information Technology
Master of Information Technology
Master of Systems Development

Not available to students who have completed subjects ITC301 or ITC493

Subject Relationships

ITC301 Paired Subject
ITC493 Similar content

Incompatible Subjects

ITC301, ITC493

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to identify, critically analyse, reflect on and synthesise the key elements of the IT project management framework, including project stakeholders, communication management, the project management knowledge areas, common tools and techniques, and project success factors;
  • be able to critically analyse the role of IT project management within a professional workplace, from the viewpoint of the member/leader of the project team;
  • be able to research and critically evaluate how a practising IT project manager applies IT project management techniques, project management skills, methods and software tools in the IT industry;
  • be able to understand and apply appropriate communication practices within a project management context;
  • be able to research and apply established IT project management principles, skills and techniques to a case study.

Syllabus

This subject will cover the following topics:
  • Project integration management.
  • Project scope management.
  • Project time and cost management.
  • Project quality management.
  • Project human resource management.
  • Project communications management.
  • Project risk, procurement and stakeholder management.
  • Initiating, planning, executing, monitoring, and closing a project.
  • Critical issues and success factors.

Indicative Assessment

The following table summarises the assessment tasks for the online offering of ITC505 in Session 1 2019. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated and can also differ to suit the mode of study (online or on campus).

Item Number
Title
Value %
1
Project management methodologies
5
2
Team work and reflection
15
3
Charter
30
4
Final exam
50

The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: February 2020. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.

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